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Course 8 Schedule

Portrait of an unidentified woman Course 8:
Research in the South: Trans-Mississippi South


This course is designed for the intermediate to advanced researcher. A solid understanding of genealogy basics is required to make use of the materials and concepts presented. Students must have experience in using census, county records, land records and general secondary records.


Faculty:




Course Schedule:

Monday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Migration in the Trans-Mississippi South (Lowe)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Understanding Land Use & Agriculture Across the Trans-Mississippi South (Lowe)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Arkansas Records & Repositories (Lowe)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Mississippi River Records (Lowe)
Tuesday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Missouri Records & Repositories I (Sayre)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Missouri Records & Repositories II (Sayre)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Other Communities of Interest (Lowe)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Manuscripts featuring the Trans-Mississippi South (Abbott)
Wednesday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.: Manuscript Assignment Review I (Abbott)
  • 8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Manuscript Assignment Review II (Abbott)
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Louisiana Records & Repositories I (Sellers)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:005 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Louisiana Records & Repositories II (Sellers)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Texas Records & Repositories I (Meyers)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Texas Records & Repositories II (Meyers)
Thursday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.: Class Assignment Review I (Lowe)
  • 8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Class Assignment Review II (Lowe)
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Private & Special Collections of Interest (Abbott)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:005 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Cuban Papers (Sayre)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Understanding Land Issues of the Trans-Mississippi South (Lowe)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Texas Land Issues & Process (Meyers)
Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.: Business, Commerce and Slavery in the Trans-Mississippi South (Abbott)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.: Hands-on Learning About Records (Sellers)
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.: Recognition & Certificates (Lowe)


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