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Abbreviations and Location Codes
Library Holdings | General Abbreviations | State Abbreviations

Abbreviations for Library Locations

The following list of libraries and special collections were checked. For the Rockingham Public Library and Eastern Mennonite University I have also designated separately their genealogy room and historical library.
BCBridgewater College
EMUEastern Mennonite University
EMU-HLEastern Mennonite University Historical Library
HRHSHarrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society
JMUJames Madison University
RPLRockingham Public Library
RPL-GENRockingham Public Library Genealogical Room

General Abbreviations

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The following list of abbreviations may include examples which will not appear in the early Internet editions of this bibliography. These abbreviations were used in the 1989 published bibliography and title examples may not appear in this version until later.
A.M.Master of Arts
b. born, birth
Ccopyright (in front of date)
ca. circa
cm centimeters
Co. company
comp.compiler
d.died, death date
D. Ed.Doctor of Education
D.M.A.Doctor of Music Administration
Dr.doctor
ed. editor, edited
e.g.for example
enl.enlarged
fl. flourished
ft. feet
illus.illustrated
Inc.incorporated
Jr. junior
M.A.Master of Arts
mmmillimeter
n.d.no date
n.p.no place, no publisher
p. page(s)
Ph. D.Doctor of Philosophy
rev.revised
Rev.Reverand
Sr.senior
vol.volume(s)

Abbreviations of States, Provinces, and Countries

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Ala.Alabama
Ariz.Arizona
Ark.Arkansas
Calif.California
Conn.Connecticut
D.C.District of Columbia
Fla.Florida
Ga.Georgia
Ill. Illinois
Ind.Indiana
Kans.Kansas
Ky.Kentucky
La.Louisiana
Mass.Massachusetts
Md.Maryland
Mex.Mexico
Mich.Michigan
Mo.Missouri
N.C.North Carolina
N.J.New Jersey
N. Mex.New Mexico
N.Y.New York
Okla.Oklahoma
Ont.Ontario
Oreg.Oregon
Penn.Pennsylvania
R.I.Rhode Island
S.C.South Carolina
Tenn.Tennessee
Tex.Texas
Va.Virginia
Vt. Vermont
Wash.Washington
W. Va.West Virginia
Wis.Wisconsin

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