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Thursday 14 February 2019
09:00am
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    Library Tour - 09:00am - 10:00am  Free Richmond Villa Tour

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Free, members only but bookings are essential

    The SAG MIDAS collection has a wide range of primary records such as manuscripts, photos, diaries and family histories – many of which are not held anywhere else! Explore highlights of the collections and take a guided tour. Why not stay on after the tour and do some research? Limit 10.

10:00am
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    Webinar - 10:30am - 05:00pm  Webinar Season Ticket - February to April 2019

    Only available until 4 February.

    By booking a Webinar Season Ticket you will be able to view every standard webinar we hold between February-April, either live or by watching the recording later. You book and pay once. We'll set you up in each webinar and send you the confirmation link. And in addition you'll get one webinar free - so this quarter you get 6  for the price of 5. The webinars covered by the Season Ticket this quarter are:

    • British Newspaper Archives, Aoife O'Connor, 5 February
    • Double helix history, Jerome de Groot, 27 February
    • Oops, I wish I'd checked the original, Angela Phippen, 8 March
    • Using Wikitree for DNA and projects, Veronica Williams, 25 March
    • UK wills and probate before 1858, Heather Garnsey, 9 April
    • Tracing the origins of Chinese Australian ancestors, Kate Bagnall, 15 April

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    Research/Software Group - 10:30am - 12:30pm  Writing Discussion Group - The anatomy of old family letters

    Location: Richmond Villa, 120 Kent Street Sydney (more information here)

    Presenter: Barry Ridding   Bookings essential: $12 members, $17 non-members

    When we look at old letters the prose in them can be very flowery or verbose. Barry Ridding will explain the ins and outs of old letter writing, looking at the language, tone and punctuation.