Posted By:Michael Brophy
Subject:Massachusetts Genealogical Council Annual Seminar
Post Date:March 26, 2009 at 04:48:59
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Forum:Upcoming Genealogy Events Forum
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The Massachusetts Genealogical Council annual seminar and meeting will be held on July 18, 2009 at the LaCava Center at Bentley College in Waltham. Our featured speaker will be Paula Stuart-Warren, a national known genealogy and historical researcher. Ms. Warren is a course coordinator for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and has lectured at the NGS and FGS conferences since 1993. Paula’s topics for the day will include:
-Using the Resources of the Family History Library
- What Next? Developing Step-by-Step Research Plans
- Why Do I Descend from THESE Families?
- American Indian Research (Panel Discussion)
- Becoming a Professional Genealogist (Panel Discussion)
Highlights of the seminar will include updates on legislation affecting genealogists’ access to records on a national and state level. Other topics will include DNA and genealogy, Irish Research, Internet research, and using the website of the New England Historic Genealogical Society: for more information and registration