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Genealogical Research in the North Carolina Collection: Home

A family sits on the front porch of a wooden house, dated 1950-1959.

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About this Guide

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." -- George Santayana

The North Carolina Collection collects historical and genealogical research resources for all North Carolina counties. The collection focus has been primarily, though not exclusively, on counties located in the Coastal Plain Region. This guide provides a foundation to finding and utilizing accurate genealogy research materials.

All materials can be found in Joyner Library's North Carolina Collection or electronically.

Learning Outcomes

Users of this research guide will be able to:

  • Locate secondary sources in the North Carolina Collection and online that pertain to genealogical research.
  • Locate and request primary source material in the North Carolina Collection that relates to genealogical research.
  • Know who to contact for help with library research.