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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

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

Phaethornis philippi (Philippi's hermit) print

Identifier: Mss 0034-176
Collection Overview

The Phaethornis philippi is depicted on a plate numbered 21 in John Gould's A monograph of the Trochilidae, or, family of humming-birds. London: published by the author, 1861. This colored lithograph was drawn by H.C. Richter from Gould's sketches and printed by Hullmandel & Walter. Also included with the plate is the page which describes this South American hummingbird.

Dates: 1861

Audubon octavo warbler prints

Identifier: Mss 0034-179
Collection Overview This collection consists of seven warbler plates taken from one of the octavo-sized editions of John James Audubon's work, 1839-1871. These octavo prints are hand-colored lithographs. The lithographs include: Audubon's wood-warbler, no. 16, plate 77; Black-poll wood warbler, no. 16, plate 78; Black-throated green wood warbler, no. 17, plate 84; Blue mountain warbler, no. 20, plate 98; Worm-eating swamp warbler, no. 21, plate 105; Golden-winged swamp warbler, no. 22, plate 107; Black and...
Dates: 1839-1871

Philip Porcher account book, 1776-1882 (typescript)

Identifier: Mss 0087
Collection Overview A typewritten, annotated transcription (1936) of a volume which consists of a plantation journal (1776-1882) possibly begun by Philip Porcher (1730-1800). The volume, which was copied as a W.P.A. project, also contains additions by other Porcher family members. Philip Porcher's plantation journal consists primarily of financial accounts with numerous individuals; accounts for the sale of rice, corn, indigo, and other items; copies of correspondence related to the accounts; medical...
Dates: 1936

Family Devotion, Morning and Family Devotion, Evening mezzotints by James Scott

Identifier: Mss 0034-187

Two mezzotints of Victorian parlor scenes by James Scott after Edward Prentis.

Dates: approximately 1841

Hubert Wilke papers

Identifier: Mss 0034-188

Publications and CDs relating to the history of the Charleston radio station WUSN and to the life and work of Hubert Wilke, its first program director.

Dates: 2017 August 1, undated

China Hall card photographs and miscellaneous financial and property records

Identifier: Mss 0034-189

Two black and white card photographs of China Hall and miscellaneous Charleston County financial and property records.

Dates: 1900s-1948, undated