Fall Research Getaway

$ 375.00

October 11 - 13, 2018

The extended weekend format helped me to become comfortable working in one of the best repositories in the country. It is an experience that is both deeply humbling and deeply inspiring. Thank you! —Research Getaway participant 

Autumn in Boston is about bright foliage, pumpkin pie, and research! Discover the millions of genealogical resources at the NEHGS library and maximize your results with help from our experts. Escape to NEHGS for three days of research, consultations, lectures, and social events.

Program includes:

  • One-on-one consultations
  • Lectures
  • Extended access to the NEHGS library and archives
  • Orientation and tour
  • Welcome reception and group meals
  • Preparatory webinar and program webpage
Thursday, Oct. 11
9 - 9:45 a.m. Welcome, Introductions, refreshments, and consultation sign-up
10 - 10:30 a.m. Lecture: Overview of NEHGS Collections, Alice Kane
10:30 - 11 a.m. Lecture: Using the NEHGS Library Catalog and Digital Library, Emily Baldoni
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Library Tour (optional), meet on 7th floor
11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations
5 – 6 p.m.  Light reception
6 – 9 p.m.  Personal Research
Friday, Oct. 12  
9 a.m. Refreshments and consultation sign-up
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Lecture: Topic TBD
10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations
5 - 6 p.m.   Dinner
6 - 9 p.m.   Personal Research
Saturday, Oct. 13  
9 a.m. Refreshments and consultation sign-up
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Lecture: Topic TBD
10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Personal Research and Consultations

 

Cancellation Policy
Written cancellations received before August 31, 2018, will be subject to a $100 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.