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If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>
 
 
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[South Carolina Department of Archives and History]] federal and state census records, county probate records, county land records, family histories, cemeteries, tax records, newspapers, county equity court records, and state death certificates. Also colonial British records.
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*[[South Carolina Historical Society]], Charleston, SC, diaries and papers, plantation, business, and church records, maps, plats, genealogies, 30,000 photos, 50,000 books, pamphlets, and serials.
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta)]] (''i.e.'' Morrow), federal censuses, Ancestry.com, military, pensions, bounty-land, photos, passengers arrival indexes, naturalizations, Native Americans, African Americans, workshops.
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*[http://www.richland.lib.sc.us/ Richland County Public Library] Accessible Archives, Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, SC Death Indexes 1915-1958 and many other websites
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*[http://www.lex.lib.sc.us/ Lexington County Public Library System] Lexington County Obituary Index, and HeritageQuest Online.
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*[http://historiccolumbia.org/site/visit/collections/ Historic Columbia Foundation] 6,500 artifacts including images.
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*[http://www.museum.state.sc.us/ South Carolina State Museum] Prehistoric, Revolutionary and Colonial, Antebellum, Civil War, Post Civil War, African American History.
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*[http://www.lex-co.com/departments/clerkofcourt/index.html Lexington County Clerk of the Court] criminal, common pleas, and family court.
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*[http://www.lex-co.com/Departments/RegisterOfDeeds/Index.html Lexington County Register of Deeds]
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*[http://www.richlandonline.com/departments/clerkofcourt/index.asp Richland County Clerk of the Court] criminal, common pleas, and family court.
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*[http://www.richlandonline.com/departments/rod/index.asp Richland County Register of Deeds] includes marriage licenses since 1911 (index online).
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:'''''&nbsp; [[Fairfield County, South Carolina|Fairfield County]], [[Kershaw County, South Carolina|Kershaw County]], [[Sumter County, South Carolina|Sumter County]], [[Calhoun County, South Carolina|Calhoun County]], [[Lexington County, South Carolina|Lexington County]], [[Newberry County, South Carolina|Newberry County]].
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*[[Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina Archives]], Dalco Historical Soc., Charleston, colonial parish records.
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*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries|North Carolina]], [[Georgia Archives and Libraries|Georgia]], [[Tennessee Archives and Libraries|Tennessee]].
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*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/patrons/genealogists.html State Library of N. Car.], Raleigh, family history, Bibles, marriage, death, newspaper, deeds, photos.
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*[http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/news/ngs/index.html North Carolina State Archives], Raleigh, census, military, courts, bond, deed, estate, vital records, wills.
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*[http://sos.georgia.gov/archives/ Georgia Archives], Morrow, genealogies, county histories, newspapers, tax digests, private papers, church records, cemeteries, Bible records, a few municipal records, census, maps, land plats, photographs, Georgia Confederate service and pension records, colonial, headright, and bounty land grants, land lottery, and Georgia county records.
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*[[Tennessee State Library and Archives]], Nashville, vital records, censuses, county records, tax lists, local histories, school censuses, military records, Native Americans, newspapers, obituary lists, and maps.
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*[[Dallas Public Central Library]] Texas, 111,700 volumes, 64,500 microfilms, 89,000 microfiche, and over 700 maps, marriage, probate, deed, and tax abstracts in book form, or microfilm of originals for some states, and online databases.<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 19:56, 16 May 2011

South Carolina Genealogical Society

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  webmaster@scgen.org Internet site webmaster.

Address:[1]

Tompkins Memorial Library
104 Courthouse Square
Edgefield, SC 29824-1335

Telephone:[1]  at Tompkins Memorial Library 803-637-4010  Fax:  803-637-2116

Hours and holidays:[1]  Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm; Saturday- 9 am - 1 pm

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]  {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

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  • Repository catalog online.
  • Repository database.
  • other(s).

Collection Description

{Please briefly describe the strengths and weaknesses of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).[2] For example, explain the collection size, who (which ethnic, political, or religious groups) are covered, dates covered, jurisdictions covered, record types available, significant indexes, and any noteworthy record loss or gaps.[3]}

Tips

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Guides

{Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. }

Alternate Repositories

{ List (link to a Wiki article for) at least one or more other repositories that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.}

If you cannot visit or find a source at the South Carolina Genealogical Society, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Similar Collections

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History federal and state census records, county probate records, county land records, family histories, cemeteries, tax records, newspapers, county equity court records, and state death certificates. Also colonial British records.
  • South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston, SC, diaries and papers, plantation, business, and church records, maps, plats, genealogies, 30,000 photos, 50,000 books, pamphlets, and serials.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

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