North Hills Genealogists present Speaker David Grinnell from Pitt–Tuesday, January 15, 7:00pm

North Hills Genealogists present… Behind the Doors and into the Boxes with speaker David Grinnell

Tuesday, January 15, 7:00pm

Simulcast live for viewing at Shaler North Hills Library (from Northland Library).

Please register on the SNHL Library’s website.

David Grinnell, Coordinator of Archives and Manuscripts at the Archives & Special Collections Department at the University of Pittsburgh’s Library system, will speak this evening on the collections and resources held in the archives at Pitt that are of particular value in genealogical research. He will also present tools that promote access discovery in archives and discuss the strengths of the collections in Pitt’s archives.

Prior to his arrival at Pitt, Grinnell was the Chief Archivist at the Library and Archives Division at the Senator John Heinz History Center. A Michigan native, he graduated from Albion College with a Bachelor’s degree in History. In 2007, he received a Masters in Library and Information Sciences from the U. of Pittsburgh. Grinnell also engages in a variety of volunteer activities, only two of which are mentioned here: President of the Grinnell Family Association of America, and Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Allegheny City Society.