Historic Southern Naturalists

This website cross-references digitized images of object and archival collections documenting the work of significant naturalists associated with the University, who worked in the South.

Inventory of S.C. Church Archives

A historical records survey known as the Inventory of Church Archives was completed by W.P.A. workers between 1937 and 1939.

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003

I. DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, activist, entrepreneur, and a leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina.

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J.B. Hawley Postcard Collection

This collection of postcards from donor J.B. Hawley focuses primarily on buildings found on university campuses across the United States.

James Glen Papers, 1738-1777

The papers of colonial governor James Glen (1701-1777), who served as Governor of South Carolina from 1738 to 1756, include official government documents, papers concerning relations with Native American Indians, business papers relating to his ownership of a South Carolina rice plantation, and correspondence between Glen and South Carolina planter, John Drayton (1713-1779).

James Kershaw Papers, 1786-1825

This collection contains diaries of James Kershaw, 1791-1825, with meteorological observations, recipes, and home remedies, including advice for treatment of pimples, boils, baldness, and unwanted hair.

John Henry McCray Papers, 1929-1989

This collection of manuscripts and photographs documents the life and work of journalist and politician John H. McCray (1910-1987).

John Hodge Bollin papers, 1918-1920

Letters, postcards, and photographs from Columbia native John Hodge Bollin, Jr. (1894-1950), a member of Company M, 323rd Infantry, 81st Division and served during World War I.

John West: In His Own Words

Documents from the Papers of John West at South Carolina Political Collections.

Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection: Postcards

The Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection includes over 200 separate postcards. Most were printed in the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany.

Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection: Posters

The posters in this digital collection represent only one small part of the Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection at the University of South Carolina. The Collection was established in 1997 by Matthew J. and Arlyn Bruccoli in memory of Joseph M. Bruccoli, Matthew J. Bruccoli’s father, who fought in the first World War.

Letters and Prints from the Campanella Collection Giuseppe Garibaldi

The Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections’ Anthony P. Campanella Collection contains over 2,500 titles, 410 original letters to and from Garibaldi, 350 nineteenth-century newspapers, a major collection of medals honoring and relating to Garibaldi, and a variety of prints, realia, and memorabilia.