FW: Clayton Library Friends invitation to members
Ø Dear CLF membership -
The annual Texas State Genealogical Society Conference, as you might know, is being held November 4/5 2011 at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport. As a member of the host society you have an opportunity to attend a major genealogy education event in your backyard.
Register for both days, Friday and Saturday, and attend various lectures including: ~An A+ Source:School Records; ~Civil War Research Digitally: Find the "War" from Home; ~ It's All Greek to Me,Working with Foreign Records When You Don't Know the Language; and more on Friday.
Saturday brings nationally recognized genealogical lecturer and educator, Paula Stuart-Warren who presents 4 lectures, ~Finding and Using Manuscript and Special Collections Repositories; ~Railroad History & Records: Methods for Tracking; ~Southern Deeds: More than Land; and ~The WPA Era: What It Created for Genealogists.
Other activities include a FamilySearch day at the Clayton Library, an ice cream social and a special writing workshop by Paula Stuart-Warren at the hotel on Thursday 3 NOV 2011.
There is also an exhibit hall with vendors of genealogical materials and information.
As the host society, and a partner society of the Texas State Genealogical Society, and a member of a very strong Friends group to one of the ten best genealogical library research collections in the United States, I hope you do register for this exciting conference and support CLF in their partnership with TSGS.
For full conference information and a registration brochure, visit www.claytonlibraryfriends.org and register online today! Early bird registration ends 15 OCT. Full conference registration for CLF members is $95 and includes lunch on Friday and Saturday, a full conference syllabus and an opportunity to win great door prizes including a one-year subscription to Ancestry.com World Deluxe Edition!
Join us at this conference in our backyard!!!
TSGS 2011 Conference Co-Chair
From Allen's Landing to the Moon Landing: Destination Houston
November 4/5, 2011
Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport
www.claytonlibraryfriends.org OR www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsgs
TSGS President Elect
Manager, Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research / Houston Public Library