The Western New York Genealogical Society has announced Researching Genealogy at the New York State Archives, an event set for Saturday, September 21, from 10:30 am to noon, at the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Central Branch Central Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo.
Archivist Monica Gray will discuss key Archives holdings of genealogical interest, and 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 advice on how to best prepare for a visit and what to expect when researching in-person in Albany.
Monica Gray is a senior archivist in the Researcher Services unit of the New York State Archives. She has worked at the 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.
This event is free and open to the public. More information is available online.
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