National Institute on Genealogical Research
at the National Archives, Washington, DC
16-22 July 2006
A few places are still available at the discounted price!
The National Institute on Genealogical Research (N.I.G.R.), held at the National Archives in Washington D.C. and College Park, is an intensive program offering on-site examination of federal records. Designed for experienced researchers, it is not an Introduction to genealogy. The 2006 program focuses on immigration, military, land, cartographic, postal, African American, legislative records, and more, all at the National Archives. One day at Archives II in College Park, Maryland, and optional evening sessions at the Library of Congress and the DAR library are included.
Enrollment is limited, and a few seats are still open! Tuition is $350 for applications postmarked by 15 May, or $400 thereafter. For more information or to receive an application brochure, see the institute's Web site at www.rootsweb.com/~natgenin and add your name to the mail list; or request a brochure by e-mail to NatInsGen@juno.com; or write to NIGR, P.O. Box 724, Lanham, MD 20703-0724.
NIGR has been a leader in genealogical education since its founding in 1950. It was incorporated in 1989 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Trustees consist of representatives of the American Society of Genealogists, Association of Professional Genealogists, Board for Certification of Genealogists, Federation of Genealogical Societies, National Genealogical Society, and the institute's alumni association. The National Archives, a non-voting member, provides strong support.