Monthly Archives for July, 2013



GRIP 2013 Day 3

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by
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Day 3 began early. In my experience, Wednesday is the hardest day of an institute. The adrenaline of starting has largely burned off, leaving fatigue in its wake. It was a good day in Bridging the Gap, though. Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, led off with a presentation called Military Resources: State and Local Archives. Despite technical difficulties, Paula succeeded in convincing the class that these lesser known Continue reading the story "GRIP 2013 Day 3"

GRIP 2013 Days 1 and 2

Posted on: July 24th, 2013 by
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Long, busy days, good food, new friends: Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Monday morning classes started in my course, Bridging the 1780-1840 Gap: from New England to the Midwest. Our course coordinator, D. Joshua Taylor, arrived in the nick of time from filming Genealogy Roadshow on the West Coast and dove in with introductions. Our course has thirty-five students from Virginia, Colorado, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Maine, Continue reading the story "GRIP 2013 Days 1 and 2"

GRIP 2013 Begins!

Posted on: July 22nd, 2013 by
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Today, July 21, was the start of this year's Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP). About 175 genealogists from all over the country are gathering at LaRoche College in Pittsburgh's North Hills area for five days of genealogical education and networking. This year's GRIP offers six courses: