Registration now open for Albany research trip in September

The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society will have its annual Research Trip to Albany on September 13-15, 2017. Research will take place at the New York State Library and the New York State Archives.

The Library and the Archives are both rich in material available nowhere else that pertains to people who have lived throughout New York State. The Library has open stacks and holds extensive collections that include: Family genealogies and Local histories; DAR records; Church records; Census records; City directories and archives and manuscripts

The holdings of the Archives include: State records relating to military service (War of 1812 through World War I); Land records; Court records; Records of some correctional and custodial institutions
and Indexes to New York state vital records (excluding New York City).

The research trip includes:
*Orientation to the New York State Archives and the New York State Library by staff experts
*A private consultation with a professional genealogist and follow up as needed
*Access to professional genealogists for all three days of the program
*Welcome dinner on Tuesday evening, September 12
*Wine and cheese reception on Wednesday evening

The program fee is $390 for members and $455 for nonmembers. To register for the program, go to:

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