Loading Events

Past Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Events Search

February 2018

TIARA Monthly Meeting

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
+ Google Map

How many times have you transcribed a gravestone and then moved on to the next one? You could be walking away from valuable other clues. Learn how to interpret a gravestone for hints that will lead you to new record sources. Just as important as text are clues such as location, type of stone, carver, symbols and the epitaph. This talk, by Marian Pierre-Louis, will take you through specific examples to get the most out interpreting gravestones. Gravestones are an…

Find out more »

March 2018

Joint TIARA/NEHGS Meeting

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
New England Historic Genealogical Society, 99-101 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
+ Google Map

TIARA and the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) join for their annual meeting and mini-conference. Cost and Agenda TBD -- Watch this space!

Find out more »

April 2018

Failte Friday Cancelled!

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

There will be no Failte Friday in April.  We will be moving to a new office in March.  We will NOT be changing our agreement with Brandeis to use the Mandel Center for our monthly meetings. Watch for new arrangements for Failte Fridays at the new location.

Find out more »

TIARA Monthly Meeting

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
+ Google Map
Find out more »

May 2018

TIARA Monthly Meeting

May 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for the May meeting of TIARA at Brandeis University. There will be no Faílte Friday open house in May. Watch the Events page for the schedule for future open houses at TIARA's new office in Sudbury. A terrible malady: Disease and Epidemics in New England with Lori Lyn Price Epidemics of smallpox, measles, yellow fever, diphtheria and other illnesses were common ailments in New England from colonial times up through the 19th century. Learn more about these diseases, why…

Find out more »

June 2018

TIARA Monthly Meeting – June

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for the TIARA Monthly Meeting at Brandeis University There will be no Faílte Friday open house this afternoon.  Watch the Events page  for scheduled open house events at TIARA's new Sudbury office.         Our talk: Be A Good Ancestor with Seema Kenney While you may feel there's nothing important or noteworthy about your life, sometime within the next 100 years, someone who is researching their own history is going to want to know more about you. We'll look at a…

Find out more »

August 2018

Celtic Connections Conference

August 9 - August 11
Boston Newton Marriott, 2345 Commonwealth Ave
Auburndale, MA United States
+ Google Map
Celtic Connections Conference 2018

Join us at the Boston Marriott Newton for the third biennial Celtic Connections Conference co-sponsored by TIARA and IGSI.  A host of national and international experts are  lined up to present the latest findings in Irish genealogical research.  It promises to be a terrific meeting. See the website here. See you there!!

Find out more »

September 2018

TIARA Monthly Meeting – September, 2018

September 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
+ Google Map

There will be a short business meeting followed by the lecture. Melanie McComb - NextGen Tools for Advancing Your Irish Genealogy Research Discover new technology, databases and online communities for breaking through Irish genealogy brick walls. This lecture will demonstrate how to use DNA testing, social media and a deep-knowledge of Irish genealogy resources to identify your Irish ancestors. Melanie McComb is a genealogy blogger (The Shamrock Genealogist) and international speaker. She has been researching her family history for over…

Find out more »

TIARA Open House, September 22, 2018

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The TIARA Office and Library, 121 Boston Post Rd
Sufbury, MA 01776 United States
+ Google Map

Open House at the TIARA office Drop by to explore the TIARA Library, exchange Research Tips and enjoy Refreshments

Find out more »

October 2018

TIARA Monthly Meeting – October, 2018

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Rm. G3, 415 South St
Waltham, MA 02453 United States
+ Google Map

Vincent J. Cannato - Guarding the Gate: Ellis Island and the Great Immigration of the late 1800s and early 1900s This talk will give the historical background of Ellis Island, focusing on the years from 1892-1924. It will look at immigration law and polices, as well as how those laws were implemented at Ellis Island. Also included will be a discussion of the immigrant experience at Ellis Island as well as the inspection process and the reasons some immigrants were…

Find out more »
+ Export Events