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State Archives Seminar

  • Saturday, June 15, 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Pickering Center 7771 Poplar Pike Germantown, TN
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State Archives Seminar

 The Tennessee Genealogical Society is hosting an event June 15, 2019, on the use of state Archives.  Representatives from the Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas Archives and/or Library will be presenting.  Each state will present sessions on the basic functions, services and contents of their state archives.  Additionally, they will have presentations on:

  • Preservation of Documents
  • Identification, Care and Management of Photographs
  • Tracing Your African-American Ancestors

Time                    Description                                                                       Speaker                      
9:00 - 9:15          Welcome    
9:15- 10:15        Overview of the Arkansas Archives                          Lauren Jarvis
10:15 - 11:15     Overview of the Tennessee Archives                       Gordon Belt
11:15 - 11:30     Break    
11:30 - 12:30     Overview of the Mississippi Archives                       Ally  Mellon
12:30 - 1:00        Lunch                Shelby Co. Archives
1:00 - 2:00          Tracing Your African American Ancestors              Joyce Dixon-Lawson
2:00 - 3:00           Identification, Care and Mgmt. of Photographs  Erica Eaves
3:00 - 3:15           Break    
3:15 - 4:15           Preservation of Documents                                       Carol Roberts
4:15 - 4:45           Final Q&A    
4:45 - 5:00           Wrapup    


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      mailto:tngs@tngs.org

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      Physical Address:
      7779 Poplar Pike
      Germantown, TN 38138

      Mailing Address:
      PO Box 381824
      Germantown, TN 38183-1824

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