Author: gsmith

Durham newspaper to be digitized

  North Carolina is participating in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC) which is endeavoring to digitize historic newspapers across the country in order to make them available online for research. The Durham Daily Globe will be included in the list of titles […]

“Mastering Genealogical Proof” by Thomas Jones

Mastering Genealogical Proof from the National Genealogical Society website: Pre-order your copy today of this essential guide to genealogical  research today. The National Genealogical Society presents this important work as part of its Special Topic series. As a unique textbook on genealogical methods and reasoning in the twentyfirst century, Mastering Genealogical Proof guides readers in acquiring genealogical skills […]

Newspapers to be digitized in 2013!

Digital NC, the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, has announced a new round of newspapers that are slated to be digitized in 2013 and contributed to the North Carolina Newspapers project. Among them is Durham’s own The Carolina Times  from 1965 – 1972. Digital NC is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at UNC-CH. They work with […]

Durham County Library’s Extended Hours

From Lynn Richardson – Dear Friends of the North Carolina Collection, We’ve expanded our hours to include Saturdays 10:00-5:00. Lauren Havens, MLS, UNC-Chapel Hill, and former NC Collection volunteer, is the Saturday staff person. See the press release below for more details. Collection hours are: Mon.                     12:30-9 Tues.-Thurs.      10-5 Fri.     […]

Finding Your Ancestors in the Records of the North Carolina State Archives – Sept 24

The Friends of the North Carolina State Archives Presents, “Finding Your Ancestors in the Records of the North Carolina State Archives” Saturday, September 24, 2011 Click here for registration information Location: North Carolina State Archives Auditorium, 109 East Jones St., Raleigh, NC Schedule of Events: 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM Registration Walk-ins are welcome. However, […]