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Williams Baum papers

Identifier: Mss 1034-050

Collection Overview

Includes Williams Baum's sophomore year College of Charleston report card (1935); bill for $1.00 for WB's College of Charleston academic fees (1935); College of Charleston graduation program (1937), Williams Baum among graduating class; front cover of program notes "Centennial Anniversary for the College of Charleston as a Municipal College 1837-1937." Includes four page genealogical chart "Descendants of the Jacob Baum Family."


  • Creation: 1935-1937


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Born in Camden, South Carolina, Williams Baum attended the College of Charleston from 1934-1937. Over the course of his college career, he was a member of the Chrestomathic Literary Society, fencing team, Meteor and Magazine staff, and a member of the Young Democrats and Future Diplomats. Baum died in Costa Rica in 1946, where he was a teacher.


1 folder (3 items) ; 24-32 cm.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Garry Baum.

Inventory of the Williams Baum Papers, 1935-1937
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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