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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

College of Charleston Alumni Association photograph album

Identifier: Mss 0101
Collection Overview

The album contains 44 black and white photographs of members of the Alumni Association of the College of Charleston. The album was prepared by Dr. Gabriel E. Manigault and presented to the Alumni Association by Charles Manigault in June 1900.

Dates: 1817-1898

Jane McDonald Craver scrapbooks

Identifier: Mss 0010
Collection Overview Three scrapbooks: (1) Sept. 1940-June 1941; (2) July 1941-Dec. 1942; and (3) Jan. 1943-June 1944 contain a collection of memorabilia providing a comprehensive record of social life at the College of Charleston from 1940-1944, from student and city newspapers about the College and the deaths of alumni during World War II. The scrapbooks include invitations to parties and weddings, party favors and napkins, dance cards and booklets, photographs of picnics and beach parties, sorority rush rules...
Dates: 1940-1944

Alexander Colclough Dick collection

Identifier: Mss 0024
Collection Overview

Collection contains biographical information about Dick including copies of recommendations for him to receive a Rhodes Scholarship and for Officer Training in the United States Army. Also included are photographs of Dick upon graduation from Oxford University in c. 1922 and upon receiving an honorary doctorate from the College of Charleston in 1970, and a portrait made of him in c. 1950. The collection contains the academic hoods presented by Oxford and the College of Charleston.

Dates: 1922-1970

Edmund Lee Drago collection

Identifier: AMN 1051
Abstract Scholar, author, and history professor, Edmund Lee Drago began his teaching career at the College of Charleston in 1975. He is the author of "Initiative, Paternalism and Race Relations: Charleston's Avery Normal Institute" (1990), among other books. His research focus is 19th century U.S. History, African American and Charleston history, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. The Edmund Lee Drago Papers are organized in three series. The first consists of materials related to his...
Dates: 1784-2009, undated; Majority of material found in 1865-1991

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

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

Photographs and illustrations for Gems in a Crown

Identifier: Mss 0069
Collection Overview The photographs and illustrations were taken for and most were included in: Lightsey, Harry M. Jr. Gems in a crown: the people and places of the College of Charleston, University of Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston, S.C. : College of Charleston Foundation, 1993. The historic photographs that were borrowed from Special Collections for use in the book were refiled in their former locations. Tommy Thompson, a professional photographer in Atlanta, Georgia, made 42 color transparencies and...
Dates: 1991-1993

Emmett E. Robinson papers

Identifier: Mss 0039
Abstract Collection consists of the papers of Emmett E. Robinson, managing director of the Footlight Players Theatre from 1935 to 1977 and professor of fine arts and theatre at the College of Charleston from 1942 to 1982. Papers include assorted biographical materials, writings on community theatre, play and television scripts, and exhibit designs. Also included are materials relating to Footlight Players Theatre, Dock Street Theatre, Mohawk Drama Festival, and Dramatic Society of the College of...
Dates: 1886-1991; Majority of material found within 1920-1988

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