The SAR Magazine

Spring 2019

The SAR MAGAZINE is the official quarterly publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution published quarterly.

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collection includes 80,000 rare books, pamphlets, broadsides and periodicals. The library also holds 2,700 manuscript collections, 600 atlases, about 30,000 maps, 150,000 prints and photographs, as well as artwork, sheet music and ephemera. • • • The manuscript papers of General Thomas Gage (1721-1787), commander of British forces during the Revolutionary War, arrived at the Clements in the original 12 filing trunks that traveled with Gage through the Colonies. Current Opportunities for SAR Members Speakers—The Clements has several scholarly and enthusiastic speakers available to present programs on the American Revolution and other areas of early America at chapter and state societies by arrangement. The only costs to schedule a speaker are travel and hotel accommodations. Those attending Leadership this past fall had the opportunity to hear an excellent presentation by Kevin Graffagnino, director of the Clements, at the Saturday night formal dinner. Explore the Clements online, or visit in person. A great deal of information and research sources are currently available at the Clements website: www. c lements.umich.edu . If you decide to visit in person, the exhibits are open Fridays from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.; scheduled tours are offered. Mondays through Thursdays, the Clements is open for research visits only. If you have a special group visit in mind, contact Mickey McGuire, project manager, SAR/Clements Programs, at mmcguirea2@gmail.com. COMPATRIOTS! You MaY Be eligiBle for MeMBership in a VerY select order numerous sar members are already affiliated coMpatriots! Eligibility founding ancestor prior to 1657 and a revolutionary War patriot in the same male line. Male line may be from: (1) father's father; (2) Mother's father; (3) father's Maternal grandfather; (4) Maternal grandfather of Mother's father; (5) Maternal grandfather of father's father. for information, contact: daniel c. Warren 1512 steuben road gloucester point, Va 23062 or www.founderspatriots.org Stars and Bars 1861-1865 If you are a lineal or collateral male descendant of someone in the Confederate States of America Officer Corps or someone who was an elected or appointed government official in the Confederate States of America, consider joining the Stars and Bars For information on our activities and eligibility requirements, contact us at: (757) 656-MOSB Or via mail at: MOSB Membership Inquiry P.O. Box 18901 Raleigh, NC 27619-8901 www.militaryorderohestarsandbars.org The Clements Library staff inspecting the Gage Papers in 1937 The presence of advertisements in this magazine does not necessarily imply endorsement by the NSSAR. SPRING 2019 If you are an American and a direct male descendant of someone who rendered civil or military service in one of the 13 American colonies before July 4, 1776, consider joining the NATIONAL SOCIETY SONS OF THE AMERICAN COLONISTS. For information on its activities and eligibility requirements, contact: Registrar General R.D. Pollock P.O. Box 86 Urbana, OH 43078-0086 www.americancolonists.org

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