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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>  
 
*[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>  
 
*[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>  
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*[http://www.ncgenweb.us/dogsnc/ Durham-Orange Genealogical Society] surnames, cemeteries, events, membership, queries, links, look ups, publications, and blog.<ref>[http://www.ncgenweb.us/dogsnc/ Home] in Durham-Orange Genealogical Society'' (15 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;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&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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.alamance-nc.com/rod/ Alamance], [http://www.caswellrod.net/ Caswell], [http://www.chathamnc.org/index.aspx?page=905 Chattam], [http://dconc.gov/index.aspx?page=455 Durham], [http://www.granvillenc.govoffice2.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={065B3E1D-52CB-458F-AEE3-1895B88124A0} Granville], [http://www.personrod.net/ Person], and [https://rod.wakegov.com/ Wake].
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*Repositories in '''''surrounding counties:''''' [http://www.alamance-nc.com/rod/ Alamance], [http://www.caswellrod.net/ Caswell], [http://www.chathamnc.org/index.aspx?page=905 Chattam], [http://dconc.gov/index.aspx?page=455 Durham], [http://www.granvillenc.govoffice2.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={065B3E1D-52CB-458F-AEE3-1895B88124A0} Granville], [http://www.personrod.net/ Person], and [https://rod.wakegov.com/ Wake].  
*[[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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*[[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>  
 
*[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" />  
 
*[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" />  
 
*[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>  
 
*[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>  

Revision as of 14:03, 15 February 2014

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University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Libraries
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Contact Information

Two libraries at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill which have collections of interest to genealogists are:

E-mail:[1]

Address:[1]

Wilson Special Collections Library
200 South Road Wilson Library (Campus PO Box #3948)
UNC Chapel Hill, NC 27515-8890
Telephone: 919-962-1172
Davis Library
208 Raleigh Street (Campus PO Box #3916)
UNC Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Telephone: 919-962-1151

Hours and holidays:[1]  ???

Directions, maps, and public transportation:[1]  {Optional}

Internet sites and databases:

Collection Description

Wilson Special Collections Library  is home to: the famed Southern Historical Collection with strengths in plantation records, slavery, the Civil War, Civil Rights, communities, family, race relations, and religious communities[2]; the North Carolina Collection of published works on North Carolina and its people and biographical index[3]; the Rare Book Collection; the Southern Folklife Collection; the Manuscript Department  collection of personal papers, letters, and diaries of early North Carolina residents; and the Map Department.[4]

Davis Library  has humanities, and foreign language materials, maps, a federal documents depository, and microforms.[5]

Tips

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Guides

  • Blosser, Susan Sokol, and Clyde Norman Wilson Jr. The Southern Historical Collection: A Guide to Manuscripts (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Library, 1970). At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL book 975 H23s. This guide may help you locate biographical and local history information pertaining to a family.
  • Smith, Everard H. Southern Historical Collection: Supplementary Guide to Manuscripts, 1970–1975 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Library, 1976). WorldCat 2401855; FHL book 975 H23s supp.

Alternate Repositories

If you cannot visit or find a source at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Libraries, a similar source may be available at one of the following.

Overlapping Collections

  • Library of Congress, Washington, DC, is the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, books, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources. The Local History and Genealogy Reading Room has moved to the Main Reading Room, but services remiain unchanged.[6]
  • 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.[7]
  • 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.[8]

Similar Collections

  • North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, has so many county court records they have not all been cataloged,[4] NC government records at the state, district, and county levels, maps, War of 1812, Civil War, World Wars, newspapers, photos, organization records, private collections, and defunct academic institution records.[9]
  • State Library of North Carolina, Raleigh, has Internet genealogy databases; digital: family Bibles, marriages, deaths, newspapers, and cemetery photos; genealogy guides; and county records.[10]

Neighboring Collections



Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Source 1.
  2. About the Southern Historical Coillection in UNC Chapel Hill Libraries (accessed 11 February 2014).
  3. Family History and Genealogy Resources in the North Carolina Collection in UNC Chapel Hill Libraries (accessed 11 February 2014).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 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. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "DB85" defined multiple times with different content
  5. Davis Library in Libraries and Hours in UNC Chapel Hill Libraries (accessed 11 February 2013).
  6. The Collections in Local History and Genealogy Reading Room in Library of Congress (accessed 31 December 2013).
  7. Information for Researchers at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC in National Archives (accessed 31 December 2013).
  8. Checklist of Records Available for Research into Family History at NARA's Southeast Region in National Archives (accessed 13 February 2014).
  9. Collections in State Archives of North Carolina (accessed 7 February 2014).
  10. Genealogy Research in State Library of North Carolina (accessed 7 February 2014).
  11. Vital Records in NC Dept. of Health and Human Services (accessed 13 February 2013).
  12. 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).
  13. Eichholz.
  14. Home in North Carolina Literary and Historical Association (accessed 14 February 2014).
  15. Home in Wake County Historical Society (accessed 14 February 2014).
  16. Resources in North Carolina Genealogical Society (accessed 14 February 2014).
  17. Home in Durham-Orange Genealogical Society (15 February 2014).
  18. Elizabeth Reid Murray Collection in Wake County Public Libraries (accessed 14 February 2014).
  19. Societies, Libraries, Archives in North Carolina Genealogical Society (14 February 2014).
  20. Record Request System in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina (accessed 14 February 2014).
  21. About the Southern Historical Coillection in UNC Chapel Hill Libraries (accessed 11 February 2014).
  22. Family History and Genealogy Resources in the North Carolina Collection in UNC Chapel Hill Libraries (accessed 11 February 2014).
  23. Home in Moravian Archives Winston-Salem (accessed 14 February 2014).
  24. Home in North Carolina Friends Historical Society (accessed 14 February 2014).
  25. Research Library in Presbyterian Heritage Center (accessed 14 February 2014).
  26. Local History and Genealogy Department in Chattanooga Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  27. Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection in Knox County Public Library (accessed 11 February 2014).
  28. The Tina Brayton Collection in Genealogical Society of Santa Cruz County (accessed 3 January 2014).