Saturday, March 10, 2012

NGS to celebrate 100th Anniversary of NGSQ

NOTE From DearMYRTLE: This was received from our friends at the National Genealogical Society. Please address all inquiries to Allison Ryall.


The National Genealogical Society will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly during the NGS 2012 Family History Conference in Cincinnati.  A commemorative reception on 11 May 2012 from 5:30 until 7:00 p.m. will highlight the centennial anniversary of this premier genealogical journal. Emphasizing scholarship and genealogical problem solving in a clear, readable format, the NGS Quarterly sets the standard for genealogical excellence.  The celebratory event will feature exhibits focusing on the history of the publication and influential individuals who have contributed to its success throughout the years. Admission to the event is $15.

The NGS conference annually unites thousands of genealogists and family historians to share the latest genealogical information.  Additional information concerning the NGS 2012 Family History Conference is available at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info.

Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records.  The Arlington, VA-based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with other genealogists.  Please visit the NGS Pressroom for further information.

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