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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Antiphonary leaf

Identifier: Mss 0034-185
Collection Overview

Title supplied by cataloger. Single manuscript leaf. Red and black ink on double-sided vellum. With musical notation. Text reads: "[quod] cumque ligaveris super terram erit ligatum et in celis et quodcumque solveris super terram erit solutum et in ce[lis]"--from Matthew 16:19.

Dates: approximately 1550

Weston family papers

Identifier: Mss 0055
Collection Overview Papers consist of Plowden Weston's business ledger (2 volumes), a plantation journal, and meterorological records for All Saints Parish, South Carolina. Ledger (1764-1769) contains accounts with numerous individuals and several estates of individuals. The ledger was also used as a plantation journal and contains entries and accounts (1830-1847, 1851, 1855) pertaining to Weston family plantations. Plantation journal (1802-1817) contains primarily accounts for the purchase of supplies for...
Dates: 1764-1855

Henry T. Zacharias ledgers

Identifier: Mss 0056
Collection Overview

Collection consists of two indexed ledgers (1905-1908; 1909-1910) containing accounts with numerous businesses, organizations, and individuals for construction and general contracting. Accounts represent many notable buildings of Charleston, South Carolina, among them the Confederate Home and College, the Medical University of South Carolina, St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, St. Philip's Church, and a number of architecturally significant houses.

Dates: 1905-1910

Legare, Colcock & Company ledger

Identifier: Mss 0058
Collection Overview

Inscribed "Morton W. Wilson" and "Legare Colcock & Co." inside front cover. Bound ledger containing the accounts of Legare Colcock & Company with various individuals (including Col. James Legare and W.F. Colcock), establishments, and plantations probably kept by Morton W. Wilson. Includes an index. Items listed in the accounts include cloth, clothing, food goods, furniture, household goods, seeds, bagging, nails, axes, tobacco, and other items.

Dates: 1857-1862


Identifier: Mss 0059
Collection Overview Spine embossed "Vol. 1" [?]. Bound volume of miscellaneous documents (1669-1805; bulk 1770s-1802) contains transcriptions and excerpts of articles, poems, magazines, books, and other sources, transcriptions of letters, reports, and a journal, a section of alphabetically arranged entries concerning a wide variety of persons and topics, and biographical sketches of various famous individuals, including English and French nobility. Subjects of transcriptions, excerpts, and alphabetical entries...
Dates: approximately 1805

Izard arithmetic workbook

Identifier: Mss 0078
Collection Overview Arithmetic workbook containing word problems attributed to a member of the Ralph Izard family. Exercises include problems in the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of money (pounds, crowns, guineas, marks, guilders, and other units) and other items. Additional problems pertain to the measurement of cloth, wine, time, land (furlongs, poles, feet, inches), Troy weight (grains, ingots), tare and trett (allowance claimed by the citizens of London on goods), the rule of three...
Dates: approximately 1800s

The British Monarchy

Identifier: Mss 0088
Collection Overview This collection consists of the following published material, heavily illustrated, dealing with the British royal family from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II: 1. The golden extra: to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee (Daily Mail, 23 June 1897); 2. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration (Illustrated London News, with suppl., 26 June 1897); 3. Her majesty's glorious jubilee 1897 (Illustrated London News, Diamond Jubilee no. 1897); 4. Queen Victoria funeral (The Sphere, 9 February...
Dates: 1897-1960

Samuel Lord Hyde papers

Identifier: Mss 0089
Collection Overview The collection consists of two photograph collections and three typescript copies of articles written by Hyde. The photographs in the collection are of the South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition, 1901-1902, or were taken in the Lake Moultrie vicinity during the construction of the lake. The photographs of the Exposition consist of 25 prints mounted in an album, and depict buildings designed by Bradford Gilbert, a New York architect, and sculptures created by Louis C. Gudebrod,...
Dates: 1901-1902, 1939

Research notes on education in Charleston

Identifier: Mss 0100
Collection Overview The collection consists of typescripts from the Charleston newspapers noting anything related to education. The information included is primarily about all aspects of the College of Charleston, but is often about private grammar schools and is sometimes about local scientific work. Meetings of scientific and literary organizations were regularly noted particularly those of the Literary and Philosophical Society of South Carolina, whose museum became the basis for the College of Charleston...
Dates: approximately 1934-approximately 1948

Botanical specimen scrapbook

Identifier: Mss 0108
Collection Overview This is a scrapbook containing 48 plant specimens on blank pages collected from 1883 to 1885. There are nine mounted plant specimens collected from August 1883 to April 1885 from Summerville, S.C.: Zigadenus glaberrimus, Commelina communis, Xyris ambigua, Commelina erecta, Trillium sesile, Cirsium acaulon, Tradescantia roseolens and Amianthium muscitoxicum. Also included are twenty plant specimens which are not dated or identified; six plant specimens collected between May and June 1884; and...
Dates: 1883-1885