Odds & Ends
Local Resources
        Clarksdale Press Register
        123 East Second Street
        Clarksdale, MS 38614
        Carnegie Public Library
        114 Delta Avenue
        PO Box 280
        Clarkdale, MS 38614
They have a large genealogical collection of books in the Mississippi Room.  They have many      irreplaceable books and materials in their collection.  To use this collection, you must be 18 years old as no young children are permitted.  Researchers may take pencils, blank paper, or personal computers into the area.  All other possessions must be locked in a locker.

They have a small staff and can only do limited research for people.  You must be specific when submitting research requests - specific names and dates.

Photocopy - 20 cents per page
Microfilm Photocopy - 25 cents per page
Postage to have items mailed back (I suggest a SASE with lots of postage!)
Faxes - $2 for the first page, 50 cents each additional page
(Fax # 662-627-4344)
 County Clerk's Office
        Coahoma Courthouse
        PO Box 98
        Clarksdale, MS 38614-0098

Clerks office contains marriage records from 1849, land records from 1839, and probate records from 1856.
 Clarksdale City Offices
        City of Clarksdale (currently under reconstruction)
        121 Sunflower Avenue
        Clarksdale, MS 38614


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