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  • Dublin, Ireland Research Tour
    Dublin, Ireland
    9/21/2014 4:00 PM
    Salt Lake City Research Tour 2014
    Salt Lake City, UT
    11/2/2014 3:00 PM
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    Washington, DC
    2/22/2015 1:00 PM
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  • Salt Lake City Research Tour 2014

    When: Sunday, November 02, 2014 3:00 PM - Sunday, November 09, 2014 11:00 AM

    Where: Salt Lake City, UT

    Description:

    Visit the world's largest library for genealogy and family history as NEHGS returns to Salt Lake City and the Family History Library for our thirty-sixth annual research tour. Daily activities include individual consultations with NEHGS genealogists, lectures, and other special events.

     

    Registrants will also have the chance to participate in a pre-tour webinar, which will provide detailed information on the best strategies to prepare for the research tour. 

     

    Sunday, November 2

     

    after 3:00 p.m.                       Check-in at Salt Lake Plaza Hotel

     

    3:00 - 3:30 p.m.                      Your Guide to the Week (for all attendees)

     

    3:30 - 4:00 p.m.                    Helpful Hints for First-Time Attendees

     

    6:00 - 9:00 p.m.                    Welcome Reception and Dinner


    Monday, November 3

     

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Personal Research, Family History Library

     

    9:00 - 9:45 a.m.                    Orientation to Family History Library

     

    10:00 - 11:00 a.m.                 FHL Catalog Tutorials and Tours

     

    10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.          Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists

     

    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.            Lecture: Rhonda McClure, You Don't Know What You're Missing: Using Finding Aids at the Family History Library, Radisson Hotel

                    

    Tuesday, November 4

     

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.           Personal Research, Family History Library

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.           Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists

     

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Lecture:  Christopher Child, Using DNA in Your Family History Research, Family History Library

     

    Wednesday, November 5

     

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.           Personal Research, Family History Library

     

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.           Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists

     

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Lecture: David Dearborn, English Probate Records

     

    12:00 - 2:00 p.m.                  Group Lunch, Joseph Smith Memorial Building

     

    Thursday, November 6

     

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.           Personal Research, Family History Library

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.           Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists

     

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Lecture:  David Allen Lambert, Using the Digital Collections at FamilySearch.org at Home, Family History Library 

     

    Friday, November 7

     

    8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.           Personal Research, Family History Library

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.           Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists

     

    11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.          Lecture:Judith Lucey, Preserving Your Family Papers and Photographs

                                        

     

    Saturday, November 8

     

    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.           Personal Research, Family History Library

    8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.           Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists

     

    6:00 - 9:00 p.m.                    Closing Reception and Dinner

     

    Sunday, November  9

     

    before 11:00 a.m.                  Check out of Salt Lake Plaza           

               

    **Schedule is subject to change.

     

     

    NEHGS staff consultants

     

    Christopher Child

    David Allen Lambert

    Judith Lucey

    Rhonda McClure

     

    Special guest consultant

     

    David Curtis Dearborn, FASG

     

     

    Register online

     

    This tour is SOLD OUT. Please send an email to education@nehgs.org to be placed on a waiting list.


    Single registration (includes seven nights single accommodations at Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, two dinners, one lunch, consultations, lectures, and activities), $1,550 per person   SOLD OUT!

     

    Double registration (includes seven nights double accommodations at Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, two dinners, one lunch, consultations, lectures, and activities), $1,350 per person   SOLD OUT!

     

    Double registration with non-researching guest (includes seven nights double accommodations at Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, two dinners, one lunch for both participants; consultations, lectures, and activities for researching guest only), $1,850 total for both participants   SOLD OUT!

     

    Commuter registration (includes all tour meals and activities except lodging), $775 per person SOLD OUT!

     

    Please send an email to education@nehgs.org to be placed on a waiting list.

     

    Registration fees do not include:

     

    Airfare

     

    Ground transportation

     

    Meals other than those listed above

     

    Travel insurance

     

    Any other fees or costs associated with the trip

     

     

    Cancellation Policy

    Written cancellations received before October 3, 2014, will be subject to a $300 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 tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.

     

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