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  2. Founded in 2008, the Travelers Rest Historical Society is a non-profit organization that strives to preserve and encourage others to preserve historical material and property in and around the greater Travelers Rest area. The Society works to bring together people interested in the area's history, broadening historical knowledge among youth and adults. http://www.travelers...calsociety.org/ TRAVELERS REST HISTORICAL SOCIETY PO Box 412 Travelers Rest, SC 29690
  3. The objective of the Greenville Chapter, South Carolina Genealogical Society, shall be to raise the standard of genealogical research through education programs and workshops, publication of genealogical data, promotion of the collection of records, the preservation of records, publication of newsletters and journals and to stimulate a general interest in genealogy. Through its member of the State Society Board of Directors, the Chapter shall clear all major projects with the appropriate State Committee or Officer in order to avoid duplication of effort. http://greenville.scgen.org/
  4. Mission: To collect and preserve those documents, records and other materials which comprise the history of Greenville County and the surrounding area. To sponsor programs, publications and exhibitions pertaining to the history and culture of the region. To help establish a permanent repository and museum in Greenville County. http://www.greenvillehistory.org/ghs/ Hours Mon-Wed 9:00am - 12:30pm Thur 1:00pm - 5:00pm Address 211 E Washington St Suite C Greenville, SC 29601-2835
  5. Please note that items in bold are described in the Library's online catalog and you will need to review the catalog to obtain the call number of each item. All other items are described in guides in Special Collections and Archives. I. Manuscript and Archival II. Books and Maps III. Microfilm in General Collection IV. Web Sites I. Manuscript and Archival Materials The Arts in Greenville 1800-1960 Manuscript Collins, James J. Jr. (Greenville) Greenville County Council for Community Development (GCCCD), 1936-41 Greenville County Historical Society newsletters Greenville Homemakers Society Scrapbook Greenville Manuscript Collections Henry Bacon McKoy Scrapbook Collection Rotary Book Club Spivak, Charlie - Box 1: Miscellaneous materials (Greenville) South Carolina Genealogical Society - Greenville Chapter newsletters Thursday Afternoon Club Thursday Club Postcard Collections: contain early to mid-20th century postcards showing images of Greenville and its various landmarks. See also: Index to South Caroliniana Marjorie Barr O'Steen Family Collection: O'Steen wrote a column for the Greenville News titled "Of This and That," from 1936-1963. Copies of most of these columns, as well as news articles about upstate events and correspondence from the family, are included in this collection. II. Books and Maps A. Books Health resorts of the South : containing numerous engravings descriptive of the most desirable health and pleasure resorts of the Southern states, Geo. H. Chapin, 1893 (one chapter on Greenville, SC) The Greenville century book : comprising an account of the settlement of the county, and the founding of the city of Greenville, S.C., S.S. Crittenden, 1903 Greenville, South Carolina, illustrated, 1909? History of Greenville County, South Carolina, Narrative And Biographical, James McDowell Richardson, 1930 Our Seminary : the transition from Greenville to Louisville, Jacob Smiser Dill, 1931 75 years of progress in the Piedmont area edition, Greenville News, 1949: Dozens of articles, aerial views, portraits, memoirs and advertisements told the story of South Carolina's Piedmont since 1874, the year of the newspaper's founding. Greenville featured prominently; also includes Anderson, Joanna, Easley, Honea Path, Seneca, and Walhalla (omits Spartanburg). Some early Greenville pioneers, Marion Hewell, 1955 Stones that tell a city's story, Hattie Finlay Jones, 1959 The arts in Greenville, 1800-1960, Laura Smith Ebaugh [and others], 1960 Minutes of the Board of Trustees of the Greenville Academies, [transcript of original meeting minutes dated from Sept. 4, 1821-Dec. 26, 1854], published 1961 The Gateway to get there : Greenville, 1911 : commercial, financial, educational , Greenville Board of Realtors, 1966 Five petticoats on Sunday, Caroline S. Coleman, 1962 The New South: Greenville, South Carolina, photographs by Kenneth Frederick Marsh, text by Blanche Marsh, 1965 The Story of Reedy River, Henry Bacon McKoy, 1969 Free Reading for Everybody: the Story of The Greenville Library, Ellen Perry, 1973 Hitch up the buggy, Blanche Marsh ; drawings by Florence S. Brothers, 1977 Dark Corner Heritage, James Alexander Howard, 1980 Greenville County, A Pictorial History, Choice McCoin, 1983 Greenville, S.C., as seen through the eyes of Henry Bacon McKoy : facts and memories 1989 Thomas Stephen Powell, portraitist of Greenville District : April 23, 1991, Greenville County Museum of Art, 1991 Firefighting in Greenville, 1840-1990, William D. Browning, Jr, 1991 Greenville: coming of age, Scott Gould; corporate profiles by Anne Clapper, 1992 Greenville's West End, Judith T. Bainbridge, 1993 Greetings from Greenville, South Carolina: The Golden Age of Postcards, Richard D. Sawyer, 1995 Greenville : the history of the city and county in the South Carolina Piedmont, Archie Vernon Huff, Jr., 1995 Early travel and accommodations along the roads of the upper part of Greenville County, South Carolina and surrounding areas : taverns, inns, houses of entertainment, stands for drovers, camps, and hotels, Mann Batson, c1995 Water-powered gristmills and owners, upper part of Greenville County, South Carolina, Mann Batson, c 1996 Greetings from Camp Sevier, Greenville, South Carolina, 1917-1919, Richard D. Sawyer, c1996 10,000 Years of Greenville County, South Carolina, Richard D. Sawyer, 1997 Greenville of old, Charles A. David, 1998 Greenville, Images of America Series, Piper Peters Aheron, 1999 Greenville : woven from the past, Nancy Vance Ashmore Cooper, 2000 Greenville, Furman University & the Carolina foothills, Michelin Travel Publications, 2001 Greenville railroad history since 1853, Craig A. Myers, 2002 God's little acre on main street : Springwood Cemetery, Lucile Parrish Ward, 2003 Remembering Greenville : photographs from the Coxe collection, Jeffrey R. Willis, 2003 Greenville County historic sites driving tour, Greenville County Library, 2004 'Way down beside the Reedy River : the saga of the Salvation Army in Greenville, SC, 1888 & 1904-2004, Raymond W. Kitchen, 2004 Dreamland [videorecording], a film by William Bates, 2005? Greenville County, South Carolina: From Cotton Fields to Textile Center of the World, Ray Belcher, 2006 Greenville's heritage, Judith T. Bainbridge, 2006 From muddy streets to green pastures, Geraldine Batson Jones, 2007 Greenville County, South Carolina, Leola Clement Robinson-Simpson, 2007 The Furman Co. : community and commerce, influence and leadership since 1888, Judith T. Bainbridge, 2008 A guide to historic Greenville, South Carolina, John M. Nolan, 2008 Historic Greenville : the story of Greenville & Greenville County, by Judith T. Bainbridge, 2008 Hidden history of Greenville County, Alexia Jones Helsley, 2009 Outdoor adventures in the Upcountry, ed. by Michel Stone and Lydia Dishman, 2010 Greenville: Imprints of a City, Tim O'Neill, 2011 B. Maps Report on the survey of South Carolina, by Oscar M. Lieber (Mineralogical, Geological and Agricultural Surveyor of the State of South Carolina); Geognostic Map of Greenville District, SC, 1858? [Map of Green]ville, S.C., possibly from Daily Piedmont Newspaper, 19--? Insurance maps of Greenville, South Carolina, Sanborn Map Company, c1920-1928 [Map of a portion of downtown Greenville], [surveyed by] W. D. Neves, 1923 [Map of Greenville Woman's College and surrounding city], [surveyed by] W. D. Neves, 1924 Dolph's map of Greenville and Greenville County, South Carolina, Dolph Map Co., 1950? http://library.furma...ory_sources.htm Special Collections and Archives 206 James B. Duke Library Furman University 3300 Poinsett Highway Greenville, SC 29613 Phone: (864) 294-2194 Fax: (864) 294-2960 Email: specialcollections@furman.edu
  6. The Charleston Chapter of the S.C.G.S. was organized in 1974, one year after the SCGS received its Charter from the State. About thirty or forty very enthusiastic members elected Mrs. Caroline Moore as its first President. The Charleston Chapter now numbers nearly 150 members, the majority being from Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties, South Carolina, but with members from about 20 other states. http://www.charleston.scgen.org/ Chapter Meetings of the Charleston Chapter are usually held at 2:30 pm on the 3rd Sunday of the month (with some exceptions for holidays). There are no meetings in July or August. We meet at The Masonic Center, 1285 Orange Grove Rd., Charleston, unless otherwise indicated.
  7. The Charleston Heritage Federation is comprised of non-governmental 501c3 museums and preservation organizations. The member organizations are devoted to the protection, preservation, and professional stewardship of buildings, sites, objects, and natural places/landscapes significant to the heritage and culture of Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. The organization works to enhance communication and cooperation among its members; provide joint marketing opportunities; and to educate the public concerning preservation and interpretation of historic places and museums. http://www.charlesto...tagefederation/
  8. The mission of the Daniel Island Historical Society is to promote Daniel Island’s rich and unique history for the benefit of the community by sharing the island’s “story” with both visitors and residents. http://www.dihistoricalsociety.com/
  9. The oldest organization in Beaufort County dedicated to the study and preservation of history, a member based organization, the society was established in 1939. As stated in our Constitution: The purpose of this society shall be for the collection and dissemination of accurate historical data with particular emphasis on those of Beaufort County, the proper marking and preserving of its historic sites and the study of history in general. http://beaufortcount...calsociety.org/ Contact Us Beaufort County Historical Society P.O. Box 55 Beaufort, SC 29901 history@beaufortcountyhistoricalsociety.org Like this
  10. The History Division supports historic research and studies to enrich the knowledge of Island’s past and that of the surrounding Low Country and Sea Islands of the Southeastern Atlantic coastline. The shelves of The Heritage Library contain a wide ranging collection of historical works of all types including bound volumes, periodicals, CDs, Microfilm and Video tapes and among the unpublished manuscripts. Visitors to the library are encouraged to browse the collections for items of interest and to check the on-line catalog using the keyword search. Throughout the year special programs are held in The Peeples Heritage Room on topics of historical interest. Interested parties are encouraged to watch the Events section and check the local newspapers for dates, times, and subject matter. http://www.heritagel...torical-society The Heritage Library Foundation 852 William Hilton Parkway | 2nd FloorSuite A-2 Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928 p. 843.686.6560 | f. 843.686-6506
  11. The Historical & Museum Society supports the Parris Island Museum by providing for the preservation, perpetuation, publication and display of manuscripts, books, relics, pictures and other objects of historical significance. http://www.parrisislandmuseum.com/ The museum is open to the public daily from 1000-1630, and 0800-1630 on Family and Graduation Days. Holiday closures include New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Admission is free.
  12. Take a step back in time when you visit charming Old Town Bluffton, South Carolina! The Heyward House Historic Center, located at 70 Boundary Street, is in the heart of Bluffton’s Nationally Registered Historic District. It’s the perfect place to begin your visit to Bluffton. The Heyward House Historic Center is the headquarters for the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society and offers a wide variety of programs and tours. Information about the Heyward House is available through the website. If you have any questions or inquiries please call the Heyward House at 843-757-6293. http://heywardhouse.org/ Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday: 10 am – 5 pm Saturday: 10 am – 4 pm
  13. The Beech Island Historical Society is devoted to collecting, preserving and presenting the history of our country and, particularly, the rich history of the Beech Island, SC area. http://www.beechislandhistory.org/ The Beech Island Historical Society meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. September through March at the society’s office at 144 Old Jackson Highway. The public is invited to attend.
  14. Purpose: The purpose of the Aiken County Historical Society is to engage in activities to discover, document, promote, encourage, and preserve all facets of Aiken County History. http://www.aikencoun....org/index.php/ Aiken County Historical Society PO Box 1775 Aiken, SC 29802
  15. The purpose of the Aiken Barnwell Genealogical Society is to further family history research in Aiken and Barnwell Counties. The research area embraces all of the post-Revolutionary Winton County, later to become Barnwell County, including present-day Allendale County, Barnwell County, and part of Aiken County. It also includes those parts of Edgefield, Lexington, Orangeburg, and Barnwell Counties that were taken to form Aiken County in 1871. http://www.aikenbarn...thesociety.html
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