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TimeFriday, October 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM–8:00 PM
LocationVirginia Museum of Fine Arts, Marble Hall (200 N Boulevard, Richmond)
Price$8 ($5 for Semper Virginia Society members & VMFA members)
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TimeSaturday, October 20, 2018 from 6:00 PM–10:30 PM
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The magazine of the Library of Virginia. Our quarterly magazine describes and illustrates the holdings and happenings at the Library of Virginia.

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Press Releases Provides Free Digital Resources through Local Public Libraries

The Library of Virginia is pleased to introduce a robust offering of free digital resources for all Virginians through their local public libraries. Citizens can research, read, and learn through or through their local public library website.

DNA Made Clear: Growing Your Family Tree with Genetic Genealogy

Come to the Library of Virginia for an exciting day of family history exploration and networking. This one-day conference features a keynote speech from renowned genealogist Judy G. Russell— "the legal genealogist"—and nationally recognized genetic genealogy experts Bernice A. Bennett, Shannon Christmas, Rachel Unkefer, and Shannon Combs-Bennett. Presenters will explore how DNA can be used to trace family trees, including subjects such as terminology and DNA interpretation, selecting a testing company, and chromosome mapping and DNA painting.

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Collection Releases

The Library of Virginia Quarterly Report of Newly-Available Archival Accessions
July 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

A report including the creator, title, size, brief description, and accession number of the local, map, private, and state archival collections described and/or received during the time period. Some collections may be closed for processing; check with Archives Reference Services regarding availability for research use.

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