Archival research focus of Kentucky Archives Institute in July
FRANKFORT, Ky. - "Reflections of the Past” will be the theme of the 24th annual Kentucky Archives Institute, scheduled for July 11, 2008, at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, 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 Ron Elliott, author of “Through the Eyes of Lincoln”; James Holmberg, The Filson Historical Society; Kandie Adkinson, Kentucky’s Secretary of State Land Office; Brandon Slone, Military Records and Research Library, Department of Military Affairs; and David Kirkpatrick and Walter Bowman, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.
A registration fee of $45 includes attendance at the Institute from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., lunch and all materials. Deadline for registration is July 3, 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, please visit the KDLA website at http://www.kdla.ky.gov/events/friendsinstitute08.htm or contact Valerie Edgeworth at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives at 502-564-8300, ext. 246.