Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting & Program - NARA Archivist Beth Bensman Levitt "Overview of NARA"- Saturday, June 1st - 10 am - noon

May 28, 2013

 

Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting

 

At the David Library of the American Revolution

 

Saturday, June 1, 2013, 10 am to 12 noon


 

Overview of NARA at Philadelphia

 

with Archivist Beth Bensman Levitt


What is the National Archives? How is the Archives at Philadelphia different from the one in DC?  Want to know how to use the National Archives to research your family history?  This class introduces you to the basics including: What are our most popular records?  Where should you start?  How can we help you?

 

 

NARA at Philadelphia

 

 

Beth Bensman Levitt, a Certified Archivist, is currently an Archives Specialist for the National Archives at Philadelphia.  She received her undergraduate degree from Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana) and her MA from Florida State University (Tallahassee, Florida).  Beth has previously held positions at the Presbyterian Historical Society and Thomas Jefferson University, both in Philadelphia, and the University of Georgia in Athens, and Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  While her career has encompassed all areas of archival management, Beth has a particular affinity for outreach, access, and reference.

 

For more information about the Bucks County Genealogical Society please visit their website HERE.