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MCGS General Meeting

  • January 26, 2017
  • 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Marin Family History Center, 220 North San Pedro Rd., San Rafael


General Meeting:

“Archive Your Genealogy”
Presented by Mattie Taormina
Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Genealogists typically research and collect genealogy records and artifacts from all over the world and consider the permanent archival of their work essential.
How to preserve files, photos, and records, and which repository would possibly archive their genealogy research are vital questions for
genealogy researchers.

Mattie Taormina, Director of Sutro Library in San
Francisco, is an expert archivist with an MA in
Public History with concentrations in archives
and manuscripts.

Mattie will discuss how to preserve and archive
your genealogical collection.

The share and tell segment of the meeting will
also focus on archiving genealogy with members sharing tips and techniques for preserving documents, artifacts, and photos.

About our Meetings:

The Genealogical Society General meetings are open to the public, with no admission fee. Feel free to drop in! Bring your friends as everyone is welcome. Come early and ask your burning genealogical questions of other members before the meeting.

We meet on the 4th Thursday of every month, with a couple of exceptions. November's meeting is held on the 3rd Thursday, due to Thanksgiving. There is no general meeting in May, due to our Annual Picnic, nor in December, due to the holidays and our Winter Holiday Party.

Annually, several of our regularly scheduled meetings have a certain focus: April, we hold our Annual General Meeting and Elections (but there's usually a presentation also); May of each year we hold an Anniversary Celebration or Annual Picnic; and in September, we have a workshop.

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