03 March 2014

National Genealogical Society Research Trip to Washington, DC 2–8 November 2014

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Arlington, VA, 3 march 2014: Registration is now open for the NGS research trip to Washington, DC, from 2–8 November 2014. Under the guidance of Craig Roberts Scott, cg, fuga, and Patricia Walls Stamm, cg, cgl, researchers will use the genealogical resources at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library, and the Library of Congress (LOC). For more information, or to register for the trip, visit http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conferences_events/research_tips/dc_research_trip.

The research trip includes:  
·    Online orientation, training, and preparation assistance for the 2014 WashingtonDC, Research Trip
·    Six days of research at three noteworthy WashingtonDC, facilities:
o       The National Archives
o       The Library of Congress
o       The Daughters of the American Revolution Library
·     Dessert Meet and Greet get-together on Sunday at the hotel 
·     Research consultations with group leaders throughout the trip
·     Friday evening dinner
·     Six nights at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn, which includes
o       daily continental breakfast
o       free Internet in rooms
o       parking
·     Fees, taxes, and gratuities included

The package price, which does not include transportation to Washington, DC, varies depending upon room occupancy and National Genealogical Society membership status. Payment is required in full at the time of registration. Fees are as follows:


Member
Non-Member
Single Room
Before September 2
September 2 and after

$1,450
$1,600

$1,600
$1,800
Double/Shared Room
Before September 2
September 2 and after

$1,050
$1,350

$1,350
$1,650
Person with non-researching spouse1
Before September 2
September 2 and after

$1,650
$1,900

$1,900
$2,150
1non-researching spouse receives the benefits of the double room and any events planned.

The trip hosts, Craig Roberts Scott, cgSM, and Patricia Walls Stamm, cgSM, cglSM, will be joined by Shirley Langdon Wilcox, cgSM, fngs, and Patricia O’Brien Shawker, cgSM. All are seasoned experts in conducting research in Washington, DC, facilities.

Craig Roberts Scott, cg, fuga, is a professional genealogist specializing in records in the National Archives, WashingtonDC, since 1985. He has written several books and articles that relate to research in the National Archives. He has lectured at National Genealogical Society and the Federation of Genealogical Societies national conferences since 1990. Craig has coordinated and lectured in the military records tracks at Samford University’s Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). He continues to lecture around the country on military records and problem solving. He has served on the Board of the Association of Professional Genealogists for several terms. Craig is also the president and CEO of Heritage Books, Inc.

Patricia Walls Stamm, cg, cgl, serves as the Education Manager of the National Genealogical Society. Pat lectures on a wide variety of topics at many of the National Genealogical Society and the Federation of Genealogical Societies national conferences. She is a graduate of the National Institute on Genealogical Research (NIGR) and the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR). Pat is a course coordinator at Samford University's Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) and teaches at St. Louis Community College.

Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society is dedicated to genealogy education, high research standards, and the preservation of genealogical records.  The ArlingtonVirginia, based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian, seeking excellence in publications, educational offerings, research guidance, and opportunities to interact with other genealogists.  Please visit the NGS Pressroom for further information.






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