W.G. Simms Bust, White Point Gardens, Charleston. South Caroliniana Library.

Simms, William Gilmore

April 17, 1806–June 11, 1870

The Simms Initiatives

Contains digital facsimiles of all of Simms's published works, his personal scrapbooks, images of physical materials connected to him, and the complete run of the journal The Simms Review.

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  • Title Simms, William Gilmore
  • Coverage April 17, 1806–June 11, 1870
  • Author
  • Keywords Poet, historian, novelist, helped found and edit The Album, became editor of the City Gazette, a Charleston newspaper through which he railed against nullification and John C. Calhoun’s doctrine of state interposition,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date March 3, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 23, 2022
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