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).

South Caroliniana Pamphlet Collection

The South Caroliniana pamphlet collection is comprised of 45 artificially bound volumes of separately published South Carolina imprints from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Travel Journal and Album of Collected Papers of William Tennent III, 1740-1777

Travel Journal, 2 Aug.-15 Sept. 1775, documenting Tennent’s trek though the back-country of the South Carolina Colony, at times in the company of William Henry Drayton and Rev. Oliver Hart, in an effort to persuade American Loyalists to join the Patriot cause.