Chula Vista Genealogical Society

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Society Board

President: Karen Smith

1st VP, Programs: Terri Seat

2nd VP, Membership: Arlene Watters

Secretary: Daryl Hern

Treasurer: Sam Seat

Committees

Cemetery: Susan Zimmer

Research Grp: Randy Seaver

DNA Group: Randy Seaver

Education: Susi Pentico

Estate Papers: Gary Brock

Historian: Susan Zimmer

Hospitality: Jane Furnish

Librarian:  Carrie Holleron

Newsletter: Randy Seaver

Drawings:  OPEN

Webmaster: Gary Brock

ZOOM - CVGS General Meeting - 31 August 2022

  • Wednesday, August 31, 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • ZOOM - virtual General Meeting
  • 89

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10 Things Genealogists Should Do Before Leaving a Library or Archives

Melissa Barker, The Archive Lady

melissabarker20@hotmail.com http://agenealogistinthearchives.blogspot.com/

Those brick and mortar buildings that we call libraries, archives, courthouses, genealogical societies, historical societies and museums are all around us. They hold the records that we are searching for as genealogists. Do you know how to use these repositories for the utmost benefit to your research?

This presentation will give 10 action items to do before you leave a library or archives to help make your visit a success!

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is affectionally known as The Archive Lady to the genealogy community. She lectures, teaches, and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual presentations across the United States and other countries for various genealogy groups and societies. She writes a popular blog entitled A Genealogist in the Archives and is a well-known published book reviewer. She has been a Professional Genealogist for the past 17 years with expertise in Tennessee records. She has been researching her own family history for the past 32 years.


Mailing Address: PO Box 3024, Chula Vista, CA  91909


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