Michelle D. Novak, MI
Revolutionary and Civil War Research: New and Overlooked Resources
Believe it or not, researching your Revolutionary and Civil War ancestors has just gotten a lot more interesting. In this talk, we’ll look at some under-used resources at the State level, a whole new collection at the NYPL, and the digital changes happening at NARA—which brings more access at the same time that records are being retired to deep storage.
[Presented March 28, 2016.]
Michelle D. Novak, MI, is a brand-designer (mnd.nyc) which serves finserv, education, and technology; a genealogist; and a teacher. She received a Master of Information Archives and Preservation (summa cum laude) from Rutgers University, holds a BFA from RISD, and professional certificates from BU, Gen-Fed, and GRIP. Novak is former trustee of the Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC) and Genealogical Society of New Jersey. She also serves as NHPRC Grant Administrator for the New Jersey Early Land Records Project at the New Jersey State Archives; Editor of the GSBC’s national award-winning newsletter, The Archivist; and is involved with numerous transcription, indexing, publicity, and digitization projects. (She is also the designer of the History Camp logo and website.)
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