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New Feature at GeneaBloggers: The Archive Lady Column

Melissa Barker - The Archive Lady

Are you looking for advice on how to research at an archive or repository? What about archiving your personal history artifacts and preserving them for the future? Starting on Thursday, September 15th, GeneaBloggers will provide a new feature . . . The Archive Lady!

A regular advice column by Melissa Barker, archivist at the Houston County (TN) Archives, The Archive Lady will provide educational information and advice related to archival methods and research. If you have a question about researching in archives for The Archive Lady, send an email with your question to:

Melissa Barker - The Archive Lady

Introducing Melissa Barker, a.k.a. The Archive Lady

Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Records Manager currently working as the Houston County, Tennessee Archivist, a position she has held since 2010. She is also a Professional Genealogist lecturing, teaching and writing about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual webinar presentations all across the United States for genealogical and historical societies. She writes a popular blog entitled A Genealogist in the Archives. In 2016, she became the Reviews Editor for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) magazine FORUM. She has written articles for many genealogy and archive publications such as the Society of American Archivists, Society of Tennessee Archivists, Ansearchin’ News and the FGS FORUM Magazine just to name a few. She has been researching her own family history for the past 26 years.

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Stay tuned! The Archive Lady will appear on Thursday, 15 September 2016, right here at GeneaBloggers.

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