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Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources map and chart collection

Identifier: Mss 0126

Collection Overview

This collection consists of a wide variety of maps, charts, and aerial photographs. The maps are arranged by type of map: topographic, geologic, bathymetric, nautical, aerial, and miscellaneous. Most of the maps are of South Carolina but maps of the southeast United States and the Gulf of Mexico coast are also included in this collection. The maps are arranged by state and county and thereafter chronologically.


  • Creation: 1802-1988


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.

Historical Note

This collection of maps was used for research by the Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. The collection was transferred to Special Collections, College of Charleston Library on December 31, 2004.


29.5 linear feet (25 cartons, 9 document boxes)

Inventory of the Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Map and Chart Collection, 1802-1988
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Special Collections
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Charleston South Carolina 29424
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