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.
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Chlotilde Martin, 1895 – 1991 A Bibliography
Prepared by the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library a division of Beaufort County Government, Beaufort, South Carolina.
These 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.
Materials may be found at the following Beaufort County Library locations:
Beaufort 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 athttp://www.beaufortgazette.com/756/story/354251.html
Come to the Beaufort District Collection to see these items:
SC 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.
SC 975.79 MAR An account of the towns of Radnor and Edmundsbury by Chlotilde Rowell Martin. This is also a part of the Beaufort County Historical Society Papers on microfilm.
SC 975.799 MAR Lowcountry Gossip by Chlotilde R. Martin, 1930? Photocopy of newspaper article, 1 sheet.
Check out these materials from the Beaufort County Library:
975.7 MAR Winds of change in Gullah Land by Chlotilde Rowell Martin, (BDC, BEA)
975.79 JUL Sea Islands to Sand Hills by Carl Julien and Chlotilde R. Martin, 1954 (BDC, BEA, BLU, HHI)
728.8579 MAR Northern Money, Southern Land: The Lowcountry Plantation Sketches of Chlotilde R. Martin, 2009 (ALL)