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Wed, 11/01/2023

Adventures in Archiving

a Blog Post by Crystal Kate Sharpe, Processing Assistant

As a graduate student with a focus…

Fri, 10/27/2023

A Blog Post by Isaiah Thomas

I am originally from Cayce, South Carolina, but grew up in the Middle East. I am currently…

Thu, 10/19/2023

A Blog Post by Melanie Sigman


From stone to clay to thin pieces of wood, people have always found ways to write their stories down, but they…

Wed, 01/18/2023

A Blog Post by Chris Condon


Thu, 08/25/2022

A Blog Post by Kenya Lane


I have lived my entire life in South Carolina. I am married to my wonderful husband, Brian, for over 25 years. We have two outstanding…

Thu, 06/16/2022

A Blog Post by Robert Larsen


Mon, 05/02/2022

A Blog Post by Christopher Tenny


Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps as a Resource of Historic Research:

Tue, 04/12/2022

A Blog Post by Melanie Sigman


I was born and raised in Covington, Georgia and most of my family still lives there. I went straight to…

Tue, 02/22/2022

A Blog Post by Grant Robertson

I’ve spent the majority of my life in Columbia, South Carolina, and first attended the University of South Carolina (UofSC) as a Physics major,…

Tue, 01/25/2022

A Blog Post by Matthew Dantzler


As an Orangeburg native, I spent most of my life in South Carolina. My academic journey started with earning a Bachelor’s Degree…

Mon, 12/13/2021

A Blog Post by Christopher Tenny


History and geography go hand-in-hand like the state flag’s Palmetto and Silver Crescent. Consider the National Register of…