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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney's plantations journal

Identifier: Mss 0034-054
Collection Overview Journal entries on pages interleaved in Hoff's Agricultural Almanac (1818). Includes personal and plantation entries by Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1818 April 6-May 16, with a few scattered entries in late 1818 and early 1819). The journal records daily activities on Pinckney's plantation. Pinckney not only planted cotton, sweet potatoes, Irish potatoes, corn, and oats, but relied heavily on fish for food. Many daily entries record the number of drumfish caught and the share of the catch...
Dates: 1818-1819

"A Notice of the Pinckneys," 1860 (typescript copies)

Identifier: Mss 0034-055
Collection Overview

The collection consists of two typescript copies of Maria Henrietta Pinckney's "A Notice of the Pinckneys." The original was published by Evans and Cogswell in 1860. The document gives a brief genealogy of the Pinckney family from Thomas Pinckney (the first Pinckney in South Carolina) to his grandsons, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and General Thomas Pinckney. The genealogy also includes a brief history of their father, Charles Pinckney.

Dates: undated

Robert Primrose papers

Identifier: Mss 0034-056
Collection Overview

The collection consists of a letter written in 1800 from Primrose to John S. McLaughlin concerning a job and a list of Primrose's assets from 1835.

Dates: 1800-1835

Samuel Prioleau papers

Identifier: Mss 0034-057
Collection Overview The marriage settlement of and letters to Samuel Prioleau. Marriage settlement (trust deed) of Hannah Motte Prioleau and Samuel Prioleau for property in trust with Hannah Prioleau's father, Major James Hamilton, property consisting of a fourth part of 65 slaves (listed by name) to which she would be entitled upon his death. A letter (1826 Sept. 15) from S.M. Drayton at Northhampton (Mass.) acknowledges the receipt of money, thanks Prioleau for his help, discusses tenant problems and renting...
Dates: 1811-1832

Receipt for sloop Mary

Identifier: Mss 0034-058
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a single receipt for peas and flour received from Bollman Brothers by the sloop Mary on June 17, 1870. The goods were sent to C.P. and G.W. Chiman at Toogoodoo signed for by E.D. LaRoche. On the reverse side of the receipt is written "Sloop Mary, Captain Mills, June 27, 1870".

Dates: 1870

Charleston, South Carolina: The Jewish Community manuscript

Identifier: Mss 0034-059
Collection Overview

The manuscript is a rough draft authored by Charles Reznikoff. Parts of this work later appeared in The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community, a work in which Reznikoff collaborated with Uriah Z. Engelman, published by the Jewish Publication Society of America in 1950.

Dates: between 1945-1950?

James Henry Rice letter

Identifier: Mss 0034-060
Collection Overview The collection consists of a letter from James Henry Rice to Robert Lathan dated January 6, 1935. In the letter, Rice discussed several articles he had written or was planning to write. He also discussed his book, The Aftermath of Glory, which was published by Walker, Evans & Cogswell company. In the letter he mentioned several individuals including M. Bishop Alexander, Billie Cogswell, Johnson Hagood, Dr. William Trelease and Thomas R. Waring. He also mentioned several newspapers...
Dates: 1935

College of Charleston Library vertical file on civil rights

Identifier: Mss 0034-063
Collection Overview

The collection consists of materials gathered by the staff of the Robert Scott Small Library at the College of Charleston, South Carolina. It includes numerous documents published by state, federal, and private sources concerning "civil rights" in the United States.

Dates: 1973-2000

Julia Rose estate annuity receipt book

Identifier: Mss 0034-064
Collection Overview

Volume contains receipts for annuity payments to servants made by James R. or Robert S. Rutledge, executors for the estate of Mrs. Julia Rose. The receipts are witnessed by Maria Rutledge and other members of the Rutledge family. Loose receipts include a receipt of payment (1888) for advertising the sale of Poplar Grove Plantation.

Dates: 1883-1889

William Gilmore Simms letters

Identifier: Mss 0034-067
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three letters written by Simms to the Chrestomathic Society of the College of Charleston. The first letter, written on May 28, 1854, is a thank you note to the members of the society. The second letter (July 12, 1854) informs the society that Simms intended to forward several photographs of himself for its "literary chamber." The final letter, dated March 14, 1835, denies the organization permission to publish an oration delivered by Simms in Charleston.

Dates: 1854-1855