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University Libraries

South Caroliniana Library

The South Caroliniana Library is one of the premier research archives and special collections repositories in South Carolina and the Southeast region. The library's holdings are essential to the understanding of South Carolina and Southern culture over the past 300 years.

South Caroliniana Renovations

South Caroliniana Library User Services is temporarily located in the Graniteville Room on the Mezzanine Level of Thomas Cooper Library while the historic library is renovated. Materials must be requested one business day in advance of your planned visit. Please contact the reference staff at or 803-777-3132 to request materials.


Location and Hours

View the hours for the South Caroliniana Library.

The South Caroliniana Library building is located at the intersection of Sumter and College Streets on the historic Horseshoe, but is currently closed for renovations. Learn more about our building's history.

Currently, our user services are located in the Graniteville Room on the Mezzanine Level of Thomas Cooper Library.




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