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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Joel Handshu antiquarian coin collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0062
Collection Overview Collection includes the original dealer description for each coin, inventories and appraisals, and some notes by Handshu. Most of the documentation consists of the dealer and auction catalogs Handshu selected his coins from and issues of periodicals which provide an overview of the market for coins. Handshu's reference books on coins have been cataloged separately for the Library's collection. The majority of the coins provide a nearly complete collection of portraits of Roman emperors from...
Dates: 550 B.C.-1200 A.D.

World War I and World War II poster collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0063
Collection Overview The World War I and II Poster Collection consists of 101 poster, some of which are duplicates, and a few non-poster items which are an editorial page, a mounted photograph, and a leaflet. The World War I posters include war bond posters, posters from various civic groups advertising the United War Work Campaign, and posters from the Committee on Public Information, the Department of Labor, and the United States Food Administration. There are also a few British produced, American...
Dates: 1917-1918, 1940-1945

John Henry Dick collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0065
Collection Overview Contents: Dick's papers consist primarily of (I) paintings and drawings, (II) manuscripts of his writings, (III) photographs, (IV) correspondence, (V) topical files, and (VI) artifacts: I. Paintings and Drawings Dick's artwork includes 35 framed paintings, approx. 200 mounted paintings, and approx. 500 pen-and-ink drawings. Most of the paintings and drawings were prepared for publication on the basis of field observations, color photographs taken with telephoto lenses, and bird skins which...
Dates: ca. 1912-1995

Jay Shuler collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0066
Collection Overview The collections consists primarily of photocopies of all known published and unpublished letters by Bachman and Audubon. Shuler accomplished much of the work which would be necessary to publish the complete papers of either Bachman or Audubon. The unpublished letters are primarily from Audubon collections at Harvard and Yale and secondarily in the Charleston Museum, the American Philosophical Society, the College of Physicians in Philadelphia, and the Stark Museum of Art in Orange,...
Dates: 1979-1995

William Henry Jackson photochrom collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0068
Collection Overview This collection of 100 chromolithographs includes a representative selection of scenes taken throughout the United States, Canada and elsewhere. The great majority of the images are of landscapes made in Colorado, Montana, and New York State, particularly in Yellowstone National Park and in the Adirondack region. Some images are architectural, including several images of the interior of the Library of Congress and one of the Miles Brewton House ("Pringle House" 27 King Street, Charleston,...
Dates: 1898-1905

Photographs and illustrations for Gems in a Crown

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0069
Collection Overview The photographs and illustrations were taken for and most were included in: Lightsey, Harry M. Jr. Gems in a crown: the people and places of the College of Charleston, University of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston, S.C. : College of Charleston Foundation, 1993. The historic photographs that were borrowed from Special Collections for use in the book were refiled in their former locations. Tommy Thompson, a professional photographer in Atlanta, Georgia, made 42 color transparencies and...
Dates: 1991-1993

Paul Weidner papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0074
Collection Overview

Collection consists of unpublished monographs on William Shakespeare, on John Milton, and on rare books in the College of Charleston Library.

Dates: 1936-1952

Wendell Mitchell Levi papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0079
Collection Overview The papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi include his correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, notes, material related to his publications, and photographs. Correspondence includes personal and business letters from various individuals and businesses and organizations, and copies of letters sent by Levi. Topics include Levi's writings, pigeons (breeding, training, racing, care, diseases, and many other related subjects), a city ordinance banning pigeon raising, the controversy...
Dates: 1827-1995

Thomas F. Hartnett papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0093
Collection Overview

The collection consists of correspondence regarding legislation that was proposed by Hartnett as well as legislation that he voted on during his tenure in the United States House of Representatives. It also includes copies of proposed legislation that was voted on by Hartnett in Congress.

Dates: 1983-1987

H. Morris Cox research notes on the Charleston Poetic Renascence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0127
Collection Overview This collection consists of 5x8 index cards which were used for research in: Cox, Headley Morris, Jr., Charleston Poetic Renascence, 1920-1930, Thesis (Ph.d.), University of Pennsylvania, 1958. The information included is about the literary South, the Poetry Society of South Carolina, the Charleston Renaissance, and the poems of W. Herbey Allen and DuBose Heyward. Other writers who contributed to the Charleston Renaissance are noted, along with a list of prizewinners in the contests...
Dates: 1920-1930