Texas GLO Genealogypalooza

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Date(s) - 17 May 2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Texas General Land Office - Stephen F. Austin Building


The Texas General Land Office and Texas State Genealogical Society are partnering together to bring Texas genealogists the very first Genealogypalooza on Saturday, May 17 at the GLO Headquarters in the Stephen F. Austin Building in Austin. The goal of the Genealogypalooza is to bring attention to a broad range of Texas genealogical resources in an open, fun, and practical way that will be accessible to those in attendance, and further cement the Texas General Land Office and Texas State Genealogical Society as partners in Texas genealogy.

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The 2014 Genealogypalooza will feature seven informative speakers, and tours of the General Land Office Archives and Records for only $65 before May 1 ($80 after May 1).

Speakers & topics include:

Bill Buckner – Core 101 Fundamentals for Beginning Genealogy Research
Sue Kaufman – Planning Your Research Trip
James Harkins – Genealogical Resources of the Texas General Land Office
John Sellers – Researching Your Ancestor’s Plot of Dirt: The Adventures of Courthouse Land Research
Daniel Alonzo – Time vs. Money: Preserving Family Documents
Caroline Pointer – I Started Researching My Genealogy on Ancestry.com – Where Do I Look Now?
Margaret Schlankey – Resources for Genealogists at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

It is important to note, there are only 100 spots available for this event, so please register early, as this event will sell out!

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If you have questions, please call 512-463-5277, or email archives@glo.texas.gov.


James Harkins

James Harkins, MPA, CA
Director of Public Services
Archives & Records
Texas General Land Office
1700 N. Congress Ave. Room 131
Austin, TX 78701