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Course 7     Virginia: Her Records and Her Laws -- CLOSED
Barbara Vines Little, Coordinator

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

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The Virginia Court System Prior to 1850 & Its Records

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Legislature and the Law: Published Government Records

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The Law and How to Find It

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A Virginia Reference Shelf

Scott
Library of Virginia Web Site

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Tuesday
June 12
Records of Other Researchers
(Part 1)

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Birth, Death, & Marriage in Virginia

Bell
Orphans, Indentured Servants & Women in Virginia

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Probate: The Process & the Records It Created

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Probate: The Law

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Solving an Inheritance Problem

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Wednesday
June 13
Records of Other Researchers
(Part 2)

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Virginia's Colonial Church Records

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Baptists in Virginia

Bockstruck
County Court Officials & Their Records

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Tithable Lists & Personal Property Taxes

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Assignment: Tax Records

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Thursday
June 14
Records of Other Researchers
(Part 3)

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Finding & Using Business Records in Your Research

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U.S. Circuit & District Court Records

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Virginia's Manuscript Records
(Part 1)

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Virginia's Legislative Petitions

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Review of Assignments

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8:00-9:15 9:45-11:00 11:00-12:00
Friday
June 15
Virginia's Lost Records: The Colonial Records Project & the Brock Collection

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Virginia's Manuscript Records
(Part 2)

Bell
Evaluation & Review

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Have a safe trip home

Course Overview

This is one of two courses which will look at Virginia records and the law as it applies to those records. Students who are intermediate to advanced will gain the most from this in-depth exploration of specific Virginia record groups.

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