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Greenville County
Greenville County Library System
Greenville County Library System

Contact Information

Email: scroominfo@greenvillelibrary.org
Website: South Carolina Room Genealogy & Local History
Address: 25 Heritage Green Place - Greenville, SC 29601
Telephone: 864-527-9212
Hours of Operation: M-Th – 9a-9p, F-Sat – 9a-6p, Sun – 2p-6p
Directions/Parking: Location and Rates

Genealogy Inquiries: Records Request Form

South Carolina Room Collection

The South Carolina Room in the Hughes Main Library is staffed by experienced genealogists and has an extensive collection of books, manuscripts, microform, periodicals, databases, photographs, maps, and newspapers all searchable in our online catalog. Drop in, submit a request, or schedule an hour for some one-on-one assistance.

Vital Records

SC death certificates on microfilm (1915-1968)

Greenville County marriage licenses on microfilm (1911-1995)

SC DHEC also has an online death certificate index (1915-1968)

Non-public birth and death certificates can be obtained from the SC DHEC

Greenville County marriage license index (1911–current, incomplete)

Newspapers & Obituaries

Microfilm archives of nearly 50 local and regional newspapers

Greenville News article index (1990-present)

Greenville News obituaries (1906-present)

Greenville News marriage announcements (1990-present)

Online Databases & Digital Collections

Databases available on any library computer or with your library card from home

GCLS Digital Collections

Greenville County Historical Records

South Carolina Digital Library

Research Guides

Book Collection

Land Record Collection

Probate Record Collection

Marriage Record Collection

Military Record Collection

Additional Microfilm  

Revolutionary War Record Collection

SC Adoption Record Assistance

African-American Record Collection

Cherokee Record Collection

German-American Record Collection

Jewish-American Record Collection

Equipment

Microfilm Copies: Available to print paper copies (10 cents/copy) or scan copies to USB flash drive (free)

Paper Copies: Copy machine available for public use (10-25 cents/copy)

Digital Copies: Scanner available to save copies to USB flash drive or email to yourself (free)

Neighboring Collections

Greenville County Historical Society

Furman University Special Collections

South Carolina Digital Library

South Carolina Dept. of Archives and History