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TIARA Meeting – Sept. 2019
September 13, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The BPL is home to many collections and resources that can be useful to amateur genealogists and family historians. These resources are for all skill levels, whether you’re just starting out, or have been at it long enough to become an expert. Come to hear what this means as we look at traditional resources as well as databases and digital offerings, including the acclaimed newspaper collections and the maps of the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center available from home 24/7 with your BPL card.
Linda B. MacIver is an educator, lecturer, librarian and genealogy researcher. She recently retired from a 27- year career at the Boston Public Library where she inaugurated the BPL patron genealogy classes. She taught the multi-week beginners’ genealogy course for 5 years. She also organized two extremely popular seasons of the Local and Family History series and developed the Intermediate Genealogy Summer Lecture series. Linda is the Civil Records Director for Federal Records for the Massachusetts Genealogical Council and a member of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists (MSOG) and the Essex (MA) Society of Genealogists (ESOG.) She serves as the New England Representative for the Essex (England!) Record Office. Linda has a BA in History from the University of New Hampshire, an MEd from Boston University and earned her MLIS at Simmons College.
This meeting is free and open to the public.