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:'''Directions:''' The intersection of Sumter and College Streets on the historic Horseshoe.  
 
:'''Directions:''' The intersection of Sumter and College Streets on the historic Horseshoe.  
 
:'''Maps:''' [http://www.sc.edu/cgi-bin/uscmap/uscmap.cgi?type=number&data=a University map], and [http://www.google.com/maps?q=33.998368,-81.029997&sll=33.998255,-81.030373&hl=en&sspn=0.004634,0.006899&ie=UTF8&ll=33.998454,-81.030092&spn=0.018537,0.027595&z=15 Google map].  
 
:'''Maps:''' [http://www.sc.edu/cgi-bin/uscmap/uscmap.cgi?type=number&data=a University map], and [http://www.google.com/maps?q=33.998368,-81.029997&sll=33.998255,-81.030373&hl=en&sspn=0.004634,0.006899&ie=UTF8&ll=33.998454,-81.030092&spn=0.018537,0.027595&z=15 Google map].  
:'''Public transportation:''' CMRTA bus routes [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_03.pdf 3], [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_08.pdf 8], [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_20.pdf 20], and [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_21.pdf 21] stop about a block from the Library.
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:'''Public transportation:''' CMRTA bus routes [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_03.pdf 3], [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_08.pdf 8], [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_20.pdf 20], and [http://www.gocmrta.com/content/pdf/Route_Guide_21.pdf 21] stop one or two blocks from the Library.
  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
 
'''Internet sites and databases:''' <br>  
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/ South Caroliniana Library] search, contacts, manuscripts, oral history, published materials, University archives, visual materials, collections and finding aids, online publications, news, events, and exhibits.<br>  
 
*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/ South Caroliniana Library] search, contacts, manuscripts, oral history, published materials, University archives, visual materials, collections and finding aids, online publications, news, events, and exhibits.<br>  
 
*[http://libcat.csd.sc.edu/search/ USC South Caroliniana Library Catalog] by keyword, title, author, subject, call number, or ISBN/ISSN. <br>  
 
*[http://libcat.csd.sc.edu/search/ USC South Caroliniana Library Catalog] by keyword, title, author, subject, call number, or ISBN/ISSN. <br>  
*Repository database. <br>  
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/index.html Manuscripts Division Holdings - Genealogy] Library collections, aids, and Internet links.<br>  
*other(s).<br>
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/andrea1.html Leonardo Andrea Genealogical Collection finding aid] 1,025 genealogical research folders on SC families in three alphabetical lists.
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/crowder.html Louise Kelly Crowder Genealogical Collection, ca. 1953-1985 finding aid] genealogical research notes for about 350 SC families.
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/garvin.html Bessie Lee Garvin Genealogical Collection finding aid] genealogical research notes for about 90 SC families, and Orangeburg District land papers 1786-1848.<br>
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
This library has 75,000 books or microfilms, 1.3 million manuscripts including unpublished genealogical files documenting connections amoung South Carolina families and beyond. Important large genealogical collections: Leonardo Andrea, Bessie Lee Garvin, and Louise K. Crowder.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 603. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>  
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This library has 75,000 books or microfilms, 1.3 million manuscripts including unpublished genealogical files documenting connections amoung South Carolina families and beyond. Important large genealogical collections: Leonardo Andrea, Bessie Lee Garvin, and Louise K. Crowder.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed., ''Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed.'' (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 603. ({{FHL|479190|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb}}). [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/55947869 WorldCat entry].</ref>
 
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{''Please briefly '''describe the strengths and weaknesses''' of each collection for genealogists (about two or three sentences for smaller collections).<ref>Source 2.</ref> 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.<ref>Source 3.</ref>''}
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=== Tips  ===
 
=== Tips  ===
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=== Guides  ===
 
=== Guides  ===
  
*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/findaids.html Manuscripts Division Finding Aids]
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/findaids.html Manuscripts Division Finding Aids]  
*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/oralhist/index.html Oral Histories Finding Aids]
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/oralhist/index.html Oral Histories Finding Aids]  
*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/books.html Published Materials Finding Aids]
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/books.html Published Materials Finding Aids]  
 
*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/visual.html Visual Materials Finding Aids]
 
*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/visual.html Visual Materials Finding Aids]
  

Revision as of 19:11, 16 May 2011

South Caroliniana Library

Contents

Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  sclref@mailbox.sc.edu

Address:[1]

910 Sumter St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia, S.C. 29208

Telephone:[1]  803-777-3131  Fax:  803-777-5747

Hours:[1]  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]

Directions: The intersection of Sumter and College Streets on the historic Horseshoe.
Maps: University map, and Google map.
Public transportation: CMRTA bus routes 3, 8, 20, and 21 stop one or two blocks from the Library.

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

This library has 75,000 books or microfilms, 1.3 million manuscripts including unpublished genealogical files documenting connections amoung South Carolina families and beyond. Important large genealogical collections: Leonardo Andrea, Bessie Lee Garvin, and Louise K. Crowder.[2]

Tips

Please bring a photo I.D.[1]

Guides

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the South Caroliniana Library, 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

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "South Caroliniana Library" in University of South Carolina Libraries at http://library.sc.edu/socar/index.html (accessed 13 May 2011).
  2. Alice Eichholz, ed., Redbook: American State, County, and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 603. (FHL Book 973 D27rb). WorldCat entry.