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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Lindbergh clippings

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-112
Collection Overview

The collection consists of clippings from newspapers and other publications regarding Lindbergh's non-stop flight across the Atlantic in the airplane the Spirit of St. Louis.

Dates: 1927-1928

Jesse Stuart papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0116
Collection Overview This collection consists of information donated together with 23 books written by Jesse Stuart. It includes a 1967 letter written by Stuart to Dorothy White describing how White's father encouraged Stuart to pursue literature; a photograph of Dorothy White's father, Clark White; an inscribed copy of a pamphlet containing some of Stuart's earliest writings (Lyrics from Lincoln Memorial University, c.1928); a copy of a pamphlet about Stuart and annotated by him (The Man...Jesse Stuart,...
Dates: approximately 1928-1984

W. Marvin Dulaney research files on four African American cemeteries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0109
Collection Overview Records of the research required to determine whether or not a new library planned for the College of Charleston would cover any portion of the burial grounds of four African-American cemeteries: the Brown Fellowship Society (founded 1790 and renamed the Century Fellowship Society in 1903), the Free Dark Men of Color, Plymouth Congregational Church, and the MacPhelah Cemetery. The site had formerly been utilized by Bishop England High School, which was built in 1921 and which expanded in...
Dates: 1999-2001

Pogson family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-135
Collection Overview This collection consists of items related to the Pogson family from the time of their arrival in the United States until the Civil War. It includes clippings, correspondence, calling cards, genealogies, personal effects, family documents, and other miscellaneous biographical materials. The majority of the documents refer to Milward Pogson, Sarah Pogson Smith, Frances Pogson Smith, and Harry Freeman Young Pogson. Alston Deas, the compiler of this collection, has attached explanatory notes and...
Dates: 1783-1949

Senator Burnet R. Maybank papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0085
Abstract Legislative files, correspondence, printed material, voting records, and personal papers of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954), United States Senator from 1941 to 1954. Materials primarily relate to Maybank's professional life as a United States Senator and include his legislative working files and constituent correspondence. The collection also includes a small amount of personal papers concerning Maybank and his family including personal correspondence, financial material, photographs,...
Dates: 1914-1973; Majority of material found within 1941-1954

L. Mendel Rivers papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0094
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legislative files, political files, and committee files of L. Mendel Rivers (1905-1970), Democratic United States Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District from 1941 to 1970. Materials primarily relate to Rivers' service in Congress from 1955 to 1962 with topics including the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs invasion, Civil Rights, public school desegregation, and the United States Armed Services and defense programs. Also...
Dates: 1940-1962; Majority of material found within 1957-1962

Harriet McBryde Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0156
Abstract Writings, working files, diplomas, awards, recognitions, memorials, and audiovisual materials of Harriet McBryde Johnson. Materials document Johnson's disability and civil rights advocacy and activism, her career as an author and an attorney, and her participation in Charleston city and county politics. Disabled due to a congenital degenerative neuromuscular disease she came to prominence after debating Peter Singer concerning his views on disability-based infanticide and for her annual...
Dates: 1971-2010

George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Grimke family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s

Jenny Sanford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0181
Abstract

Correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, artifacts, political ephemera and other materials relating to Jenny Sanford, former First Lady of South Carolina and former wife of politician Mark Sanford. Topics include Mark Sanford's political career, Sanford family life, United States presidential ephemera, the divorce of Jenny and Mark, and Jenny's memoir, Staying True.

Dates: 1989-2012