JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re Alma Mater research #general


Bert Lazerow <lazer@...>
 

Ellen Meyer questioned the value of writing to schools for
genealogical information because the schools were unwilling to
violate their alums' privacy.
I have no experience with that because I have always written
for information about people now dead, and I state in the letter
the date of the person's death and my relation to them. Even if
the person is still alive, a school might send you a photocopy of
a published yearbook or alumni reunion book. Federal law pro-
hibits the disclosure of a person's academic record without the
person's written consent.
Bert
Herbert Lazerow
San Diego CA
lazer@acusd.edu

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