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Author Archives: John Smiley
Beginning this past week, the AFHS library will be opening one evening per month. This will likely remain the second Tuesday of every month for the time-being. This past Tuesday was my first shift as a library volunteer, and since … Continue reading
Thanks to help from one of my fellow volunteers at the AFHS library, I learned just how much is available from Library and Archives Canada (LAC). However, it was readily apparent that actually finding relevant information wasn’t the most intuitive … Continue reading
I am impressed by the authors of family history books. They just seem to know so darn much, don’t they? And while their audience may be limited, they write nonetheless. One such researcher and author has been a tremendous boon … Continue reading
A blog comment on my post about online resources left by Diane Rogers at the BCGS pointed out that she hosts a monthly online chat. Log in and ask a question about Canadian genealogy, the BCGS journal or website, one of BCGS’ … Continue reading