Broadside reprinting letter by A.G. Sloan of Marion, S.C., to the editor of an unidentified newspaper, re: 1954 election for the seat in the U.S. Senate vacated by death of Burnet Rhett Maybank, in which Edgar A. Brown ran against J. Strom Thurmond. Thurmond defeated Brown in the primary, becoming the first person in U.S. history to be elected to a major office by write-in ballot. Originally, the term mugwumps signified Republicans who supported Democratic Party candidate Grover Cleveland in the 1884 Presidential election. View the Document »

Announces and provides information about the 1861 session of the Edgefield Male Academy, a preparatory school. View the Document »

Printed manuscript, 28 April 1794, broadside advertising the sale of various farms and plantations in the Camden, Pinckney, and Ninety-Six Districts. The lands were part of the estate of Col. Joseph Kershaw (ca. 1721-1791) and were listed by John Kershaw in Camden. View the Document »

Chemistry exam given by Joseph LeConte (1823-1901), professor of Chemistry and Geology (1856-65) and Professor of Chemistry, Pharmacy, Mineralogy and Geology (1865-1870) at the University of South Carolina. View the Document »