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Charles Deas 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.


  • Creation: 1945, 1987


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

The nature of the College of Charleston's archival holdings means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. Special Collections claims only physical ownership of most archival materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical Note

Charles Deas, born in 1818 in Philadelphia, was the fourth son of William Allen Deas (state senator of South Carolina) and Anne Izard Deas (daughter of Ralph Izard, the Revolutionary War patriot). Charles Deas was a painter best known for his scenes of the American West. He died in 1867.


1 folder (7 items) ; 22-28 cm.

Related Material

Related materials in Special Collections include the Alston Deas collection (Mss 0013) and the Blamyer, Wigfall, Deas family collection (Mss 0104).



Inventory of the Charles Deas Collection, undated
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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