Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Civil War Records at the New York State Library and New York State Archives

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2011
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: 7th floor Librarian's Room, NYSL, Cultural Education Center
Presenters: Christine Beauregard and Keith Swaney

Christine Beauregard, Senior Librarian at the New York State Library, will provide an overview of materials in the State Library's collections that can be used to research the Civil War, including regimental units, individual soldiers, diaries, correspondence, broadsides, etc. Keith Swaney, Archives & Records Management Specialist at the New York State Archives, will discuss materials in the State Archives' collections that can be used to research the Civil War such as the Civil War Soldier database, abstracts of muster rolls, etc. Registration is required.

All programs are free and open to the public. TO REGISTER online go HERE or e-mail or call 518-474-2274. Please let them know if any reasonable accommodation is required (Americans with Disabilities Act) at least three business days prior to the program date. The New York State Library/Reference Services, Cultural Education Center, Albany, NY 12230 (518-474-5355)

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