William R. Perkins Library
Durham, NC 27701
This fine collection focuses on, but is not limited to, the southeastern part of the state (see African American).
Smaller collections of genealogical and historical material exist throughout the state in local genealogical and public repositories. See Jo Ann Williford and Elizabeth F. Buford, eds., A Directory of North Carolina Historical Organizations (Raleigh, N.C.: Department of Cultural Resources for the Federation of North Carolina Historical Societies, 1982), for descriptions of member organizations. See also Society of North Carolina Archivists, Archival and Manuscript Repositories in North Carolina: A Directory (Roanoke Rapids, N.C.: M. M. Hofmann, 1993) for a list of 133 repositories, contact points, and holdings.