The Missouri State Archives reference staff will provide instruction on how best to use lesser-known county, state, and federal records in a series of workshops for intermediate-level genealogists. According to the press release, these day-long workshops are "intended for intermediate level family historians already possessing a basic understanding of genealogical research sources and methods." Included will be many unusual record sets, such as appellate court documents, non-population census records, professional registration records, and much more.
Multiple locations around the state offer a chance for many people to attend, but, although the workshops are free, pre-registration is required. Maximum attendance at each venue will be determined by the size of the space available.
Here is the schedule:
- Hannibal: Wednesday, 15 August, 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum, 120 N. Main Street
- Springfield: Wednesday, 12 September, 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the Library Center, 4653 S. Campbell Avenue
- St. Joseph: Wednesday, 10 October, 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the St. Joseph Convention and Visitors Bureau, 911 Frederick Avenue
- Cape Girardeau: Wednesday, 24 October, 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center, 2289 County Park Drive
- Independence: Tuesday, 30 October, 10:30 a.m. till 5 p.m. at the Midwest Genealogy Center, 3440 S. Lee's Summit Road
- Jefferson City: Tuesday, 13 November, 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center, 600 W. Main Street
- St. Charles: Thursday, 15 November, 9 a.m. till 4 p.m. at the Spencer Road Branch of the St. Charles City-County Library District, 427 Spencer Road, St. Peters