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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
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=== Collection Description  ===
 
=== Collection Description  ===
  
Great collection of books, periodicals, and genealogies for North Carolina.<ref name="DB85">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;amp;amp;nbsp;'' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref>  
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Great collection of books, periodicals, and genealogies for North Carolina.<ref name="DB85">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&nbsp;'' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref>  
  
 
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'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Overlapping Collections'''''<br>  
  
*[[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 and Records Administration|National Archives I]], Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service and 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>  
 
*[[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>
 
*[[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>  
  
*[[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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*[[North Carolina State Archives|North Carolina State Archives]], 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>
  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
 
'''''Neighboring Collections'''''<br>  
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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>  
 
*[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>  
 
*[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>  
 
*[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>  
*[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;amp;amp;site=4 Societies, Libraries, Archives] in ''North Carolina 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&site=4 Societies, Libraries, Archives] in ''North Carolina Genealogical Society'' (14 February 2014).</ref>  
 
*[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>  
 
*[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>  
 
*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].  
 
*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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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]

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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 and 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

  • North Carolina State Archives, 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 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  (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. Home in Moravian Archives Winston-Salem (accessed 14 February 2014).
  21. Home in North Carolina Friends Historical Society (accessed 14 February 2014).
  22. Research Library in Presbyterian Heritage Center (accessed 14 February 2014).
  23. Local History and Genealogy Department in Chattanooga Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  24. Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knox County Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  25. The Tina Brayton Collection in Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (accessed 3 January 2014).