Genealogy Tips & Tricks Virtual Workshop

Genealogical research has become a popular pastime over the past few decades, and now with an increasing number of resources available online, it is easier than ever to get started. On February 25, archivists Charmaine Bonner and Jessica Salow will lead a workshop for beginners on the basics of genealogical and archival research. They will cover primary source materials, helpful databases, and other resources available to assist you in your family research on Nantucket and beyond.

Download the Genealogy Tips & Tricks handout before the webinar


Charmaine Bonner is the Processing Archivist at Arizona State University Library. Bonner is responsible for arranging, describing, accessioning, and re-boxing manuscript collections. After a collection is physically processed, she writes a finding aid for each collection to describe the collection’s content & other important information. She obtained her Masters Degree in Library Science at North Carolina Central University.

 

 

Jessica Salow is currently a Specialist at Arizona State University Library with the Community-Driven Archives Initiative (CDA) which was established in 2017 through the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She obtained her Masters in Library and Information Science (MLIS) from The University of Arizona and is an alumna of Arizona State University.

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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