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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Frances Milward Pogson Wigfall Deas collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-152
Collection Overview

This collection consists of items related to Frances Milward Pogson Wigfall Deas and includes correspondence, poems, magazines, and photocopies of photographs.

Dates: 1863-1890, undated

William Blamyer Deas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-145
Collection Overview

This collection consists of items related to William Blamyer Deas and includes correspondence and pamphlets as well as a genealogy, photograph, and family history.

Dates: 1869-1965

Charles Alfred DeSaussure memoirs (typescript copies)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-020
Collection Overview Typescript copies of Charles Alfred DeSaussure's memoirs of plantation life (1850-1870) and life in the Confederate Army. The first manuscript describes special events and experiences primarily at Woodstock Plantation (Beaufort District, S.C.), the distribution of food and goods to slaves, the activities of slaves, names and descriptions of slaves and their work, religious life, Gullah language and people, and DeSaussure's education and recreational activities (swimming, boating, and...
Dates: approximately 1931

Diary of J.B. Grimball

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0021
Collection Overview Typescript copies (1937-1938) of 17 diaries (1832-1884) kept by John Berkeley Grimball of Pinebury and Old Fort Plantations, transcribed from the original by Frederica B. Keller during a 1935-1938 W.P.A. project.Entries include references to family matters, including the division of Grimball's mother's [Eliza Flinn] estate, social events, religion, a hot air balloon ascension (1834), a duel (1856), and Grimball's trips to Sulphur Srings, Virginia and elsewhere.The...
Dates: 1832-1938

Alexander Colclough Dick collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0024
Collection Overview

Collection contains biographical information about Dick including copies of recommendations for him to receive a Rhodes Scholarship and for Officer Training in the United States Army. Also included are photographs of Dick upon graduation from Oxford University in c. 1922 and upon receiving an honorary doctorate from the College of Charleston in 1970, and a portrait made of him in c. 1950. The collection contains the academic hoods presented by Oxford and the College of Charleston.

Dates: 1922-1970

John Henry Dick collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0065
Collection Overview Contents: Dick's papers consist primarily of (I) paintings and drawings, (II) manuscripts of his writings, (III) photographs, (IV) correspondence, (V) topical files, and (VI) artifacts: I. Paintings and Drawings Dick's artwork includes 35 framed paintings, approx. 200 mounted paintings, and approx. 500 pen-and-ink drawings. Most of the paintings and drawings were prepared for publication on the basis of field observations, color photographs taken with telephoto lenses, and bird skins which...
Dates: ca. 1912-1995

Edward von Siebold Dingle collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0006
Abstract The collection consists of biographical materials, watercolors, etchings, color prints, photographs, and correspondence of Edward von Siebold Dingle, artist and ornithologist. The majority of the collection consists of Dingle's watercolor paintings of seabirds, shorebirds, wading birds, warblers, sparrows, thrushes, and other bird species on board and paper as well as landscapes and wild flower studies. Also included are letters to Dingle from his wife and mother, and assorted photographs of...
Dates: 1816-approximately 1970; Majority of material found within 1913-1925

Isabel Cohen Doud collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-090
Collection Overview

A letter from William A. Courtenay, Mayor of Charleston from 1879-1887, to Miss Cohen thanking her for the copy of her graduating essay which her father gave to him. Mayor Courtenay presented Miss Cohen with a copy of the book Charleston, South Carolina in 1883. Boston: Heliotype Printing Company, 1883. A copy of Isabel Cohen's graduating composition "Circumstances" dated June 11, 1885. Isabel Cohen Doud's two oil paintings-a floral arrangement and a Roman landscape.

Dates: 1884-1930

Drayton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0152
Abstract

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

W. Marvin Dulaney research files on four African American cemeteries

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0109
Collection Overview Records of the research required to determine whether or not a new library planned for the College of Charleston would cover any portion of the burial grounds of four African-American cemeteries: the Brown Fellowship Society (founded 1790 and renamed the Century Fellowship Society in 1903), the Free Dark Men of Color, Plymouth Congregational Church, and the MacPhelah Cemetery. The site had formerly been utilized by Bishop England High School, which was built in 1921 and which expanded in...
Dates: 1999-2001