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South Carolina Genealogical Society

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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

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Tips

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Guides

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Alternate Repositories

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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.
  • South Caroliniana Library (Univ. of SC) 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

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