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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  

Revision as of 13:57, 31 May 2013

United States go to South Carolina go to Richland County Columbia

History

Community Areas

Waverly

Resources

Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Archives

South Carolina Department of Archives and History
8301 Parklane Road
Columbia, SC 29229
Telephone: 803-896-6100
Fax: 803-896-6198
Website
Online Research
Hours: Tuesday thru Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Libraries

South Carolina State Library
1500 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29211
(803) 734-8666
E-mail: reference@statelibrary.sc.gov
Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday - Friday
Closed on state holidays
Website and Catalogs

University of South Carolina
Departments and Collections

Richland Library - Main
Walker Local and Family History Center
1431 Assembly St.
Columbia, SC 29201
Telephone: (803)799-9084
Website
Regular Hours:
Mon-Thu: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Fri-Sat: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sun: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
The expert librarians in the Walker Local History Room, located in the Main Library, offer personal concierge service for customers interested in genealogy, history or city records.  See Genealogy Resources.

Museums

South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
(803) 898-4921
WebsiteCollections, and Exhibits

SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum
301 Gervais St.
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
(803) 737-8095
Website and Research

McKissick Museum
College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Carolina
816 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-7251
Website

Biographies

Cemeteries

The Penitentiary Cemetery (Chicora)

List of Cemeteries in Columbia and Richland County by Vernon E. Kirkpatrick (SCIWAY)

Churches

Directories

Columbia City Directories (Richland Library and University of South Carolina Libraries):  Search Columbia City Directories from 1859 for residents and businesses.

Courts

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

The Library Obituary Index contains obituary and death notice information from the Columbia, SC newspapers. Richland Library maintains an index of obituaries and death notices from the local newspapers listed here.  

Probate Records

Societies and Organizations

Columbia Chapter South Carolina Genealogical Society
Chapter meetings are held on the second Sunday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at the
South Carolina State Museum
301 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC.
No meeting is held in July.
Website 

Historic Columbia Foundation
1601 Richland Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201
803-252-7742
Website and Blog
The mission of the Historic Columbia Foundation is to nurture, support and protect the historical and cultural heritage of Columbia and its environs through programs of advocacy, education and preservation.

Taxation 

Vital Records 

Births

Marriages

Deaths

Ethnic Research

African American

German

Jewish

Websites

References