Monthly Archives: January 2013

Heritage Scrapbooking Class

Sign up now for the Heritage Scrapbooking Class. It will be held Saturday, February 9th at 2:00 in the Georgia Room on the third floor of the Augusta-Richmond Public Library. Preregistration is required. Aspasia Luster will lead the class. She … Continue reading

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Free Irish Records

If you have Irish ancestry, IrishCentral.com announced some exciting news! On Thursday, January 24th, findmypast.ie will release millions of free Irish records for the public to search online. You can read more about the records here: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Online-Irish-History-Day-launched-with-21-million-birth-marriage-and-death-records-released-187578211.html#ixzz2IcG0VRqa To start searching … Continue reading

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Reese Library January 18th African-American Baseball Experience

This January, Reese Library will host Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience exhibit. The traveling exhibition opening on Friday, January 18, examines the challenges faced by African-American baseball players as they sought equal opportunities in the sport beginning in … Continue reading

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“Augusta-Richmond County Journal” Writer’s Workshop

Reese Library Special Collections will be sponsoring a writer’s workshop for the “Augusta-Richmond County Journal” on February 2, 2013 from 11 am to 1 pm.  Dr. Russell Brown, the journal’s editor, will be available to discuss the writer’s guidelines and … Continue reading

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Planning begins on transfer of state archives to University System

ATLANTA — January 2, 2013 A nine-member working group will begin the planning work needed to ultimately transfer control and operation of the Georgia State Archives from the Georgia Secretary of State to the Board of Regents. The transfer requires … Continue reading

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Webinar Schedule for Friends of the National Archives

Here is the 2013 webinar schedule for the Friends of the National Archives Southeast Region. Please check the website (http://www.friendsnas.org/webinarSch.htm) monthly in case the topic or webinar time has changed: 8 Jan 2pm Sandra Crowley: Lights, Camera, Action! Turning Your … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at the Reese Library

Here are some upcoming events at ASU, soon to be GRU: The Martin Luther King Jr. program will be hosted by the Summerville campus of Georgia Regents University (GRU) on Friday, January 18, at noon in the Maxwell Performing Arts … Continue reading

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Beginners’ Genealogy Class

When: January 12th (Saturday) at 2:00pm Where: Georgia Heritage Room, Third Floor For anyone interested in learning about their family and genealogy, we will hold a beginners’ genealogy workshop on Saturday, January 12th at 2 pm in the Georgia Heritage … Continue reading

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