AccessAble Books

Rare, unique and invaluable, these books were digitized in collaboration with the USC Press.

Armstrong Family Papers, 1900-1930

This collection of photographs, newspaper clippings and various manuscripts documents one of America’s foremost early twentieth-century African-American magic acts.

Broadsides from the Colonial Era to the Present at the South Caroliniana Library

Broadsides from the Colonial Era to the Present at the South Caroliniana Library

Charles Stuart Vedder Papers, 1848–1912

The papers of the Rev. Charles Stuart Vedder (1826–1917) consist primarily of letters as well as diaries spanning a period of over sixty years.

Chester County Historical Collection, 1739-1997

This digital collection contains correspondence, family papers, business records, and church records from Chester County.

Church Register of the Salem Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Salem M. E. Church South was located in Richland County, SC (now Fort Jackson property). It dates back to 1887 for sure and possibly even earlier to 1876. The church register is mostly from this Church.

David Wyatt Aiken Papers, 1849-1976

This collection contains a diary, letters and other materials surrounding the life of five-term U.S. congressman David Wyatt Aiken, who biographers have styled “South Carolina’s Militant Agrarian.”

Eugene Avery Adams Papers, 1892-1968

Papers documenting the life of a twentieth century AME minister and leader in the fields of education, civil rights, and business.

Family Bible Records

This collection contains Bible records for a number of South Carolina families. They date from the late 1700s to the late 1900s. The Bible records contain information on births, marriages, deaths, and other notable events that occurred within the families This digitization project was made possible by the Public History internship (HIST 480) held by …

Glenn Drayton Journal, 1814-1864

Glenn Drayton’s journal is a bound volume consisting of Drayton’s rules of conduct expected of a U.S. sailor, 1814; and records, 1814-1864, of Rusticello plantation, Pendleton District, S.C., continued after Drayton’s death