28 April 2014

Jamboree - Meet the Speakers: Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA

Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA, is the author of The ‘Lost Pensions’: Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 April 1838 and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised). He has co-authored several books relating to records in Northern Virginia. He has authored articles in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Family Chronicle and other genealogical publications.

He is the President and CEO of Heritage Books, Inc., a genealogical publishing firm with over 4,900 titles in print. A professional genealogical and historical researcher for more than twenty-eight years, he specializes in the records of the National Archives, especially those that relate to the military.
He was the Clan Scott Genealogist (1985-2000). He is a member of the Company of Military Historians, has been a Governor-at-Large of the Virginia Genealogical Society, on the editorial board of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, and is a Director of the Association of Professional Genealogists. A faculty member for several years of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Samford University and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, he was awarded the Grahame T. Smallwood, Jr. Award in 2008 and the UGA Silver Tray Award in 2009.

FR008 Friday June 6, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Navy and Marine Corps Records

Since the time of the Revolution the federal government has created records on Navy and Marine Corps personnel. This lecture will look at the finding aids and records and provide information on how to effectively and efficiently research in these records.

FR022 Friday June 6, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Treasury Records: Follow the Money

Many times where federal money is involved and the original records cannot be located they can be found in Treasury records. This lecture will look at the finding aid and some of the records.

SA017 Saturday June 7, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Scottish Military Records

Prior to unification there was a Scottish army, after there were Scottish regiments in the British Army. This lecture will examine the differences and the places for research.

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