Spring Research Getaway 2019



Spring Research Getaway 2019
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Spring Research Getaway, Boston, MA
June 13 – June 15, 2019


“The extended weekend format helped me to become comfortable working in one of the best repositories in the country. It is an experience that is both deeply humbling and deeply inspiring. Thank you!” —Research Getaway participant

Escape to Boston for three days of research, one-on-one consultations, an orientation, and social events while exploring the rich offerings at the NEHGS research library and benefiting from the knowledge of expert genealogists. Extended! Early registration deadline: March 8, 2019.

Program includes:

  • One-on-one consultations
  • Lectures
  • Extended access to the NEHGS library and archives
  • Orientation and tour
  • Welcome reception and group meals
  • Preparatory webinar and program webpage
Thursday, June 13
9 - 9:45 am Welcome, Introductions, refreshments, and consultation sign-up
10 - 10:30 am Lecture: Overview of NEHGS Collections, Alice Kane
10:30 - 11 am Lecture: Using the NEHGS Library Catalog and Digital Library, Anne Meringolo
11 am - 12 pm Library Tour (optional), meet on 7th floor
11 am - 5 pm Personal Research and Consultations
5 – 6 pm Light reception
6 – 9 pm Personal Research
Friday, June 14  
9 am Refreshments and consultation sign-up
9:15 - 10:15 am Group Discussion: Topic TBD
10:30 am - 5 pm Personal Research and Consultations
5 - 6 pm   Dinner
6 - 9 pm   Personal Research
Saturday, June 15  
9 am Refreshments and consultation sign-up
9:15 - 10:15 am Lecture: Topic TBD
10:30 am - 5 pm Personal Research and Consultations

Cancellation Policy: Written cancellations received before April 12, 2019, will be subject to a $100 per person cancellation fee. No refund is possible after this date. Fees are based on group participation. There is no refund for services or portions of the tour not taken, or for participants who do not complete the tour.

Member Pricing: NEHGS members receive $150 discount on all of our research tours. Be sure you are logged in to see the applied member pricing. If you are not yet a member, join today to waive this surcharge.

Travel Insurance: We encourage participants to purchase travel insurance tailored to their individual needs to protect against unanticipated disruptions to their plans. NEHGS does not endorse or recommend any travel insurance company, but the following is a partial list of possible agents:

Access America 1-800-284-8300
Travel Insurance Services 1-800-937-1387
Travel Guard Insurance 1-800-826-4919
HTH Worldwide 1-888-243-2358