Guide to DNA Research

DNA testing is becoming an increasingly popular tool for genealogists who are trying to add new branches to their family trees or prove connections in the absence of traditional written resources.  Below is a finding aid for resources that explain the DNA testing process and how researchers can utilize their results.

Finding Aid for DNA testing guides


Information on Other Local Resources and Organizations

Charleston is rich with organizations that house valuable resources for researchers.  The following links contain contact information, hours, and a brief description of local institutions and government offices that are useful for South Carolina historical research and genealogy.

Government Agencies

Other local collections