Skip navigation

Due to the Independence Day holiday, the James B. Duke Library will close at 5:00 pm on Monday, July 3rd and will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. We will reopen on Wednesday, July 5th at 8:00 am.  To help get your 4th off to a good start, here are just a few of the library’s great resources on the subject.

The full text of the Declaration of Independence can be found online via the library’s catalog.  Published by the Government Printing Office, this electronic government document includes the Constitution of the United States and the Declaration of Independence (beginning on p. 35).

Parker’s Guide to the Revolutionary War in South Carolina: Battles, Skirmishes, and Murders (located in Special Collections and Archives – Library Use Only)

Andrew Pickens: South Carolina Patriot in the Revolutionary War

Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation

The Patriot (DVD)