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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

College of Charleston Library vertical file on "Citizens for Decency Through Law"

Identifier: Mss 0034-076
Collection Overview The collection consists of materials gathered by the staff of the Robert Scott Small Library at the College of Charleston, SC. It includes numerous publications created by "Citizens for Decency through Law." The newsletters, pamphlets, and correspondence in the collection were produced between 1976 and 1981. The bulk of the collection is copies of the organization's newsletters, the "National Decency Reporter" and the "CDL Reporter." Each of the items warns of the dangers of obscenity and...
Dates: 1976-1981

Fred Garrissen letter

Identifier: Mss 0034-077
Collection Overview

The letter is addressed to William Stephen, a Charleston businessman, and is from Fred Garrissen of Bremen, Germany. In the letter Garrissen expresses concern about Atlantic shipping interests. He explains that there were major food shortages in Germany and informs Stephen that Europeans were dependent on trade from the Americas. Garrissen asked Stephen to send him "old rice," tobacco, coffee, pimento, cotton, deerskins, and sugar so that he can resell the materials for a large profit.

Dates: 1793

Property conveyance and plat

Identifier: Mss 0034-078
Collection Overview On July 5, 1753 Hugh Bryan, planter and attorney for Reverend George Whitefield, late of Prince William Parish and now of the Parish of Saint Luke in the County of Middlesex, conveyed to Mary Bryan, Joseph Bryan's widow, a 640 acre plantation named Providence on Indian lands on the east side of the Pocotaligo River in Prince William Parish. This two page document was witnessed by Ann Bryan and William Williamson. This tract was conveyed to Reverend Whitefield by Joseph and Mary Bryan on...
Dates: 1747, 1753

College of Charleston Library vertical file on the Communist Party of the United States of America

Identifier: Mss 0034-079
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 publications produced by the Communist Party of the United States of America from 1973 to 1979.

Dates: 1973-1979

William H. Cogswell letters

Identifier: Mss 0034-080
Collection Overview The collection consists of 8 handwritten letters from William Harvey Cogswell to his son Julius E. Cogswell. The letters, which were written between 1887 and 1888, include information on the family printing business and purchasing notes and prices for books. The collection also includes one letter to J.B. Lippincott & Co. (1887) requesting price quotes and discounts on book purchases, and one letter from William H. Morrison (1887). Morrison was a law bookseller and publisher in New York...
Dates: 1887-1888

John Torrans letters

Identifier: Mss 0034-081
Collection Overview A letter from John Torrans to Alexander Rose recommends that Rose buy the brigantine Industry lying at Eveleigh's Wharf, "that she will do well to go to Suranam" [Surinam]. A postscript headed "Distillery Monday Morning" asks Rose to tell Forbes that "one of the Negros is run away." The second letter (penciled note on cover reads "Charleston, S.C. List of Negros to be Mortgaged") from Torrans to Rose states he has sent a bond and mortgage bought at Well's Shop, but "did not know how many...
Dates: approximately 1775

Trapier reminiscences, 1865-1870 (typescript copies)

Identifier: Mss 0034-082
Collection Overview Typescript copies of "Notices of Ancestors & Relatives, Paternal & Maternal & of Incidents in my Life" (1865-1870) by Paul Trapier and "An Account of the Experiences of the Family of the Rev. and Mrs. Paul Trapier during and after the War Between the States" by S.D. (Mrs. Paul) Trapier transcribed during a W.P.A. project. Paul Trapier's "Account" contains genealogical information concerning the Trapier, Shubrick, Motte, Horry, and Huger families; observations about relatives; his...
Dates: 1935-1936

George Macaulay Trevelyan letters

Identifier: Mss 0034-084
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three letters. Two are from Trevelyan to "Carr B." One, dated 1929, is a thank you note. The other, dated 1935, concerns the donation of an unknown object to an unidentified museum. The final letter is to Trevelyan from "R.C. Boraufuet" concerning the death of a mutual friend.

Dates: 1929-1935

Bank of the United States stock indentures

Identifier: Mss 0034-085
Collection Overview

Consists of stock indentures issued in Charleston, South Carolina, to Isaac Ball, James Calder, Louis Danjou, John C. Faber, Marie Huguet, William Jenner, Basil Lanneau, Nathan Nathans, William Payne, Burridge Purvis, William Purvis, George Rose, J.E.A. Steinmetz, Williams Thayer, Miss A.E. Van Rhyn, and James Hamilton (of Georgia).

Dates: 1793-1818

"Earthquake Sand: A Curiosity" broadside

Identifier: Mss 0034-086
Collection Overview

Broadside promoting the sale of vials of colored sand as a souvenir of the earthquake, 31 Aug. 1886, that hit Charleston, S.C.; sold at 15 cents per bottle; sand collected by C.I. Walker, Jr.

Dates: 1886