Special Programs Highlight National Archives Records in October
Press Release · Tuesday, September 9, 2008
Washington, DC…In October, the National Archives will feature a series of programs highlighting records from its holdings, including programs on the electoral college and the Treaty of Paris. All programs are free and open to the public and will be held in the National Archives Building and/or at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland.
The National Archives Building is located at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Visitors to all programs in the National Archives Building Research Center should use the Pennsylvania Avenue entrance, between 7th and 9th Streets, NW. The National Archives at College Park, MD is located at 8601 Adelphi Road. See directions to both locations.
Introduction to Genealogy *** New Program***
Wednesday October 1, 11 a.m., and Saturday, October 25, 10 a.m.
Room G-24, National Archives Building Research Center
Staff archivists will present the first of these new monthly lectures on basic genealogical research and techniques.
The Federal Register and the Electoral College
Tuesday, October 7, 11 a.m., Room G-24, National Archives Building Research Center
Friday, October 10, 11 a.m., National Archives at College Park, Lecture Room B
Amy Bunk, the Federal Register’s director of legal affairs and policy, will discuss the function of the Electoral College in Presidential elections as well as the Federal Register’s everyday role.
“1783: Subject or Citizen?”—Treaty of Paris
Tuesday, October 14, 11 a.m., Room G-24, National Archives Building Research Center
Wednesday, October 15, 11 a.m., National Archives at College Park, Lecture Room B
Curator Lisa Royse will discuss “1783: Subject or Citizen?,” an exhibit marking the 225th anniversary of the Treaty of Paris.
National Archives Book Group and Lecture
Tuesday, October 21, no