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College of Charleston. Chrestomathic Society


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

College of Charleston archives: historical records

Identifier: Mss 0202
Collection Overview The Archives of the College of Charleston include the records of the creation of the College primarily as an academy in 1785, of its reorganization and of the adoption of a comprehensive college curriculum in 1824 and 1825, of its existence as a municipal college from 1837 to 1949; and of its separate existence as a private institution from 1949 until it became a state institution on July 1, 1970.The minutes of the Trustees are complete from 1785 through the present. Among the...
Dates: 1785-1970

William Gilmore Simms letters

Identifier: Mss 0034-067
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three letters written by Simms to the Chrestomathic Society of the College of Charleston. The first letter, written on May 28, 1854, is a thank you note to the members of the society. The second letter (July 12, 1854) informs the society that Simms intended to forward several photographs of himself for its "literary chamber." The final letter, dated March 14, 1835, denies the organization permission to publish an oration delivered by Simms in Charleston.

Dates: 1854-1855