February 2021

Susan Kaufman is the Senior Manager of the Houston (TX) Public Library’s Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research in Houston. An Illinois native, Susan has more than 30 years of experience as a genealogy librarian, having started her career in Peoria, IL, then moving to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, then moving to Texas in 2004.  

A presenter at local, state and national genealogy conferences and meetings, she also has held numerous genealogical society board positions in Illinois, Indiana, and Texas and at the national level.    


Susan is the recipient of the National Genealogical Society’s P. William Filby award for outstanding service as a Genealogical Librarian.  She is a Fellow of the Texas State Genealogical Society 2019 and was presented with the Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck Distinguished Service by the Dallas Genealogical Society. She is past President of the Texas State Genealogical Society, and currently serves as its Director of Education.  She is a member of the Texas Library Association and the American Library Association. 

Susan Kaufman


Researching Our Ancestors in Libraries, Archives, & Repositories

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Business Meeting 12:30 PM

Program 1:00 PM

Sue Kaufman Was Wonderful

Please join us in thanking her for the wonderful presentation around libraries and archives. Her presentation should make our future trips to those locations more productive.

Visit the Archives page under the Members Only menu to access handouts and other information from the presentation.

Learning how to effectively find repositories and information inside them is important to the success of your research.  This presentation will help you identify those locations that might have materials and how to effectively utilize those resources. Included will be creating a research plan and hints and ideas on how to find and access those resources - all geared toward a creating a successful research quest.  


Hope the above is what you were looking for.  Please let me know if you need any further information.  I'm looking forward to the zoom presentation.

Program will be conducted virtually via Zoom unless otherwise stated.