Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research - Samford University (IGHR)
Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. The Samford Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) provides an educational forum for the discovery, critical evaluation, and use of genealogical sources and methodology through a week of intensive study led by nationally prominent genealogical educators. Students choose one of the offered courses that last throughout the week and that range from a course for beginners to courses on specialized topics. The institute is academically and professionally oriented and is cosponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogists.