The Knowles Collection; What Is It and How Do I Use It?


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Date(s) - September 11, 2016
1:30 pm

American Jewish University, Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library


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Todd Knowles photoThe Knowles Collection contains the records of almost 1.4 million Jewish people.

In this lecture we will learn how it was created and how to use it.

W. Todd Knowles AG, is a member of the International Patron Services team at the Family History Library in Salt lake City, Utah.  After being introduced to family history at the age of 12, he soon discovered his Jewish roots.  The journey to find these Polish Jews has led to the creation of the Knowles Collection (, six databases that as of May 1, 2016, contain the genealogical records of over 1.4 million people. Todd has spoken throughout the world and his articles have been widely published.