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75,000 books or microfilms, 1.3 million manuscripts including unpublished genealogical files documenting connections amoung South Carolina families and beyond.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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=== References  ===
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=== Contact Information  ===
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'''E-mail:'''<ref name="S1">"South Caroliniana Library" in ''University of South Carolina Libraries'' at http://library.sc.edu/socar/index.html (accessed 13 May 2011).</ref> &nbsp;[mailto:sclref@mailbox.sc.edu sclref@mailbox.sc.edu] <br>
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'''Address:'''<ref name="S1">"South Caroliniana Library" in ''University of South Carolina Libraries'' at http://library.sc.edu/socar/ (accessed 16 May 2011).</ref>
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:910 Sumter St.
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:University of South Carolina
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:Columbia, S.C. 29208<br><br>
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'''Telephone:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;803-777-3131&nbsp; '''Fax:''' &nbsp;803-777-5747<br>
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'''Hours:'''<ref name="S1" /> &nbsp;8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday<br>
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'''Directions, maps, and public transportation:'''<ref name="S1" /> <br>
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:'''Directions:''' The intersection of Sumter and College Streets on the historic Horseshoe.
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:'''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].
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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.
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'''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>
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*[http://libcat.csd.sc.edu/search/ USC South Caroliniana Library Catalog] by keyword, title, author, subject, call number, or ISBN/ISSN. <br>
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/index.html Manuscripts Division Holdings - Genealogy] Library collections, aids, and Internet links.<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 chiefly from Chester, York, Lancaster, and Union counties.
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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>
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=== Collection Description  ===
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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> Also includes maps, letters, diaries, plantation account books, local history, churches, clubs, business records, oral histories, biography, city directories, and newspapers.
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=== Tips  ===
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Please bring a photo I.D.<ref name="S1" />
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=== Guides  ===
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/mnscrpts/findaids.html Manuscripts Division Finding Aids]
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/oralhist/index.html Oral Histories Finding Aids]
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/books.html Published Materials Finding Aids]
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*[http://library.sc.edu/socar/visual.html Visual Materials Finding Aids]
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
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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.
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'''''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.
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'''''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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*[[South Carolina Genealogical Society]] has a modest collection of family histories, genealogies, state and county record abstracts, county histories, local histories, and church histories.
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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.
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Latest revision as of 16:16, 27 May 2011

South Caroliniana Library
South Caroliniana Library exterior.jpg
South Caroliniana Library interior.jpg

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] Also includes maps, letters, diaries, plantation account books, local history, churches, clubs, business records, oral histories, biography, city directories, and newspapers.

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.

 

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