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Fall Weekend Research Getaway - Preserving and Using Images

Where: 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston MA

When: October 17, 2013 9:00AM - October 19, 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 Fall Weekend Research Getaway focuses on preserving and using images, both digital and print. Register for all three days,or choose which days to attend.

 

 

Thursday, October 17

 

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.                Welcome and Introductions, continental breakfast

 

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

 

10:30 - 11:00 a.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 - 2:00 p.m.                Library Tour (optional)

 

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

 

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

 

Friday, October 18

 

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

 

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.              Lecture: Working with Digital Images, Ginevra Morse

 

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, October 19

 

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

 

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.              Lecture: Preserving Your Family Photos, Judith Lucey

 

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

 

 

*Schedule is subject to change

 

 

Registration for this program is now closed. Please consider registering for our next Weekend Research Getaway.

                             

 

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellations received before September 30, 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.


Please note: The Fall Weekend Research Getaway takes place the same weekend as the Head of the Charles Regatta on the Charles River. Please plan for increased traffic and high demand for hotels and parking.


 

 

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