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.
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!