Tuesday, June 26, 2001

Learn to Research Your Family Tree

Chestertown, MD, June 26, 2001 — Have you ever wanted to research your family tree but didn't know where to begin? The Friends of the Miller Library want to help. On Tuesday, July 17, 2001, at 9:30 a.m., Washington College will host "Genealogical Resources: How to Begin, What to Use, and Where to Go," a talk by Judith Hymes, who will teach the fundamentals of doing your own genealogical research.
Judith Hymes is the Technical Services Librarian at Washington College and Vice-President of the Upper Shore Genealogical Society of Maryland. She has over 30 years experience in academic libraries and in family genealogy with degrees and a certificate of advanced study from Mansfield State University, Drexel University and University of Pittsburgh. Hymes is a member of National Genealogical Society, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, and other county, regional and family societies and associations.
This free program will be held in the Miller Library and is open to the public, but only a limited number of spaces are available. Please RSVP by July 13, 2001 to Nancy Nunn, Associate Director of Development for Annual Giving, at 410-810-7139. Individuals attending will be invited to stay and use the genealogical resources of the Miller Library after the presentation.

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