Category Archives: Genealogy

Archivist to Share a Genealogical Quilt Story on Jan. 29

Do you have an heirloom or antique item and wish you knew more about its creator or owner?  If the item is signed and dated, or if you at least know the name of the person rumored to be associated … Continue reading

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Online resource: Naturalizations Index

Naturalization records pertain to citizenship. They represent an immigrant’s change in allegiance from their country of previous residence to the United States government. For the most part, naturalization records held by Special Collections and Archives consist of Declarations of Intention (sometimes called … Continue reading

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Discovering Women’s History in Family Collections

The theme of the 2012 National Women’s History Month is Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment. One way to learn more about women’s role in history is to seek out primary sources created by women as a way of discovering women’s … Continue reading

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