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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Blamyer, Wigfall, Deas family collection

Identifier: Mss 0104

The bulk of this collection contains scrapbooks and diaries of Elizabeth Mary Lesesne Blamyer Wigfall.

Dates: 1824-1975

Bond certificate

Identifier: Mss 0034-131
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a bond certificate issued by the state of Maryland to Thomas Wood for 64 pounds, 2 shillings, and 2 pence. It is dated November 26, 1781, and signed by W. Wilkins, commissioner.

Dates: 1781 November 26

Botanical specimen scrapbook

Identifier: Mss 0108
Collection Overview This is a scrapbook containing 48 plant specimens on blank pages collected from 1883 to 1885. There are nine mounted plant specimens collected from August 1883 to April 1885 from Summerville, S.C.: Zigadenus glaberrimus, Commelina communis, Xyris ambigua, Commelina erecta, Trillium sesile, Cirsium acaulon, Tradescantia roseolens and Amianthium muscitoxicum. Also included are twenty plant specimens which are not dated or identified; six plant specimens collected between May and June 1884; and...
Dates: 1883-1885

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

George Detwiler Burges collection

Identifier: Mss 0095

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

Pierrine Smith Byrd papers

Identifier: Mss 0007
Collection Overview Collection contains materials related to Byrd's alumni activities including correspondence, membership lists, receipts, clippings, and programs. Other items include awards, medals, and clippings relating to her college days, alumni activities, and her contributions to rose culture. Materials relating to College of Charleston alumni activities and Byrd's membership on the Alumni Assistance Committee include letters and invitations from the Alumni Association, thank you notes for...
Dates: 1919-1991

Byrnes Downs Garden Club scrapbook

Identifier: Mss 0148

This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the history, projects, and activities of the Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) from 1948 to 1953.

Dates: 1948-1953

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

Carolina Geological Society fifth annual meeting itinerary

Identifier: Mss 0034-103
Collection Overview

The collection consists of the itinerary from the Fifth Annual Meeting of the Carolina Geological Society. The meeting was held in Charleston, S.C., at the Citadel on October 19th-20th, 1940.

Dates: 1940

Charles Walker Carroll collection on the Wateree Indians

Identifier: Mss 0133
Collection Overview All known information about the Wateree Indians of South Carolina and North Carolina was assembled by Wes Taukchiray for Charles Walker Carroll. This collection includes Taukchiray's book-length manuscript summarizing his research (323 pages; available online), annotated photocopies of published information, and related correspondence. The Wateree were the first tribe of Indians in North America known to have had a Spanish mission established on their territory. The mission was located at...
Dates: 1566-1770