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Meet the Staff: Keely Lewis-Schroer

I am originally from Chester, South Carolina and attended the University of South Carolina where I received my Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in…

Preserving South Carolina’s State Constitutions

Preserving South Carolina’s State Constitutions   A blog post by Patrick McCawley The South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH)…

Searching the South Carolina Electronic Records Archive

A blog post by Morgan Jones-King   If you’re interested in researching South Carolina history, you might want to visit us in person to view our…

Ask an Archivist

        #AskAnArchivist Day is a day sponsored by the Society of American Archivists that is used as an opportunity to connect archivists…

Meet the Staff Erin Lowry

        I grew up in the Ballentine, SC area.  History was always a part of my reality.  In fact, the road names in the area, such as Julius…

Sources for Researching the American Revolution in South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH) holds a variety of sources for the American Revolution in the state.  The following are…

Meet the Staff: Ramon Jackson

Meet the Staff: Ramon Jackson   Ramon Jackson in front of The Lighthouse and Informer historical marker located at 1507 Harden St. in Columbia.…

Searching the SCDAH Summary Guide & Online Catalog

A blog post by Kathryn Slover If you visit or contact the South Carolina Department of Archives and History (SCDAH), the Archives reference staff…

What Can We Learn Through South Carolina Archaeology?

A blog post by Joseph Wilkinson To most people the concept of archaeology brings to mind images of pyramids and lost treasures hidden in ancient…

Meet the Staff: Oriana Windham

      I grew up in North Augusta, SC but have lived in Columbia for the last 6 years.  I attended the University of South Carolina where I…