Angelica Singleton Van Buren Collection

This collection of travel diaries and an autograph book gives a first-hand account of early to mid nineteenth century aristocratic life in The United States and abroad.

banner sized image of a letter from Harry Briggs

Briggs v. Elliott

Comprised of special collections and archives from UofSC’s South Caroliniana Library and South Carolina Political Political Collections, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Richland County Public Library, and the S.C. State Library, this digital collection provides a contextual glance into primary sources surrounding the legal case Briggs v. Elliott.

Butler Derrick: In His Own Words

Documents from the Papers of Butler C. Derrick at South Carolina Political Collections.

Census of Cuba Report, 1899

Report on the Census of Cuba, 1899.

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.

David Wyatt Aiken Papers, 1849-1976

This collection contains a diary, letters and other materials surrounding the life of five-term U.S. congressman David Wyatt Aiken, who biographers have styled “South Carolina’s Militant Agrarian.”

Fox Movietone News Collection

The collection contains seven million feet of nitrate motion picture film and four million feet of safety motion picture film documenting the national and global politics and culture from 1919 through 1934 and from September 1942 through August 1944. Paper holdings provide detailed notes generated by original camera crews as well as ephemera related to individual stories.

Fox Movietone News: The War Years

These 8 to 10 minute Fox Movietone News newsreels record how the world appeared on screen to the American public during the war.

Fritz Hollings: In His Own Words

Documents from the Papers of Ernest F. “Fritz” Hollings at South Carolina Political Collections.

Glenn Drayton Journal, 1814-1864

Glenn Drayton’s journal is a bound volume consisting of Drayton’s rules of conduct expected of a U.S. sailor, 1814; and records, 1814-1864, of Rusticello plantation, Pendleton District, S.C., continued after Drayton’s death.