Beaufort District Collection

Effective June 18, 2020

The Beaufort District Collection will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future due to staff shortages.

2nd floor, Beaufort Branch Library

311 Scott Street

Beaufort, SC 29902

Main 843.255.6468

About the BDC The "BDC" is our Library's special local history and archives collection. The purpose of the Beaufort District Collection is to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value that records the history of the area of lowcountry South Carolina known as the old historic Beaufort District. We have biographies, nonfiction books, video materials and archival collections about local history including Gullah traditions, natural history, archaeology, genealogy, and other topics relevant to Beaufort, Hampton and Jasper Counties. For more information regarding the BDC, click herePlease visit the Library's COVID Operations page to read about changes to our services.