South Carolina Directories

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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in South Carolina. For example the Family History Library has directories for:
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'''Columbia    '''
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[[Image:1852 Charleston City Directory.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
  
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=== Resources for South Carolina Directories  ===
| 1859, 1860
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| FHL fiche 6043826-27 <br />
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==== Libraries and Archives  ====
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The [http://69.63.217.22/C95007Staff/OPAC/search/AdvancedSearch.asp Charleston Library Society] has a special collection of Charleston directories dating from 1782.
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You can also find collections of directories in the archives mentioned in [[South Carolina Archives and Libraries|South Carolina Archives and Libraries]].
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==== Directories Online  ====
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*Some city directories are found online at [http://www.google.com/search?q=south+carolina+directories&tbm=bks&tbo=1&safe=active www.booksgoogle.com] or at [http://www.archive.org www.archive.org].
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*Ancestry.com ($) has South Carolina directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
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==== The Family History Library  ====
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The Family History Library has directories for:
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'''Columbia'''
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| 1903-32, 1934-35
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| '''Year of Directory'''
| FHL film 1759654-62
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| '''Family History Library'''
 
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| 1931
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| 1859, 1860
| FHL book 975.77 E4h
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| Microfiche {{FHL|534491|item|disp=6043826-27}} <br>
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| 1903-32, 1934-35
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| Microfilm {{FHL|534491|item|disp=1759654-62}}
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| 1931  
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| Book {{FHL|807703|item|disp=975.77 E4h}}
 
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'''Charleston'''
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'''Charleston'''  
  
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| 1796 <br />
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| FHL film 000620 item 2  <br />
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| 1866-1934
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| '''Year of Directory'''
| FHL film 1376645
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| '''Family History Library'''
 
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| 1782, 1785, 1794, 1806-07, 1809, <br /> 1824, 1836, 1856, 1860
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| 1796 <br>
| FHL fiche 6052954
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| Microfilm {{FHL|109694|item|disp=000620 item 2}}&nbsp; <br>
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| 1866-1934
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| Microfilm {{FHL|533591|item|disp=1376645}}
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| 1782, 1785, 1794, 1806-07, 1809, <br>&nbsp;1824, 1836, 1856, 1860  
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| Microfiche {{FHL|533591|item|disp=6052954}}
 
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You can also find collections of directories in the archives mentioned in the “[[South Carolina Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]” section of this outline. The Charleston Library Society has a special collection of Charleston directories dating from 1782.
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=== Web Sites  ===
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*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/sc South Carolina Historical Directories] Identifies historical city, county, business and other directories available online at both free and pay-to-access websites.
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*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/sc.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
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{{South Carolina|South Carolina}} {{U.S. Directories}}
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[[Category:South_Carolina|Directories]] [[Category:Record_Types_of_the_United_States]]

Revision as of 02:12, 10 July 2012

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1852 Charleston City Directory.jpg

Contents

Resources for South Carolina Directories

Libraries and Archives

The Charleston Library Society has a special collection of Charleston directories dating from 1782.

You can also find collections of directories in the archives mentioned in South Carolina Archives and Libraries.

Directories Online

  • Ancestry.com ($) has South Carolina directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has directories for:

Columbia

Year of Directory Family History Library
1859, 1860 Microfiche 6043826-27
1903-32, 1934-35 Microfilm 1759654-62
1931 Book 975.77 E4h

Charleston

Year of Directory Family History Library
1796
Microfilm 000620 item 2 
1866-1934 Microfilm 1376645
1782, 1785, 1794, 1806-07, 1809,
 1824, 1836, 1856, 1860
Microfiche 6052954

Web Sites

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.