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About IGS

Go to: Awards   Board of Directors   Bylaws   Chapters of IGS   Civil War Society
Committees   Conference   County Genealogists   Grants   Librarians Scholarship
Policy and Procedures Manual   Purpose  Researchers List  Seminar   Standing Rules  Territorial Guard Society  

Awards

The society bestows various awards to honor achievements in the field of Indiana genealogy:

Board of Directors

The society's Board of Directors is an elected body composed of officers (serving 2-year terms) as well as district directors (serving 3-year terms), who represent IGS members in each district of Indiana.

Bylaws (PDF format)

The society's bylaws detail how the society functions.

Chapters of IGS

IGS welcomes genealogy groups from across the state to become part of a larger network, and enjoy the benefits of association with the Indiana Genealogical Society.

Civil War Society

IGS has a lineage society, the Society of Civil War Families of Indiana, for members who can trace their descendancy from a Hoosier ancestor who served in the Union Army during the Civil War.

Committees

IGS is run by volunteers in various positions.

Conference

Each April the Indiana Genealogical Society holds a one-day conference and conducts an annual meeting of the membership.

County Genealogists

IGS appoints individuals as Indiana County Genealogists to act as a liaison for genealogists in each county.

Grants

IGS annually bestows grants to genealogical organizations in Indiana.

Library Staff Educational Scholarship

IGS annually awards a scholarship to a library employee to help them increase their genealogical knowledge and thus better serve the public.

Policy and Procedures Manual (PDF format)

The society's policy and procedures manual details the responsibilities of various positions.

Purpose

The Indiana Genealogical Society has several stated purposes.

Researchers List

IGS maintains an updated listing of individuals who are willing to do on-site research in various areas of Indiana.

Seminar

The Indiana Genealogical Society conducts a seminar at locations around the state. The seminar provides educational resources as well as the opportunity for genealogists to network.

Standing Rules (PDF format)

The society's standing rules detail how the society functions.

Territorial Guard Society

The Indiana Genealogical Society has a lineage society, the Territorial Guard Society of Indiana, for members who can trace their descendancy from an ancestor who lived within the boundaries of present-day Indiana on or before December 11, 1816 (the date of Indiana statehood).




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