The South Carolina Archives is available for online research at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.


[su_heading size=”20″]Online Collections [/su_heading]

They have a Genealogy Research Request form with Instructions if you need assistance with your research.
[su_heading size=”20″]Onsite Collections [/su_heading]

The Research Room contains Рa small research library; indexes to state and local records; microfilm of many federal, state, and local documents; computers; microfilm readers; and Xerox and microfilm copy machines. Wireless internet access is provided.

The Archives hasn’t digitized all their records but explains that South Carolina required marriage licenses beginning in 1911 and birth and death certificates beginning in 1915. By calling their phone number they can explain other useful government records available for research.


[su_service title=”Hours of Operation”]The Research Room is open from Tuesday through Saturday at the following times: Tuesday: 8:30 am – 5 pm Wednesday: 8:30 am – 5 pm Thursday: 8:30 am – 5 pm Friday: 8:30 am – 5 pm Saturday: 8:30 am – 5 pm The reading room is closed on Sundays, Mondays, and on State Holidays. [/su_service]


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