Friday, October 19, 2012

Southern Indiana Society To Discuss SAR Records

Rae Ann Sauer, assistant librarian/archivist for the Sons of the American Revolution Library in Louisville, will present a program on "The SAR Genealogical Research Library: What’s In It For You" at the Thursday, November 1 meeting of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society at the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library (180 W. Spring St., New Albany, IN). Ms. Sauer will discuss the vast holdings of the library, including family histories, state records, SAR Patriot Index, and online databases. Tips on what researchers should do to prepare for a trip to the library will be presented. New additions to the collection, including digital resources and items from the DAR, will be highlighted. Upcoming genealogical events sponsored by the library will also be discussed, as well as information on the SAR’s outreach initiatives.

The meeting will begin at 7 pm in the library's Strassweg Auditorium. For more information on the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society, please visit http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~insigs/index.html.

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