WAGS November Meeting – The Dreaded Thirteenth Tennessee Union Cavalry!

The Watauga Association of Genealogists will meet at the Johnson City Public Library, 100 West Millard Street, on Tuesday Nov 4th at 6:30 p.m.

Our speaker will be Melanie Storie, author and ETSU lecturer, who will speak about her book, “The Dreaded Thirteenth Tennessee Union Cavalry”, a history of the volunteer Union cavalry regiment formed in Northeast Tennessee during the Civil War.  Melanie is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and is a member of several historical associations. For additional information, please contact Allen Burdette, 423 610-7109 or visit our web site athttp://www.wagsnetn.org/.

The Care and Preservation of Family Papers Workshop!

On Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 1-3pm the Archives of Appalachia, located on the ETSU Campus, is hosting a free workshop entitled Family Treasures: The Care and Preservation of Family Papers in conjunction with the Reece Museum’s exhibit, The DeVault Tavern. The workshop will be held in the Archives of Appalachia on the 4th floor of ETSU’s Sherrod Library and will focus on simple methods for handling, preserving, and storing family papers.

We still have plenty of space available if you or your fellow WAGS would like to join us! We are encouraging individuals to bring one or two items for preservation advice. We are asking that individuals register by contacting me at  smithle1@etsu.edu or 423.439.6990.

Take advantage of this free workshop.

 

Important Information About WAGS Password

BOOK SALE INFORMATION

IF YOU HAVE FORGOTTEN YOUR PASSWORD TO THE WAGS WEBSITE PLEASE EMAIL:  wags@wagsnetn.org   AND PUT  PASSWORD IN THE SUBJECT LINE WITH YOUR NAME.

This is the quickest way to receive your password.  If you have been a member for more than a couple of months, you have already received the password in an email from WAGS a few months ago.

Thank you.

Book Sale Notice: The Collection of Mr. Robert T. Nave

ROBERT T NAVE BOOK COLLECTION SALE
A rare opportunity for WAGS members.
Mr. Robert T. Nave, a genealogist, historian and long-time member of WAGS, is selling his book collection due to poor health. It is his desire that WAGS members be permitted to purchase the books before placing them on the open market.

An inventory of the books may be viewed by entering our “Member’s Only” section of the website. Click on the Book Sale link and you will have access to the book list as well as instructions on how to order.

Please note: this sale is on a first come – first served basis. 
The offer to the WAGS members closes Oct. 30, 2014.
After Oct. 30,  the remaining books will be sold on the open market, (book dealers, eBay, etc.)
If you have any questions, contact Margaret at mhougland@gmail.com or (423) 302-0630.  If you have forgotten the password to enter the website send an email to:  wags@wagsnetn.org  with Password in the subject line and your name.  The password will be sent to you.

October WAGS Meeting

The Watauga Association of Genealogists will meet at the Johnson City Public Library, 100 West Millard Street, on Tuesday Oct 7th at 6:30 p.m.

Our meeting will be on the “Family Search Program”, a follow up to the August workshop, Family Search.org.  There will be an open forum for those attending the meeting to exchange ideas and ask questions about using Family Search.

For additional information, please contact Allen Burdette, 423 610-7109 or visit our web site at    http://www.wagsnetn.org/.