Photo: "Dientje Krant, Nathan Krant, and Gabriel DeLeeuw, 1939" from the Dientje Krant Kalisky Adkins Photographs, 1938-1996 (College of Charleston Libraries)
This guide is by no means an exhaustive list of resources for genealogical research. The goal here is to highlight the genealogy-related resources available in the Special Collections and the South Carolina Historical Society Archives and to make researchers aware of many free online websites.
Step One: Document the information you already have
Start with one person of interest and try to identify needed information (document pertinent information on other relatives/historical figures as you find it).
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From the library homepage, click the Classic Catalog link:
Once you arrive at the Classic Catalog page, click on the Collection dropdown menu:
And select Special Collections & SC Historical Society:
You may now search as usual, but the results will only yield items found in Special Collections & SC Historical Society.
Best of luck in your searching and please feel welcome to contact us at Special Collections if you need any further assistance.