This collection of photographs, newspaper clippings and various manuscripts documents one of America’s foremost early twentieth-century African-American magic acts.
Poised for the sesquicentennial remembrance of the Civil War, South Carolina and the Civil War brings together eyewitness views and accounts of this period of American history, selected from the rich holdings of University of South Carolina Libraries.
This collection contains the mementos Lieutenant Colonel Benjamin Franklin Eshleman, a former commander of the Washington Artillery battalion, saved in his scrapbook.
Over 40 hours of film, photographs, and papers document the careers of two distinguished Chicago news cameramen, father and son.
Historical Newspapers of South Carolina provides free online access to historical local and regional newspapers originating throughout South Carolina since 1815.
This collection of manuscripts and photographs documents the life and work of journalist and politician John H. McCray (1910-1987).
The New South offers a glimpse into an era of unprecedented social upheaval in the South Carolina Lowcountry. In the Battle of Port Royal Sound of Nov. 7, 1861, Union Navy forces seized control of Port Royal Harbor, and Beaufort District’s white residents fled in their wake.
This collection from the South Caroliniana Library consists primarily of the Civil War letters of Edward Laight Wells, discussing the mood in Charleston during the secession crisis in 1860, fighting with the Hampton’s Legion 1864-1865, and the immediate aftermath of the war.
During the late 19th century the discovery of phosphate deposits in the Charleston and Florence areas marked the beginning of a rapidly growing industry in South Carolina.
Academic papers, articles, clippings, and speeches from the Papers of Richard L. Walker at South Carolina Political Collections.