Caldwell, A.B. (ed.). History of the American Negro—South Carolina Edition. Vol. III. Atlanta: A.B. Caldwell Publishing Co., 1919.
Gleason, Eliza Atkins. The Southern Negro and the Public Library. Chicago: University
of Chicago Press, 1941.
Tindall, George Brown. South Carolina Negroes, 1877-1900. Columbia: University of
South Carolina Press, 1952.
Writers’ Program of the Works Projects Administration, South Carolina A Guide to the
Palmetto State. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.
Dart, Attorney William A. July 9, 1958. Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Atlanta Daily World, South Carolina Edition, April 26, 1958.
Charleston Evening Post, March 4, 1929; February 28, 1931; July 25, 1931.
Charleston News and Courier, February 25, 1931; June 21, 1935; December 17, 1952; June 21, 1953.
Butler, Susan Dart, Personal Interview, Charleston, South Carolina, November 25, 1955; November 2, 1957; July 15, 1958.
Murray, Albertha Johnson, Personal Interview, Charleston, South Carolina, July 1, 1958; July 10, 1958.
Purcell, Mae Holloway, Personal Interview, Charleston, South Carolina, May 25, 1958; July 1, 1958.
The Charleston County Free Library Needs a New Headquarters Building. A Report
Prepared by the Public Librarians of Charleston: Charleston County Free Library, 1954.
Ricketts’ Survey of Library Services. A Report Prepared by the Public Administration
Services. Charleston, 1946.
Your Public Library in Action. A Report Prepared by the Public Librarians of
Charleston: Charleston County Free Library, 1950.
Butler, Susan Dart. "Making a Way to Start a Library." Paper written for the League of
Women Voters of Charleston, South Carolina, 1952.
Lester, Robert M. "The Carnegie Corporation and the Library Renaissance in the South."
Paper read before the American History Round Table at the American Library
Association Conference, Miami Beach, Florida, June 19, 1956.
Riley, Mary Elizabeth. "The History of the Charleston Free Library." Unpublished
Master’s thesis, School of Education, University of South Carolina, 1950.
Wright, Lillian T. "Thomas Fountain Blue, 1866-1935; Pioneer Librarian." Unpublished
Master’s thesis, School of Library Service, Atlanta University, 1955.
Chapter 1 | Chapter 2 | Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 | Appendix
Back to Table of Contents