My Ancestor Was a What?: Researching Huguenots and Walloons in Europe and America

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This presentation will detail the story of the Huguenots and Walloons with an eye toward helping genealogists find and interpret information about their European and early American ancestors. Participants will learn about: 1) the experiences of their ancestors in both Europe and America; 2) the available documentary sources of information (including rare European sources); and 3) current trends in Huguenot and Walloon scholarship.

Eric Roth possesses fifteen years’ experience in archives, historical, and fundraising work. He holds a Master’s degree in Library Science from SUNY Albany and worked as Archivist/Librarian and as Executive Director for Historic Huguenot Street in New Paltz, NY.
This jointly sponsored NYG&B and NYPL  lecture is free and no registration is required. It will held in The New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue, between 40th & 42nd Streets.


Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 5:30pm
The New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue between 40th & 42nd Streets, NYC
The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society
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