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Winter Weekend Research Getaway: Beyond Names and Dates

Where: 99-101 Newbury St

When: February 9, 2012 9:00AM - February 11, 2012 5:00PM

Description:

NEHGS Weekend Research Getaways combine personal, guided research at the NEHGS Research Library with themed educational lectures to create a unique experience for every participant. Personal consultations with NEHGS genealogists throughout the program allow participants to explore their own genealogical projects, under the guiding hand of the nation’s leading family history experts.

This year's Winter Weekend Research Getaway, “Beyond Names and Dates,” offers lectures focused on using information beyond vital records to expand your family history. Staff will give suggestions and advice on using manuscripts and social history to place your family's story in the context of history.


Schedule

Thursday, February 9

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.                      Welcome and Introductions (Light Breakfast)
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.                  Lecture: Overview of NEHGS Collections, Judith Lucey  
10:30 - 11:00 a.m.                  Lecture: Using the NEHGS Library Catalog and Digital Library, Jean Maguire 
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.           Personal Research and Consultations
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.                      Library Tour (optional), Marie Daly
5:00 - 5:45 p.m.                      Reception

Friday, February 10

9:00 a.m.                                 Fruit, Pastries, and Coffee
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.                    Lecture: Clues and Context: What Social History Can Tell You about Your Family History, Jean Maguire
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Personal Research and Consultations 
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.                      Light Dinner
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.                      Personal Research and Consultations

Saturday, February 11

9:00 a.m.                                 Fruit, Pastries, and Coffee
9:15 - 10:15 a.m.                    Lecture: Integrating Manuscripts into Your Genealogical Research, Judith Lucey
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Personal Research and Consultations 

*Schedule is subject to change

Registration

 Registration for this program has now closed. Please consider our Spring Weekend Research Getaway, March 29-31.

Lodging

NEHGS members receive special rates on standard rooms at the Charlesmark Hotel on a space-available basis. The Charlesmark Hotel is a short three-block walk from NEHGS. Call 617-247-1212 or visit www.thecharlesmark.com.  Identify yourself as an NEHGS member and expect to show your membership card upon arrival.

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