SOCIETY OF ALABAMA ARCHIVISTS

FALL MEETING

GULF STATE PARK RESORT HOTEL

NOVEMBER 12 - 13, 1999



Friday, November 12, 1999

 
12:00 - 1:00
Registration
 
1:30 - 2:45 Session I
Glen Drummond, Macon County Probate Archives
Oh my gosh, Look What We Found!

Coll'ette King, Mobile County Probate Archives
After the Discovery: Creating a Records Program.

Moderator: Tracey Berezansky
 

2:45 - 3:15
Break
 
3:15 - 4:30 Session II

James Day, University of Montevallo
Convicts and Coal: The Convict Lease System in the
Alabama Coal Industry

Dr. Jack Bergstresser, University of Alabama at Birmingham 
Distribution of Coal Mines and Documentation of
Convict Cemeteries

Moderator: Ned Harkins
 

5:00 - 6:30
Cash Bar, Followed by Dinner on Your Own
 


Saturday, November 13, 1999

8:30 - 9:15
SALA Business Meeting
 
9:30 - 10:30 Session III 

Dr. Linan Bian, Auburn University
Regional Archives in China: An Historian's Perspective

Dr. Qiang Zhai, Auburn University at Montgomery
Studying Chinese Foreign Policy in Local Archives

Moderator: Jeff Jakeman

10:30 - 11:00
Break
 
11:00 - 11:30 Session IV

Edwin C. Bridges
A Quick View of Archives in China 

11:30 - 12:15 Reports on Alabama Archives Week, 1999

Elisa Baldwin--University of South Alabama Archives
Coll'ette King--Mobile County Probate Archives
Shannon White--University of West Alabama Archives
 

Meeting Adjourned.

All sessions and the business meeting will be held in the Conference Room. That room will be available for use until 9:00 pm, Friday, November 12, if members want to meet there to socialize before and after going out to dinner.

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