Germanic Family, Local, and Social History Research

Germanic Family, Local, and Social History Research
Records, geographical-historical background, paleography, and methodologies for reconstruction of individual families and development of family history studies in Germanic areas of Europe.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesHIST 217
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining HIST 351
Course Outcomes

Identify Major Family History Sources

Students will be able to describe the key content of major family history sources in German research.

Research Literature

Students will become somewhat proficient at reading German documents.

Research Methods

Students will become acquainted with actually using family history primary and secondary sources, on film or otherwise available, at the world's largest genealogical repository, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.