Chester County Historical Society Archives

Henry Nichols Photography Collection

Chester County Historical Society Archives           South Carolina Digital Library

Housed in the Archives of the Chester County Historical Society, the Henry O. Nichols collection contains an estimated 250,000(+) images taken by Mr. Nichols (1900–1991) over a span of 72 years (1918–1990). The Collection depicts images of everyday life, from birth to death, in and around Chester County, South Carolina as well as examples of Mr. Nichols’s skill at “trick photography.” Portraits, historic homes, buildings, business & industry, agriculture, commerce, railroads, cars, education, and more are included in this large and comprehensive collection.

Prints may be ordered by contacting the historical society at 803-385-2332

The Archives of the Chester County Historical Society is sponsored, in part, through a generous grant from Omnova Solutions.