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==== Biography====
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=== [[Image:KirkBE 98.JPG]]&nbsp; Barry E. Kirk, AG'''<sup>®</sup>''' ===
  
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints&nbsp;with his mother in 1961, and served in the France/Belgium Mission from 1969 to 1971.&nbsp; Also, lived in Quebec and Alberta, Canada.
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=== Biography  ===
  
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Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints&nbsp;with his mother in 1961, and served in the France/Belgium Mission from 1969 to 1971.&nbsp; Also, lived in Quebec and Alberta, Canada; and Provo and Salt Lake City, Utah.&nbsp; Presently, he resides in West Valley City, Utah.
  
==== Education: ====
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=== Education  ===
  
MPA Graduate studies BYU - 1995-6  
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*MPA Graduate studies BYU - 1995-6  
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*BA&nbsp;&nbsp;University Studies (Linguistics, Religion, French, Sociology) BYU - 1978
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*AA &nbsp;Professional Genealogical Research BYU - 1978
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*AA&nbsp; Gerontology - BYU&nbsp; 1975
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*Studies at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC 1972-4; transferred to BYU.
  
BA&nbsp;&nbsp;University Studies (Linguistics, Religion, French, Sociology) BYU - 1978
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=== Credentials  ===
  
AA &nbsp;Professional Genealogical Research BYU - 1978
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*AG - French-Canadian and Acadian Research 1977
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*AG - France 1984
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*AG - Canada (General) 1985
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*AG - Belgium 1986
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*Also, research experience in the United States, Switzerland, Ukraine, Italy, and British Isles.
  
AA&nbsp; Gerontology - BYU&nbsp; 1975
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=== Experience  ===
  
Studies at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC 1972-4; transferred to BYU.  
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*Phillips Cables - Lab Technician, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - 1971-2;  
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*Librarian - BYU&nbsp;Harold B. Lee Library, Provo, Utah&nbsp;- 1975-8;
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*Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) - Finances, Provo,&nbsp;Utah&nbsp;- 1975-8;&nbsp;
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*Research Assistant - BYU&nbsp;Humanities, Provo, Utah&nbsp;- 1975-7; BYU&nbsp;Religion 1980;
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*Professional Genealogical Research - 1975 to present;
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*Camera Operator for Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU)&nbsp;- Quebec, Canada - microfilming Catholic Registers - 1978-80;
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*Head Accountant - HH&nbsp;Smith Customs Broker - Coutts, Alberta, Canada - 1980-2;
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*Family History Library - 1983 to present (worked in Field Services Unit, Correspondence Unit, International Reference Unit, and presently in US/Canada Unit (1995 to present));
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*Taught HIST&nbsp;406R Canadian Research BYU - 2005; on leave.
  
==== Credentials ====
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=== Service ===
  
AG - French-Canadian and Acadian Research 1977
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*UGA&nbsp;Board of Directors&nbsp;1988-91;
  
AG - France 1984
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=== Lectures and Presenter at the following locations:  ===
  
AG - Canada (General) 1985
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*Many&nbsp;genealogical seminars throughout Canada and the United States, from 1984 onwards; including BYU Family History and Genealogical seminars (many times).&nbsp;
  
AG - Belgium 1986
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=== Membership in Genealogical Societies  ===
  
Also, research experience in Switzerland, Ukraine, Italy, and British Isles.  
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*Association of Professional Genealogists - Lifetime membership;
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*Société Généalogique Canadienne-Françoise - Lifetime membership;
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*Utah Genealogical Association - Lifetime membership;
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*Annual memberships in many other societies and websites.
  
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=== Publications  ===
  
==== Experience  ====
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*Mainly published&nbsp;books for the family and donated&nbsp;a copy to the Family History Library, so that patrons could also have access to the information.&nbsp; See the Family History Catalog {{FHL|152351|author-id|disp=link}}&nbsp;
  
Phillips Cables - Lab Technician, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - 1971-2;
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=== Projects participated in  ===
  
Librarian - BYU&nbsp;Harold B. Lee Library, Provo, Utah&nbsp;- 1975-8;  
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*US&nbsp;Census WIKI Project 2009-10;  
 
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*Wrote several WIKI articles&nbsp;2009-10.&nbsp;
Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) - Finances, Provo,&nbsp;Utah&nbsp;- 1975-8;&nbsp;
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Research Assistant - BYU&nbsp;Humanities, Provo, Utah&nbsp;- 1975-7;
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Professional Genealogical Research - 1975 to present;
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Camera Operator - Quebec, Canada - microfilming Catholic Registers - 1978-80;
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Head Accountant - HH&nbsp;Smith Customs Broker - Coutts, Alberta, Canada - 1980-2;
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Family History Library - 1983 to present (worked in Field Services Unit, Correspondence Unit, International Reference Unit, and presently in US/Canada Unit (1995 to present).  
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==== Service  ====
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UGA&nbsp;Board of Directors&nbsp;1984-7;  
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==== Lectures and Presenter at the following locations:  ====
 
 
Many&nbsp;genealogical seminars throughout Canada and the United States, from 1984 onwards; including BYU Family History and Genealogical seminars (many times).&nbsp;
 
 
==== Membership in Genealogical Societies  ====
 
 
Association of Professional Genealogists - Lifetime membership;
 
 
Société Généalogique Canadienne-Françoise - Lifetime membership;
 
 
Utah Genealogical Association - Lifetime membership;
 
 
and annual memberships in many other societies and websites.
 
 
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==== Publications  ====
 
 
Mainly published&nbsp;books for the family and donated&nbsp;a copy to the Family History Library, so that patrons could also have access to the information.&nbsp; See the Family History Catalog [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=authordetails&authorno=152351&name=Kirk%2C+Barry+E%2E&columns=*,0,0 link]&nbsp;
 
 
==== Projects participated in  ====
 
 
US&nbsp;Census WIKI Project 2009-10;
 
 
Wrote several WIKI articles&nbsp;2009-10.&nbsp;
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:38, 23 October 2011

Contents

KirkBE 98.JPG  Barry E. Kirk, AG®

Biography

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his mother in 1961, and served in the France/Belgium Mission from 1969 to 1971.  Also, lived in Quebec and Alberta, Canada; and Provo and Salt Lake City, Utah.  Presently, he resides in West Valley City, Utah.

Education

  • MPA Graduate studies BYU - 1995-6
  • BA  University Studies (Linguistics, Religion, French, Sociology) BYU - 1978
  • AA  Professional Genealogical Research BYU - 1978
  • AA  Gerontology - BYU  1975
  • Studies at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC 1972-4; transferred to BYU.

Credentials

  • AG - French-Canadian and Acadian Research 1977
  • AG - France 1984
  • AG - Canada (General) 1985
  • AG - Belgium 1986
  • Also, research experience in the United States, Switzerland, Ukraine, Italy, and British Isles.

Experience

  • Phillips Cables - Lab Technician, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - 1971-2;
  • Librarian - BYU Harold B. Lee Library, Provo, Utah - 1975-8;
  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) - Finances, Provo, Utah - 1975-8; 
  • Research Assistant - BYU Humanities, Provo, Utah - 1975-7; BYU Religion 1980;
  • Professional Genealogical Research - 1975 to present;
  • Camera Operator for Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU) - Quebec, Canada - microfilming Catholic Registers - 1978-80;
  • Head Accountant - HH Smith Customs Broker - Coutts, Alberta, Canada - 1980-2;
  • Family History Library - 1983 to present (worked in Field Services Unit, Correspondence Unit, International Reference Unit, and presently in US/Canada Unit (1995 to present));
  • Taught HIST 406R Canadian Research BYU - 2005; on leave.

Service

  • UGA Board of Directors 1988-91;

Lectures and Presenter at the following locations:

  • Many genealogical seminars throughout Canada and the United States, from 1984 onwards; including BYU Family History and Genealogical seminars (many times). 

Membership in Genealogical Societies

  • Association of Professional Genealogists - Lifetime membership;
  • Société Généalogique Canadienne-Françoise - Lifetime membership;
  • Utah Genealogical Association - Lifetime membership;
  • Annual memberships in many other societies and websites.

Publications

  • Mainly published books for the family and donated a copy to the Family History Library, so that patrons could also have access to the information.  See the Family History Catalog link 

Projects participated in

  • US Census WIKI Project 2009-10;
  • Wrote several WIKI articles 2009-10. 

 

 

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