Posts Tagged ‘Wellington County Branch Meeting’

Notice for Wellington County Branch Meeting

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Location: Zehrs Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, 1045 Paisley Road, Guelph

Topic: The Hotel Visitor’s Book: Secrets, Lies and Everyday Jottings

Speaker: Dr. Kevin James, Associate Professor in the Department of History and Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph.

Brief Overview: In this talk, Kevin explores the value of the hotel register as a historical source, drawing on surviving books from Victorian Ireland to show how they illuminate infidelity, modes of travel and the social regimes of the hotel.

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Notice for Wellington County Branch Meeting

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Date: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Zehrs Meeting Room – 2nd Floor, 1045 Paisley Road, Guelph

Topic: Researching Ancestors through trips to Sweden, England and Utah.

Speaker: Eva Marshall

Brief Overview: Eva Marshall has considerable experience in researching her ancestors in Sweden and those of her husband in England.  She has been to the Mormon Genealogy collection in Utah on a number of occassions and she will relay her research experiences in those places.

Contact Info: http://www.ogs.on.ca/wellington/index.html

Notice for Wellington County Branch Meeting

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Zehrs Meeting Room -  2nd Floor, 1045 Paisely Road, Guelph

Topic: The Wellington County House of Industry and Refuge

Speaker: Susan Dunlop, Curator of the Wellington County Museum & Archives, will present an account of her M.A. research on the Hollingshead/Everson families of Harriston that traces four generations of family members who lived at the County House of Industry and Refuge over a fifty-year period.

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