Find out what types of records are available at the Colorado State Archives and what happens behind the scenes from Kevin Luy, Collections and Processing Archivist.
Luy will disclose some tips for researchers from the perspective of the other side of the reference desk and provide an overview of the records at the Colorado State Archives with an emphasis on those of interest to genealogists and local history researchers.
Kevin Luy is a Collections and Processing Archivist at the Colorado State Archives with an MS-LIS from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Previously, he worked for the National Archives and Records Administration and the Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library located on the campus of Yale University. The Beinecke is one of the largest buildings in the world dedicated to rare books and manuscripts. Luy enjoyed working there because it houses the Gutenberg Bible and a first edition copy of John Audubon’s Birds of America.
As always, guests are welcome at this FhGS meeting on Wednesday, April 10, at 1:00 p.m.. There is ample parking and handicap access. Admission is free.
Foothills Genealogical Society supports genealogical research with educational programs, classes and field trips. FhGS also preserves and publishes historical records from Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson and Park counties. For more information, please visit http://www.foothillsgenealogy.org or write P.O. Box 150382, Lakewood CO 80215-0382.