Census of Cuba Report, 1899

Report on the Census of Cuba, 1899.

Charleston Earthquake, 1886

The photographs in this collection show the aftermath of the 1886 Charleston earthquake shortly after it occurred.

Chester County Historical Collection, 1739-1997

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

Children’s Moral Tales

Part of the Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections’ Pamphlets, this collection features one title, “Sunday afternoons with Mamma: a book for very little children” from 1866, by Agnes Giberne.

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.

City Directories of South Carolina 1859-1922

The City Directories of South Carolina are housed at UofSC’s South Caroliniana Library. Many of the Columbia (S.C.) City Directores are at the Richland Library. It includes directories from the cities of Anderson, Camden, Chester, Clinton, Gaffney, Laurens, Newberry, Sumter, and Union.

Moving Image Research Collections

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Claude Casey Scrapbooks & Ephemera

The photographs, clippings and ephemera in this collection reflect Claude Casey’s personal and professional lives.

Collected Civil War Papers of Colonel Benjamin Franklin Eshleman

This collection contains the mementos Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Franklin Eshleman, a former commander of the Washington Artillery battalion, saved in his scrapbook.

Columbia, South Carolina City Directories

This searchable collection of Columbia (S.C.) City Directories from 1859 is an invaluable source for historians and genealogists. City directories offer an alphabetized listing of residents and businesses as well as a street-by-street listing of occupants.

Development of the Printed Page

The images in this collection have been created from a portfolio of book and manuscript leaves that was compiled and sold by The Society of Foliophiles in 1964.

Diamond Fields of South Africa: Memoirs, Mines, and Minerals

This collection consists of five items that represent some of the earliest publications describing the diamond fields of South Africa.