Friday, August 17, 2012

Brown Bag on Researching Civil War Family Members

Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch
on Thursday, August 23rd, 2012
State Library of Massachusetts
Room 442, State House
12 until 1:30 PM

Bring your lunch and join us to hear Connie Reik, Government Publications Coordinator at Tisch Library at Tufts University, speak about researching family members who served in the Civil War. With the continued sesquicentennial of the War much in the news, the interest in this major part of American history is stronger than ever.

To register, please go to

You may also register by calling the Reference Department at 617-727-2590 or by e-mailing to

Future Brown Bags will include: 
  • Thursday, September 20th
    Elaine Grublin, The Massachusetts Historical Society, Civil War Papers of the Society with emphasis on the Battle of Antietam and its 150th anniversary
  • Tuesday, October 25th
    Alexandra S. Barker, The U.S. Census Bureau, The 2010 Census 
  • Thursday, October 25th
    Dr. Marcia Hohn, The Immigrant Learning Center, Massachusetts Immigrant Entrepreneurs
     Tuesday, December 11th
  • Dr. Beryl Rosenthal, Executive Director, The Waterworks Museum, The History of Water in Massachusetts