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Kurth Mail List FAQs

  • What is the Kurth Surname Mail List?

The Kurth Surname Mail List is a place where individuals interested in genealogical research into the Kurth and related family surnames (i.e Cort, Koerth, Kort, Korth, Kurt) may exchange ideas and information related to their research.

  • Who may join the Kurth Surname Mail List?

Anyone, casual or serious, interested in researching Kurth or related family surnames is encouraged to subscribe to the mail list and the related mail lists that may be found on the List Resource Page which can be accessed on the site navigation bar.

  • How do I subscribe to the Mail List?

You may subscribe to the mail list by going to the mail list subscription page using the link provided on the site navigation bar and following the instructions there.

  • Who do I contact if I have a problem subscribing to the mail list?

If you have problems subscribing to the mail list, contact the list administrator using the link provided on the site navigation bar.

Resources:

  • Do list Archives exist? If so, how do I access them?

Archives for this mail list exist, they contain all messages previously posted to the list. The archives are available through links provided on the site navigation bar.

  • Is there a list of genealogical resources available for doing research?

There is a list of genealogical resources, both free and commercial, available on the Mail List Resource Page which can be accessed through the link provided on the site navigation bar. The list is not complete, but new sites are continually being added.

There are also numerous sources for research available on the RootsWeb Surname Resource Page available on the site navigation bar.

  • I found a valuable resource, can I contribute the resource to the mail list?

If you have a genealogy resource that you would like to share with fellow list members, submit the URL or material to the list administrator and it may be added to the mail list resource page.

Operation:

  • Who should I contact with questions regarding operation of the mail list?

If you have any questions regarding operation of the mail list or list policies, please contact the list administrator using the link provided on the site navigation bar.

  • How should I handle copyrighted material when posting to the mail list?

Please respect copyright laws. If you wish to quote documents or publications that are copyrighted, quote just a few words or lines as necessary giving credit to the author of the document or publication.

  • What type of material may be posted to the mail list?

Material posted to the list should be limited to only material directly related to the subject of the list. Advertisements, Chain Letters, virus warnings, or personal messages should not be posted to the list. If you have a question or concern about something you would like to post to the mail list, contact the list administrator.

  • What message formats are acceptable when posting to the mail list?

HTML and RTF message formats are not acceptable formats for posting to the mail list. They can cause problems for the mail server and many Email programs. Some mail programs come with these formats turned on, please turn them off before posting to the mail list.

  • How do I send attachments to the mail list?

Please do not send attachments of any kind to the mail list, including V-Cards. The RootsWeb Mail List server is configured not to pass attachments. If you have a document or other file of interest to the mail list, notify the mail list and; send it to individual addresses of those list members that request it, post it to your website, or send it to the list administrator to be posted on this web site.

Misc:

  • What do I do if I suspect I have received a virus from a mail list message?

The RootsWeb mail list servers, which support this Surname Mail List, have many safeguards in place to prevent the passing of viruses to the mail lists. However, it is good practice to have an anti-virus program on your computer, up-to-date and running. If you believe you have received a virus from the mail list, Do not post to the list, contact the list administrator using the address provided on the site navigation bar.