Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Shake Your Family Tree Friday 25 February 2011

Shake Your Family Tree Friday 25 February 2011
9.30am–4pm
Melbourne Office Victorian Archives Centre
99 Shiel Street North Melbourne VIC 3051
Tel: (03) 9348 5600
naa.gov.au
Full day of events including
Official opening: Join National Archives of Australia staff for the official opening.
Ask the experts: Information stalls with representatives from the National Archives of Australia, Public Record Office Victoria, State Library of Victoria, Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies, Genealogical Society of Victoria, Zetta Florence, Archival Survival and the Immigration Museum.
Special event: Professor Jenny Hocking talks about Gough Whitlam: a moment in history, her biography of the former Labor Prime Minister.
Archives at your fingertips: Overview and hands-on tutorial using National Archives of Australia online resources.
Tour: Behind-the-scenes tour of the National Archives of Australia’s Melbourne repository.
Seminar: Researching your family history at the Public Record Office Victoria, with Sandra Hooper.
Seminar: We know who you are! Learn about the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies with Anne Major.
Seminar: GSV@Home. Discover the Genealogical Society of Victoria with Susie Zada.
Conservation clinic: Meet conservators from the National Archives of Australia, State Library of Victoria, Museum Victoria and the Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, and get their advice on the preservation and care of your own family records.
Seminar: Immigration Museum – revealing stories and objects from the Museum Victoria migration collection, with Nicole Davis.
Seminar: Researching family history at the State Library of Victoria with Anne Burrows.
Seminar: Discover family history resources at the National Archives of Australia with Mark Brennan.
Show bags and refreshments available.
Some events require booking so please see the naa.gov.au for more details

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