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Our Special Collections and Archives is a frequently used center for research into family history. This page briefly describes the most commonly used sources available here.
Please remember that our primary role is to facilitate the research activities of the University. We are nonetheless pleased to help you when you visit, although we can not do your research for you, and can only spend a limited amount of time on each email or telephone inquiry.
Please call us at (864) 294-2194 or e-mail Special Collections to schedule a visit. We are a small department and we want to ensure that we have staff and materials available to meet your needs. Plus it will save you time!
South Carolina Baptist ministers and other important figures in the South Carolina Baptist community; information on each individual differs. We collect biographies, newspaper and periodical articles, obituaries and information relating to the churches where they preached.
Link to the Historical Services at the South Carolina Baptist Convention website and their list of ministers who have died from the South Carolina Baptist Convention (SCBC) Annual through 1940. Listings after 1940 are available through Historical Services at the SCBC.
Catalog Searches for General Collection
An index is available onsite for the following microfilmed newspapers:
Greenville Woman's College Graduates, 1858-1932, available online in an excerpt from Academy and College written by Dr. Judy Bainbridge - This book gives a history of the Greenville Woman's College. It is important to note that everyone who attended Greenville Woman's College did not necessarily graduate, and therefore may not be on this list. *Note: This is a large PDF document consisting of twenty-seven pages. It may take a minute to fully load.
Alumni directories, available onsite.