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Department of History


The Search for Documents

An important component of the work modern scholarly historical editions is that of searching for widely scattered documents in multiple institutional repositories and private collections and bringing them together where researchers can access them in a single place. The Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen has gathered correspondence and other records of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Thomas Pinckney, and Charles Pinckney from more than eighty repositories throughout the United States and Europe.

Selected Repositories with Holdings on the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia

Archives Diplomatique, La Courneuve, France

Archives Nationales, Paris

Archivo Histórico Nacional, Madrid

Baker Library, Harvard Business School, Boston

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

Boston Athenæum

Boston Public Library

Brooklyn Historical Society

Butler Library, Columbia University, New York

Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles

Charleston Library Society, Charleston, S.C.

Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, S.C.

Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford

Cornell University Library, Ithaca, N.Y.

Detroit Public Library

Filson Historical Society, Louisville, Ky.

Firestone Library, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

Free Library of Philadelphia

Georgia Historical Society, Savannah

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York

Girard College Libraries, Philadelphia

Green Library, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Del.

Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens

Haverford College Libraries, Haverford, Pa.

Historical Society of Cheshire County, Keene, N.H.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Houghton Library, Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass.

House of Lords, London

Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans

Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.

Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia

James B. Duke Library, Furman University, Greenville, S.C.

James Monroe Museum and Memorial Library, Fredericksburg, Va.

James S. Copley Library, San Diego

Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books, and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Leahy Library, Vermont Historical Society, Barre

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington

Litchfield Historical Society, Litchfield, Conn.

Maine Historical Society, Portland

Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, S.C.

Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore

Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston

Middleton Place Foundation, Charleston, S.C.

Morgan Library and Museum, New York

Morristown National Historic Park, Morristown, N.J.

National Archives, Kew, U.K.

National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Neilson Library, Smith College, Northampton, Mass.

New Hampshire State Archives, Concord

New London County Historical Society, New London, Conn.

New-York Historical Society

New York Public Library

New York State Library, Albany

Northumberland Archives, Ashington, U.K.

Pendelton District Archives, Pendelton, S.C.

Philadelphia Library Company, Philadelphia

Rauner Special Collections Library, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.

Rhode Island State Archives, Providence

Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University, Atlanta

Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia

Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J.

Royal Archives, Windsor Castle, Windsor, U.K.

Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University, Durham, N.C.

Sandor Tezler Library, Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C.

Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library, Princeton University, Princeton, N.J.

Society of the Cincinnati, Washington, D.C.

South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia

South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston

South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia

Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

State Archives of North Carolina, Raleigh

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison

Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch, Ipswich, U.K.

Swem Library, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.

Virginia State Library, Richmond

Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland

William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia. (left)

South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston. (right)