How to House Your Collection

We thought you might like this series of videos by the State Library of Queensland. The second in the series is Caring for Collections: How to House Your Collection.    

How to Care for Your Collection

We thought you might like this series of videos by the State Library of Queensland. The first one is about caring for your collection. Take the first steps in caring for your family history collection — sorting, creating an inventory … Read more

It’s a wrap!

December already! What a momentous year its been for us all. This time 12 months ago the NSW & ACT Association of family History Societies Conference was a long way in the future and now we’re looking forward to a … Read more

Family History Writing Workshop Success

Thank you to Dr Rae Luckie for hosting a fantastic Introduction to Writing and Researching Your Family History Workshop. Dr Luckie talked about life writing and showed lots of examples from genealogy to memoir fiction, overcoming the terror of the … Read more

Packing for Camden

We’re busy packing our suitcase for the 2016 NSW & ACT Association of Family History Societies Conference that will be held in Camden this weekend. Lots of exciting things on the program and an opportunity to meet up with family … Read more

Earning a crust

Saturday 2 April we’ll be welcoming Laurence (Laurie) Turtle to Orange City Library to talk about Earning a crust – a practical examination of how to access employment records. This is a new and highly practical talk for family history … Read more

Preserving your family papers

As part of the State Library’s touring program on Thursday 29 October 2015 a conservator from the State Library will present a practical workshop on preserving your family history collections, including letters, journals and photographs. The free workshop will be … Read more

Five Minutes with Trudi Mayfield

What Is Your Latest Project? I’m the Project Officer for the Centenary of WWI Community Committee documenting the servicemen and women who signed up for the war in Orange.  The main aim is to identify men and women from the … Read more

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