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Certificate in Genealogy & Family History

Approved by the UW Department of History 

Certificates » Genealogy & Family History
Program Features
  • Development and completion of a personal research project
  • One-on-one consultation with instructors and written feedback on projects
  • Access to databases and interlibrary loan at UW libraries
Who Should Apply
  • Individuals interested in investigating and preserving their family history
  • Teachers, librarians and others involved in genealogy and historical research
Learn to do professional-level genealogical research into your family history. Work with an array of resources  including cemetery, military and naturalization records  to help you uncover fascinating stories about your ancestors. Conduct research that illuminates the political, economic and social context of your family’s past. Interpret historical documents and photographs. Develop interviewing techniques. Gain problem-solving strategies to overcome investigative roadblocks. Produce a substantial narrative of your family’s unique story.
Key Outcome
You will learn to use a range of research tools and techniques in both genealogy and history to explore and preserve your family’s past.
Start Location Program ID Status
Autumn 2016  Details Details UW Seattle 5380 In Development
Autumn 2015  Details Details UW Seattle 5134 Closed
Course Dates Days Instructor
Genealogy & Family History Oct 8 - Dec 17, 2015 Th Riggs Osborn, Little
Research Sources & Strategies Jan 7 - Mar 10, 2016 Th Riggs Osborn, Little
Research Seminar in Genealogy & Family History Mar 31 - Jun 2, 2016 Th Riggs Osborn, Little
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