History Room

The Anderson Public Library History Room has everything you need to research your family and your community’s past. The materials available to members in the History Room include:

Books and Physical Files
  • Family Surname Files
  • Family Bibles
  • Deeds, Marriage, Tax, and Census Records
  • School Yearbooks
  • Photos
  • More
  • Editions of The Anderson News dating back to 1894
  • Census Records for Anderson County dating back to 1830
  • Deeds, Marriage, and Tax Bonds dating back to 1795
  • More

The History Room contains a microfilm scanner and an internet-connected computer loaded with software to utilize it. We recommend you bring a USB drive if you plan to scan and save digital copies of microfilm.