Author Archives: GRIPitt

Tips and Tricks for Getting the Course You Want

Genealogy can be a solitary pursuit. Where can you go to not only learn new tricks, websites, and records but also enjoy the company of like-minded individuals? Well, “summer camp for genealogists,” of course! GRIP is an institute which offers … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Documentation–Who Needs It?

Ever wonder just how important documentation is in our research? With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this unique course that will give you reasons and methods … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Old Northwest Territory

Have research in the states of the Old Northwest Territory? With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this never-before-offered course that will have you researching … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Eastern European Research

Today’s post is from Amy Wachs, J.D., course coordinator of “Tracing Your Roots in Eastern Europe.” With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on this brand-new course … Continue reading

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In Their Words: How to Research in Your Slippers

Bunny slippers? Everyone’s dream, right? With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out on the course that will have you researching in federal records from home and planning a … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Writing Courses, pt. 2

This is one of a series of posts to let the course coordinators describe their GRIP courses to you. With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out … Continue reading

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In Their Words: Writing Courses

This is one of a series of posts to let the course coordinators describe their GRIP courses to you. With registration for the six June 25-30 courses opening on Wednesday, February 22 at Noon Eastern, you won’t want to miss out … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania 1911 Birth and 1966 Death Records Released to Public

New Year, New Records! Today the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania released the 1911 births (105 years old) and 1966 death records (50 years old) which makes birth records publicly accessible from 1906 through 1911, and deaths 1906 through 1966. But just … Continue reading

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Institute Scholarships Announced!

Know the value of in-person, in-depth genealogical learning in a week-long course with like-minded individuals? Enjoy the interaction with your instructors and the others in your course? Like networking with others who are just as earnest as you are about … Continue reading

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GRIP 2017 Registration Dates Set

The Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) has set the opening of registration for its June 25-30, 2017, courses on Wednesday, February 22 at noon Eastern (9 a.m. Pacific). At that time a link to the registration page will take … Continue reading

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