Search America’s historical newspaper pages, including those from South Carolina, from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
Explore our website to learn more about how we digitize historical newspapers from around South Carolina to preserve them and make them freely available and searchable. Also see which newspapers are currently available for viewing.
Browse topics guides with interesting historical news articles, images, and headlines that we have already found for you, as well as important dates and suggested search terms and strategies. Also, view a timeline featuring some of our favorite examples of historical S.C. newspaper articles and find helpful tips on searching Chronicling America.