Published Sources For Richland County   

Richland County, South Carolina

Published Sources for Richland County

A History of Richland County, 1732-1805, Edwin L. Green (1932; reprint 1974)
    [Some errors on family connections have been corrected in later publications for example,     the Chappell family. Green also corrected errors in his own hand-writing in a copy of his book in the possession of Mr. Jack Davis of Columbia, S.C.]

History of the Bar of Richland County 1790-1950

A Columbia Scrapbook 1701-1842, Bateman

Random Recollections of a Long Life 1806-1876, Edwin J. Scott (1884)

South Carolina A History, Walter Edgar

Memorabilia and Anecdotal Reminiscences of Columbia, S.C. ..., Julian A. Selby (1905)

Old and New Columbia, J. F. Williams (1929)

Columbia...1786-1936, Helen Kohn Hennig - With a Mid-Century Supplement, 1936-1966, Lee.

Richland District Grand Jury Findings 1800-1835. 1 vol. In records of the General Assembly

The Jewish Cemeteries of Columbia, S.C., Barnett A. Elzas

1820 Census

Columbia Directory 1859
 [Names of Residents, location, occupation. Students in Theological Seminary. Arsenal Academy.] [Many other City Directories are available in the Richland County Public Library.]

The Columbia Journal, published by the Columbia Chapter, South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.
 [13 numbers a continuing publication]

Article in The Carolina Herald, a publication of the South Carolina Genealogical Society, Inc.

1830 Richland County Census

1850 Census Richland County S.C., S-K Publications

General Index to Records, Probate and Ordinary Courts, Richland County (1913) (at South Caroliniana Library may be available at other depositories.)

Index to the Probate Records of Richland County, S. C. 1765-1955.   Frances and Gene Osburn (1998)

Report of the Committee on Proceedings to Take Possession of the Columbia Canal.... (Under Act of 12 March 1917) (at South Caroliniana Library may be available at other
depositories. )

History of the First Presbyterian Church, Fitz Hugh McMaster (1925)
 [Includes First Presbyterian Churchyard (pp. 18-26)]

Expansion of South Carolina, 1729-1765, Robert L. Meriwether (1940)

Mills' Statistics

Richland County Landmarks Vol. 1 Lower Richland, William F. Medlin

Columbia South Carolina History of a City, John A. Montgomery (1979)

Historic Columbia, Yesterday and Today in Photographs, Russell Maxey

Columbia High School, Russell Maxey

Columbia's Bicentennial 1786-1986, Russell Maxey

Tales of Columbia, Nell S. Graydon (Revised Edition 1970)

Columbia: Cornerstone of Carolina, Bill McDonald

Lower Richland Planters: Hopkins, Adams, Weston and Related Families of South Carolina, Hopkins (1976)

Main Street As It Was Years Ago..., Frank Griffin, Sr.

Columbia & Richland County..., John Hammond Moore

Columbia, Portrait of a City, Edgar

Sack and Destruction of the City of Columbia, S.C., Simms
Sherman and the Burning of Columbia, Lucas

A Plantation Mistress on the Eve of the Civil War: The Diary of Keziah Goodwyn Hopkins Brevard, John Hammond Moore

Richland District South Carolina Land Records 1785-1865, Draine & Skinner

Marriage and Death Notices from Columbia, South Carolina Newspapers, 1792-1839, Holcomb

Marriage and Death Notices from Columbia, South Carolina Newspapers 1838-1860: Including Legal Notices from Burnt Counties, Holcomb

Record of Deaths in Columbia, South Carolina, and Elsewhere as Recorded by John Glass, 1859-1877, Holcomb

A History of Richland Lodge No. 39 Ancient Free Masons of South Carolina at Columbia, S.C., Clare M. McCall (1991)

A Guide to County Records, Theresa Hicks (1998)

Some South Carolina County Records, Vol. I

A Divided Heart: Letters of Sally Baxter Hampton, 1853-1862, Ann Fripp Hampton (1980, 1994)

The Columbian [Published by Columbia High School - beginning about 1908]

DAR Collection in Camden: Cemeteries of Cedar Creek Community, Blythewood, (Upper) Richland County, S.C. Part 2 (14 pp). Tombstones in the First Presbyterian Churchyard (150 pp.), Index.

Some South Carolina Genealogical Records, Revill

Tales of the Congaree, Edward C.L. Adams

Lake Murray, Columbia Chapter, SCGS, Inc. [Graveyards inundated by Lake Murray]

Saxe Gotha Neighbors, Hicks

A Columbia Reader, 1786-1986, South Caroliniana Library and the Institute of Souther Studies Staff, Editors.

Cemetery Records of Richland County, S.C. [Not yet published by Columbia Chapter]

History of the South Carolina College, From Its Incorporation, December 19, 1801 to December 19, 1865, La Borde

A History of the University of South Carolina, Green

University of South Carolina, Hollis

Proceedings of the Centennial Celebration of South Carolina College, 1801-1905: January 8, 9, 10, 1905

Buildings of the Columbia Campus, the University of South Carolina: An Architectural and Historical Look at the Columbia Campus of the University of South Carolina

Remembering the Days: An Illustrated History of the University of South Carolina

Carolina, A University Portrait, Strode

Columbia College: the Ariail Era, Savory

A Barhamville Miscellany: Notes and Documents Concerning the South Carolina Female Collegiate Institute, 1826-1865, Chiefly from the Collection of the Late Henry Campbell Davis, Cohen

The Enduring Dream: History of Benedict College, 1870-1995, Davis

Inventory of the County Archives of South Carolina No. 40 Richland County (Columbia), (1940), WPA.

Columbia Chapter, SCGS
PO Box 11353
Columbia, SC 29211-1353

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