September 2019 Member Program

Statewide Resources Series:
"Researching Genealogy at the New York State Archives"

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library - Central Branch, Central Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203

Cost: Free and open to the public.

New York Archives Building Albany

Program Description: Come and learn about the records held at the New York State Archives and how you can use these collections to research your family’s history. In this special program, experienced archivist, Monica Gray, will be traveling to Western New York to discuss key holdings of genealogical interest. She will provide an overview of the types of records available, their content, and their potential uses. This presentation will be particularly helpful to individuals who are beginning the transition from online research to archival records. Attendees will receive valuable advice on how to best prepare for a visit and what to expect when researching in-person in Albany.

About the Speaker: Ms. Gray is a senior archivist in the Researcher Services unit of the New York State Archives. She has worked at the NY State Archives since 2006, managing collections, supervising digitization, and assisting researchers. She has many years of previous experience working in archives and thoroughly enjoys helping people solve mysteries and find what they are looking for.

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>> Presented in partnership with the New York State Archives and the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

Last updated: August 31, 2019