University of Virginia
Rise and Fall of the Slave South
Jaime Martinez
Fall 2007

History Engine Progress Report

This assignment is designed to help you get a head start on your research and to give you an opportunity to gain information about secondary sources in advance of writing your episode drafts. You will need to hand in the following:

  1. Title, citation information, and a one-sentence description of a single item from a Special Collections manuscript collection that will be the focus of one of your remaining episodes. One or two sentences about how you think this story fits into the broader story of the nineteenth-century South, noting key topics on which you would like to find secondary sources.
  2. Title (if available), citation information, and a one-sentence description of a newspaper article (from either Microforms or Special Collections) that will be the focus of one of your remaining episodes. One or two sentences about how you think this story fits into the broader story of the nineteenth-century South, noting key topics on which you would like to find secondary sources.