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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Trapier reminiscences, 1865-1870 (typescript copies)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-082
Collection Overview Typescript copies of "Notices of Ancestors & Relatives, Paternal & Maternal & of Incidents in my Life" (1865-1870) by Paul Trapier and "An Account of the Experiences of the Family of the Rev. and Mrs. Paul Trapier during and after the War Between the States" by S.D. (Mrs. Paul) Trapier transcribed during a W.P.A. project. Paul Trapier's "Account" contains genealogical information concerning the Trapier, Shubrick, Motte, Horry, and Huger families; observations about relatives; his...
Dates: 1935-1936

George Macaulay Trevelyan letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-084
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three letters. Two are from Trevelyan to "Carr B." One, dated 1929, is a thank you note. The other, dated 1935, concerns the donation of an unknown object to an unidentified museum. The final letter is to Trevelyan from "R.C. Boraufuet" concerning the death of a mutual friend.

Dates: 1929-1935

Bank of the United States stock indentures

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-085
Collection Overview

Consists of stock indentures issued in Charleston, South Carolina, to Isaac Ball, James Calder, Louis Danjou, John C. Faber, Marie Huguet, William Jenner, Basil Lanneau, Nathan Nathans, William Payne, Burridge Purvis, William Purvis, George Rose, J.E.A. Steinmetz, Williams Thayer, Miss A.E. Van Rhyn, and James Hamilton (of Georgia).

Dates: 1793-1818

"Earthquake Sand: A Curiosity" broadside

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-086
Collection Overview

Broadside promoting the sale of vials of colored sand as a souvenir of the earthquake, 31 Aug. 1886, that hit Charleston, S.C.; sold at 15 cents per bottle; sand collected by C.I. Walker, Jr.

Dates: 1886

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

 Collection
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"

 Collection
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

 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

 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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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