Additional Resources


Resources Page for H-SC

Organizations promoting the study of some aspect of South Carolina history

Archival Repositories


South Carolina Historical Magazine
      Published quarterly by the South Carolina Historical Society

Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association
      Published annually by the South Carolina Historical Association

South Carolina, a selected bibliography

Edgar, Walter. South Carolina: a History (USC Press, 1998)

Wallace, David Duncan. South Carolina, a Short History (USC Press, 1951)

Jones, Lewis P. South Carolina: A Synoptic History for Laymen (Sandlapper, 1978)

      Jones, Lewis P. Books and Articles on South Carolina History (USC Press, 1991)

      Robert Olwell, Masters, Slaves, and Subjects
      Dan Littlefield, Rice and Slaves
      Peter Coclanis, The Shadow of a Dream: economic life and death in the South Carolina low country, 1670-1920
      Robert M. Weir, Colonial South Carolina: A History, 1983
      M. Eugene Sirmans, Colonial South Carolina: A Political History, 1966
      Peter H. Wood, Black Majority: Negroes in Colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion, 1974

Early National       Rachel Klein, Unification of a Slave State: The Rise of the Planter Class in the South Carolina Backcountry
      Lacy Ford, Origins of Southern Radicalism: The South Carolina Upcountry, 1800-1868
      Stephanie McCurry, Masters of Small Worlds
      Charles Joyner, Down By The Riverside
      Thomas Downey, Planting a Capitalist South: masters, merchants, and manufacturers in the southern interior, 1790-1860
      Michael Johnson and James Roark, Black Masters: A Free Family of Color in the Old South
      William Freehling, Prelude to Civil War; the nullification controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836

Civil War and Reconstruction
      Charles Cauthen, South Carolina Goes to War
      Steven Channing, Crisis of Fear
      Willie Lee Rose, Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment
      Richard Zuczek, State of Rebellion: Reconstruction in South Carolina
      Hyman Rubin III, South Carolina Scalawags, 2006
      Lou Falkner Williams, The Great South Carolina Ku Klux Klan Trials, 1871-1872, 1996
      Francis B. Simkins and Robert S. Woody, South Carolina During Reconstruction, 1932

Gilded Age/Progressive Era
      William Cooper, The Conservative Regime: South Carolina, 1877-1890

George Brown Tindall, South Carolina Negroes, 1877-1900, 1952
      David Carlton, Mill and Town in South Carolina, 1880-1920
      Steven Kantrowitz, Ben Tillman and the Reconstruction of White Supremacy
      Scott Poole, Never Surrender: Confederate Memory and Conservatism in the South Carolina Upcountry

Twentieth Century
      Bryant Simon, A Fabric of Defeat: The Politics of South Carolina Millhands
      Jack Irby Hayes, South Carolina in the New Deal
      I.A. Newby, Black Carolinians: A History of Blacks in South Carolina from   1895 to 1968, 1973