New Bern-Craven County
Public Library

a member of the Craven-Pamlico Regional Library System

History and Genealogy Resources


Resources available through:

American Slavery: A Composite Autobiography via Greenwood

ABC-CLIO E-book Collection
Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection includes 3.5 million pages of digitized content from over 1,000 NC newspapers ( North Carolina Collection)

Gale Virtual Reference Library via Gale

HeritageQuest via ProQuest
PBS Video Collection via NC LIVE Collections North American Women's Letters and Diaries via Alexander Street Press
  Sanborn Maps North Carolina via Sanborn Maps North Carolina

Additional resources available on the web:
AfriGeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy Best of History Web Sites
Bureau of Land Management General Land Office Records
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Documenting the American South eHistory
Ellis Island
Find-A-Grave TheHistoryNet
The History Channel JewishGen
National Archives and Records Adminstration National Park Service Civil War Homepage
Nationwide Veteran Gravesite Locator North Carolina Family Records Collection (NC State Library and Archives project) World GenWeb Project (links to worldwide genealogy projects like USGenWeb)

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Updated: December 16, 2020.