History
 

Southern US Family, Local, and Social History Research Since 1790

Southern US Family, Local, and Social History Research Since 1790
19th and 20th century records, geographical-historical background, paleography, and methodologies for reconstruction of individual families and development of family history studies in the southern states.
HIST
281
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHIST 217
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining HIST 281
Course Outcomes: 

Knowledge of family history sources in southern US research

Students will be able to demonstrate content knowledge of historical sources for the United States, as well as those peculiar to each of the Southern States, including primary and secondary sources located in libraries, archives, online, and filmed resources.

Familiarity with the Family History Library in Salt Lake City

Students will be able to use family history sources, primary and secondary, on film or otherwise, at the world's largest genealogical repository, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Competence in genealogical research reports

Students will be able to produce clear, well-written genealogical research reports demonstrating a high level of critical thinking in pedigree analysis and genealogical evidentiary analysis.

Competence in writing compiled lineages

Students will be able to produce well-written compiled lineages that incorporate the historical background of the time, relating histories of individual families to larger historical processes.