WRITTEN RECORDS AS SOURCE OF HISTORICAL INFORMATION

Are the the documents which comprise written historical information.

  • These includes books,letters,maps, magazines,journal, newspaper,minutes of meetings and conferences
  • Written records can be found in libraries schools,colleges,universities,internet cafes,offices etc.

 

1.1.1.1. FUNCTION OF WRITTEN RECORDS

  • Written records provides pictures of

 

  • These records reflect public at the time of writing. For example, the letters to the editor in newspaper express the readers ‘ feelings on current issue

 

  • Written records serve as stores of a large variety of information, including discoveries, government policies,statements, religious beliefs,fashion,speeches and

 

  • In-depth reports of daily events are kept as written records,. For example, in a diary,newspaper or biography.

 

1.1.1.2. ADVANTAGES OF WRITTEN RECORDS

  • It is easy to get information.
  • Easy to make references.
  • It is helpful in doing
  • They can be kept for a long time.

 

1.1.1.3. DISADVANTAGES OF WRITTEN RECORDS

  1. It can give false information if they are biased by the
  2. It is difficult to read everything from written
  3. They are subject to be badly
  4. Illiterate people can not get information.

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