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Winter Weekend Research Getaway - African American Family History Research

Where: 99-101 Newbury St, Boston MA

When: January 31, 2013 9:00AM - February 2, 2013 5:00PM

Description:

 

Spend a weekend at NEHGS delving into research, meeting with staff genealogists, learning from themed lectures, and enjoying group meals. Explore the rich offerings of the NEHGS Research Library and benefit from the knowledge of expert genealogists. This year's Winter Weekend Research Getaway focuses on African-American family history research. Register for all three days, or choose which days to attend.

 

Thursday, January 31

 

9:00 - 9:45a.m.                 Welcome and Introductions (Light Breakfast)    

                                                                              

10:00 - 10:30a.m.            Overview of NEHGS Collections, Judith Lucey 

                                                               

10:30 - 11:00a.m.            Using the NEHGS Library Catalog and Digital Library, Jean Maguire

 

11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.     Personal Research and Consultations

 

1:00 - 2:00p.m.                Library Tour (optional)

                                                              

5:00 - 5:45p.m.                Reception

 

5:45 - 9:00p.m.               Personal Research and Consultations

 

 

Friday, February 1

 

9:00a.m.                             Fruit, Pastries, and Coffee

                                                               

9:15 - 10:15a.m.              New England African-American Research, David Allen Lambert

 

10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.     Personal Research and Consultations

                                                               

5:00 - 6:00p.m.                Light Dinner

 

6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations

 

 

Saturday, February 2

 

9:00a.m.                             Fruit, Pastries, and Coffee

 

9:15 - 10:15a.m.              Researching Beyond the 1870 Census, Rhonda R. McClure

 

10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.     Personal Research and Consultations

 

 

*Schedule is subject to change

 

Register online  

 

Full program, $300

 

Thursday only, $110

 

Friday only, $110

 

Saturday only, $110     

 

Cancellation Policy

 Written cancellations received before January 15, 2013, will be subject to a $100 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation.There is no refund for services or portions of the program not taken, or for participants who do not complete the program.

 

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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