September 2019 Member Program

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

Cost: Free and open to the public.

Program Description: Come and learn about the records held at the New York State Archives and how you can use them to research your family’s history. An experienced archivist will offer an overview of key records held by the state archives that might be useful for genealogical research. We will discuss types of records, their content and their potential uses. This presentation will particularly help people who are beginning the transition from online research to using records at an archive, with lots of advice on what to expect and how to prepare in order to get the most out of your visit.

About the Speaker: Monica 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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Last updated: July 1, 2019