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=== Online Resources ===
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===Online Resources===
  
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/sc South Carolina Historical Directories]  
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*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/sc South Carolina Historical Directories]
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc_directoryscottishnorthamerica1680-1830_vol1 Directory of Scots in the Carolinas 1680-1830. Volume 1], index, ($)[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806352310_directoryscotscarolinas_vol2 Vol. 2] ($)
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc_directoryscottishnorthamerica1680-1830_vol1 Directory of Scots in the Carolinas 1680-1830. Volume 1], index, ($)[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?ix=gpc0806352310_directoryscotscarolinas_vol2 Vol. 2] ($)
  
  
=== Resources for South Carolina Directories ===
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===Resources for South Carolina Directories===
  
==== Libraries and Archives ====
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====Libraries and Archives====
  
 
The [http://69.63.217.22/C95007Staff/OPAC/search/AdvancedSearch.asp Charleston Library Society] has a special collection of Charleston directories dating from 1782.  
 
The [http://69.63.217.22/C95007Staff/OPAC/search/AdvancedSearch.asp Charleston Library Society] has a special collection of Charleston directories dating from 1782.  
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You can also find collections of directories in the archives mentioned in [[South Carolina Archives and Libraries|South Carolina Archives and Libraries]].  
 
You can also find collections of directories in the archives mentioned in [[South Carolina Archives and Libraries|South Carolina Archives and Libraries]].  
  
==== Directories Online ====
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====Directories Online====
  
 
*Some city directories are found online at [http://www.google.com/search?q=south+carolina+directories&tbm=bks&tbo=1&safe=active www.booksgoogle.com] or at [http://www.archive.org www.archive.org].
 
*Some city directories are found online at [http://www.google.com/search?q=south+carolina+directories&tbm=bks&tbo=1&safe=active www.booksgoogle.com] or at [http://www.archive.org www.archive.org].
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*Ancestry.com ($) has South Carolina directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
 
*Ancestry.com ($) has South Carolina directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
  
==== The Family History Library ====
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====The Family History Library====
  
The Family History Library has directories for:  
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The [[Family History Library]] has city directories for various years from throughout the state of South Carolina including:  
  
 
'''Columbia'''  
 
'''Columbia'''  
  
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| 1859, 1860  
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|1859, 1860
| Microfiche {{FHL|534491|item|disp=6043826-27}} <br>
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|Microfiche {{FHL|534491|item|disp=6043826-27}} <br>
 
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| 1903-32, 1934-35  
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|1903-32, 1934-35
| Microfilm {{FHL|534491|item|disp=1759654-62}}
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|Microfilm {{FHL|534491|item|disp=1759654-62}}
 
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| 1931  
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|1931
| Book {{FHL|807703|item|disp=975.77 E4h}}
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|Book {{FHL|807703|item|disp=975.77 E4h}}
 
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'''Charleston'''  
 
'''Charleston'''  
  
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| 1796 <br>  
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|1796 <br>
| Microfilm {{FHL|109694|item|disp=000620 item 2}}&nbsp; <br>
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|Microfilm {{FHL|109694|item|disp=000620 item 2}}&nbsp; <br>
 
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| 1866-1934  
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|1866-1934
| Microfilm {{FHL|533591|item|disp=1376645}}
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|Microfilm {{FHL|533591|item|disp=1376645}}
 
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| 1782, 1785, 1794, 1806-07, 1809, <br>&nbsp;1824, 1836, 1856, 1860  
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|1782, 1785, 1794, 1806-07, 1809, <br>&nbsp;1824, 1836, 1856, 1860
| Microfiche {{FHL|533591|item|disp=6052954}}
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|Microfiche {{FHL|533591|item|disp=6052954}}
 
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=== Websites ===
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To find directories, consult the [[FamilySearch Catalog Place Search|Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog]] under:
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:: SOUTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
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:: SOUTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES
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===Websites===
  
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/sc South Carolina Historical Directories] Identifies historical city, county, business and other directories available online at both free and pay-to-access websites.
 
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinedirectorysite/Home/usa/sc South Carolina Historical Directories] Identifies historical city, county, business and other directories available online at both free and pay-to-access websites.

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Online Resources[edit | edit source]


Resources for South Carolina Directories[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

The Charleston Library Society has a special collection of Charleston directories dating from 1782.

You can also find collections of directories in the archives mentioned in South Carolina Archives and Libraries.

Directories Online[edit | edit source]

  • Ancestry.com ($) has South Carolina directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The Family History Library[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of South Carolina including:

Columbia

Year of Directory Family History Library
1859, 1860 Microfiche 6043826-27
1903-32, 1934-35 Microfilm 1759654-62
1931 Book 975.77 E4h

Charleston

Year of Directory Family History Library
1796
Microfilm 000620 item 2 
1866-1934 Microfilm 1376645
1782, 1785, 1794, 1806-07, 1809,
 1824, 1836, 1856, 1860
Microfiche 6052954

To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

SOUTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
SOUTH CAROLINA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.