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History - South Carolina

Courses this Guide will help

This guide focuses on sources of information on South Carolina history from discovery to the present.

It supports:

  • HIST 383 History of the Colony and State of South Carolina
  • HIST 384  History of Horry and Georgetown Counties
  • HIST 389  The New South

Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Accessible Archives



Full-text Newspaper Archives from 1736-1902. Coverage includes:

Colonial period: SC Newspapers, Pennsylvania Gazette and Virginia Gazette

African American Newspapers 1827-1902;

Civil War era Newspapers.

Civil War Collection.

Godey's Lady's Book.

American County Histories.