American Ancestors Virtual Preservation Roadshow

Virtual Preservation Roadshow presented by New England Historic Genealogical Society
Greetings,   I hope this finds you well. I wanted to bring to attention a unique and interesting virtual program we are hosting later in June. I thought you may be interested in sharing with your members.    American Ancestors and the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the oldest and largest genealogical organization in the world, is holding a Virtual Preservation Roadshow, led by archivists and conservators, that will teach best practices on surveying, handling, and storing valued family materials. Experts will offer advice on how to care for items in a personal family collection so that they can be preserved indefinitely.   The event opens virtually beginning Friday, June 5, with participant access to recorded lectures and hand-outs, and culminates with a live Q&A encounter among experts, conservators, and participants between 2:00–3:30 p.m. (EDT) on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21.   The program participation fee is US$85.00. Registration is open, with a limited number of seats available.  Reservations may be made by clicking here.   Participants in the Virtual Preservation Roadshow will receive: Access to 3+ hours of instructional video, plus handouts, articles, and templates Personalized advice from a qualified archivist or conservator on one family item*(*Note: experts will not provide monetary appraisals in this feature) Access to a gallery of submitted items by other participants and the expert advice they generated Special discounts on American Ancestors | NEHGS products and virtual door prizes Participation in a live Q&A with instructors and a selection of submitted items for discussion – Extended access to materials, recordings, and resources on until September 30, 2020.   To read the full press release and for more details, please click here.   Thank you for your time and we hope to virtually see you at The Preservation Roadshow,   Don   Donald C. Reagan Director of Business Development American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society
American Ancestors and New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the nation’s most comprehensive resource for family history research. Members have access to expert family history services through the organization’s staff, original published scholarship, its data-rich website at, outstanding online educational opportunities, and a state-of-the-art research center located in downtown Boston. American Ancestors helps family historians of all levels explore their past and understand their families’ unique place in history.