Sunday, December 27, 2009

Tuesday 5 January 2010, Meeting of Durham Region Branch OGS

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Oshawa Public Library
McLaughlin Branch
65 Bagot Street, Oshawa, ON

Archives of Ontario, What's There for You!

Guest Speaker: Stewart Boden, Outreach Officer, A of O

A brand new and extremely informative presentation introducing to the Archives of Ontario, its new building, and the collections and services that will be of interest to genealogists. Stewart will discuss how to research at the Archives, and about the different ways to access some of the most popular records held there. For those who are already familiar with the AO, the presentation will review some of the most important changes that have been made in the past year, including the redesigned website and the expanding educational programming.

Stewart Boden has been at the Archives of Ontario since 2001. He spent five years as a Reference Archivist, helping researchers find and use photographic, architectural and cartographic records. His passion for archival advocacy led him to his current position as Outreach Officer, a job he has been doing since January 2007.

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