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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Papermaking artists and samples

Identifier: Mss 0113
Collection Overview The collection consists of handmade paper samples from the 7 papermakers participating in the "Papermaking Invitational" exhibition. This exhibition was on view at the Gibbes Art Gallery from January 17 to March 4, 1984 and later appeared at the Robert Scott Small Library, College of Charleston in honor of Juliette Staats. The seven artists include Marchelle Pachnowski, Lilian Bell, Olive Meador Smith, Coco Gordon, Nancy Albertson, Sheril Cunning, and Ande Lau Chen. The collection also...
Dates: 1984

Juliette Wiles Staats marbled paper collection

Identifier: Mss 0114
Collection Overview

This collection contains marbled papers created by Juliette Staats. Some scraps contain formulas for colors used written on the back of the paper in pencil. Full sheets are stamped "Decorated Juliette W. Staats Papers" or signed Juliette W. Staats. 79 full sheets (60-64 cm. x 50-53 cm.); 10 partial sheets (47-66 cm. x 48-63 cm.); 103 scraps (19-53 cm. x 14-48 cm.).

Dates: [between 1906-1992]

South Carolina Utility Reform Coalition collection

Identifier: Mss 0115
Collection Overview The collection includes the Gas Cost of Services Study and the Electric Cost of Services Study by SCE&G for the 12-month period ending March 31, 1979; applications by SCE&G for gas and electric rate adjustments; testimony, exhibits, and data provided by SCE&G for the Public Service Commission in favor of gas and electric rate adjustment; numerous court documents, including motions to consolidate, petitions to intervene, appeals, etc. as well as orders to approve gas and electric...
Dates: 1979-1980

Roswell Turner Logan journal

Identifier: Mss 0121
Collection Overview

The journal includes addresses, poems, and essays written by Roswell Turner Logan, including: Logan's inaugural address delivered before the Philometric Society on July 6, 1852 at the High School of Charleston; three essays published in the Charleston College magazine ("Mohammed and His religion" and "College life" in April 1855 and "Good bye" in May 1855); a requiem to Logan's old horse John Randolph, who died September 21, 1857; and a poem entitled "The Presidential canvas of 1860."

Dates: 1852-1865

Handmade paper samples of Andrew Smith

Identifier: Mss 0122
Collection Overview This collection consists of a limited edition of signed samples of 45 sheets of handmade paper measuring 19 x 26 cm. The paper was made by Andrew Smith of Beaverton, Ontario, in 1975 from shivy flax, deshived flax, spectral flax and rag, stay-pressed sheets, rough rag, smooth cotton, levi blue, levi blue and flax, and cotton and wood chips. The papers are enclosed in a paper folding box, which is numbered 23 out of a set of 30, and signed by the papermaker. Juliette Wiles Staats later made a...
Dates: 1975

Type specimen sheets of Eastern Corporation

Identifier: Mss 0123
Collection Overview This collection consists of 23 type specimen sheets measuring 56 x 44 cm. (folded to 28 x 21 cm.) printed on various paper stock. Each type specimen sheet is accompanied by a printed cover stock which lists Eastern Corporation of Bangor, Maine paper mill brands and lists the merchants in alphabetical order by city. Included is a history and use of the type and biographical information on the designer of the specimen sheet. Juliette Wiles Staats made the chemise and slipcover that houses the...
Dates: 1947

Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources map and chart collection

Identifier: Mss 0126
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a wide variety of maps, charts, and aerial photographs. The maps are arranged by type of map: topographic, geologic, bathymetric, nautical, aerial, and miscellaneous. Most of the maps are of South Carolina but maps of the southeast United States and the Gulf of Mexico coast are also included in this collection. The maps are arranged by state and county and thereafter chronologically.

Dates: 1802-1988

Brookgreen Gardens photographs

Identifier: Mss 0131
Collection Overview

The collection contains 71 8x10 black and white photographs of sculptures by 50 different artists located within Brookgreen Gardens. Subjects include humans, animals, and mythological figures.

Dates: undated

Photographs for Charleston, come hell or high water

Identifier: Mss 0132
Collection Overview The photographs were assembled primarily by Robert N. S. Whitelaw, and the text was prepared by Alice F. Levkoff for a book about the social history, natural disasters, and architecture of Charleston, South Carolina. Many images are classic views of the City, and many of the City's principal buildings are represented in some of the earliest and best photographs of them known to have been taken. A large number of buildings were subsequently damaged or altered, and some no longer survive. The...
Dates: approximately 1885-approximately 1989

A teaching collection of medieval manuscripts

Identifier: Mss 0175
Abstract This collection consists of 15 leaves from medieval manuscripts selected for the purposes of teaching medieval textual culture. Every common book-type is represented: psalter, gradual, missal (Sanctorale and Temporale), lectionary, folio Bible, pocket Bible, breviary, civil law, Book of Hours (three examples spanning two centuries), capitulary, as well as leaves from a Quran and an Ethiopian Gospel book in Ge'ez that represent the ongoing tradition of manuscript production in the...
Dates: approximately 1250-approximately 1920