The State School Book Commission was created by the South Carolina School Book Rental Textbook Law which took effect on June 1, 1936. It operated the statewide rental textbook program, providing all textbooks for use in state public schools participating in the program. Members of the Commission included the governor, state superintendent of education, director of the Division of Textbooks, one member of the State Board of Education, and three county superintendents. In 1966, its responsibilities were transferred to the State Board of Education and its personnel were transferred to that department to operate as the Division of Textbooks, although the commission continued to act in an advisory capacity. In 1970, all duties were transferred to the State Board of Education.

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  • Annual report 

    South Carolina State School Book Commission (South Carolina State Library, 1955-06-30)
    This annual report of the State School Book Commission lists the personnel of the committee. Under the Textbook Division it gives: Statement of Income and Expenses, Analysis of Change in Surplus, Balance Sheet - June 30, ...
  • Rules and regulations of the State School Book Commission 

    South Carolina State School Book Commission (South Carolina State Library, 1955-03-09)
    These rules and regulations replace those from 1937 and 1939. Articles in these regulations include: books, distribution, custodians and responsibilities, prices, requisitioning books, surplus books, care of books, records, ...