Official Launch of the Rhode Island State Archives Online Catalog October 17, 2013

The following excerpt is from an article in the September 23, 2013 edition of golocalprov.com:
A Letter from John Hancock to Governor William Greene, dated December 16, 1782, which is now available for viewing thanks to the new State Archives Online Catalog.
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis has announced the official launch of the Rhode Island State Archives Online Catalog, a new tool which will make it easier for the general public, educators, students, historians, researchers, and journalists to find information immediately. Mollis will demonstrate the new State Archives Online Catalog during an official unveiling at Rhode Island College at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 17th, 2013 in Whipple Hall – Room 218.

To view the State Archives Online Catalog, visit www.sos.ri.gov and select the State Archives tab on the left. Once there, you may browse/search the State Archives Catalog.

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Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (www.FamilyRootsPublishing.com), writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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