Tuesday, October 20, 2020 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
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April 15:  Telling New York Stories: Celebrating 20 years of New York Archives Magazine





 New York Archives Magazine 
is proud to present acclaimed author 
Bill Greer
in conversation with
Tom Ruller

October 20th 
12:30 p.m. 

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Join New York State Archivist Tom Ruller and author Bill Greer as they discuss insights from Bill's new nonfiction narrative of 1872 New York, "a city convulsing with social upheaval and sexual revolution and beset with all the excitement and challenges a moment of transformation brings it."

About The speakers

Bill Greer has spent decades exploring New York. His novel The Mevrouw Who Saved Manhattan portrays the city’s founding as New Amsterdam. He chaired the New Netherland Institute’s program to establish the New Netherland Research Center, has received the Institute’s Howard Hageman award, and has spoken on New York history throughout the Hudson Valley. Bill holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. 

 Learn more at billsbrownstone.com.

Thomas J. Ruller is the State Archivist of New York, a position he has held since 2015.  Tom began his career with the State Archives as a Senior Archivist in 1988.  Most recently, Tom served as the Director of Operations for the Office of Cultural Education in the New York State Education Department from 2007 to 2015.  Prior to his service with New York State, Tom worked as an Archivist at the Alabama Department of Archives and History.  Tom has been an active professional and is the author of several peer-reviewed journal articles and reviews on the use of technology in Archives and the preservation of records in electronic form.   He has been a consultant for several State governments and other organizations focusing on electronic records management and preservation.  Tom also served as the Deputy City Historian in his hometown of Gloversville, NY in Fulton County.

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