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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Fraser book of precedents

Identifier: Mss 0017
Collection Overview Rebound indexed volume contains copies of legal cases compiled by Charles Fraser, drawings, and a clipping. The volume contains copies of writs for both civil and criminal actions and decisions from the Court of Chancery, Court of Pleas, and Commissioners of the Peace.; "Part First" contains writs and decisions. "Part Second" contains pleas, judgments, and executions. Drawings (renumbered pages 51 and 57) are of a bull and pig, and of a hand with pointed finger. A clipping concerns a case...
Dates: 1800-1819; Majority of material found within 1800-1807

Henry Laurens account book

Identifier: Mss 0027
Collection Overview Pages are missing or damaged. Business and personal accounts (1766 Sept.-1767 Dec., 1768 Feb.-1773 May, 1773 Aug.-Sept.) kept for Henry Laurens. Accounts are with individuals and companies for goods (primarily general merchandise) and services (including commissions). Several include the sale of individual slaves. A number of entries are for New Hope, Mepkin, Broton [Broughton] Island, Wambaw, and Wright's Savannah plantations. Other accounts include expenses for improvements made to brick...
Dates: 1766-1773

Halley's Comet Project

Identifier: Mss 0030
Collection Overview In July 1985, Dr. Kubinec published a request in "Sky and Telescope" for recollections of the appearance of Halley's Comet in 1910, and this collections consists primarily of the worldwide response he received.; The collection includes approximately 100 letters, four tape recordings (with duplicate tapes), two books, and a photograph of the Comet taken in Ankara, Turkey, on 4 January, 1986. Also included is documentation of his efforts to prepare kindergarten children to appreciate the...
Dates: 1985-1986

Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers

Identifier: Mss 0032
Collection Overview Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers consist of his writings, his correspondence with his wife and children, and miscellaneous items. Middleton's writings consist of poems, essays, and addresses about Christianity, the fine arts, philosophical materialism, temperance, secession, fame, the U.S. Constitution, and other subjects, many of which were probably delivered to the students of the College of Charleston during his tenure there as professor and president. Correspondence includes letters...
Dates: 1823-1881

Robert C. Aldredge Christmas cards

Identifier: Mss 0034-002
Collection Overview

The collection consists of cards which Aldredge printed by hand and had professionally printed. Some of the cards have handwritten notes. A couple of the cards mention World War II, but most are simple holiday greetings. The cards cover the period from 1933 to 1945.

Dates: 1933-1945

Rules of the Appeal Court Library (Charleston, S.C.)

Identifier: Mss 0034-003
Collection Overview

The collection consist of two copies of the rules of the Appeal Court Library.

Dates: 1850

Appointment of arbitrators to open South Street (Charleston, S.C.)

Identifier: Mss 0034-004
Collection Overview

The collection consists of a document naming Louis D. DeSaussure, J. Fraser Mathewes, and I.M. Shackelford arbitrators on behalf of the Charleston (S.C.) City Council in the matter of opening South Street from Hanover to America Streets. The document is signed by Mayor P.C. Gaillard.

Dates: 1867 July 2

Gertrude Atherton letter

Identifier: Mss 0034-005
Collection Overview

The letter is from Atherton and is addressed to "Miss Baker." It thanks her for articles she had sent to Atherton.

Dates: 1929 April 23

Illuminated manuscript page

Identifier: Mss 0034-006
Collection Overview

An illuminated copy of Psalm 30:2-12 in Latin with gold leaf initial letters before each verse showing ruled lines and guidelines.

Dates: 16th century or 17th century

Alexander Carns slave bill of sale

Identifier: Mss 0034-008
Collection Overview

Bill of sale dated "29th December 1083" (1803) for a Negro girl named Luce sold by Alexander Carns of North Carolina to John Foster of Lancaster District, South Carolina. Witnessed by Catherine Carns.

Dates: 1803 December 29