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Course Six — Research in the South: Trans-Mississippi South

Course Coordinator

Mark J. Lowe, CG, FUGA

Registration time is Eastern time zone

Description

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. Concepts addressed include migration, settlement patterns, religion, land, and geography. States covered: Louisiana, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma.

Required textbooks, prerequisites, or other student information

See course description above.

Course Schedule

Sunday

 
  8:00 – 8:30 Overview and Introduction of Trans-Mississippi South (Lowe)
  8:30 – 9:45 Migration in the Trans-Mississippi South (Lowe)
  9:45 – 10:15 Break
  10:15 – 11:30 Understanding Land Use & Agriculture Across the Trans-Mississippi South (Lowe)
  11:30 – 1:00 Lunch
  1:00 – 2:15 Missouri Records & Repositories (Lowe)
  2:15 – 2:45 Break
  2:45 – 4:00 Business, Commerce and Slavery in the Trans-Mississippi South (Abbott)

Monday

 
  8:30 – 9:45 Arkansas Records & Repositories I (Meyers)
  9:45 – 10:15 Break
  10:15 – 11:30 Arkansas Records & Repositories II (Meyers)
  11:30 – 1:00 Lunch
  1:00 – 2:15 Louisiana Records & Repositories I (Sellers)
  2:15 – 2:45 Break
  2:45 – 4:00 Louisiana Records & Repositories II (Sellers)

Tuesday

 
  8:00 – 8:30 Class Assignment Review I (Lowe)
  8:30 – 9:45 Civil Law (Bettag)
  9:45 – 10:15 Break
  10:15 – 11:30 Texas Records & Repositories I (Meyers)
  11:30 – 1:00 Lunch
  1:00 – 2:15 Texas Records & Repositories II (Meyers)
  2:15 – 2:45 Break
  2:45 – 4:00 Private & Special Collections of Interest (Abbott)

Wednesday

 
  8:00 – 8:30 Class Assignement Review II (Lowe)
  8:30 – 9:45 Baptist & Other Religious Records & Repositories I (Wells)
  9:45 – 10:15 Break
  10:15 – 11:30 Baptist & Other Religious Records & Repositories II (Wells)
  11:30 – 1:00 Lunch
  1:00 – 2:15 Understanding Land Issues of the Trans-Mississippi South (Meyers)
  2:15 – 2:45 Break
  2:45 – 4:00 Manuscripts focused on Trans-Mississippi South (Abbott)

Thursday

 
  8:00 – 9:15 Business, Commerce and Slavery in the Trans-Mississippi South (Abbott)
  9:15 – 9:30 Break
  9:30 – 10:45 Courthouse/Case Study Learning About Records (Sellers)
  10:45 – 11:00 Break
  11:00 – 12:00 Recognition  - Looking Forward (Lowe)
     

Course Faculty

Event Details

Event Begins 02-Jun-2018 9:00 am
Event Ends 07-Jun-2018 12:00 pm
Registration Begins 13-Jan-2018 12:00 pm
Registration Ends 06-May-2018 11:55 pm
Remaining Seats 17
Early Bird Price $560.00 (Until 10-Mar-2018)
Full Price $600.00
Location
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education
1197 S Lumpkin St Athens, GA 30602 United States
University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education
$600.00 17

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