ERIC Number: ED192779
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Institute on Ethnic Genealogy for Librarians. Performance Report and Guide for Participants.
Smith, Jessie Carney
An institute on ethnic genealogy for librarians held by Fisk University was designed to prepare librarians to collect, preserve, interpret, and disseminate materials on ethnic genealogy to meet the needs of pluralistic communities, and to create more widespread interest in collecting and preserving materials on ethnic genealogy to support future searches. The institute program included speakers who presented examples of genealogical searches, with emphasis on the special problems of such searches for persons of mixed heritage. Five local field trips and four out-of-town trips were held to explore archives and other sources of genealogical information. Appendices contain a detailed institute planning chart, list of staff and participants, and schedule of events. Emphasis was placed throughout the institute on evaluation by participants; the evaluation forms and results are appended. Also attached are progress reports on participants' follow-up activities, institute announcements in the press, and the institute guide for participants. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Fisk Univ., Nashville, TN.