Media Type: Periodicals

Sandlapper: the Magazine of South Carolina

Sandlapper, the Magazine of South Carolina, was established in 1968 by the Lexington lawyer Robert P. Wilkins, Sr. and his wife Rose. Concerned about South Carolina’s image, Wilkins began promoting the state’s beauty, citizens, and history through the magazine. The first issue appeared in January 1968 with a portrait of Governor James F. Byrnes on …


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Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Black Arrow in Young Folks Paper

Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses was first published in the weekly children’s periodical Young Folks Paper under his pseudonym “Captain George North”  beginning with vol. XXII, no 656 (June 30, 1883) and concluding in vol. XXIII, no. 672 (October 20, 1883).  Two other major works by Stevenson were …


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Quiver, Volume 1, Number 1, 1807

Described as the first Jewish publication printed in the United States, The Quiver exists foremost as an antebellum Charleston literary publication that solicited the intellectual attention of Charleston’s learned and elite. The Quiver’s pubisher, Isaac Harby (1788-1828), was eighteen at the time of the first issue’s printing and had already authored two plays and multiple …


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Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association

Annually, the South Carolina Historical Association publishes a journal, The Proceedings, which consists of papers presented at the annual meeting and submitted to the journal for publication consideration. The papers presented at the annual meeting and submitted to the journal are refereed by professional historians prior to selection for publication. Only those papers that meet …


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The Joy Maker

Newsletters from the Parker School District for the school year 1923-1924.


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Slater News

Collection of The Slater News, a community newspaper for the Slater Mill community covering the life and times of the employees and families.


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Bernice Robinson Papers, 1920-1989

The Bernice Robinson Papers, 1920-1989 provide information regarding Robinson’s role as a teacher and social activist for voter education, adult literacy, child development, and social work.


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Civil War Newspaper Illustrations from Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park

Illustrations and text excerpts from newspapers during the American Civil War (1861-1865) depicting major events and battles. Most illustrations are from Harper’s Weekly, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper and the London News.


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South Carolina Book Collection

The South Carolina State Library maintains an extensive print collection of materials published about South Carolina. The South Carolina Book Collection provides access to digitized copies of selected books in the public domain, including the Annual Reports of the Charleston Orphan House, Annual Reports of the Audubon Society of South Carolina, and published political speeches.


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South Carolina Federal Documents Collection

The South Carolina State Library maintains a print collection of federal documents as a member of the Federal Depository Library Program. Many of these documents are about South Carolina or include topics of regional interest. The South Carolina Federal Documents Collection provides access to digitized copies of selected publications written by U.S. federal government departments.


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