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Kimberly Powell

Uncover Family History in Manuscript Collections

By December 31, 2013

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Youmans Family, Beaufort District, SCFamily documents such as letters, diaries, and even original land deeds, like the one pictured, are hiding among the manuscript collections held by archives, university libraries, historical societies and other repositories around the world. Since they are generally not easily accessible, especially online, many people overlook this wonderful family resource.

Related Resources:
U.S. State Archives Online - Record Collections, Finding Aids, and Catalogs
10 Questions to Ask a Research Facility Before You Visit

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