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George Detwiler Burges collection

Identifier: Mss 0095

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

Pierrine Smith Byrd papers

Identifier: Mss 0007
Collection Overview Collection contains materials related to Byrd's alumni activities including correspondence, membership lists, receipts, clippings, and programs. Other items include awards, medals, and clippings relating to her college days, alumni activities, and her contributions to rose culture. Materials relating to College of Charleston alumni activities and Byrd's membership on the Alumni Assistance Committee include letters and invitations from the Alumni Association, thank you notes for...
Dates: 1919-1991

Harry Wyman Freeman papers

Identifier: Mss 0012
Collection Overview Collection contains correspondence regarding Dr. Freeman's work in the Department of Biology of the College of Charleston and his fund-raising for the College. His personal file includes correspondence he received from presidents and other officials of the College, his 1990 commencement address, biographical information prepared when he was presented an honorary doctorate by the College in 1995, his efforts to create scholarship funds, and his efforts to influence legislation to benefit the...
Dates: 1962-1998

Lewis R. Gibbes papers

Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Papers of Lewis R. Gibbes, Professor of mathematics, astronomy, and physics at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1838-1892. Papers include materials relating to Gibbes' studies in France, assorted obituaries, eulogies, and memorials, his published papers and newspaper articles (collected into several scrapbooks) on his scientific work and other topics, assorted Elliott Society of Natural History materials, astronomical charts and calculations, assorted cartes de...
Dates: 1800s-1893, 1937

Bret Lott papers

Identifier: Mss 0224

Papers of author and College of Charleston Professor of English, Bret Lott. Papers include manuscripts, reviews by and about Lott, memorabilia and souvenirs, publishing contracts and other legal documentation, teaching and early writing career materials, promotional materials, audiovisual materials, and a Brother Deluxe 750TR typewriter.

Dates: 1935-2020

Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers

Identifier: Mss 0032
Collection Overview Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers consist of his writings, his correspondence with his wife and children, and miscellaneous items. Middleton's writings consist of poems, essays, and addresses about Christianity, the fine arts, philosophical materialism, temperance, secession, fame, the U.S. Constitution, and other subjects, many of which were probably delivered to the students of the College of Charleston during his tenure there as professor and president. Correspondence includes letters...
Dates: 1823-1881

James Warley Miles papers

Identifier: Mss 0008
Collection Overview Papers consist of correspondence, transcripts of Miles' sermons and addresses, notes for a sermon, clippings, and biographical materials. Letters and notes include a letter (1852 March 5) to Miles from Henry D. Lesesne asking Miles to preach at Calvary Church, a note (1870 May 26) from C.G. Poyas regarding the transmission of a gift volume to Miles, and a typescript copy of a letter (1857 April 1) from Miles to Mr. [Robert Newman?] Gourdin concerning the number of volumes in the College of...
Dates: 1852-1970; Majority of material found within 1852-1875

William Vincent Moore papers

Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

Frederick A. Porcher papers

Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Dates: 1761-1878

Harrison Randolph papers

Identifier: Mss 0076
Abstract Collection contains biographical information, personal diaries, correspondence, writings, teaching notes and other miscellaneous items of Harrison Randolph, President and Chair of Mathematics at the College of Charleston from 1897 to 1942. Papers include diaries from 1910 to 1941 except from mid 1928 to early 1931. Persons mentioned are M. Rutledge Rivers, George Daniel Grice, Thomas della Torre, James Harold Easterby, Horatio Hughes, Olin Burnham Chamberlain, and Williard Silcox Sr. Also...
Dates: 1885-1942

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