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Citadel Alumni Genealogical Research Guide

This guide will help researchers use The Citadel Archives collections to conduct genealogical research on Citadel alumni.

Starting Your Online Research

The Citadel Archives has two different online sources that you can use to search for Citadel alumni: the Online Guide to Collections and the Digital Collections Website.

Both of these sites can be linked to from The Citadel Archives homepage:


When starting to look for your Citadel alumnus online, it is always good to have these two pieces of information:

  • Name
  • Graduation Year (or general time period when this person may have attended The Citadel)

These are the two main pieces of information that we initially use to locate alumni within our institutional publications and the archive collections.