Society of Alabama Archivists
Annual Meeting

November 9, 2001


Reynolds Historical Library
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
1700 University Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama




8:30 – 9:30 a.m.           Registration and Refreshments


9:30 – 9:45 a.m.           Welcome


9:45 – 10:30 a.m.         Concurrent Sessions A & B


"Implementing EAD: Design and Presentation"

Julie Griffith, University of Alabama, School of Law, Bounds Law


Paige Smith, University of Alabama, School of Library and

Information Studies


"What’s Happening to Local Government Records in Alabama?"

Susan Bzdell - Morgan County

Jim Horn - City of Birmingham

Coll'ette King - Mobile County

Ranee Pruitt & Rhonda Larkin - Madison County

Moderators:  Tom Turley and Lyn Frazer, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History


10:30 – 10:45 a.m.       Break


10:45 – 11:30 a.m.       Concurrent Sessions A & B


“’Transforming America:  Alabama in the Civil Rights Movement’:  Creating a Web-Based Union List of Collections Across the State.”

Elisa Baldwin, University of South Alabama

Catherine Jannik, Auburn University

Marty Olliff, Auburn University

Gwen Patton, Trenholm State Community College


"Special Events at the Hoole Library:  Selling Special Collections"

Jessica Lacher-Feldman, University of Alabama, Hoole Library

Lisa Reams, University of Alabama, Hoole Library


11:30 – 12:45 p.m.       Lunch  (boxed lunch provided)


                                    Speaker:  Chris Scribner, Ph.D., journalist and author

Renewing Birmingham: Federal Funding and the Promise of Change 1929-1979  (University of Georgia Press, Fall 2001)


12:45 – 1:30 p.m.         SALA Business Meeting


1:30 – 2:15 p.m.           Planning Session, Society of American Archivists 2002 meeting


                                    Alden Monroe, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Chair,

SAA Local Arrangements Committee


2:15 – 3:00 p.m.           Session


“Adventures in Scanning”

Glenda Puckett, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

W. Craig Remington, University of Alabama Cartographic

Research Laboratory

Yolanda Valentin, Birmingham Public Library

Moderator:  Mary Jo Scott, Alabama Dept. of Archives and



3:00 – 3:15 p.m.           Refreshment Break


3:15 p.m. –                   Tour and display of holdings, Reynolds Historical Library and the

Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences

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