Local History & Genealogy Department Resource Guide

Department Policies

    We can better serve you if you call before your visit

    Research requests are accepted in person, by phone, e-mail, or mail

    There is currently one Microfilm/Microfiche reader/printer available in the department

    Copies are ten cents each, and there is a one hour limit when others are waiting


Selected Print Resources Available

    Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Records, Indexed: 1904-1960

    City Directories

    Genealogical Card File: Index of births, marriages, and deaths in the Daily Herald, 1888-1939


Microfilm Resources Available

    Daily Herald/Sun Herald: 1888-present

    Daily Picayune: 1860-1890

    Harrison County Deed Records, 1841-1931

    Harrison County Marriage Records, 1841-1931

    Mississippi Death Certificate Index, 1912-1929

    Mississippi Federal Census Records

    Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps (Biloxi, Gulfport)


Harrison County Library System Links:
Local History & Genealogy Home Page
Harrison County Library System