South Caroliniana Library

  • Address: USC Horseshoe, 910 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC 29208
  • Phone: (803) 777-3131
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-5 pm; Sat 9 am-1 pm; Published Materials (Books Division) Tues & Thurs 8:30 am-8pm

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Completed in 1840, this structure, designed by Robert Mills, marked the first use of a free-standing academic library building in the United States. Today, researchers from around the world visit the Caroliniana to study the books, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, serials, maps, audio recordings and visual images preserved therein.
  • Price Range Maximum: $$ - $101-150
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