Saturday, January 28, 2012

The South Carolina State Library, Columbia, South Carolina

[LIB6167] - A direct descendant of America's first public library established in Charles Town (Charleston, SC) in 1698, the State Library is the hub of library activity in South Carolina. The new building, completed in 1969, houses an extensive reference collection. [From the back of the card]

The South Carolina Department of Archives & History provides many records online, including Legislative Papers 1782 - 1866, Will Transcripts 1782 - 1855, and Records of Confederate Veterans 1909 - 1973. Access to the database is free, click here.

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