Institute on Genealogical Research (N.I.G.R.), at the National
Washington D.C. and College Park, Maryland, is an intensive
on-site examination of federal records. Designed for experienced
researchers, it is not an introduction to genealogy.
The 2013 program
focuses on commonly used records such as immigration, military,
American, and naturalization. Complementing those core lectures
presentations on lesser-known federal records useful to family
group spends one day at Archives II in College Park, Maryland,
there are optional
evening sessions at the Library of Congress and the DAR library.
Enrollment is limited. Application
brochures will be mailed early February 2013. The class fills very quickly. Tuition is $350 for
applications postmarked on, or before, 15 May 2013, or $400
Scholarships are available. Add your name to our mailing list to
receive a brochure
by either filling out the Mailing
Form; e-mailing us; or
writing to NIGR, P.O. Box 118, Greenbelt, MD 20768-0118.
has been a leader in genealogical education since
its founding in 1950. It was incorporated in 1989 as a non-profit
organization. Trustees are representatives of the American Society
Genealogists, Association of Professional Genealogists, Board for
of Genealogists, Federation of Genealogical Societies, National
Society, and the institute's alumni association. The National
non-voting member, provides strong support.