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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

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

Fritz P. Hamer research materials on the Charleston Navy Yard

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0222
Collection Overview The collection contains research notes, correspondence, transcripts of oral history interviews, manuscript drafts, photographs, and photocopies of primary source materials for Fritz P. Hamer’s 1998 dissertation A Southern City Enters the Twentieth Century: Charleston, its Navy Yard, and World War II, 1940-1948 and 2005 book Charleston Reborn: A Southern City, its Navy Yard and World War II. Research materials also focus on...
Dates: 1947-2013; Majority of material found within 1995-2005

Lancelot Minor Harris papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0022
Abstract

The Lancelot Minor Harris papers contains personal papers, correspondence, and written materials. Correspondents include James Easterby, DuBose Heyward, Ludwig Lewisohn, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Albert Simons, Thomas Tobias, and others. Written materials include notes concerning Harris' classes and personal writing, prepared by Paul Weidner. Also included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of Carlotta Harris.

Dates: 1872-1940; Majority of material found within 1890-1930

Paul Hamilton Hayne papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0023
Abstract

Papers include letters, poems, and clippings from and about poet Paul Hamilton Hayne of Charleston, South Carolina. Also included is correspondence between his wife Mary Middleton Hayne and his aunt Susan B. Hayne, poems and letters from Paul Hamilton Hayne's son William H. Hayne, and typescript poems of Arthur Hugh Clough and Sidney Lanier.

Dates: 1859-1899, 1942

Irish Volunteers Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0026
Abstract

Organized in Charleston, South Carolina about 1798, the Irish Volunteers Company was first on active service in the War of 1812 where they served on patrol and constructed defenses. This collection contains typescript copies of "The History of the Irish Volunteers Company" (1798-1836) and minutes from organizational meetings from 1884-1901 and 1915-1929. They were transcribed during a Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) project from 1935 to 1937.

Dates: 1798-1929

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

Keystone View Company Lantern Slides collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0130
Abstract Collection consists of 218 images from the "600 Set" of glass lantern slides produced by the Keystone View Company, a distributor of stereographic images formed in 1892 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, by B. L. Singley. For use in the classroom, each slide is approximately 4 inches by 3.25 inches and labeled with a number and a short description. Images depict a wide range of subject matter but primarily illustrate places of urban and rural commercial and agricultural industry including farms,...
Dates: 1890s-1940s

Vincent P. Lannie collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0077
Abstract Materials collected by Vincent P. Lannie relate to writer Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle, Allston and Vanderhost family members and their enslaved people, Confederate imprints, a broadside advertisement for a rice planting device, Civil War ships USS Monitor and Keokuk, a Revolutionary era parole, and a letter of John Rutledge. Also includes letters to George N. Shuster, former president of Hunter College and editor of...
Dates: 1733-1974

Robert Walter Marks papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0029
Abstract Correspondence, typescripts, drafts, notes, clippings, photographs, and other miscellaneous items of writer and mathematician Robert Walter Marks. Collection consists of typescripts and drafts of hundreds of published articles, short stories, advertisements, and books written by Marks under multiple pen names, including the pen name John Colleton. Also included is professional and personal correspondence and letters from Arnold Gingrich (editor of Esquire...
Dates: 1890-1980

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