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The '''Minnesota Genealogical Society'''
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The '''Minnesota Genealogical Society'''  
  
== Benefits ==
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== Benefits ==
  
Minnesota Genealogical Society member benefits include:
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Minnesota Genealogical Society member benefits include:  
  
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- Free entrance to the Minnesota Genealogical Society Library and Research Center.
  
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- Subscription to ''Minnesota Genealogist'', the quarterly journal of MGS.
  
- Free entrance to the Minnesota Genealogical Society Library and Research Center.
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- Online subscription to Minnesota Families, the monthly newsletter of MGS.  
  
- Subscription to ''Minnesota Genealogist'', the quarterly journal of MGS.
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- Discounts at Society classes, workshops and conferences.  
  
- Online subscription to Minnesota Families, the monthly newsletter of MGS.
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- Free participation in MGS Learning Groups.  
 
 
- Discounts at Society classes, workshops and conferences.
 
 
 
- Free participation in MGS Learning Groups.
 
  
 
== History of '''<font size="5" face="Times New Roman">t</font>'''he society  ==
 
== History of '''<font size="5" face="Times New Roman">t</font>'''he society  ==
  
The Minnesota Genealogical Society was founded in 1969 to promote family history and help people with Minnesota connections find their ancestry.
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The Minnesota Genealogical Society was founded in 1969 to promote family history and help people with Minnesota connections find their ancestry.  
  
 
== Society Officers  ==
 
== Society Officers  ==
  
2009-2010 Minnesota Genealogical Society Officers:
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2009-2010 Minnesota Genealogical Society Officers:  
 
 
 
 
  
President: J. H. Fonkert
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President: J. H. Fonkert  
  
1st Vice President: Terry Kita
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1st Vice President: Terry Kita  
  
2nd Vice President: Jennifer de Fiebre
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2nd Vice President: Jennifer de Fiebre  
  
Treasurer: Valerie Morrison
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Treasurer: Valerie Morrison  
  
Secretary: David Suddarth
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Secretary: David Suddarth  
  
Past President: Robin Panlener
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Past President: Robin Panlener  
  
 
== Society Projects  ==
 
== Society Projects  ==
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=== FamilySearch Wiki Projects  ===
 
=== FamilySearch Wiki Projects  ===
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'''A wiki article describing an online collections is found at:'''
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[[Minnesota, Stevens County Genealogical Society Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Minnesota, Stevens County Genealogical Society Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
=== Past Projects  ===
 
=== Past Projects  ===
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== Publications  ==
 
== Publications  ==
  
The Minnesota Genealogical Society produces two publications for members and subscribers.
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The Minnesota Genealogical Society produces two publications for members and subscribers.  
 
 
  
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- ''Minnesota Genealogist ''-- a quarterly journal focused on genealogical education.
  
- ''Minnesota Genealogist ''-- a quarterly journal focused on genealogical education.
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- ''Minnesota Families ''-- a monthly digital newsletter focused on current Society news.  
 
 
- ''Minnesota Families ''-- a monthly digital newsletter focused on current Society news.
 
  
 
== Newsletters  ==
 
== Newsletters  ==
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== Collections  ==
 
== Collections  ==
  
The Minnesota Genealogical Society Library and Research Center houses more than 25,000 books, journals, microfilms, maps and other reference materials.&nbsp; Among the library's holdings are collections of the Irish Genealogical Society&nbsp;International, the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International, the Ostfriesien Genealogical Society of America, the Norwegian-American Genealogical Association, the Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, the Pommern Regional Group, the Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, the Yankee Genealogical Society and the Canadian Genealogical and Heritage Society of Minnesota.
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The Minnesota Genealogical Society Library and Research Center houses more than 25,000 books, journals, microfilms, maps and other reference materials.&nbsp; Among the library's holdings are collections of the Irish Genealogical Society&nbsp;International, the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International, the Ostfriesien Genealogical Society of America, the Norwegian-American Genealogical Association, the Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, the Pommern Regional Group, the Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, the Yankee Genealogical Society and the Canadian Genealogical and Heritage Society of Minnesota.  
  
 
== Events  ==
 
== Events  ==
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=== Workshops  ===
 
=== Workshops  ===
  
 
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October 1-2, 2010 -- North Star Genealogy Conference, featuring Thomas W. Jones, CG.  
 
 
October 1-2, 2010 -- North Star Genealogy Conference, featuring Thomas W. Jones, CG.
 
  
 
=== Board Meetings  ===
 
=== Board Meetings  ===
  
The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Genealogical Society meets six times per year in January, March, May, July, September and November.&nbsp; The Society's governing documents can be viewed on the Society's website [http://www.mngs.org www.mngs.org].
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The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Genealogical Society meets six times per year in January, March, May, July, September and November.&nbsp; The Society's governing documents can be viewed on the Society's website [http://www.mngs.org www.mngs.org].  
  
 
=== Training Meetings  ===
 
=== Training Meetings  ===
  
== Frequently Asked Questions  ==
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1. Where is the Minnesota Genealogical Society locate?  
 
 
;Q. What are the directions to the society?
 
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;Q. What are the society's hours of operation?
 
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A: The MGS Library and Research Center is located at 1185 Concord St. N., South St. Paul, Minnesota, 55175, approximately 3 miles south of downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.
  
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Established

The Minnesota Genealogical Society

Benefits

Minnesota Genealogical Society member benefits include:

- Free entrance to the Minnesota Genealogical Society Library and Research Center.

- Subscription to Minnesota Genealogist, the quarterly journal of MGS.

- Online subscription to Minnesota Families, the monthly newsletter of MGS.

- Discounts at Society classes, workshops and conferences.

- Free participation in MGS Learning Groups.

History of the society

The Minnesota Genealogical Society was founded in 1969 to promote family history and help people with Minnesota connections find their ancestry.

Society Officers

2009-2010 Minnesota Genealogical Society Officers:

President: J. H. Fonkert

1st Vice President: Terry Kita

2nd Vice President: Jennifer de Fiebre

Treasurer: Valerie Morrison

Secretary: David Suddarth

Past President: Robin Panlener

Society Projects

Current Projects

FamilySearch Wiki Projects

A wiki article describing an online collections is found at:

Minnesota, Stevens County Genealogical Society Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Past Projects

Publications

The Minnesota Genealogical Society produces two publications for members and subscribers.

- Minnesota Genealogist -- a quarterly journal focused on genealogical education.

- Minnesota Families -- a monthly digital newsletter focused on current Society news.

Newsletters

Collections

The Minnesota Genealogical Society Library and Research Center houses more than 25,000 books, journals, microfilms, maps and other reference materials.  Among the library's holdings are collections of the Irish Genealogical Society International, the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International, the Ostfriesien Genealogical Society of America, the Norwegian-American Genealogical Association, the Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, the Pommern Regional Group, the Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota, the Yankee Genealogical Society and the Canadian Genealogical and Heritage Society of Minnesota.

Events

Society Meetings

Workshops

October 1-2, 2010 -- North Star Genealogy Conference, featuring Thomas W. Jones, CG.

Board Meetings

The Board of Directors of the Minnesota Genealogical Society meets six times per year in January, March, May, July, September and November.  The Society's governing documents can be viewed on the Society's website www.mngs.org.

Training Meetings

1. Where is the Minnesota Genealogical Society locate?

A: The MGS Library and Research Center is located at 1185 Concord St. N., South St. Paul, Minnesota, 55175, approximately 3 miles south of downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.