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{{TOC left}}{{Adoption NCGenWeb}}These archives, libraries, societies, and museums preserve sources, maintain indexes, and provide services to help genealogists document their ancestors who lived in North Carolina. <br><br>
=== Wiki Articles on Major Repositories in North Carolina ===[[Library of Congress]]{{·}} [[National Archives at Atlanta]]{{·}} [[North Carolina State Archives]] {{·}} [http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/ [State Library of North Carolina]] {{·}} [http://www.lib.unc.edu/ [Duke University Perkins Library]]{{·}} [[Genealogical Society of Old Tyron County]]{{·}} [[McEachern Library of Local History]]{{·}} [[Olivia Raney Local History Library]]{{·}} [[Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County]]{{·}} [[Rowan Public Library]]{{·}} [[University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Libraries]]{{·}} [[Bristol Public Library]] {{·}} [http://library.duke.edu/ Duke University Perkins [Chattanooga Public LibraryDowntown]] {{·}} [[National Archives Southeast Region (Atlanta)Knox County Public Library]] {{·}} [[Santa Cruz Public Library of CongressDowntown]]
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=== National Repositories ===
==== Library of Congress ====
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| [[Image:Library of Congress Jefferson Building.jpg|right|350px|Library of Congress Jefferson Building.jpg]]'''[[Library of Congress]]'''<br>101 Independence Ave. SE <br>Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ G4 <br>Washington, D.C. 20540-4660 <br>Telephone:<ref name="ContInfo" /> &nbsp;Reading Room: 202-707-5537<br>Fax:<ref name="ContInfo" /> &nbsp;202-707-1957 <br>E-mail: &nbsp;[http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ask-genealogy.html Ask a Librarian]<ref name="ContInfo">"Contact Information" in The Library of Congress [Internet site] at http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/address.html (accessed 12 May 2010).</ref> <br>Website: [http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ LC Local History {{amp}} Genealogy Reference Services]<br><br>
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:Use the Library of Congress for its outstanding genealogical guides and indexes. They are part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, 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 are unchanged.<ref>[http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/lhgcoll.html The Collections] in ''Local History and Genealogy Reference Services'' in ''Library of Congress'' (accessed 2 February 2014).</ref> <ref name="DB29">William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 29. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref>
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|-| [[Image:NARA Atlanta.jpg|right|280px|NARA Atlanta.jpg]]==== National Archives at Atlanta ===='''[[National Archives at Atlanta]]'''<br>5780 Jonesboro Road<br>Morrow, Georgia 30260 USA<br>Phone: 770-968-2100<br>Fax: 770-968-2547<br>E-mail: [mailto:atlanta.archives@nara.gov atlanta.archives@nara.gov]<br>InternetWebsite: [http://www.archives.gov/southeast/ National Archives at Atlanta] <br><br>  :Collects federal agency and court records for '''''North Carolina, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina''''', and '''''Tennessee'''''. They have both a Microfilm Research Room and an Archival Research Room. There is an extensive microfilm collection of value for genealogy research and general historical interest. Genealogy records include censuses, military service records, pensions and bounty-land, and Gulf Coast passenger arrivals. Subject specialties include the Vice Admiralty Court of South Carolina, Civil War and Reconstruction, organized crime, World Wars, the New Deal, and space exploration. The collection holds about 70,000 cubic feet of archival holdings from 1716 to the 1980s, primarily textual records but also maps, and photographs.<ref name="DB12728">William Dollarhide and Ronald A. Bremer. ''America's Best Genealogy Resource Centers'' (Bountiful, Utah: Heritage Quest, 1998), 127-28. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref><br><br>
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:The National Archives at Atlanta collects federal agency and court records for '''North Carolina''', Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Tennessee. They have a Microfilm Research Room and an Archival Research Room. There is a microfilm collection for genealogy research. Genealogy records include censuses, military service records, pensions and bounty-land, and Gulf Coast passenger arrivals. Subject specialties include the Vice Admiralty Court of South Carolina, Civil War and Reconstruction, organized crime, World Wars, the New Deal, and space exploration. The collection holds about 70,000 cubic feet of archival holdings from 1716 to the 1980s, primarily textual records but also maps, and photographs.<ref name="DB12728">Dollarhide and Bremer, 127-28. {{WorldCat|39493985|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|728550|item|disp=FHL Ref Book 973 J54d}}.</ref><br><br>
[[Image:Library of Congress Jefferson Building.jpg|right|500px|Library of Congress Jefferson Building.jpg]]'''[[Library of Congress]]'''<br>101 Independence Ave. SE <br>Thomas Jefferson Building, LJ G4 <br>Washington, D.C. 20540-4660 <br>Telephone:<ref name="ContInfo" /> &nbsp;Reading Room: 202-707-5537<br>Fax:<ref name="ContInfo" /> &nbsp;202-707-1957 <br>E-mail: &nbsp;[http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/ask-genealogy.html Ask a Librarian]<ref name="ContInfo">"Contact Information" in The Library of Congress [Internet site] at http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/address.html (accessed 12 May 2010).</ref> <br>Internet: http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ <br><br> Statewide Repositories ===
:Use this library for its outstanding genealogical guides and indexes. They are part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, 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 are unchanged.<ref>[http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/lhgcoll.html The Collections] in ''Local History and Genealogy Reference Services'' in ''Library of Congress'' (accessed 2 February 2014).</ref> <ref name="DB29">Dollarhide and Bremer, 29.</ref><br><br> === North Carolina State Repositories Archives ==== '''[[North Carolina State Archives|North Carolina State Archives]]'''<br> 109 East Jones Street<br>(Mail to: 4610 Mail Service Center)<br>Raleigh, NC 27699-4610 <br>Telephone: 919-807-7310<br>Fax: 919-733-1354<br>E-mail: [mailto:archives@ncdcr.gov archives@ncdcr.gov]<br>InternetWebsite: [http://www.ncdcr.gov/archives/Home.aspxState Archives of North Carolina]<br><br>
:Collection of county court records so large it has not all been cataloged.<ref name="DB85">Dollarhide and Bremer, 85.</ref> The North Carolina State Archives maintains original records of North Carolina governments on the state, district, and county levels. Includes audio visual material, government records, maps, War of 1812, Civil War, World Wars, newspapers, photos, county records, state agency records, veterans records, organization records, private collections, and defunct academic institution records.<ref>[http://www.ncdcr.gov/archives/Public/Collections.aspx Collections] in ''State Archives of North Carolina '' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref> <br><br>
==== State Library of North Carolina ===='''[[State Library of North Carolina]]'''<br>109 East Jones Street<br>(Mail to: 4641 Mail Service Center)<br> Raleigh, NC 27699-4641 <br> Telephone:<ref name="Contact" /> &nbsp;919-807-7460 <br>E-mail:<ref name="Contact">[http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/contact.html Contact Us] in ''State Library of North Carolina'' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref> <br>[mailto:slnc.reference@ncdcr.gov slnc.reference@ncdcr.gov] <br>InternetWebsite: [http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/index.html State Library of North Carolina]<br><br>
:Great collection of books, periodicals, and genealogies for North Carolina.<ref name="DB85" /> 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 '' (accessed 7 February 2014).</ref><br><br>
=== Regional Repositories ===
==== Duke University Perkins Library ====
[[Image:Duke Univ Perkins Library.jpg|right|280px|Duke Univ Perkins Library.jpg]]'''[[Duke University Perkins Library]]'''<br>104 Chapel Drive<br>Durham, NC 27708<br>Telephone: 919-660-5800<br>E-mail: [http://library.duke.edu/research/ask Ask a Librarian] e-mail form<br>Website: [http://library.duke.edu/ Duke University Libraries] <br><br>
[[Image:Univ of NC Louis Round Wilson LibraryLargest manuscript collection in the South, including newspapers, county records, Bibles, and journals. They also have many census records originally at the National Archives.JPG|right|280px|Univ of NC Louis Round Wilson Library<ref name="DB85" /> :*Nannie M.JPG]]Trilley, and Noma Lee Goodwin, ''Guide to the Manuscript Collections in the Duke University Library''[[University of (Durham, North Carolina Chapel Hill Libraries: Duke University Press, 1947). {{WorldCat|2112391|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|183374|University item|disp=FHL Film 899894; Book 975.6 B5d ser. 27–28.}} This guide lists about 8,000 names of North Carolina Chapel Hill Librariesindividuals, families, and historical subjects, and it is indexed. :*[http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/franklin/ John Hope Franklin Research Center]]'''for African and African American History and Culture in the Rubenstein Library at Duke University.<br><br>
:'==== Genealogical Society of Old Tyron County ====''''Wilson Special Collections Library''[[Genealogical Society of Old Tyron County]]'''<br>200 South Rd. Wilson Library Campus 319 Doggett Road PO Box #3948938<br>UNC Chapel HillForest City, NC 27515-889028043<br>Telephone: 919828-962247-11728700<br>EmailE-mail:[mailto:nccrefinfo@uncrutherfordcountync.edu nccrefgov info@uncrutherfordcountync.edugov] <br>Internet: [http://www2.lib.unc.edu/wilson/ Louis R. Wilson Special Collections Library]<br><br><div style="float: left; width: 100%">::The Wilson Library is home to: the famed [http://www2.lib.unc.edu/mss/shc/ Southern Historical Collection] with strengths in plantations, slavery, the Civil War, Civil Rights, communities, family, race relations, and religious communities<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>; the [httpWebsite://www2.lib.unc.edu/ncc/ North Carolina Collection] of published works on North Carolina and its people and biographical index<ref>[http://www2.librutherfordcountync.unc.edugov/ncc/genealogy.html Family History and Genealogy Resources in the North Carolina Collection] in ''UNC Chapel Hill Libraries'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>; the [http://www2.lib.unc.edu/rbc/ Rare Book Collection]; the [http://www2.lib.unc.edu/wilson/sfc/ Southern Folklife Collection]; the ''Manuscript Department&nbsp;'' collection of personal papers, letters, and diaries of early North Carolina residents; and the ''Map Department''.<ref name="DB85" />[[Image:UNC Davis Library.jpg|right|190px|UNC Davis Library.jpg]genealogicalsociety Genealogical Society]<br><br>
:Use this library for finding books, periodicals, Bible records, obituaries, biographies and indexes for pre-Civil War people from both North Carolina and South Carolina. <ref name="DB85" /> Emphasis is on counties of '''Rutherford, Polk''Davis Library', and '''Cleveland' <br>208 Raleigh Street Campus Box #3916 <br>UNC Chapel Hill'', but also includes all of North and South Carolina. Immigration data, 500 family histories, 3,000 genealogy books, NC 2759960 Carolina county heritage books.<brref>Telephone: 919-962-1151<br>E-mail: [http://libraryrutherfordcountync.unc.edugov/Departments/askgenealogicalsociety/ E-mail a Questioncollections Collections] form in ''North Carolina's Rutherford County'' (accessed 11 February 2014).<br/ref>Internet: [http://library.unc.edu/ UNC Chapel Hill Libraries]<br><br>
::Humanities, and foreign language materials, maps, government documents repository, and microforms are found here.<ref>[http://hours.lib.unc.edu/#view-davis Davis ==== McEachern Library] in of Local History ====''Libraries and Hours'[[McEachern Library of Local History]]' in ''UNC Chapel <br>Dulpin County Historical Society<br>314 East Main Street, PO Box 130<br>Rose Hill Libraries'' (accessed 11 February 2013)., NC 28458</refbr>Telephone: 910-296-2180<br><br>
[[Image:Duke Univ Perkins Library.jpg|right|280px|Duke Univ Perkins Library.jpg]]This library has the largest collection in North America of family folders for immigrants from Scotland, including the highland Scots who came to the '''Duke University Perkins LibraryCape Fear River region'''of North Carolina.<br>104 Chapel Drive<br>Durham, NC 27708<br>Telephone: 919-660-5800<br>E-mail: [http:ref name="DB85" //library.duke.edu/research/ask Ask a Librarian] e-mail form<br>Internet: [http://library.duke.edu/ Duke University Libraries] <br><br>
==== Olivia Raney Local History Library ===='''[[Olivia Raney Local History Library]]''' <br>4016 Carya Drive<br>Raleigh, North Carolina 27610<br>Phone:Largest manuscript collection in the South, including newspapers, county records, Bibles, and journals919-250-1196<br>Website: [http://www. They also have many census records originally at the National Archiveswakegov.<ref name="DB85" com/libraries/locations/orl/Pages/> default.aspx Olivia Raney Local History Library]<br><br>
:*Nannie M. TrilleyThe collection of 18, 000 items is primarily local and Noma Lee Goodwin, ''Guide to the Manuscript Collections in the Duke University Library'' (Durhamfamily history oriented including background materials on American, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1947). {{WorldCat|2112391|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|183374|item|disp=FHL Film 899894; Book 975.6 B5d ser. 27–28.}} This guide lists about 8,000 names of individuals, families, and historical subjects, and it is indexed. :*[http://library.dukelocal history.edu/rubenstein/franklin/ John Hope Franklin Research Center] for African and African American History and Culture in the Rubenstein Library at Duke UniversityIncludes Internet genealogy databases.<br><br>
==== Pub Lib of Charlotte and Mecklenburg Co ====[[Image:Publ Libr of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.jpg|right|280px|Publ Libr of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.jpg]]'''Rowan [[Public Libraryof Charlotte and Mecklenburg County]]'''<br>201 West Fisher [http://www.cmlibrary.org/locations/mainCarolina.asp Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room]<br>310 North Tryon Street<br>Salisbury Charlotte, NC, 2814428202<br>Telephone: 704-216-8253<br>Fax: 704-216416-82370150<br>E-mail: [mailtohttp:gretchen//www.witt@rowancountynccmlibrary.gov gretchenorg/About_Us/email.witt@rowancountync.govasp?id=36&t=12 Send an E-mail]form<br>InternetWebsite: [http://www.rowancountynccmlibrary.gov/GOVERNMENTorg/Departmentslocations/PublicLibrary/tabid/145/DefaultmainCarolina.aspx Rowan Public asp Main Library: Carolina Room] <br><br>
:This library has manuscripts, diaries, journals, Bible records, and family folders from Virtually a second state archives for the crossroads southern part of colonial North Carolinathe state.<ref name="DB85" /> Emphasis is on "'''Old Rowan County'''Germans," including 150Highland Scots,000 abstracts in the McCubbins Collecitonand Scots-Irish immigrants to North Carolina. Many references to Quakers moving from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. This collection has good indexes, 2biographies,000 family historiesfolders, and Civil War recordsgenealogies.<ref>[http:name="DB85" //edithclark.omeka.net/genealogical-records Genealogical Records] in ''Edith Clark History Room'' in ''Rowan Public Library'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>.<br><br>
[[Image:Publ Libr of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.jpg|right|280px|Publ Libr of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.jpg]]==== Rowan Public Library ===='''[[Rowan Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County]]'''<br>[http://www.cmlibrary.org/locations/mainCarolina.asp Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room]201 West Fisher Street<br>310 North Tryon StreetSalisbury NC, 28144<br>Charlotte, NC 28202Telephone: 704-216-8253<br>TelephoneFax: 704-416216-01508237<br>E-mail: [httpmailto://wwwgretchen.witt@rowancountync.cmlibrarygov gretchen.org/About_Us/emailwitt@rowancountync.asp?id=36&t=12 Send an E-mailgov] form<br>InternetWebsite: [http://www.cmlibraryrowancountync.orggov/GOVERNMENT/Departments/PublicLibrary/tabid/locations145/mainCarolinaDefault.asp Main aspx Rowan Public Library: Carolina Room]<br><br>
:Virtually a second state archives for This library has manuscripts, diaries, journals, Bible records, and family folders from the southern part crossroads of the statecolonial North Carolina. <ref name="DB85" /> Emphasis is on Germans"'''Old Rowan County''', Highland Scots" including 150, and Scots-Irish immigrants to North Carolina. Many references to Quakers moving from Pennsylvania to North Carolina. This collection has good indexes000 abstracts in the McCubbins Colleciton, biographies2, 000 family foldershistories, and genealogiesCivil War records<ref>[http://edithclark.omeka.net/genealogical-records Genealogical Records] in ''Edith Clark History Room'' in ''Rowan Public Library'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref name="DB85" />.<br><br>
==== University of NC Chapel Hill Libraries ====[[Image:Univ of NC Louis Round Wilson Library.JPG|right|280px|Univ of NC Louis Round Wilson Library.JPG]]'''Genealogical Society [[University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Libraries|University of Old Tyron CountyNorth Carolina Chapel Hill Libraries]]'''<br>319 Doggett Road PO ===== UNC Wilson Special Collections =====:200 South Rd. Wilson Library Campus Box 938#3948<br>Forest CityUNC Chapel Hill, NC 2804327515-8890<br>Telephone: 828919-247962-87001172<br>E-mailEmail: [mailto:infonccref@rutherfordcountyncunc.gov infoedu nccref@rutherfordcountyncunc.govedu]<br>InternetWebsite: [http://rutherfordcountyncwww2.lib.govunc.edu/genealogicalsociety Genealogical Societywilson/ Louis R. Wilson Special Collections Library] <br><br>
:Use this library for finding books:The Wilson Library is home to: the famed [http://www2.lib.unc.edu/mss/shc/ Southern Historical Collection] with strengths in plantations, periodicalsslavery, Bible recordsthe Civil War, obituariesCivil Rights, communities, family, race relations, biographies and indexes for pre-Civil War people from both North Carolina and South Carolina. religious communities<ref name="DB85" >[http://www2.lib.unc.edu/mss/shc/> Emphasis is on counties of shcabout.html About the Southern Historical Coillection] in ''UNC Chapel Hill Libraries'Rutherford, Polk''', and '''Cleveland''', but also includes all (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>; the [http://www2.lib.unc.edu/ncc/ North Carolina Collection] of published works on North Carolina and South Carolinaits people and biographical index<ref>[http://www2.lib.unc. Immigration data, 500 family histories, 3,000 edu/ncc/genealogy books, 60 .html Family History and Genealogy Resources in the North Carolina county heritage booksCollection] in ''UNC Chapel Hill Libraries'' (accessed 11 February 2014).</ref>; the [http://www2.lib.unc.edu/rbc/ Rare Book Collection]; the [http://rutherfordcountyncwww2.lib.govunc.edu/Departmentswilson/genealogicalsocietysfc/collections CollectionsSouthern Folklife Collection] in ; the ''Manuscript Department&nbsp;''collection of personal papers, letters, and diaries of early North Carolinaresidents; and the 's Rutherford County'Map Department'' (accessed 11 February 2014).<ref name="DB85" /ref> [[Image:UNC Davis Library.jpg|right|190px|UNC Davis Library.jpg]]<br><br>
'''McEachern ===== UNC Davis Library of Local History'''<br>Dulpin County Historical Society<br>314 East Main =====:208 Raleigh Street, PO Campus Box 130#3916 <br>Rose UNC Chapel Hill, NC 2845827599<br>Telephone: 910919-296962-2180 1151<br>E-mail: [http://library.unc.edu/ask/ E-mail a Question] form <br>Website: [http://library.unc.edu/ UNC Chapel Hill Libraries]<br><br>
:This library has the largest collection :Humanities, and foreign language materials, maps, government documents repository, and microforms are found here.<ref>[http://hours.lib.unc.edu/#view-davis Davis Library] in North America of family folders for immigrants from Scotland, including the highland Scots who came to the ''Libraries and Hours'' in 'Cape Fear River region'UNC Chapel Hill Libraries'' of North Carolina(accessed 11 February 2013).</ref name="DB85" /> <br><br>
'''Olivia Raney Local History Library''' <br>4016 Carya Drive<br>Raleigh, === Outside of North Carolina 27610<br>Phone: 919-250-1196<br>Internet: [http://www.wakegov.com/libraries/locations/orl/Pages/default.aspx Olivia Raney Local History Library] Repositories ===
==== Bristol Public Library ===='''[[Bristol Public Library]]''' <br>701 Goode Street <br>Bristol, Virginia 24201-4199 <br>Telephone: 540-645-8780 <br>Fax: 276-669-5593 <br>E-mail: [mailto:bplref@yahoo.com bplref@yahoo.com]<br>Website:The collection of 18,000 items is primarily local and family history oriented including background materials on American, North Carolina and local history[http://www. Includes Internet genealogy databasesbristol-library.org/ Bristol Public Library]<br><br>
=== Repositories Outside :They have a relatively small family folder collection. Nevertheless, it is an important resource for settlers coming from '''''Pennsylvania, Maryland''''', and northern '''''Virginia''''' &nbsp;along the [[Great Valley Road]] into '''''Tennessee, Kentucky''''', and '''''North Carolina ==='''''.<ref>Dollarhide and Bremer, 105.</ref><br><br>
==== Chattanooga Public Library Downtown ====[[Image:Chattanooga Public Library TN.jpg|right|280px|Chattanooga Public Library TN.jpg]]'''[[Chattanooga Public Library Downtown]]''' <br>1001 Broad Street<br>Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402<br>Telephone: 423-757-5317<br>E-mail: [mailto:library@lib.chattanooga.gov library@lib.chattanooga.gov]<br> InternetWebsite: [http://catalog.lib.chattanooga.gov/localHist/localHist.html Local History and Genealogy Department]<br><br>
:Includes the Upper South's largest family folder collection which is heavy on '''''North Carolina'''''.<ref name="DB85" /> 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><br><br>
==== Knox County Public Library ====[[Image:Customs-house-knoxville-tn1906.jpg|right|280px|Customs-house-knoxville-tn1906.jpg]]'''[[Knox County Public Library]]'''<br>Calvin M. McClung Historical Collections<br>601 South Gay Street<br>Knoxville, Tennessee 37901-1629<br>Telephone: 865-215-8801<br>E-mail: [mailto:www.easttnhistory.org www.easttnhistory.org]<br>InternetWebsite: [http://www.knoxlib.org/ Knox County Public Library]<br><br>
:The McClung Historical Collection includes an index to early '''''North Carolina''''' families. No index in North Carolina can top this one.<ref name="DB85" /> Internet genealogy databases, more than 75,000 books, 3,000 genealogies, 15,000 First Families of Tennessee, manuscripts, censuses, state and local government records, newspapers, Knoxville city directories, maps, and photos. The same building also houses the Knox County Archives, and the East Tennessee Historical Society and Museum.<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><br><br>
'''[[Bristol ==== Santa Cruz Public Library]]''' <br>701 Goode Street <br>Bristol, Virginia 24201-4199 <br>Telephone: 540-645-8780 <br>Fax: 276-669-5593 <br>E-mail: [mailto:bplref@yahoo.com bplref@yahoo.com]<br>Internet: http://www.bristol-library.org/ <br>  :They have a relatively small family folder collection. Nevertheless, it is an important resource for settlers coming from '''''Pennsylvania, Maryland''''', and northern '''''Virginia''''' &nbsp;along the [[Great Valley Road]] into '''''Tennessee, Kentucky''''', and '''''North Carolina'''''.<ref>Dollarhide and Bremer, 105.</ref><br><br>Downtown ===='''[[Santa Cruz Public Library Downtown]]''' <br>224 Church Street<br>Santa Cruz, California 95060 <br>Telephone: 831-427-7707 ext.&nbsp;5794<br>E-mail: [http://www.santacruzpl.org/contact/askscpl/ E-mail reference service] form<br>InternetWebsite: [http://www.santacruzpl.org/branches/14/Santa Cruz Public Library Downtown]<br><br>
:Holds the Genealogial Society of Santa Cruz County's library, including the '''''[http://scgensoc.org/special-collections-tina-brayton-collection/ Tina Brayton Collection]''''' which is equivalent to the ''[[Draper Manuscript Collection]]&nbsp;'' 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><br><br>
=== Guides Guidebooks ===
*Ellen Garrison, ''Archives in Appalachia: A Directory&nbsp;'' (Boone, North Carolina: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1985). {{WorldCat|12712710|item|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}. {{FHL|12712710|item|disp=FHL Book 975 A3a}}. For Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, arranged alphabetically, each entry shows the archive, address, phone, inclusive dates of the collection, the records of the collection, subjects, and size of the collection. Indexed by record type, and by subject.
 
Guides and inventories for collections at archives and libraries can be found in the [https://familysearch.org/catalog-search FamilySearch Catalog] by using a ''Place Search&nbsp;'' under:
 
:'''{{FHL|344522|subject_id|disp=NORTH CAROLINA — ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES — INVENTORIES, REGISTERS, CATALOGS}}'''
 
:'''NORTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES'''
=== References ===
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