Digital South Carolina Encyclopedia

An online version of the South Carolina Encyclopedia launched on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. A joint initiative of South Carolina Humanities, the USC Univeristy Libraries, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the South Carolina State Library, the USC Press, the USC Center for Digital Humanities, and Southern Studies, the Digital South Carolina Encyclopedia builds on the … Read more

The South Carolina Encyclopedia Goes Digital

SC Encyclopedia

Reprinted with permission from the University of South Carolina Article written by Chris Horn Ten years after its launch as the most comprehensive reference book on the Palmetto State, “The South Carolina Encyclopedia” is getting ready for a second act, this time on the digital stage. The 1,120-page encyclopedia, a joint project of South Carolina … Read more

SC Encyclopedia

The South Carolina Encyclopedia The South Carolina Encyclopedia has enjoyed vast success, selling more than 19,000 copies and staying on the top of the Midlands bestsellers list for more than a month. The Digital South Carolina Encyclopedia now serves as a one-stop resource for school children, teachers, members of the general public, and academic researchers. Purchase … Read more

The South Carolina Encyclopedia Gains New Life

SC Humanities is pleased to announce that three guides to The South Carolina Encyclopedia have been published by the University of South Carolina Press as ebooks. Edited by Dr. Walter Edgar, The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the Counties of South Carolina, The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the American Revolution in South Carolina, and … Read more

“Jim Piecuch: The South Carolina Provincial Troops”

  The Horry County Museum and the Theodosia Burr Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution present a series on Unique Voices from the Revolutionary War in South Carolina. Join us at the Horry County Museum on January 6th at 1 PM as Jim Piecuch gives a lecture on the South Carolina … Read more

Digital Humanities Directory

Digital Humanities Directory Please contact us if you have digital humanities content to add to this directory. Digital Collections K-12 Resources Digital Newspapers More Digital Collections The South Carolina Encyclopedia The Digital South Carolina Encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference source of the people, places, events, things, achievements, and ideals that have contributed to the evolution … Read more

Historic Zion Forum

On Friday, October 13, The Heritage Library on Hilton Head Island will host the Historic Zion Forum, a one-day summit dedicated to discussion and exploration of our area’s unique role in American history during the Revolutionary War and plantation era. Among the many topics being discussed will be a presentation detailing recent insights from archaeological … Read more

2015 Governor’s Awards in the Humanities Awarded

SC Humanitiesis pleased to announce that three extraordinary South Carolina individuals were recipients of this year’s annual Governor’s Awards in the Humanities, presented at a luncheon on October 22, 2015 at the Hilton Columbia Center. The three recipients were: Dr. Charles Israel, retired college professor and writer; Dr. Valinda Littlefield, Director of African American studies … Read more