Buon Giorno: Italian Records Research
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST)
Have you exhausted research in the United States looking for your Italian ancestors and want to know what records in Italy might help you continue your search? At this seminar, learn more about what types of records are available for Italy, where to find them, how to read them, and how to use them to extend your Italian family history.
This workshop will be taught by Larry S. Fermi, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists who has been performing in-depth family history research since 1989 with a focus on European immigration during the peak periods of the 19th and early 20th centuries. He is also a member of the National Genealogical Society, the Genealogical Speaker’s Guild, and the Genealogical Society of New Jersey. Free for members, $15 for nonmembers.
When & Where
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
The Historical Society of Pennsylvania is one of the oldest historical societies and one of the largest family history libraries in the nation. Following a complete merger with the Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies, HSP is also a leading repository of immigrant and ethnic history. It is second only to the Library of Congress for material on the nation’s founding and is the country’s third most popular destination for genealogical study. With approximately 21 million records including manuscripts, graphics, and books that span over 350 years of history, HSP is an invaluable resource for historical research.
HSP serves thousands of on-site visitors each year. It also offers a research-by-mail service and extensive online resources, including a library catalog, finding aids, digital collection, and curricular materials. HSP hosts educator workshops and public programs, and publishes a quarterly scholarly journal. To learn more about HSP or to become a member, visit us at www.hsp.org.