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September 23, 2017 - AAHGS Metro Atlanta Chapter Open House - Decatur, GA

Attend an open house of the Metro Atlanta chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society. The open house will be held at 1:30 p.m., at Wesley Chapel-William C. Brown Library, 2861 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur, GA. Visit http://aahgsatl.org/meetings.html for more information.


October 7 - The Georgia Archives, Morrow, Georgia

The Georgia Archives is hosting its fifth annual “Archives and Genealogy Day” on October 7 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The free event includes two tracks. Track One, Beginning Basics of Genealogy,” will be an all-day session taught by Laura Carter, former head of the Athens Public Library Genealogy Room. It will cover introductory basics, census records, source citations, analyzing and evaluating documents, and filling out pedigree charts and family group sheets. Track Two will have four topics and four speakers: Kathryn Wright, of Mercer University’s Special Collections, will speak on “Baptist Church Records for Family History Research”; Tamika Strong, on “ Newspapers: A Treasure Trove of Information”; Caroline Crowell, of the Georgia Archives, will speak on “Manuscript Collections at the Georgia Archives and Using them for Your Genealogy”; and Hallie Pritchett, on “Resources for Genealogists in the UGA Map and Government Information Library,” which she heads. A round table including all speakers will conclude the event. Lunch on your own, or food will be available for a small donation.

For further information, see http://GeorgiaArchives.org or call 678-364-3710.


Saturday, 2 June – Thursday, 7 June 2018 — Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) – Athens, GA

The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally renowned genealogical educators. Students choose one course that lasts throughout the week. Course levels range from basic skills for beginners to advanced methodology and evidence analysis designed to solve complex research problems; course topics range from resources for specific geographic locations to in-depth skill development on specific subjects. View detailed descriptions and register for one of our eleven courses on the IGHR website http://ighr.gagensociety.org. IGHR is sponsored and hosted by the Georgia Genealogical Society. Courses are taught at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel in Athens, GA.

IGHR 2018 Courses

Course One - Methods & Sources - coordinator Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG

Course Two - Intermediate Genealogy & Historical Studies - coordinator Angela Packer McGhie, CG

Course Three - Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis - coordinator Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Course Four - Writing & Publishing for Genealogists - coordinator Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, FUGA

Course Five - Advanced German Genealogy - coordinator F. Warren Bittner, CG

Course Six - Research in the South: Trans-Mississippi South - coordinator J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Course Seven - Irish Genealogical Research - coordinator David E. Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS

Course Eight - Military Records I - coordinator Michael L. Strauss, AG

Course Nine - Advanced Library Research: Law Libraries & Gov Docs - coordinators Benjamin B. Spratling, J.D., and Patricia Walls Stamm, CG, CGL

Course Ten - Researching African-American Ancestors - coordinator Frazine K. Taylor

Course Eleven - Genetic Genealogy Tools and Techniques: Intermediate DNA for Genealogy - coordinator Karen Stanbary, CG



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