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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Comments on lectures given by Orestes A. Brownson

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-007
Collection Overview

The collection consists of five newspaper clippings of letters to the editor of the Charleston Standard. The letters were written in 1856 and were in response to a series of lectures by Orestes Augustus Brownson. They attack the "Catholicity" of Brownson's theology. Each is signed "Protestantism."

Dates: 1856

John Cordes estate book, 1764-1798 (typescript copy)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-017
Collection Overview Typescript copy of the John Cordes estate book (1764-1798) transcribed during a 1935-1937 W.P.A. project. Inventory and appraisal (1764) of the John Cordes estate contains lists of slaves (names and appraised values), dishes, furniture, linens, animals, rice, indigo, and other items. The volume also includes slaves (with names and valuations) taken by Catharine Cordes of Charleston (S.C.), and by Theodore Gaillard. Memorandums signed by the estate's executor Samuel Cordes are with other...
Dates: 1937

H. Morris Cox research notes on the Charleston Poetic Renascence

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0127
Collection Overview This collection consists of 5x8 index cards which were used for research in: Cox, Headley Morris, Jr., Charleston Poetic Renascence, 1920-1930, Thesis (Ph.d.), University of Pennsylvania, 1958. The information included is about the literary South, the Poetry Society of South Carolina, the Charleston Renaissance, and the poems of W. Herbey Allen and DuBose Heyward. Other writers who contributed to the Charleston Renaissance are noted, along with a list of prizewinners in the contests...
Dates: 1920-1930

Headley Morris Cox, Jr., research notes on South Carolina localisms

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0128
Collection Overview

This collection consists of notes on South Carolina localisms that Headley Morris Cox, Jr. collected over the years. The notes are from various South Carolina sources, many of whom were students of Cox at Clemson University. In the first folder, words are arranged in alphabetical order. The second folder contains expressions, words, beliefs, home remedies, superstitions, and pronunciations of various words.

Dates: approximately 1950-approximately 1959

George Ingles Crafts letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-018
Collection Overview

The collection contains five letters between George Ingles Crafts and his cousin Maria Campbell. In the letters Crafts describes his travels in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. One letter is from Campbell. In the letters, Crafts described his trips in great detail. He mentions stopovers in Constantinople, Thebes, Jerusalem, Paris, and other locations.

Dates: 1846-1847

Jane McDonald Craver scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0010
Collection Overview Three scrapbooks: (1) Sept. 1940-June 1941; (2) July 1941-Dec. 1942; and (3) Jan. 1943-June 1944 contain a collection of memorabilia providing a comprehensive record of social life at the College of Charleston from 1940-1944, from student and city newspapers about the College and the deaths of alumni during World War II. The scrapbooks include invitations to parties and weddings, party favors and napkins, dance cards and booklets, photographs of picnics and beach parties, sorority rush rules...
Dates: 1940-1944

Cuthbert family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0083
Abstract

This collection consists of assorted legal instruments and correspondence that document the ownership of parcels of land on the Pocotaligo River, Prince Williams Parish, Beaufort District from 1764 to 1850. Known variously as Myrtle Grove, Live Oak, Providence and/or Leith plantations, they were cultivated (circa 1799) in cotton and rice, and were owned by various members of the Cuthbert, Rutledge, Palmer, Stoutenberg, Corbett, Heyward, and other families.

Dates: 1764-1850; Majority of material found within 1764-1839

Alston Deas collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0013
Abstract

Pamphlets, clippings, memoranda and related items collected by General Alston Deas relating to the American occupation of Japan (1945-1952) and World War II, specifically in Japan and the Pacific. Also includes United States government publications regarding the occupation, materials relating to former General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, and Japanese language materials.

Dates: 1861-1976; Majority of material found within 1945-1950

Charles Deas collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-147
Collection Overview

This collection consists of items related to the painter Charles Deas and includes correspondence and other miscellaneous biographical materials.

Dates: 1945, 1987

Charlotte Alston Deas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-146
Collection Overview

This collection consists of items related to Charlotte Alston Deas and includes a California teaching certificate, obituaries, diploma, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: approximately 1890-1973