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HIST 300 - Introduction to Historical Studies: Databases and Journal Articles

Accessing Historic Newspapers through the SC State Library

The South Carolina State Library has access to a number of historic newspapers dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries, including The State (1891-current), through the NewsBank database. 

  • South Carolina residents 18 and older can access materials from the SC State Library (including databases) by registering for a library card. 
  • If you are an out-of-state student, you must use your USC Upstate email and local mailing address when applying. 
  • Applications can be completed by visiting the SC State Library website here.    

History Databases - Best Bets!

Newspaper Databases

Additional History Databases

Direct Links to other History content

This section includes many direct links to various sections of the Archives Unbound database, which is available through USC Upstate.  To save time, sections were linked separately, although the full database provides a wealth of information; this list should not be considered exhaustive.