Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
Archival research focus of Kentucky Archives Institute in July
FRANKFORT, Ky. – "Reflections of the Past” is the theme of the 26th annual Kentucky Archives Institute. The event will be held July 9, 2010, at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA), 300 Coffee Tree Road, Frankfort. The Institute, sponsored by the Friends of Kentucky Public Archives Inc., provides information for scholars, general researchers and genealogists interested in archival research.
Featured speakers at this year's event include Mel Arnold, past-president of the Louisville Genealogical Society; Kandie Adkinson, Kentucky Land Office; and Walter Bowman and Lisa Thompson, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Participants also will have the opportunity to tour the Kentucky State Archives.
A registration fee of $45 includes attendance at the Institute from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., lunch and all materials. Deadline for registration is July 2, and seating is limited to 50. Registrations should be sent to: Friends of Kentucky Public Archives Inc., ATTN: Kentucky Archives Institute, P. O. Box 4224, Frankfort, Ky. 40604.
For further information or to see a detailed schedule for the event, please visit the KDLA website at http://www.kdla.ky.gov/events/friendsinstitute10.htm or contact Tim Tingle at KDLA at 502-564-8300, ext. 251.