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Simsbury DAR Chapter Donates Funds to Purchase New Microfilm Reader-Printer

Volume 4 Issue 4 October 1997

The Abigail Phelps Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution found itself in a unique position this year and able to fulfill the Library’s need for a new Canon 90 Microprinter.

Miss Irene Welden Contributes Books

Volume 4 Issue 3 August 1997

The Library’s Board of Trustees are most grateful to Miss Irene Welden for her gift of about four hundred books. Miss Welden built her collection of genealogical books as she researched her own family history. The books, which generally cover subjects in the northeastern United States, have been catalogued and shelved and each bears a bookplate honoring Miss Welden as the donor.

Spring Open House to Be Held (and other stories)

Volume 4 Issue 2 May 1997

Gather your charts and notes and bring them to Open House from 10 AM to 3 PM on May 10th. Librarian Stephen Simon will be joined by volunteers to help get beginners started and assist the more advanced genealogists with those thorny problems that can stall research.

The Search For Shamrocks in Simsbury (and other stories)

Volume 4 Issue 1 March 1997

A stroll through the old cemetery across from St. Bernard’s Church in Tariffville is a step back in time to the days when ambitious emigrants from Ireland came to the Simsbury area in search of work and new home in America.

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