Recent Blog Posts

bpl postcard
The Value of Open Public Records
Records and Repositories
Rate this blog entry:
10849762 815727755140585 6825543623968073505 n
MGC's NERGC Panel on Open Records: Citizens Can Make a Difference
General Legislation
Rate this blog entry:
How many deaths before the SSDI gets updated again?
Legislation Federal
Rate this blog entry:

MGC Blog Tag Cloud

Public Records HR 295 Kate Auspitz Programs Vital Records communication Massachusetts mail forwarding Lame Duck SSDI Federal public access Fred Moss volunteers Legislative Ethnicity 2012 Seminar Helen Shaw Virginia Advocacy War of 1812 Rep. Richard Nugent (FL) legislation Mary Ellen Grogran FGS Conference IGS S-1534 Presidential Citation medical pedigree Annual Meeting and Seminar Teresa Scott State legislation Identity Theft HR6205 access RPAC NAPHSIS threats to access threats to access SSA Virginia Records Access DPH Barbara Mathews introduction Records Access FGS Delaware land records Kenneth Ryesky Massachusetts New Hampshire New Hampshire Social Security Administration Alfred DeMaria New Jersey Jacobson v Massachusetts Genealogy Georgia ISJGS S1534 IAJGS identity fraud fraud legislation DMF Jan Meisels Allen DMF; SSDI; Tax Fraud; legislation State archives APG Advocacy funding 2014 Seminar Tennessee Tennessee Lou Szucs NFOIC Judy Russell Sponsors S3432 NEHGS Society Showcase Harold Henderson Speakers Henning Jacobson Access Rep. Sam Johnson (TX) Legal Genealogist records access Jan Alpert Bruce Cohen Senate family medical history humane inheritable disease Pennsylvania Georgia State House Free Annual Meeting Linda McCleary Tax Fraud Open Access Presenters Ancestry Georgia Archives Education RPAC open access blog Transparency FOIA Instruction MGC Randy Seaver Richard McCoy Melinde Byrne medical profile Alvie Davidson records access TIGTA audit archives David Rencher Richard Nugent Annual Seminar NGS Congress Stan Nyberg online registration Michael J. Astrue outreach Arkansas Health pedigree Elections HR295 State Library HR3475 civil records pensions DMF APG Roundtable Thomas MacEntee Billie Fogarty health history Vendors 2012 Newsletter IRS Rhode Island Oklahoma Rep. Michael Capuano (MA) Annual Seminar Death Master File smallpox family traits Registration budget budget cuts Sharon Sergeant NERGC FamilySearch legislation Donna Holt Siemiatoski FGS legislators HR3475 volunteerism award Civil Records SSDI Public Records SSA closures records access seminar sysoon IAJGS Congress diagnosis Jan Meisels Allen Arkansas


(Online donations available
after website update in 2016.)
MGC has been recognized as tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code 501(c)(3). Gifts of support are fully tax-deductible and donors will receive a written acknowledgement for tax purposes.

MGC Sentinel logo MGC Sentinel Logo

MGC Sentinel

Keeping Watch Over Massachusetts Public Records

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Team Blogs
    Team Blogs Find your favorite team blogs here.
  • Login
    Login Login form
Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in Georgia Archives
Genealogical societies in Oklahoma and Georgia are asking for our support now. If you are concerned about records access in these states, please consider supporting the efforts of genealogists in them to keep records available. In Oklahoma, a law enacted in 2011 limited access to all vital records to those people named in them. The regulations caught up to the law recently with serious repercussions, particularly for death records. If you have been denied a death record from Oklahoma in the last two years, please send a description of your experience to this email address: In Georgia, there continues to be serious concern about the ability of the Georgia State Archives to remain open to researchers. Right now the state legislature is considering two bills. One would move management of the archives from the Secretary of State’s office to the University of Georgia System. The other, put forward by the...
Last modified on
Hits: 17606
Rate this blog entry:
In a happy turn of events, Georgia's Governor Nathan Deal and Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced yesterday that the Georgia State Archives will remain open at least through June 20, 2013. It is slated to be transferred to the University System of Georgia after that, so this opens up more questions. This new budgetary commitment allows the archives to remain open under current hours.’s-archives-open...
Last modified on
Hits: 63023
Rate this blog entry: