South Carolina: Bibliography and Sources

South Carolina Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer and Kathryn Ford Thorne, Historical Compilers; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director; Emily Kelley, Digital Compiler; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist and Digital Compiler; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant

Copyright The Newberry Library 2009

Andrews, Columbus. Administrative County Government in South Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1933.

Boddie, William Willis. History of Williamsburg: Something about the People of Williamsburg County, South Carolina, from the First Settlement by Europeans About 1705 until 1923. Columbia: State Co., 1923.

Bolton, S. Charles. Southern Anglicanism: The Church of England in Colonial South Carolina. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1982.

Cappon, Lester J., Barbara Bartz Petchenik, and John Hamilton Long, eds. Atlas of Early American History: The Revolutionary Era, 1760–1790. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1976. Section on boundaries is thoroughly documented.

Carroll, B. R., comp. Historical Collections of South Carolina; Embracing Many Rare and Valuable Pamphlets, and Other Documents, Relating to the History of That State, from Its First Discovery to Its Independence, in the Year 1776. 2 vols. New York, 1836.

Carson, Helen Craig, comp. Records in the British Public Records Office Relating to South Carolina, 1663–1782. Pamphlet Accompanying South Carolina Archives Microcopy no. 1. Columbia: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1973.

Chandler, Marion C. Colonial and State Records in the South Carolina Archives: A Temporary Summary Guide. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1973.

Coleman, Kenneth. " Southern Frontier: Georgia's Founding and the Expansion of South Carolina." Georgia Historical Quarterly 56 (1972): 163–174.

Cotterill, R. S. " South Carolina Land Cession." Mississippi Valley Historical Review 12 (1925–1926): 376–384.

Craven, Wesley Frank. Colonies in Transition, 1660–1713. New York: Harper and Row, 1968.

Dalcho, Frederick. An Historical Account of the Protestant Episcopal Church, in South-Carolina, from the First Settlement of the Province, to the War of the Revolution; with Notices of the Present State of the Church in Each Parish: And Some Account of the Early Civil History of Carolina, Never Before Published; to Which Are Added: The Laws Relating to Religious Worship; the Journals and Rules of the Convention of South-Carolina; the Constitution and Canons of the Protestant Episcopal Church, and the Course of Ecclesiastical Studies; with an Index, and List of Subscribers. Charleston, 1820.

DenBoer, Gordon, and Kathryn Ford Thorne. Atlas of Historical County Boundaries: South Carolina. Edited by John H. Long. New York: Charles Scribners Son’s, 1997. 98 counties, 300 pages, 311 maps.

De Vorsey, Louis, Jr. " Dating the Emergence of a Savannah River Island: An Hypothesis in Forensic Historical Geography." Environmental Review 4, no. 2 (1980): 6–19.

De Vorsey, Louis, Jr. Georgia–South Carolina Boundary: A Problem in Historical Geography. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1982.

De Vorsey, Louis, Jr. Indian Boundary in the Southern Colonies, 1763–1775. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1961.

Dubester, Henry J. State Censuses: An Annotated Bibliography of Censuses of Population Taken after the Year 1790 by States and Territories of the United States. 1948. Reprint. New York: Burt Franklin, 1969. The standard guide for its subject.

Easterby, J. H. Guide to the Study and Reading of South Carolina History: A General Classified Bibliography. 1950. Reprint. Spartanburg: Reprint Co., 1975. Reprinted with supplement by Noel Polk.

Edgar, Walter B., et al. Biographical Directory of the South Carolina House of Representatives. Vol. l, Session Lists, 1692- 1973. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1974.

Ervin, Eliza Cowan, and Horace Fraser Rudisill, eds. Darlingtoniana: A History of People, Places, and Events in Darlington County, South Carolina. 1964. Reprint. Spartanburg: Reprint Co., 1976.

Esker, Katie-Prince Ward, comp. South Carolina Memorials. Vol. 1, 1731–1776: Abstracts of Selected Land Records from a Collection in the Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina. Cottonport, La.: Polyanthos, 1973.

Filby, P. William, comp. Bibliography of American County Histories. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985.

" From the Archives: State Population Census Schedules."   South Carolina Historical Magazine 84 (1983): 47–48.

" Georgia–South Carolina Territorial Disputes." Georgia Historical Quarterly 12 (1928): 53–61.

Glover, Beulah. Narratives of Colleton County, South Carolina. 1969. Reprint. Spartanburg: Reprint Co., 1984.

Hamilton, Ann B. Researcher's Guide to United States Census Availability, 1790–1910. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1987.

Handbook of South Carolina: Resources, Institutions, and Industries of the State; A Summary of the Statistics of Agriculture, Manufactures, Geography, Climate, Geology and Physiography, Minerals and Mining, Education, Transportation, Commerce, Government, Etc., Etc. Columbia: South Carolina State Department of Agriculture, Commerce and Immigration, 1907.

Hilliard, Sam Bowers. Atlas of Antebellum Southern Agriculture. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1984.

Hillyer, George. " Boundary between Georgia and South Carolina." Georgia Historical Quarterly 1 (1917): 155–160.

Kane, Joseph Nathan. American Counties: Origins of Names, Dates of Creation and Organization, Area, Population, Historical Data, and Published Sources. 3d ed. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1972.

Knepper, David Morton. " The Political Structure of Colonial South Carolina, 1743-1776."   Ph.D. diss., University of Virginia, 1971. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, 1976.

Lainhart, Ann S. State Census Records. [Baltimore]: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992.

Long, John H. " A Case Study in Utilizing Computer Technology: The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries." Perspectives: American Historical Association Newsletter 30, no. 3 (March 1992): 16–17. Describes how computers were employed in the early stages of this atlas project.

McCrady, Edward. The History of South Carolina under the Royal Government, 1719-1776. New York, 1899.

MacDonald, Grace E., comp. Check-List of Session Laws. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1936. Complemented by Pollack (below), this guide lists all state session laws through 1935.

MacDonald, Grace E., comp. Check-List of Statutes of States of the United States of America, Including Revisions, Compilations, Digests, Codes and Indexes. Providence: Oxford Press, 1937. The most complete guide to state codes through 1937.

Map of the States of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1835.

Mills, Robert. Atlas of the State of South Carolina, Made under the Authority of the Legislature; Prefaced with a Geographical Map of the State. [1825.] Reprint. Greenville, S.C.: A Press, 1979.

Moltke-Hansen, David, and Sallie Doscher. South Carolina Historical Society Manuscript Guide. Charleston: South Carolina Historical Society, 1979.

Morton, Richard L. Colonial Virginia. 2 vols. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1960.

Mouzon, Henry. An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina with Their Indian Frontiers, Shewing in a Distinct Manner All the Mountains, Rivers, Swamps, Marshes, Bays, Creeks, Harbours, Sandbanks, and Soundings on the Coasts; with the Roads and Indian Paths; as well as the Boundary or Provincial Lines, the Several Townships and Other Divisions of the Land in Both the Provinces; the Whole from Actual Surveys. London, 1775.

North Carolina. State Records of North Carolina. Vols. 1–10, Colonial Records, edited by William L. Saunders; vols. 11–26, State Records, edited by Walter Clark. Goldsboro and Raleigh, N.C., 1886–1907. Index to entire series (4 vols.) compiled and edited by Stephen B. Weeks, Goldsboro and Raleigh, N.C., 1909–1914.

[Oldmixon, John.] British Empire in America, Containing the History of the Discovery, Settlement, Progress and State of the British Colonies on the Continent and Islands of America. 2d ed. 2 vols. London, 1741.

Orvin, Maxwell Clayton. Historic Berkeley County, South Carolina, 1671–1900. Charleston: Maxwell Clayton Orvin, 1973.

Palmetto Place Names. Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration. 1941. Reprint. Spartanburg: Reprint Co., 1975.

Parry, Clive, ed. Consolidated Treaty Series. 231 vols. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1969–1981.

Paullin, Charles O. Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. Edited by John K. Wright. Washington, D.C., and New York: Carnegie Institution of Washington and American Geographical Society of New York, 1932. Excellent section on international and interstate boundary disputes.

Petersen, Ron. " Two Early Boundary Lines With the Cherokee Nation." Journal of Cherokee Studies 6 (1981): 14–33.

Pollack, Ervin H., comp. Supplement with Bibliographic Notes, Emendations, and Additions to the Check List of Session Laws, Compiled by Grace E. MacDonald. Preliminary ed. Boston: National Association of State Libraries, 1941. Fills gaps in MacDonald's 1935 compilation (above) to produce the most complete list of state session laws through 1935.

Rabenhorst, Thomas D., and Carville V. Earle, eds. Historical U.S. County Outline Map Collection, 1840–1980. Baltimore: Department of Geography, University of Maryland (Baltimore County), 1984. A portfolio of redrawn federal maps; no supporting text or documentation.

Ramage, Burr James. Local Government and Free Schools in South Carolina. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, 1st ser., no. 12. Baltimore, 1883.

Rand McNally and Co. Commercial Atlas of America. Chicago: Rand McNally and Co., 1921.

Royce, Charles C., comp. " Indian Land Cessions in the United States." Part 2 of Eighteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1896–1897. Washington, D.C., 1899. The standard authority in its field; state maps detail all Indian land-cession treaties with the federal government.

Salley, A. S., Jr. Boundary Line between North Carolina and South Carolina. Bulletins of the Historical Commission of South Carolina, no. 10. Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1929.

Salley, A. S., Jr. History of Orangeburg County, South Carolina: From its First Settlement to the Close of the Revolutionary War. Orangeburg, 1898.

Salley, A. S., Jr., ed. Commissions and Instructions from the Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Public Officials of South Carolina, 1685–1715. Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1916.

Salley, A. S., Jr., ed. Minutes of the Vestry of St. Helena's Parish, South Carolina, 1726–1812. Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1919.

Salley, A. S., Jr., ed. Warrants for Lands in South Carolina, 1672–1711. Revised by R. Nicholas Olsberg. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1973. Revision and reprinting of the three-volume edition published 1910–1915.

Sealock, Richard B., Margaret M. Sealock, and Margaret S. Powell. Bibliography of Place-Name Literature: United States and Canada. 3d ed. Chicago: American Library Association, 1982.

Shortt, Adam, and Arthur G. Doughty, eds. Documents Relating to the Constitutional History of Canada. Vol. 1, 1759–1791. Canadian Archives, Sessional Paper no. 18. Ottawa, 1907. Contains full text of King George III's Proclamation of 1763, including boundary descriptions.

Sinko, Peggy Tuck. Guide to Local and Family History at the Newberry Library. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Publishing, 1987.

Sirmans, M. Eugene. Colonial South Carolina: A Political History, 1663–1763. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1966.

Skaggs, Marvin Lucian. " First Boundary Survey between the Carolinas." North Carolina Historical Review 12 (1935): 213–232.

Skaggs, Marvin Lucian. North Carolina Boundary Disputes Involving Her Southern Line. University of North Carolina Departments of History and Political Science, James Sprunt Studies in History and Political Science, vol. 25, no. 1. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1941.

Skaggs, Marvin Lucian. " Progress in the North Carolina–South Carolina Boundary Dispute." North Carolina Historical Review 15 (1938): 341–353.

Smith, Priscilla, comp. Early Maps of Carolina and Adjoining Regions, Together with Early Prints of Charleston, from the Collection of Henry P. Kendall. Edited by Louis C. Karpinski. N.p., [1930]. Catalogue of an exhibition at the Library of the University of South Carolina, 3–17 November 1930.

Smith, W. Roy. South Carolina as a Royal Province, 1719–1776. New York: Macmillan Co., 1903.

South Carolina. Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly. Columbia, 1776–. Cited as S.C. Acts.

South Carolina. Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1962: Annotated. 20 vols. Charlottesville, Va.: Mitchie Co., 1962. Cited as S.C. Code Ann.

South Carolina. Public Laws of the State of South-Carolina from Its First Establishment as a British Province down to the Year 1790, Inclusive. Compiled by John Faucheraud Grimké. Philadelphia, 1790. Cited as S.C. Pub. Laws.

South Carolina. Records in the British Public Record Office Relating to South Carolina, 1663-1710. 5 vols. Indexed by A. S. Salley, Jr. Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1928-1947. This is a facsimile edition of part of the " Sainsbury Transcripts." Cited as S.C. Records.

South Carolina. Reports and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, Passed at the Annual Session of 1860. Columbia, 1860. This publication contains census data from 1809 to 1859.

South Carolina. Statutes at Large of South Carolina. Edited by Thomas J. Cooper and David J. McCord. 10 vols. Columbia, 1836-1841. Cited as S.C. Statutes.

South Carolina Department of Agriculture. Cotton Mills of South Carolina: Their Names, Location, Capacity, and History. Charleston, 1880.

South Carolina Department of Archives and History. " Guide Maps to the Development of South Carolina Parishes, Districts and Counties." Photocopy, n.d., South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia. Historical maps compiled in 1938 by the WPA Historical Records Survey.

South Carolina Supreme Court. Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Supreme Court of South Carolina. Vols. 1–, 1868–. Columbia, 1871–. Cited as S.C. Reports.

Stephenson, Richard W., comp. Land Ownership Maps: A Checklist of Nineteenth Century United States County Maps in the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1967. Most of the maps listed here have been reproduced on microfiche by the Library of Congress.

Stoney, Samuel Gaillard. Plantations of the Carolina Low Country. Edited by Albert Simons and Samuel Lapham, Jr. Charleston: Carolina Art Association, 1938.

Swindler, William F., ed. Sources and Documents of United States Constitutions. 10 vols. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana Publications, 1973–1979. The most complete and up-to-date compilation for the states.

Territorial Papers of the United States. Vols. 1–26 edited by Clarence E. Carter; vols. 27–28 edited by John P. Bloom. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1934–1975. Cited as Terr. Papers U.S.

Thomas, John P., Jr. The Formation of Judicial and Political Sub- Divisions in South Carolina. Columbia, 1890.

Thorndale, William, and William Dollarhide. Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790–1920. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987. An atlas of well-designed county outline maps for each state, accompanied by a bibliography and an explanation of methodology.

Turnbull, Robert J. Bibliography of South Carolina, 1563–1950. 6 vols. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1956–1960.

United States. Statutes at Large of the United States of America, 1789–1873. 17 vols. Boston: Little, Brown, 1845–1874. Cited as U.S. Stat.

Van Zandt, Franklin K. Boundaries of the United States and the Several States. Geological Survey Professional Paper 909. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1976. The standard compilation for its subject.

Wallace, D. D. Constitutional History of South Carolina from 1725 to 1775. Abbeville, S.C., 1899.

Weir, Robert M. Colonial South Carolina: A History. Millwood, N.Y.: KTO Press, 1983.

Wells, Robert V. Population of the British Colonies in America before 1776. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975.

Wiggins, David Hunter. " Running the North Carolina–South Carolina Boundary: A Geographic Evaluation." Master's thesis, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1974.

Wright, Louis B. South Carolina: A Bicentennial History. New York: W. W. Norton and Co., 1976.