Online Resources

Topic Guide - Genealogy

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Billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos and more from countries all over the world. Available only in the library.

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American genealogical sources — rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps and more.

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Searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages

Provides free online access to historic local and regional newspapers originating throughout South Carolina since the 1700s

Community Resources



Family SearchLDS - Free registration required
NSDAR- National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution

African American

This is an archived version of this website. A new website is under construction.

Search the Research Wiki for African American Genealogy

Native American

Search the Research Wiki for American Indian Genealogy or specific tribe

Historical American Newspapers- Search Ethnicity "Indians of North America"

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