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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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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].  
 
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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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[http://www.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=910+Sumter+Street,+Columbia,+SC&aq=1&sll=33.998368,-81.029997&sspn=0.018537,0.027595&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=910+N+Sumter+St,+Columbia,+South+Carolina+29201&z=16 Google map2].
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'''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 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>
  
 
=== 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> 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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{''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  ===
  
{''Optional: Internet or guide books describing this collection for genealogists. ''}
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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]
  
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===

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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