You may remember that back on May 8, 2012 Kathryn Barrett was our featured speaker for our genealogy program for that month. She provided the audience with a large amount of handouts on that evening. These handouts were from the Great Lakes Regional office of the National Archives Records Administration (NARA) that she was familiar with at that location as part of her volunteer work she does there.
I have finally been able to process all of these documents into PDF format with the intent of making them available on this blog under a new Page that I will be creating titled “National Archives Research Aids”.
By no means is this the totality of material that is available from NARA, but it does represent a good amount of the handout material that you can find at the local Great Lakes Regional office in Chicago, IL.
You will find 22 documents that Kathryn provided to me under this new page at the top of the blog. It did take me some time to get these into PDF and into the draft new page I have been working on. I am almost ready to create the final version of this new page.
So you will soon have another part of the blog to refer to when it will come to some interesting Aids/Guides from NARA that are worth taking a look at to make you more aware of material that is in the possession of the Great Lakes Regional Archives.
I will let you know via a new post that the new page exists and is ready for you to access.
Right now, I guess you would call this a “teaser” that indicates it is coming!
I am so thankful that Kathryn provided me with this massive amount of paper that I was able to convert to PDF format, especially since I really did not see these same documents already in existence at the NARA or Great Lakes Regional websites.
I will let you know when you can jump in with both feet and look at them under the new blog page name.
Thank you Kathryn for thinking of me and providing me with all of the paper copies.
Schaumburg Township District Library