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Theodore Sanders Stern scrapbooks

Identifier: Mss 0082

Collection Overview

Collection contains 8 scrapbooks from different time periods in Stern's life: (1) 1927-1934: While at Columbia Grammar School in New York City. (2) 1950-1953: Officer in Charge of the Norfolk Fuel Supply Depot (1950-1952) and while serving at Pearl Harbor (1953). (3) 1959-1962: Presentation album entitled "Captain Theodore S. Stern, ESO, 1959-1962" documenting his work as Operations Officer of the Electronics Supply Office, Great Lakes. (4) 1965-1967: Commander of the Naval Supply Center, Charleston. (5) 1968: Presentation album entitled, "NSC, Charleston Highlights" prepared when Stern ended his last tour of duty and retired from the Navy. (6) 1968-1969: First two years as President of the College of Charleston. (7) 1970-1977: College of Charleston as a State institution and Stern's part in creating Spoleto Festival, USA. (8) 1975: Presentation album entitled "Dedication of the Theodore Sanders Stern Student Center, March 22, 1975."


  • Creation: 1927-1977


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

President of the College of Charleston, 1968-1978; retired Navy Captain and former commanding officer of the Naval Supply Center, Charleston (S.C.); alumnus of Johns Hopkins University; civic leader.


8 Volumes

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Inventory of the Theodore Sanders Stern Scrapbooks, 1927-1977
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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