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=== Contact Information  ===
 
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">Source 1.</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:repository@whatever.net repository@whatever.net] <br>  
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'''E-mail:'''<ref>South Carolina Genealogical Society at http://www.scgen.org/ (17 May 2011).</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:webmaster@scgen.org webmaster@scgen.org] Internet site webmaster.<br>  
  
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'''Address:'''<ref name="S1">"Tompkins Library and Edgefield Welcome Center" in ''South Carolina: Made for Vacation'' at http://www.discoversouthcarolina.com/products/5289.aspx (accessed 17 May 2011).</ref>  
  
 
:Tompkins Memorial Library  
 
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:Edgefield, SC 29824-1335<br><br>
 
:Edgefield, SC 29824-1335<br><br>
  
'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;800-000-0000, or 801-000-0000<br>'''Fax:''' &nbsp;802-000-0000<br>  
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;at Tompkins Memorial Library 803-637-4010&nbsp; '''Fax:''' &nbsp;803-637-2116 <br>  
  
'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm; Saturday- 9 am - 1 pm<br>  
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'''Hours and holidays:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm; Saturday- 9:30 am - 1:30 pm<br>  
  
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'''Map:''' &nbsp;[http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&q=Tompkins+Memorial+Library+,+104+Courthouse+Square,++Edgefield,+SC+29824&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Tompkins+Memorial+Library+,+104+Courthouse+Square,&hnear=0x88f8393948d0a1c9:0x58e81aeb7b4f8ba1,Edgefield,+SC&cid=0,0,16032806247523536031&ll=33.789705,-81.929855&spn=0.014106,0.01929&z=16 Google map].
  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
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*[http://www.scgen.org/ South Carolina Genealogical Society] Internet site membership, chapters, news, projects, archives, links, research help, county histories, books to purchase.  
 
*[http://www.scgen.org/ South Carolina Genealogical Society] Internet site membership, chapters, news, projects, archives, links, research help, county histories, books to purchase.  
 
*[http://www.scgen.org/Archives/Archives.html South Carolina Genealogical Society Archives Book List] by title, publisher, category, author, catalog number, copyright year, and cover type.
 
*[http://www.scgen.org/Archives/Archives.html South Carolina Genealogical Society Archives Book List] by title, publisher, category, author, catalog number, copyright year, and cover type.
 
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*Repository catalog online. <br>
 
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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
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The [[South_Carolina_Genealogical_Society|South Carolina Genealogical Society]], and the [http://oedgs.org/ Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society], at the Tompkins Memorial Library have newspapers, old [[Edgefield County, South Carolina|Edgefield County]] records such as probate wills and deeds, censuses and mortality tables. There is also an extensive collection of family histories, and over 2,000 surname files available to researchers, which contain Bible records, newspaper clippings, letters, lineage charts, and diary excerpts. The collection includes subject files which include church histories, and cemetery surveys. The old [[Ninety-Six District, South Carolina|Ninety-Six District]] is emphasized.<ref>Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society at http://oedgs.org/ (accessed 17 May 2011).</ref>  
 
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
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{''&nbsp;'''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 '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[http://oedgs.org/ Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society] also houses its collection at the Tompkins Memorial Library. This is a chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society.
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'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[South Carolina Department of Archives and History]], Columbia, 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.
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*[[South Caroliniana Library]] (Univ. of SC, Columbia) 75,000 books/micrifilms, 1.3 manuscripts, and genealogical research notes collected by L. Andrea, B. L. Garvin, and L. K. Crowder on over 1,400 SC families.
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/sc/edgefield/index.php Edgefield County Clerk of the Court and Register of Deeds] online index 1995-present.
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:'''''&nbsp; [[Greenwood County, South Carolina|Greenwood]], [[Saluda County, South Carolina|Saluda]], [[Aiken County, South Carolina|Aiken]], and [[McCormick County, South Carolina|McCormick]] counties in SC, and [[Columbia County, Georgia|Columbia]], and [[Richmond County, Georgia|Richmond]] counties in GA.
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*[http://www.museum.state.sc.us/ South Carolina State Museum], Columbia , Revolutionary and Colonial, Antebellum, Civil War, Post Civil War, African American History.
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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://www.ncgenealogy.org/ North Carolina Genealogical Society].
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*[http://www.gagensociety.org/ Georgia Genealogical Society].
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*[http://www.tngs.org/ Tennessee Genealogical Society].
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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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*[[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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Latest revision as of 15:51, 17 May 2011

South Carolina Genealogical Society

Contents

Contact Information

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

Address:[2]

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

Telephone:[2]  at Tompkins Memorial Library 803-637-4010  Fax:  803-637-2116

Hours and holidays:[2]  Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm; Saturday- 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Map:  Google map.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

The South Carolina Genealogical Society, and the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society, at the Tompkins Memorial Library have newspapers, old Edgefield County records such as probate wills and deeds, censuses and mortality tables. There is also an extensive collection of family histories, and over 2,000 surname files available to researchers, which contain Bible records, newspaper clippings, letters, lineage charts, and diary excerpts. The collection includes subject files which include church histories, and cemetery surveys. The old Ninety-Six District is emphasized.[3]

Alternate Repositories

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.

Overlapping Collections

Similar Collections

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, 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.
  • South Caroliniana Library (Univ. of SC, Columbia) 75,000 books/micrifilms, 1.3 manuscripts, and genealogical research notes collected by L. Andrea, B. L. Garvin, and L. K. Crowder on over 1,400 SC families.

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. South Carolina Genealogical Society at http://www.scgen.org/ (17 May 2011).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Tompkins Library and Edgefield Welcome Center" in South Carolina: Made for Vacation at http://www.discoversouthcarolina.com/products/5289.aspx (accessed 17 May 2011).
  3. Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society at http://oedgs.org/ (accessed 17 May 2011).

 

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