This digital collection features postcards from across the State of South Carolina. Browse this collection by county, or keyword search collection metadata using the search box. 10 counties are currently available, and more counties will continue to be added in the future. The originals are housed at South Caroliniana Library.
The South Caroliniana Library has been collecting photographs of train stations, depots, rail yards, engines, and rolling stock for many years.
This group of stereographs contains images of the damage to Charleston during the Civil War, images of Folly and Port Royal Islands as well as forts, churches, hospitals and headquarters.
Diaries, correspondence, and photographs chiefly documenting the lives of family members near Ridgeway, S.C.
This World War I soldier’s sketchbook is the mark of Cpl. Douglas G. Ward, an otherwise unknown British soldier-artist.
The University of South Carolina was originally established as the South Carolina College in 1801.
This digital collection brings together photographs of Columbia, S.C. from many different collections in the South Caroliniana Library. Dating from the 1880s through the 20th century, these photographs provide a visual record of the changes seen in the city.
William D. Workman, Jr. (1914-1990) was a newspaper journalist and editor, author, and talented amateur photographer. His collection includes thousands of images taken across South Carolina and of prominent South Carolinians within and outside the state.
Writing from Charleston and Barnwell District, South Carolina, as well as on trips across the South and to the North, William Gilmore Simms did more than anyone to frame white southern self-identity, nationalism, and historical consciousness.
Samuel Bloom (1895-1976), a first-generation Ukrainian immigrant and recent City College graduate, served as private first class and signaler with Company L, 325th Infantry Battalion, US Army, from October 1917 till July 1919.