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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 61 Collections and/or Records:

St. Andrew's Society of Charleston records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0144
Abstract

This collection includes administrative, financial, and membership records, records of charitable assistance, and other materials of the St. Andrew's Society of Charleston. Records document the social and benevolent activities of the St. Andrew's Society between the years 1729 to 2001.

Dates: 1729-2001

St. John's Lutheran Church records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0041
Abstract

Typewritten transcriptions of original records of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Charleston, South Carolina, from 1742 to 1931. Transcriptions were part of two Federal Works Progress Administration projects carried out from 1935 through 1937 and sponsored by the College of Charleston.

Dates: 1742-1931

Trott family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0136
Abstract

Includes materials compiled by Charleston native Mabel Trott FitzSimons, including genealogical data and family history relating to Bailey, Cambridge, Cave, FitzSimons, Good, Gregorie, Hendricks, Trott, Venning, and Wood families. Also includes a copy of sailor Henry W. Hendricks' Civil War diary, and records regarding Myrtle Grove Plantation.

Dates: 1836-1981; Majority of material found within 1940-1973

John Vaughan letters to Philip Tidyman

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0142
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters discussing smallpox vaccinations sent from Dr. John Vaughan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Dr. Philip Tidyman of Charleston, South Carolina. The letters are dated December 11, 1801 and April 7, 1802 and the latter contains a sketch of a water filtration system.

Dates: 1801-1802

Gene Waddell stereograph collection of rice and cotton cultivation

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-186
Abstract Collection consists of twelve stereographs of rice and cotton cultivation in South Carolina (including Georgetown, South Carolina); Savannah, Georgia; Louisiana; and Mississippi, compiled by Gene Waddell. A majority of the stereographs were produced by the Keystone View Company but the collection also includes stereographs produced by Underwood & Underwood, the Kilburn Brothers, and American Views. Stereograph images depict African Americans plowing, hoeing and flooding rice fields,...
Dates: 1879, 1904-1905

Washington Light Infantry records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0052
Abstract

The Washington Light Infantry was formed as a body of "citizen soldiers" in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1807 and incorporated in 1824. This collection contains typewritten transcriptions of their records (1820-1936) compiled during a Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) project in 1935 and 1936, and one printed letter.

Dates: 1820-1936

West Point Rice Mill Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0051
Abstract Collection consists of the records of the West Point Rice Mill Company, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1885 to 1925. Records include correspondence and legal documents concerning transfers of stock related to estates and to the decrease of capital stock, a letterpress copybook containing letters primarily concerning the accounts of individuals and corporations, daybooks, ledgers, and cashbooks. Also included are checks, check stubs, canceled checks for dividends and liquidation, and...
Dates: 1885-1925

G. Theodore Wichmann papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0075
Abstract

Theodore Wichmann (1886-1966) founded the Charleston Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and taught music lessons in Charleston, South Carolina. This collection includes Wichmann's writings on Mozart, Bizet, Rossini, Beethoven, and Ambroise Thomas, printed programs, and business and personal correspondence for the Orchestra and Wichmann's school music lessons.

Dates: 1904-1966

Wilkinson and Keith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0111
Abstract

The Wilkinson and Keith family papers consist of correspondence and other documents among the Wilkinson, Keith, Siegling, Haskell, and Marshall families and their friends dating from 1785 to 1920. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1820 to 1890, a large portion of which chronicles Willis Keith's experiences as a Confederate soldier in 1862-1863.

Dates: 1785-1920; Majority of material found within 1820-1890

Eola Willis Cuban photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0124
Abstract

Collection consists of 37 black and white mounted photographs collected by artist Eola Willis, taken mostly in Havana, Cuba around the time of the Spanish-American War (1898) and after.

Dates: circa 1895-1910