Huihan Lie

Video Transcript: Intro-Chinese Genealogy Pt 1

Description:  Huihan Lie, genealogist, presents the first part of a three-part introduction to genealogical research involving those of Chinese descent.  He relates his own and his clients’ experiences and describes the research process, including:  how researchers should begin gathering information, what information is needed, the challenges to be faced (particularly for those non-Chinese speakers), the traditional naming conventions and the importance of Chinese characters, typical migration patterns of the Chinese, how to plan for a research trip to China, the importance of historical written family and clan histories, and the available online resources for Chinese research.  Netherlands, Indonesia, China

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Theme:  Family, Immigration and Movement

Subject:  Genealogy, Immigration, Education

Date:  May 2019

Format:  videotape

Language:  English

Identifier: genea

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