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South Carolina Room and Anderson Information

Courtesy of our South Carolina Room at the Main Branch, here you can find information pertaining to Anderson and South Carolina, current and past, and do genealogical and family research.

South Carolina Room and Anderson Information

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Which census was that?

Which census was that? - Organize Your Family History

Genealogy Insider - New Genealogy Website Helps You Find African-American Ancestors' Freedmen's Bureau and Freedman's Bank Records

Ancestry Magazine ~ All the back issues of the magazine are available FREE on Google books!

Ancestry magazine

Have you found your ancestor in a criminal database? Click on the image to visit the Card Catalog. Type CRIMINAL in the title field and click search to see what's available.

Family Relationships: How to connect and denote family relationships on a genealogical chart

Family relationships - GenoPro

Fraktur Chart- Helpful for genealogy

What war could your ancestor have served in? Use this hand chart as a rule of thumb to focus your family history research. #genealogy

What War Did My Ancestor Serve In?

Full Circle Family History Blog: Tuesday's Tip - How I use.... Spreadsheets for Genealogy #genealogy #familyhistory

Foil can make hard-to-read gravestones legible - - great tip & easier than doing a rubbing.

Reading hard-to-read gravestones - Organize Your Family History

How to Get a Copy of Your Ancestors Social Security Application ~ You can find a lot of genealogical info from these!

How to Get a Copy of Your Ancestor's SS Application

How to Compile a Family History Album - I like her layout ideas. Simple and clean with lots of journaling and digital freebies from Creative Memories. Of course, I'll be using StoryBook Creator for mine.

Creative "Try"als: How to Compile a Family History Album

Accelerate Anderson Downtown Challenge | Anderson, SC

City of Anderson, SC

Anderson, 1890 June :: Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Anderson, 1890 June :: Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

Anderson Public Library bookmobile :: South Carolina Bookmobiles Collection

Anderson County Library bookmobile :: South Carolina Bookmobiles Collection

Post Office and Library, Anderson, S.C. :: William Lynch Postcard Collection

Branch of the Anderson County Library :: South Carolina Library Buildings Collection

Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: The internet is revolutionizing family history research. Every day new records and resources are placed online and new methods of sharing research and communicating across cyberspace become available. Never before has it been so easy to research family history and to gain a better understanding of who we are and where we came from. #genealogy

Have you ever peered into one of these? Six genealogy secrets found in the library's vertical file.

Six genealogy secrets found in the library's vertical file is a free site to discover your family's history and create a family tree online.

Free Family History and Genealogy Records

Here you can find a collection of pirates' stories from along the North and South Carolina coast!

Catalog - Pirates of the Carolinas

Balloons Over Anderson Anderson, SC. Photo by Perry Baker, courtesy of SC PRT.

Visit to share what you think makes South Carolina "just right."

Once, they were the happiest family under the sun, crabbing and fishing and painting on beautiful Edisto Island in South Carolina's lowcountry. Then everything went wrong, and twenty years later the Bennett family is still in pieces.

25 of the Palmetto State's most beloved authors introduce you to their most memorable dogs. There is Padgett Powell's "Ode to Spode," Josephine Humphrey's paean to a poodle, and Roger Pinckney's Daukuskie Dog-ageddon. From bird dogs to bad dogs, wild dogs to the Carolina dog--a wild dog in the Lowcountry whose ancestors may have accompanied the first Americans across the Bering ice bridge--get to know these canines and their literary companions.