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SC State Historical Collection & Archives

Archivist:  Mr. Avery Daniels

Miller F. Whittaker Library ● S.C. State University ● P.O. Box 7491 ● Orangeburg, S.C. 29117

Phone: 803-536-8627 ● Fax: 803-516-4726

  Finding Aids
  Rules for Use of SC State Historical Collection Materials
  Publication Policy
  Copyright Policy
  Collection Development Policy
  SC State Historical Collection Policies and Procedures Manual

                               Saving the past for the future

Mission Statement:  The role of the SC State Historical Collection is to collect, organize, preserve, and make accessible primary source materials relating to the history of the University and the local community, in accordance with accepted archival principles. The SC State Historical Collection promotes the use of these materials by the SC State community, scholars, and the public.


Materials Sought by the SC State University Historical Collection & Archives:

 Non-Current Office Records

-Constitutions and by-laws, minutes and proceedings, transcripts, lists of officers of University corporate bodies

-Office files (correspondence and memoranda, subject files concerning projects, activities, and functions)

-Historical files documenting policies, decisions, committee and task force reports, questionnaires

-Publications (programs, journals, monographs, newsletters, brochures, posters, and announcements issued by the University or its subdivisions)—the SC STATE Historical Collection should be placed on all college, departmental, and office mailing lists to receive all future publications

-Visual and audio materials (photographs, films, sound, and video recordings)

-Personal papers of students, faculty, and staff related to the University’s work


Personal Papers of Faculty, Staff, and Alumni

-Biographical information (resumes, vitae, bibliographies, memoirs, genealogies, published and manuscript biographical sketches)

-University official correspondence and files (outgoing and incoming letters and memoranda relating to departmental and University business, committee minutes, reports, and files)

-Professional correspondence (outgoing and incoming) with colleagues, publishers, professional organizations, and former students

-Teaching material (lecture notes, syllabi, course outlines, reading lists, examinations, and correspondence with students)

-Publications (articles, books, reviews, or works of art)

-Visual and audio materials (photographs, films, sound, and video recordings)

-Personal and family correspondence, diaries, and photographs

-Artifacts and memorabilia


Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday

 9:00 am to 12 pm & 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

 Appointments are recommended!  Please call 803-536-8627. 

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