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Subject: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Imperial Polk Genealogical Society Annual Spring Seminar
Presenter: Judy G. Russell--The Legal Genealogist

Topics:
Dowered or Bound Out: Records of Widows and Orphans,
Staying Out of Trouble - Rights and Responsibilities of Today's Genealogists,
Where There Is -- or Isn't -- a Will
No Vitals? No Problem! - Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence

Information:www.ipgs.org


Subject: BAGHS - New, Civil War Roundtable - Tampa Bay History Center, January 25, 2012
Date: 12/23/2011 1:11:28 P.M. Eastern Standard Time
From: davidboyett@aol.com

This is a new group and this is the first meeting. Perhaps some may be interested in becoming Charter Members? For more information contact Jack Bolen at:
jbolen@mindspring.com

TAMPA BAY CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE
TBCWRT
Non-Political Non-Partisan Open to All
FIRST MEETING OF THE NEW TAMPA BAY CIVIL WAR ROUNDTABLE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 25, 2012 7:00 P.M.
TAMPA BAY HISTORY CENTER 801 OLD WATER STREET*
AGENDA:
Presentation, discussion and adoption of proposed by-laws.
Enrollment of members.
Election of officers.
Discussion of future meeting dates, times and places.
Discussion of future meeting formats and possible topics.
*Off Channelside Drive just southeast of the St. Pete Times Forum


September 5, 2009
This is a newsletter worth reading. Free subscription information and archives back to 1999 at the link.

http://www.newenglandancestors.org/publications/eNews.asp


From: carold913@yahoo.com <carold913@yahoo.com>
Subject: Leon County Heritage Book Project-Invitation
Date: Sunday, May 24, 2009, 6:07 PM

Hello,

My Name is Carol D. Johnson, I am the family story coordinator for the Leon County Heritage book project. This is a special invitation to you and your members to submit a Family story about people or relatives who have lived, worked, or attended School in Leon County Florida. The cost of publishing your story will be paid by the Tallahassee Genealogical Society.  

We encourage you to submit a story on anyone, The Topical stories can be on any subject you choose so long as the event happened in Leon County.

The attached documents will guide you through the process of submitting your stories and if you have any questions.  Please contact me at 850-576-2881 or our chairperson, Deanna Ramsey at 850-668-1418.

Thanks for your attention, hope to hear from you soon.

Carol

LCHB-WORKSHOP-1.doc

LCHB-OUTLINES.doc

LCHB-GUIDELINES.pdf


From: Florida Genealogical Society <fgstampa@hotmail.com>
Subject: New Genealogy Titles at the John F. Germany Library
Date: Monday, February 9, 2009, 10:11 AM

Good morning!

One of our FGS members recently asked whether it was possible to obtain a list of all the new titles added to the genealogy collection at the John F. Germany Collection in downtown Tampa. We raised the question to Andrew Breidenbaugh, our ex-offico member of the Board who represents the Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative. He very quickly was able to produce the attached report for us. This report represents the additions to the collection since 1 November 2008. He will produce a new report quarterly for us to send to our society members.

I hope you'll take the time to review the report. It is arranged in alphabetical order by title, followed by the author name if available, and the call number in the collection. As new titles are received and cataloged, they are placed in the recepticle near the librarians' desk. They are later shelved in the collection using the call number assigned to each item. Please be sure to check both places when you visit the JFG Library, and ask the librarians for any assistance you need in locating titles.

In addition, Melinda Phillips of the JFG Library is working on identifying and ordering new books for the collection. It's great to know that,  even in these difficult times, our library system continues to support and invest in the excellent genealogy collection in our county. If you know of any titles that you think should be added to the collection, please check the library catalog to verify that the library doesn't already have the item, and then send suggestions for new items to Melinda at phillipsm@hillsboroughcounty.org. She appreciates your input and feedback.

As a reminder, please be sure to sign th guest book in the History and Genealogy department at the library every time you visit. The library compiles usage statistics and uses the guest book sign-ins as one of the inputs to that process. The number of users/patrons and is an important consideration for determining the budget for that collection. Please also remember not to re-shelve books, refile microfilmed materials, and files from the file cabinets. These items are also counted as part of the statistics of the collection's use.

The genealogical collection at the John F. Germany Library is one of the finest in the Southeast. It continues to grow and improve each year. Please visit the library often and use its collection, and not just on the days of the FGS meetings. You can even plan your research visit in advance by using the online catalog to search for library holdings you might want to consult. And don't forget that, with your Hillsborough County library card, you also can access a wealth of databases from the comfort of home at any time. (Non-residents of the county can obtain a library card for $100 per year per household.)

Please be sure to check our website at fgstampa.org for new information, announcements, and access to a variety of information. It's updated several times each month.

Happy Hunting!

George G. Morgan
Director, Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa)

Click here to see the report in PDF format.

Please visit our Web site at fgstampa.org to learn more about our society and events.

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