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Course 3   Research in the South, Part 2, Trans-Appalachian -- CLOSED
Carolyn Earle Billingsley, Ph.D., Coordinator

Schedule 8:30-9:45 10:15-11:30 1:00-2:15 2:45-4:00
Monday
June 11
Kinship Case Study


Billingsley
Researching Your Indian Ancestors


Billingsley
Migration to & within the Trans-Appalachian South

Bockstruck
The Territorial South


Suffridge
Tuesday
June 12
Follow the Land


Hager
Tennessee


Lowe
Tennessee


Lowe
Kentucky


Lowe
Wednesday
June 13
Texas


Bockstruck
Alabama


Davidson
Missouri


Bockstruck
The Movement and Migration of Religion


Lowe
Thursday
June 14
Louisiana: A Focus on French and Spanish Colonial Records


Bettag
Mississippi


Layton
Reconstruction Records


Hager
Southern Claims Commission


Hager
8:00-9:15 9:45-11:00 11:00-12:00
Friday
June 15
Arkansas


Suffridge
Mixed Races


Billingsley
Conclusion and Certificates


Billingsley

Have a safe trip home

Course Overview

Unifying Concepts: Migration, Settlement Patterns, Religion, Land, Geography, Ethnicity, Politics and Economics, Kinship Groups
College credit available upon request.

Prerequisites

Students of Course 3: Research in the South should fall into the intermediate to advanced level of genealogical research, as a solid understanding of the basics of genealogy is required to make use of the materials and concepts presented. Absolute beginners should take basic classes before enrolling in Course 3. It is assumed that students have experience in using census, county records, land records, and general secondary records, for example.

Many librarians also take this course so they can learn new ways to help their patrons with research in Southern states.

Historians of the South will also benefit by learning how to improve their research skills in primary and derivative records, and their general knowledge of the region within the context of migration patterns, settlement patterns, kinship groups, kinship theory, territorial matters, acquisition of land, religious groups, and racial mixtures--in conjunction with lectures on researching specific states.

Part 1 of Course 3 will be presented again in 2008.

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