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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[North Carolina|North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[{{PAGENAME}}]]'' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[North Carolina|North Carolina]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[North Carolina Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[{{PAGENAME}}]]'' <br>  
  
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/index.html State Library of North Carolina] government and heritage library, library development, library for the blind and handicapped, catalogs, services, and resources.<br>  
 
*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/index.html State Library of North Carolina] government and heritage library, library development, library for the blind and handicapped, catalogs, services, and resources.<br>  
 
*[http://catalog.ncdcr.gov/ Government and Heritage Library Online Catalog] search by title, keyword, subject, author, series, and call number.<br>  
 
*[http://catalog.ncdcr.gov/ Government and Heritage Library Online Catalog] search by title, keyword, subject, author, series, and call number.<br>  
*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/resources/genealogy.html Genealogy Research] online, on site, interlibrary loan, county records, and census records. <br>
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*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/resources/genealogy.html Genealogy Research] online, on site, interlibrary loan, county records, and census records. <br>  
 
*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/digital/ncfamilyrecords/ North Carolina Family Records Online] Bible records, newspaper marriage and death notices, family history books, and cemetery photos.
 
*[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/digital/ncfamilyrecords/ North Carolina Family Records Online] Bible records, newspaper marriage and death notices, family history books, and cemetery photos.
  
 
=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
Great collection of books, periodicals, and genealogies for North Carolina.<ref>William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 85. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref> Their collection includes genealogy databases; digital: family Bibles, marriages, deaths, newspapers, and cemetery photos; genealogy guides; county records including wills, deeds, marriages, court minutes, tax lists, and probate records.<ref>[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/resources/genealogy.html Genealogy Research] in ''State Library of North Carolina&amp;nbsp;'' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref>  
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Great collection of books, periodicals, and genealogies for North Carolina.<ref>William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 85. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref> Their collection includes genealogy databases; digital: family Bibles, marriages, deaths, newspapers, and cemetery photos; genealogy guides; county records including wills, deeds, marriages, court minutes, tax lists, and probate records.<ref>[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/resources/genealogy.html Genealogy Research] in ''State Library of North Carolina&amp;amp;nbsp;'' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref>  
  
 
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=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
=== Alternate Repositories  ===
 
{''&nbsp;'''List''' (link to a Wiki article for) '''at least one or more other repositories''' that collect overlapping records, or similar family history material including central repositories, affiliated or branch repositories, higher level jurisdiction repositories, parent or daughter jurisdiction repositories. Also list neighboring repositories with similar records. Please briefly explain how each substitute repository is related.''}
 
  
 
If you cannot visit or find a source at the '''''{{PAGENAME}}''''', a similar source may be available at one of the following.  
 
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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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
*Alternate Repository ''{create link for each, and give line or two describing collection}''<br>  
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*[[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service &amp; pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.<ref>[http://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/washington/researcher-info.html Information for Researchers at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC] in ''National Archives'' (accessed 31 December 2013).</ref>  
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*[[National Archives at Atlanta]] records of federal agencies and courts for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, censuses, ships lists, naturalizations, Indian records, and military records.<ref>[http://www.archives.gov/atlanta/finding-aids/genealogy.html Checklist of Records Available for Research into Family History at NARA's Southeast Region] in ''National Archives'' (accessed 13 February 2014).</ref>
  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Similar Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[[State Library of North Carolina]], Raleigh, has Internet genealogy databases; digital: family Bibles, marriages, deaths, newspapers, and cemetery photos; genealogy guides; and county records.<ref>[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ghl/resources/genealogy.html Genealogy Research] in ''State Library of North Carolina '' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref>
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'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
  
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*[http://vitalrecords.nc.gov/order.htm North Carolina Vital Records], Raleigh, order for a fee births since 1913, deaths since 1930, marriages since 1962, and divorces since 1958.<ref>[http://vitalrecords.nc.gov/order.htm Vital Records] in ''NC Dept. of Health and Human Services'' (accessed 13 February 2013).</ref>
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*[https://rod.wakegov.com/index.aspx?page=1 Wake County Register of Deeds] births since 1913, marriages since 1770, deaths since 1913, and land entries since 1774.<ref>Alice Eichholz, ed. ''Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources'', 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 508. {{WorldCat|55947869|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1185723|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004}}, and [http://www.vitalrec.com/nccounties4.html#Wake Wake County Vital Records] in ''vitalrecords.com '' (accessed 13 February 2014).</ref><br>
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*[http://web.co.wake.nc.us/courts/estates.html Wake County Clerk of Superior Court] probate records since 1770.<ref>Eichholz.</ref>
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*[http://www.ncdcr.gov/litandhist/Home.aspx North Carolina Literary and Historical Association], Raleigh, publishes ''NC Historical Review''.<ref>[http://www.ncdcr.gov/litandhist/Home.aspx Home] in ''North Carolina Literary and Historical Association'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://www.wakehistory.com/ Wake County Historical Society] program archives, newsletter, and photos.<ref>[http://www.wakehistory.com/index.asp Home] in ''Wake County Historical Society'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://www.ncgenealogy.org/ North Carolina Genealogical Society], Raleigh, NC Revolutionary War petitions and index, NC Loose Estates Records indexing project, newsletter, and society publications.<ref>[http://www.ncgenealogy.org/menu-resources Resources] in ''North Carolina Genealogical Society'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncwcgs/index.htm Wake County Genealogical Society] meetings, newsletter, journal, and local genealogy publications.<ref>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncwcgs/publications.htm Publications] in ''Wake County Genealogical Society'' (14 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://www.wakegov.com/libraries/locations/orl/Pages/default.aspx Olivia Raney Local History Library], Raleigh, Internet databases, books, maps, photos, and files,<ref>[http://www.wakegov.com/libraries/Research/collections/Pages/orl/murray.aspx Elizabeth Reid Murray Collection] in ''Wake County Public Libraries'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref> and states from which Carolinians emigrated such as Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania.<ref name="sla">[http://www.ncgenealogy.org/menu-resources/societies-libraries-archives?sid=57:libraries-archives-museums&amp;amp;amp;amp;site=4 Societies, Libraries, Archives] in ''North Carolina Genealogical Society'' (14 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://www.nced.uscourts.gov/ U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina] criminal and civil court records.<ref>[http://www.nced.uscourts.gov/crsM/Default.aspx Record Request System] in ''U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref>
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' [http://www.chathamnc.org/index.aspx?page=905 Chattam], [http://dconc.gov/index.aspx?page=455 Durham], [http://www.franklincountync.us/services/register-of-deeds Franklin], [http://www.granvillenc.govoffice2.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={065B3E1D-52CB-458F-AEE3-1895B88124A0} Granville], [http://www.harnett.org/deeds/ Harnett], [http://www.johnstonnc.com/rod2/ Johnston], and [http://www.co.nash.nc.us/index.aspx?nid=243 Nash].
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*[[University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Libraries|UNC Chapel Hill Libraries]] have the famed ''Southern Historical Collection '' of plantation records, slavery, Civil War, families, religious communities, Civil Rights, NC books and their biographical index.<ref>[http://www2.lib.unc.edu/mss/shc/shcabout.html About the Southern Historical Coillection] in ''UNC Chapel Hill Libraries'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref> <ref>[http://www2.lib.unc.edu/ncc/genealogy.html Family History and Genealogy Resources in the North Carolina Collection] in ''UNC Chapel Hill Libraries'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://library.duke.edu/ Duke University Perkins Library], Durham, largest manuscript collection in the South, including newspapers, county records, Bibles, and journals. Also census records from the National Archives.<ref name="DB85" />
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*[http://moravianarchives.org/ Moravian Church Archives], Winston-Salem, for Moravians in southern states some diaries with name indexes, memoirs, published family histories, and research service for an hourly fee.<ref>[http://moravianarchives.org/ Home] in ''Moravian Archives Winston-Salem'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://www.ncfhs.org/ North Carolina Friends Historical Society], Greenboro, history of Quakers in North Carolina.<ref>[http://www.ncfhs.org/ Home] in ''North Carolina Friends Historical Society'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref>
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*[http://www.phcmontreat.org/library.htm Presbyterian Heritage Center Research Library], Montreat, 35,000 books, Presbyterian church and congregation records, minutes, periodicals, church and mission histories.<ref>[http://www.phcmontreat.org/library.htm Research Library] in ''Presbyterian Heritage Center'' (accessed 14 February 2014).</ref>
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*Repositories in '''''other surrounding states:''''' [http://www.georgiaarchives.org/ Georgia], [http://scdah.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx South Carolina], [http://www.tennessee.gov/tsla/ Tennessee], and [http://www.lva.virginia.gov/ Virginia].
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*[[Chattanooga Public Library Downtown]], Tennessee, has the Upper South's largest family folder collection which is heavy on '''''North Carolina''''',<ref name="DB85" /> &nbsp;Internet genealogy databases, census, newspapers, obituary index, county records, 30,000 books, manuscripts, and genealogical periodicals.<ref>[http://catalog.lib.chattanooga.gov/localHist/localHist.html Local History and Genealogy Department] in ''Chattanooga Public Library'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>
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*[[Knox County Public Library]], Tennessee, has the best index to '''''North Carolina''''' families,<ref name="DB85" /> &nbsp;Internet genealogy databases, 75,000 books, genealogies, ''First Families of Tennessee'', manuscripts, censuses, state and local government records, newspapers, Knoxville city directories, maps, and photos.<ref>[http://www.knoxlib.org/local-family-history/calvin-m-mcclung-historical-collection Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection] in ''Knox County Public Library'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>
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*[[Santa Cruz Public Library Downtown]], California, holds the '''''[http://scgensoc.org/special-collections-tina-brayton-collection/ Tina Brayton Collection]''''' which is equivalent to the ''[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/military/draper/ Draper Collection]'' but larger and with a better index, and many compiled genealogies of '''''North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia''''', and '''''West Virginia&nbsp;''''' families.<ref name="DB85" /> <ref>[http://scgensoc.org/special-collections-tina-brayton-collection/ The Tina Brayton Collection] in ''Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County'' (accessed 3 January 2014).</ref>
  
 
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State Library of North Carolina
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Contact Information

E-mail:[1]  slnc.reference@ncdcr.gov

Address:[1]

109 East Jones Street
(Mail to: 4641 Mail Service Center)
Raleigh, NC 27699-4641

Telephone:[1]  919-807-7460

Hours and holidays:[2]  Closed on state holidays.

  • Government and History Research Room, First Floor Mon.- Fri. 8:30am - 5:00pm
  • Genealogy Services, Mezzanine Tues.-Fri. 8:30am - 5:00pm; Saturdays: 9:00am-2:00pm

Map, public transportation, driving directions, and parking

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Great collection of books, periodicals, and genealogies for North Carolina.[3] Their collection includes genealogy databases; digital: family Bibles, marriages, deaths, newspapers, and cemetery photos; genealogy guides; county records including wills, deeds, marriages, court minutes, tax lists, and probate records.[4]

Tips

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Guides

  • Government Information State government information: online, in print, NC MOSAIC, State Government website archives, census data 1960-1980, and state agency databases ;  federal government documents: federal documents available, FDsys online fed gov doc access, and suggested websites and publications.
  • North Carolina Newspapers.

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the State Library of North Carolina, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • National Archives I, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.[5]
  • National Archives at Atlanta records of federal agencies and courts for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, censuses, ships lists, naturalizations, Indian records, and military records.[6]

Similar Collections

  • State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh, has Internet genealogy databases; digital: family Bibles, marriages, deaths, newspapers, and cemetery photos; genealogy guides; and county records.[7]

Neighboring Collections

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Contact Us in State Library of North Carolina (accessed 7 February 2014).
  2. Hours and Directions in State Library of North Carolina (accessed 7 February 2014).
  3. William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 85. At various libraries (WorldCat). FHL Ref Book 973 J54d.
  4. Genealogy Research in State Library of North Carolina&amp;nbsp; (accessed 7 February 2014).
  5. Information for Researchers at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC in National Archives (accessed 31 December 2013).
  6. Checklist of Records Available for Research into Family History at NARA's Southeast Region in National Archives (accessed 13 February 2014).
  7. Genealogy Research in State Library of North Carolina (accessed 7 February 2014).
  8. Vital Records in NC Dept. of Health and Human Services (accessed 13 February 2013).
  9. Alice Eichholz, ed. Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 508. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004, and Wake County Vital Records in vitalrecords.com (accessed 13 February 2014).
  10. Eichholz.
  11. Home in North Carolina Literary and Historical Association (accessed 14 February 2014).
  12. Home in Wake County Historical Society (accessed 14 February 2014).
  13. Resources in North Carolina Genealogical Society (accessed 14 February 2014).
  14. Publications in Wake County Genealogical Society (14 February 2014).
  15. Elizabeth Reid Murray Collection in Wake County Public Libraries (accessed 14 February 2014).
  16. Societies, Libraries, Archives in North Carolina Genealogical Society (14 February 2014).
  17. Record Request System in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina (accessed 14 February 2014).
  18. About the Southern Historical Coillection in UNC Chapel Hill Libraries (accessed 11 February 2014).
  19. Family History and Genealogy Resources in the North Carolina Collection in UNC Chapel Hill Libraries (accessed 11 February 2014).
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named DB85
  21. Home in Moravian Archives Winston-Salem (accessed 14 February 2014).
  22. Home in North Carolina Friends Historical Society (accessed 14 February 2014).
  23. Research Library in Presbyterian Heritage Center (accessed 14 February 2014).
  24. Local History and Genealogy Department in Chattanooga Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  25. Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knox County Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  26. The Tina Brayton Collection in Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (accessed 3 January 2014).