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Delve into the rich content of historical South Carolina newspapers dating from 1836 to 1922 through suggested topics, important dates, interesting articles, and tips for searching.
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South Carolina Digital Newspaper Program (SCDNP)
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Hollings Special Collections Library
University of South Carolina
Digital Collections Department
phone: (803) 777-0735

More about SCDNP

  • SCDNP website
    For more information about this program, visit our SCDNP homepage.
  • SCDNP blog
    For updates on SCDNP, including the latest additions of South Carolina newspapers to the Chronicling America database, and cool S.C. history found in the papers, visit the SCDNP Blog.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
    Over 9 million newspaper pages from historical newspapers across the U.S. ranging from 1836 to 1922.

Browse selected articles in historical S.C. newspapers from Chronicling America

Use the arrows on either side of the Flipbook to scroll back and forth through articles. Select Details in the upper right of the Article title, to open a window with more details and a link to the article in Chronicling America. Also, you can view articles in Timeline, List, and Map Views.



Since 2009, the University of South Carolina Libraries has digitized over 200,000 pages of historical South Carolina newspapers, dating from 1836 to 1922, through a program called the South Carolina Digital Newspaper Program (SCDNP). SCDNP makes selected historical newspapers in South Carolina freely accessible and full-text searchable through the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) external link, a grant project  funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and administered by the Library of Congress (LC).

You can access these newspapers in Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers external link, hosted by the Library of Congress. For more information, visit South Carolina Digital Newspaper Program (SCDNP).


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