Out of an abundance of caution in response to the spread of COVID-19, we have canceled all remaining seminars in the Winter/Spring 2020 term. Please visit www.newberry.org/covid19 for further updates.
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The Newberry has one of the nation’s strongest genealogy collections. This one-day seminar will introduce you to accredited methods for tracing your family’s history in America. Learn about genealogical relationships, traditional family trees and charts, and a step-by-step procedure for finding genealogical information at home and in public sources.
One session. E – $85, R – $93.50
Marsha Peterson–Maass is an adjunct professor of genealogy and the author of the Fundamentals of Genealogy textbook series. She has led numerous seminars at the Newberry since 2002.
Fundamentals of Genealogy®: Basics for Everyone. ISBN: 978-0578184166
Fundamentals of Genealogy®: The Most Helpful Tools You’ve Never Used. ISBN: 978-0-578184173
There is no reading assignment for the first class.
- Online registration opens at 9 am (CST) on Tuesday, January 7.
- Phone registration opens at 12 pm (CST) on Wednesday, January 8.
Early registration (E) prices are in effect from January 7 at 9 am through January 24 at 4 pm. Regular registration (R) prices are in effect January 24 at 4 pm through the end of the term.
We offer a 10% discount to members, seniors, and students.
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