Alternative Research Sites

While the Archives is closed, patrons may want to consider other repositories for their North Carolina research. The NC ECHO website ( lists North Carolina repositories and the types of records that they hold. Many of the Archives’ records have been microfilmed and the film may be available in other repositories. Institutions most likely to have copies of such microfilm are family history centers associated with LDS churches; local history rooms of public libraries, including many out of state, such as Dallas/Ft. Worth; the Olivia Raney Local History Library in Wake County; community colleges; university libraries, especially UNC and Duke.

Additional repositories that may have information useful to researchers are the National Archives and the Library of Congress in Washington, DC and the State Library of Virginia in Richmond. Websites that may be useful are: