This page will serve as a guide to resources held at the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture as well as general information that will helpful for genealogists.
For a full listing of our collections please see here https://avery.cofc.edu/archives/collection_list.php
For a listing of our digital collections please see here https://lcdl.library.cofc.edu/institution/avery-research-center/
Here are a few steps to get you started
These resources may be at the Avery Research Center or at Addlestone Library.
If you cannot get to the location where your ancestors lived or you have hit a road block, it may be good to connect with a professional and certified genealogist. The Avery Research Center's staff does not do genealogy research for patrons. Additionally, we do not recommend a particular genealogist.