GLOUCESTER GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLIC MEETING/LECTURE

When:
January 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
2015-01-26T18:30:00+00:00
2015-01-26T14:00:00+00:00
Where:
GLOUCESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
6920 Main Street
Gloucester Courthouse, VA 23061
USA

Jay Gaidmore, the Marian and Alan McLeod Director of the Special Collections Research Center in the Earl Gregg Swem Library at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, is the guest speaker. His presentation is titled “The Treasures of Special Collections in Swem Library”. Focused on Virginia history, the Center is a major historical repository containing diaries, letters, periodicals, and other records of the daily lives of Americans of all backgrounds.
An archivist for over fifteen years, Mr. Gaidmore previously served as a Private Papers Archivist at the Library of Virginia, the University Archivist at Brown University, and the head of University Archives and Records Management Services at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his M.A. in History from Old Dominion University in 1999, writing his thesis on the Virginia Conservative Party of the 1960’s, extensively using the 20th century political papers at Swem Library. He received a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina, where his focus was on digital libraries and electronic records.
The meeting is free and open to the public. A brief business meeting will precede the program.

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