The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history of our area.
Here are some suggestions to help you explain why Chlotilde Rowell Martin deserves to be nominated to the SC Hall of Fame.
Chlotilde Martin, 1895 -
Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County
Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina.
resources are available through the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library. Please visit your
local Beaufort County Library branch or the Beaufort
District Collection to view or borrow these materials. Please note that
materials available only through the Beaufort District Collection (BDC) are not
available for checkout. Normal visiting hours are Monday – Friday:
10:00AM – 5:00PM; the BDC is closed on Saturday and Sunday.
may be found at the following Beaufort
County Library locations:
District Collection (BDC)
Beaufort Branch Library (BEA)
Bluffton Branch Library (BLU)
Hilton Head Island Branch Library (HHI)
Lobeco Branch Library (LOB)
St. Helena Branch Library (STH)
Web based resources:
Mrs. Martin interviewed former slaves
for the Federal Writers’ Project. See some of her work in
the “American Life Histories” online collection http://lcweb2.loc.gov/wpaintro/sccat.html.
“Howling for Preservation,” by Maxine
Lutz, Beaufort Gazette, March 1, 2004 posted at http://www.beaufortgazette.com/756/story/354251.html.
Come to the Beaufort
District Collection to see these items:
975.79 MAR An account of the towns of Radnor and Edmundsbury
Chlotilde Rowell Martin. This
is also a part of the Beaufort County Historical Society Papers on microfilm.
975.799 MAR Lowcountry Gossip by Chlotilde R. Martin, 1930?
Photocopy of newspaper article, 1 sheet.
975.799 SOU 1948 “South Carolina Power Company survey of Beaufort,
“ by Chlotilde R. Martin (with photos of Marshlands & St. Helena
Episcopal Church) in South Carolina
Magazine, January 1948.
Check out these materials
from the Beaufort County Library:
975.7 MAR Winds of change in
Gullah Land by Chlotilde Rowell Martin, (BDC, BEA)
Sea Islands to Sand Hills
by Carl Julien and Chlotilde R. Martin, 1954 (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI)