When published, The South Carolina Encyclopedia will consist of over 2,200 entries covering the entire scope of South Carolina history and culture. The entries listed here represent a small sample of the wealth of information to be included when the book is completed.

Clayton "Peg Leg" Bates

Daniel Henry Chamberlain

Francisco de Chicora

Lawrence Edward Doby

Susan Pringle Frost

Richard Furman

Martin Witherspoon Gary

Robert Wilson Gibbes

Richard Manning Jefferies

William Johnson, Jr.

Henrietta de Beaulieu Dering Johnston

John Laurens

Andrew Gordon Magrath

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman

Josephine Lyons Scott Pinckney

Joseph Hayne Rainey

John Gardiner Richards, Jr.

Lily Strickland

Avery Normal Institute


Fort Jackson

Greenville County Museum of Art

Mount Pleasant

Ocean Forest Hotel


Spartanburg Pellagra Hospital

Travelers Rest

Beach Music

Blenheim Ginger Ale

Boykin Spaniel


Mace of the House of Representatives

Pis de Terre

PTL Club

She-crab Soup

Swamp Angel

Tobacco Barns

South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition