Loretta Dunbar Oral Correspondence Collection, 1974-1979

Loretta & Hamish Dunbar’s recorded letters home to her mother and step-father while serving in the Peace Corps in West Africa in the 1970s

Micajah A. Clark Journals

In 1847 and 1857, Micajah Adolphus Clark (1822-1905) traveled from Mississippi to South Carolina and kept detailed accounts of his journeys.

Negro Travelers’ Green Book, 1956

The Negro Travelers’ Green Book was a travel guide series published from 1936 to 1964 by Victor H. Green.

Opere di Giambattista Piranesi

Giovanni Battista Piranesi was an innovative graphic artist most known for his architectural studies of Rome and imaginary prisons.

Paul Cross Papers

The Paul Cross (d. 1784) papers span the years 1768 to 1803 and include accounts, lists of goods exchanged for enslaved Africans, inventories, invoices, correspondence, receipts, and a memorandum book.

Robert Gilmor Travel Account, 1806-1807

This travel journal was originally conceived of as a way to assist the friends of Baltimore merchant Robert Gilmor in their future travels, with information about mileage and taverns along various routes.

Robert McNair: In His Own Words

Documents from the Papers of Robert E. McNair at South Carolina Political Collections.

World War I Selections from South Caroliniana Library

This collection contains World War 1 selections from South Caroliniana Library.

montage of images from the SC Film and Video Collection

South Carolina Film and Video Collection

This collection contains films and video made in and about South Carolina. They were made by a state agency or feature regional places and people of the state.

South Carolina Postcards

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.

Spartanburg at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century

This collection includes A Story of Spartan Push: The Greatest Cotton Manufacturing Centre in the South: Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Its Resources by Edward P. McKissick and Spartanburg, City and County, South Carolina: Their Wonderful Attractions and Marvelous Advantages as a Place of Settlement, and for the Profitable Investment of Capital by the Spartanburg Board of Trade.

Stereographic Views of South Carolina

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.