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Friday, March 24, 2017

FRIENDS OF THE VIRGINIA STATE ARCHIVES ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Straight to the Source: An Introduction to Using the Collections at the Library of Virginia

Friday, March 24, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM–3:00 PM
Place: Conference Rooms, $50 ($35 for Friends of the Virginia State Archives members)

In cooperation with the Library of Virginia, the Friends of the Virginia State Archives present their 25th Annual Spring Conference featuring presentations by the professional Library staff about the collections there. Sessions include: “Over There and Over Here: The Records of Virginia's World War I History Commission,”

Roger Christman, senior state records archivist; “I Will Bear True Faith and Allegiance: Virginia Naturalization Records, 1657–1929,” Cara Griggs, reference archivist; “Land Warrants within Chancery Records,” Callie Freed, local records archivist; and “What Once Was Lost: The Return of Charles City County's Lost History,” Greg Crawford, local records program manager. Pre-registration is required. Attendance is limited to 75 people. Registration deadline is March 20, 2017. To request a registration brochure or other information, contact straight.to.the.source@gmail.com or Anne Brown at 804.741.0136 or annetaylorb@aol.com.