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SPC. Special Collections

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Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

College of Charleston Library vertical file on "The Independent American"

Identifier: Mss 0034-087
Collection Overview The collection consists of materials gathered by the staff of the Robert Scott Small Library at the College of Charleston, South Carolina. It includes three publications produced by the staff of the "Independent American." It was a conservative newsletter published in Louisiana from 1955 until 1971 by "Free Men Speak, Inc." After 1971, it was published in Littleton, Colorado. The file includes a special issue of the newsletter from 1968 titled "Special Emergency Mailing Regarding Riots," and...
Dates: 1958-1973

College of Charleston vertical file on "The Southern Libertarian Messenger"

Identifier: Mss 0034-088
Collection Overview The collection consists of materials gathered by the staff of the Robert Scott Small Library at the College of Charleston, South Carolina. It contains six issues of "The Southern Libertarian Messenger". It was a Libertarian Party newsletter published in Florence, South Carolina beginning in 1972 by Quality Education, Inc. and John Harllee. The file includes the January 1981, February 1981, March 1981, April 1981, August 1983, and September 1983 issues. The issues feature political opinions...
Dates: 1981-1983

Isabel Cohen Doud collection

Identifier: Mss 0034-090
Collection Overview

A letter from William A. Courtenay, Mayor of Charleston from 1879-1887, to Miss Cohen thanking her for the copy of her graduating essay which her father gave to him. Mayor Courtenay presented Miss Cohen with a copy of the book Charleston, South Carolina in 1883. Boston: Heliotype Printing Company, 1883. A copy of Isabel Cohen's graduating composition "Circumstances" dated June 11, 1885. Isabel Cohen Doud's two oil paintings-a floral arrangement and a Roman landscape.

Dates: 1884-1930

Isaac Auld collection

Identifier: Mss 0034-091
Collection Overview The collection includes a letter of recommendation from Dr. Auld, late principal of the Edisto Island Academy, dated March 10, 1815, from Rev. A.P. Thayer of the Classics Department of Edisto Island Academy. In this letter, Auld mentions that Thayer kept the school open during "the recent war" (the War of 1812). There is a copy of Auld's genealogy prepared by Earnest Malcom Auld in 1963. Also included is a copy of McDonald L. Burbedge's "Isaac Auld, A Founding Father of the Supreme Council,...
Dates: 1815, 2000, undated

Richard E. Haymaker papers

Identifier: Mss 0034-092
Collection Overview The papers include letters to Haymaker from Alexander Lenard and Takusi Tanahasi. Lenard was a Hungarian physician and author who taught Latin and Greek at the College of Charleston for two years from 1967-1969. He is best known as the author of "Winnie ille Pu." His nine letters are mainly about literature, mutual friends in Charleston, and Brazil, where he lived before and after residing in Charleston. He mentions that his last work was a short story set in Charleston about Edgar Allen...
Dates: 1967-1973

Frances Manning Achurch McWhorter diaries

Identifier: Mss 0034-093
Collection Overview From 1948 to 1950 Achurch was a member of the military advisory group in Korea. He was a senior advisor in charge of training at the Korean Naval Academy at Chinhae. His 32 page diary photocopy "Escape from Korea" begins on June 24, 1950, the first days of the Korean War and ends a month later with evacuation to Japan and then to the United States. Her 45 page diary photocopy "The Korea I Liked" begins on April 29, 1949 when she arrived in Korea to join her husband. Included with the diaries...
Dates: 2000

Literary miscellany

Identifier: Mss 0034-094
Collection Overview Commonplace book and loose papers contain original [?] and copied literary passages. The entries are in several different handwritings and include poems, essays, quotations, letters, and excerpts from sermons. Many poems have a pastoral or religious theme, while other passages concern mourning and consolation, illness, conjugal love, friendship, and moral character and conduct. Authors named include Langhorn, Dr. Watts, Matthew Prior, Tickell, Le Fevre, and Stern. Two poems are dedicated to...
Dates: approximately 1800-1865; Majority of material found within approximately 1800

"A List by Title or Other Designation Appearing on the Cover or Title Page of Records in a Storage Room on the North Side of the Basement of the United States Custom House at Charleston, S.C." typescript

Identifier: Mss 0034-095
Collection Overview

The document is a typescript list of records at the United States Customs House in Charleston, S.C. The list consists of records that were stored on the "north side of the basement." The list contains the title and date of each record.

Dates: 1920s-1940s

"A Selective Index to South Carolina Material in the News and Courier, January 1931 to March 1937" typescript

Identifier: Mss 0034-096
Collection Overview

A typescipt index to the News and Courier from January of 1931 to March of 1937. The index was copied from index cards at the Charleston Free Library. Information relative to South Carolina is indexed. The project was part of the WPA Statewide Historical Project No. 165-33-7999, 7142-2051, which was sponsored by the College of Charleston. The index was copied from index cards kept at the "Charleston Free Library" in 1937.

Dates: 1937

"Preliminary List and Prospectus of Wars Roster of The College Of Charleston"

Identifier: Mss 0034-097
Collection Overview The War roster is a directory of College of Charleston alumni who served in the military of the colony of South Carolina, the state of South Carolina, the Confederacy, or the United States during times of war. It includes information about the military ranks and awards of college alumni in the various services. The document also includes a list of alumni who were killed or missing in action during their military service. The roster covers every major conflict from the French and Indian War...
Dates: 1947