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East European Genealogical Society 2013 Seminar


East European Genealogical Society 2013 Seminar

"Family History Library Resources" and

"Research in the Former Russian Empire"

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EAST EUROPEANGENEALOGICAL SOCIETY    

 2013 SEMINAR

 “FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY RESOURCES”

and

“RESEARCH IN THE FORMER RUSSIAN EMPIRE”

 (includes Russia, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, parts of Poland and Ukraine, and other former Soviet Republics)

 Date:                 Saturday, June 1, 2013 (full day and evening)

Place:               Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS)

                           45 Dalhousie Drive, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Speaker:          Kahlile Mehr, MA, MLS, AG (Salt Lake City)

Kahlile worked thirty-five years at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City, most recently as Slavic Collections Manager.  He visited archives throughout Eastern Europe on nine separate acquisition trips and has published over twenty articles and books, as well as presented papers at numerous international genealogical conferences.

Topics:

  1. Getting the Most out of FamilySearch
  2. Online Databases of the Polish State Archive
  3. Finding Places in the Former Russian Empire
  4. The Baltic Edge of the Former Russian Empire’
  5. How Records are Acquired by FamilySearch from the Former Soviet Sphere

Topics 1, 2, and 5 include information that is also relevant for other areas of Eastern Europe such as Poland and Ukraine (including Galicia and Bukovina).

Cost:             

  • Members $60.00 (includes lunch)
  • Non-members $65.00 (includes lunch)
  • Dinner $28.00 each

Click here for a brochure.

(Venue provided by the LDS, Dalhousie Ward, Winnipeg MB)



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