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Charleston County Woman's Club scrapbooks

Identifier: Mss 0102

Collection Overview

The collection consists of three scrapbooks of correspondence, clippings, resolutions and reports of the Education Committee of the Charleston County Woman's Club, 1966 to 1969. During this time the club was pushing for action to establish a university in Charleston with the College of Charleston as the base.


  • Creation: 1966-1969


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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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.

Historical Note

On June 9, 1899 Charleston was one of the first of nine cities in the United States to organize a City Federation of Women's Clubs under the leadership of Miss Louisa B. Poppenheim.


0.75 linear feet (1 document box, 1 slim document box)

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated in 2002 by Myrtle C. Riggs.

Inventory of the Charleston County Woman's Club Scrapbooks, 1966-1969
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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