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Family real estate


Collection Overview

From the Collection:

The first series includes biographical materials relating to the Muller family of Charleston, South Carolina, especially Rena Muller (1908-1987), Kruse Muller, Jack Muller, and John Muller. Rena Muller materials include correspondence and data relating to her career as a social worker with the South Carolina Department of Welfare, including new hire guides and manuals, Muller's personal notebooks, charter requests, and writings including case studies and essays relating to social work. Other biographical materials include data regarding World War II veteran Kruse Muller's honorable discharge documents and his "Hell on Wheels" military blouse. Also includes a large number of original family photographs and cabinet cards.

The second series includes legal and business materials such as deeds, correspondence, titles, mortgates, and other data relating to Muller/Wulbern/Kruse family real estate in Charleston's Ansonborough neighborhood, 20 Glebe Street, and 40 Society Street. This series also includes materials relating to Jan and David Goin's successful Charleston gallery, the Jan Goin Gallery.

The third series consists of a variety of paper currency, including Confederate and non-Confederate bills.


  • 1858-1993


Language of Material

From the Collection:

Materials primarily in English. Bible, prayer book, and some legal material in German.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 10.5 linear feet (19 document boxes, 2 oversize boxes)

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Special Collections
College of Charleston Libraries
66 George Street
Charleston South Carolina 29424
(843) 953-8016
(843) 953-6319 (Fax)