A unique collection of print and digital materials for those interested in genealogy and local history--for the state of South Carolina and especially the Midlands. Contact their Reading Room at 803-929-3402.
Located at the College of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) Avery's Research Collection focuses on African American history in SC. Inquiries can be made in person, by telephone: 843-953-7608, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free access to millions of pages of historical American newspapers dating from the early 19th century to the early 20th century. 300,000+ pages of South Carolina newspapers that are searchable and browseable as well as African American newspapers published in South Carolina from 1865-1922.
DPLA is totally free to use and open to all – no library card, subscription, or sign-up required! Our collection, with items from many institutions, offers a unique research resource for family historians and genealogists.
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