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Introduction to Archives – Members only Free
June 10 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM AESTFree
The presentation will provide an overview of the records that the National Archives of Australia (NAA) holds that relates to family history research, as well as information regarding how to search their collection and the services that the NAA can provide. The talk will discuss the purpose and function of the NAA in supporting Australian heritage and provide a broad overview of their collection, before detailing the basics of how to search and use the online database, RecordSearch. A further, detailed, view of the types of records within the NAA’s collection that are relevant to family history research and how to access and view these records will also be provided, as well as the support services available for researchers and clients.
Georgina Jansen is an archivist who works for the National Archives of Australia, Queensland Office. Georgina has a Master’s Degree in Museum Studies and a Bachelors in History from the University of Queensland, as well as a wide range of archival experience – from management of the collection through to reference and access services. Another aspect of Georgina’s work is the development and presentation of public seminars, with a focus on immigration into rural and farming communities. Georgina regularly presents seminars that showcase the Archives collection through a variety of topics.
Tickets will close at 3pm Friday 9th June 2023
Link will be sent out after 4pm Friday 9th June 2023
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