Southern US Organizations

Southern US Organizations

Each Southern state has a genealogy society as well as a historical society. Regional and county groups can also help. Other organizations and centers of interest:  Center for the Study of Southern Culture University of Mississippi Box 1848 University, MS 38677 (662) 915-5993 www.olemiss.edu/depts/south/ East Tennessee Historical...

Each Southern state has a genealogy society as well as a historical society. Regional and county groups can also help. Other organizations and centers of interest:

 

Center for the Study of Southern Culture
University of Mississippi
Box 1848
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5993
www.olemiss.edu/depts/south/

East Tennessee Historical Society
Box 1629
Knoxville, TN 37901
(865) 215-8824
www.east-tennessee-history.org

International Society of Sons and Daughters of Slave Ancestry
Box 436937
Chicago, IL 60643
www.rootsweb.com/~ilissdsa

Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Dr.
Birmingham, AL 35229
(205) 726-2198
www.samford.edu/schools/ighr/ighr.html
Weeklong intensive genealogy program each June, including an emphasis on the South.

Sons of Confederate Veterans of the Civil War
Box 59
Columbia, TN 38402
(800) 380-1896
www.scv.org

Southern Oral History Program
Campus Box 3195
406 Hamilton Hall
UNC-Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 962-0455
www.unc.edu/depts/sohp/sohpnew/

United Daughters of the Confederacy
328 North Blvd.
Richmond, VA 23220,
(804) 355-1636
www.hqudc.org

Libraries and Archives
Many Southern public and university libraries have helpful collections. Among the larger genealogy-focused collections:

National Archives—Southeast Region
1557 St. Joseph Ave.
East Point, GA 30344
(404) 763-7474
Regional records for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

National Archives—Southwest Region
501 W. Felix St., Building 1, Box 6216
Fort Worth, TX 76115
(817) 334-5525
Regional records include Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana.

National Archives—Mid-Atlantic Region
900 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 597-3000
Regional records include Virginia.

Birmingham Public Library
2100 Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 226-3600
www.bham.lib.al.us/sou/genealogy.htm
Strong Southern collection.

Clayton Library
Center for Genealogical Research
5300 Caroline
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 284-1999
www.hpl.lib.tx.us/clayton
Major center for Southern materials.

Confederate Research Center
Hill College, Harold B. Simpson History Complex
Box 619
Hillsboro, TX 76645
(254) 582-2555 ext. 258
www.hill-college.cc.tx.us/crc/crc.htm

Earl Gregg Swem Library
Reference Department
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA 23187
(757) 221-3067
www.swem.wm.edu/Resources/subject/VaGenealogy/

Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 692-3500
www.lva.lib.va.us

United States Civil War Center
Louisiana State University
Raphael Semmes Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
(225) 578-3151
www.cwc.lsu.edu

Specialists in Southern Genealogy Resources
Barnette’s Family Tree Bookshop
1001 West Loop North
Houston, TX 7705
(888) 591-8733
www.barnettesbooks.com

Brent H. Holcomb
Box 21766
Columbia, SC 29221

Byron Sistler & Associates
1712 Natchez Trace, Box 120934
Nashville, TN 37212
(800) 578-9475
www.mindspring.com/~sistler

Ericson Books
614 Redbud
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
(936) 564-3625
www.ericsonbooks.com

 

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