Wednesday, September 17, 2014

IGS Adds Goshen College Database To Members-Only Area

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database about Goshen College to the College Records section of our Members Only area:

--Students of Goshen College, Goshen (1904-1917)

This is a premium database, accessible only to IGS members.

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,357 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Allen County Public Library To Discuss Indiana Genealogy Research

The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne will hold a free class on how to research Indiana ancestors on Wednesday, October 22 from 7 to 8 pm in the library's Meeting Room A. Curt Witcher will give an overview of Indiana genealogy resources.

This class is free - please register by calling (260) 421-1225 or e-mailing Genealogy@ACPL.Info.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

IGS Adds Central Normal College Database To Members-Only Area

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database about a Hendricks County college to the College Records section of our Members Only area:

--Directory of Students of Central Normal College, Danville (1939-1940)

This is a premium database, accessible only to IGS members.

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,355 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Society of Indiana Archivists to Hold Fall Workshop at DePauw University

The Society of Indiana Archivists will hold their Fall Workshop on Friday, October 17 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. The focus of the workshop is audience and visitor outreach. Indiana Historical Society's Local History Services Director, Stacy Klingler, and Assistant Director, Tamara Hemmerlein, will be the featured speakers. Registration must be made before October 10 and the cost is $55 for SIA members, $65 for non-members (lunch is included).

For more information, including how to register, please visit http://www.inarchivists.org/workshops/index.php.

Allen County Public Library's Genealogy Center Offers Research Consultations

In honor of Family History Month, The Genealogy Center of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne is offering 30-minute personal research consultations with their staff at various times during the month of October:

Wednesday, October 1 - 10 am to noon
Thursday, October 2 - 2 pm to 4 pm
Thursday, October 9 - 2 pm to 4 pm
Tuesday, October 14 - 2 pm to 4 pm
Thursday, October 16 - 10 am to noon
Saturday, October 18 - 10 am to 11 am; 3 pm to 4 pm
Thursday, October 23 - 2 pm to 4 pm
Saturday, October 25 - 10 am to 11 am; 3 pm to 4 pm
Wednesday, October 29 - 2 pm to 4 pm
Thursday, October 30 - 2 pm to 4 pm

Space is limited, and you must make an appointment - to make your appointment, call (260) 421-1225 or e-mail Genealogy@ACPL.Info. When making your appointment, please include basic information about what aspect of your research you would like to focus on during your consultation.

IGS Adds University of Notre Dame Database To Members-Only Area

The Indiana Genealogical Society has added a database about the University of Notre Dame to the College Records section of our Members Only area:

--Graduates of University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame (1870-1872)

This is a premium database, accessible only to IGS members.

The Indiana Genealogical Society now has 1,356 databases in the Members Only area. Each of Indiana's 92 counties has at least 5 databases.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Hamilton County Library To Discuss Cemetery Research

The Hamilton East Public Library in Noblesville will hold a genealogy workshop on Saturday, October 11 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in the library's genealogy classroom. The workshop will focus on cemetery research - learn about the various kinds of cemeteries, what records are available, what the symbols on tombstones mean and how to take photos of tombstones.

This workshop is free but registration is required. Register through the library's calendar of events on their website (www.hepl.lib.in.us) or contact the library's Indiana Room - phone (317) 770-3206.