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Marian L. Smith

Portrait of Marian Smith

Lecturer: Course 4


Marian L. Smith was the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) Historian from 1988 to 2003 and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Historian since 2003. She serves as Chief of the USCIS Historical Research Branch and directs the agency's History Office, Historical Reference Library, and fee-based Genealogy Program. She is an authority on 19th and early 20th century U.S. immigration and naturalization records in the custody of both the National Archives and her agency and is a familiar speaker at national genealogical conferences.


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