Salt Lake City Research Tour

$ 850.00

October 30-November 6, 2016

This was a really great introduction to the Family History Library for me. I had been afraid to tackle it on my own, but with the help of NEHGS I had a very productive week. 

—Salt Lake City Research Tour participant

Experience the world’s largest library for genealogy and family history as NEHGS returns to Salt Lake City and the Family History Library for our thirty-eighth annual research tour. Activities include individual consultations with NEHGS genealogists, lectures, and other special events.

Tour includes:

  • Preparatory webinar and access to tour webpage
  • Seven-night hotel stay
  • One-on-one consultations
  • Lectures
  • Three group meals
  • Orientations and repository tour

 

Sunday, October 30 
after 3 pm Check-in at Salt Lake Plaza Hotel
3–3:30 pm Introductions and Your Guide to the Week, Salt Lake Plaza Hotel
3:30–4 pm Lecture: Helpful Hints for First-Time Attendees, Salt Lake Plaza Hotel
6–9 pm Welcome Reception and Dinner, Marriott Hotel
Monday, October 31
8 am–5 pm Personal Research, Family History Library
9–9:45 am Orientation to Family History Library
10-11 am FHL Catalog Tutorials and Tours
10 am–4:30 pm Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists
5:30-6:30 pm Lecture: Getting Organized, Rhonda R. McClure, Salt Lake City Plaza
Tuesday, November 1
8 am–9 pm Personal Research, Family History Library
8:30 am–4:30 pm Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists
11 am–12 pm Lecture: Using New England Land Records, David Lambert, TBD
Wednesday, November 2
8 am–9 pm Personal Research, Family History Library
8:30 am–4:30 pm Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists
11 am–12 pm Lecture: English Records for ColonialAncestors, Jeanne Belmonte, TBD
12–2 pm Group Lunch, Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Thursday, November 3  
8 am–9 pm Personal Research, Family History Library
8:30 am–4:30 pm Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists
11 am–12 pm Lecture: Using and EvaluatingMug Books, Lindsay Fulton, TBD
Friday, November 4
8 am–9 pm Personal Research, Family History Library
8:30 am–4:30 pm Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists
11 am–12 pm Lecture: Researching YourUrban Ancestors, David C. Dearborn, TBD
Saturday, November 5  
8 am–5 pm Personal Research, Family History Library
8:30 am–4:30 pm Consultations with NEHGS Staff Genealogists
6–9 pm Closing Reception and Dinner, Marriott Hotel
Sunday, November 6
before 11 am Check out of Salt Lake Plaza Hotel

*Schedule subject to change.

Cancellation Policy
Written cancellations received before August 15, 2016, will be subject to a $300 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation. There is no refund for services or portions of the tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.

Member Pricing
NEHGS members receive $150 discount on all of our research tours. Be sure you are logged in to see the applied member pricing. If you are not yet a member, join today to waive this surcharge.