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William Martin Aiken papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0002
Abstract

Sketchbooks, photographs, clippings and other professional papers of Charleston born architect William Martin Aiken. Materials relate to Aiken's student and professional work as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and as the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department. Materials also relate to homes designed by Aiken as well as buildings designed by the New York City architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White.

Dates: 1878-1956

Drayton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0152
Abstract

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

Mary Jo Smith Fetzer papers

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Identifier: Mss 0164
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of Mary Jo Smith Fetzer, graphic artist and founding staff member of WCIV-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. The papers include photographs, correspondence, and artwork from Fetzer’s personal and professional life and materials belonging to her partner, M.E. Van Dyke.

Dates: circa 1870s-2006; Majority of material found within 1943-2006

Lancelot Minor Harris papers

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Identifier: Mss 0022
Abstract

The Lancelot Minor Harris papers contains personal papers, correspondence, and written materials. Correspondents include James Easterby, DuBose Heyward, Ludwig Lewisohn, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Albert Simons, Thomas Tobias, and others. Written materials include notes concerning Harris' classes and personal writing, prepared by Paul Weidner. Also included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of Carlotta Harris.

Dates: 1872-1940; Majority of material found within 1890-1930

Willard N. Hirsch papers

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Identifier: Mss 1074
Abstract

This collection contains Willard Hirsch's papers, clippings, and publications related to his career as a sculptor, including his correspondence, photographs, sketches of his artwork, a scrapbook related to his work, and exhibition catalogs. It also includes information on his work as an art instructor, his involvement with the arts and Jewish communities in Charleston, South Carolina, and on members of his family, including his wife, Mordenai Raisin Hirsch, and uncle, Herman Rosenbluth.

Dates: 1911-2010

Corrie McCallum papers

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Identifier: Mss 0106
Abstract Biographical materials, sketchbooks, writings, photographs, negatives, slides, exhibition materials, printed materials, correspondence, working files, and index card files of Charleston, South Carolina artist Corrie McCallum. Materials date from 1894 to 2009 and document her career as an artist, particularly her involvement in solo, joint, and group exhibitions, but also her travels, with fellow artist and husband William Halsey, in Africa, Asia, Morocco, Europe, South America, Central...
Dates: 1894-2009

Emmett E. Robinson papers

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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

Philip Simmons collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1125
Abstract Philip Simmons (b.1912-d.2009) was an African American blacksmith and artisan specializing in the craft of ironwork in Charleston, South Carolina. Working out of his shop and home on 30 1/2 Blake Street in Charleston, Simmons spent seventy-seven years crafting utilitarian and ornamental ironwork. His work is recognized within the state of South Carolina, nationally and internationally. This collection donated by the Philip Simmons Foundation, holds personal papers with photographs and...
Dates: 1977-2007; Majority of material found within 1990-2000

Reeves van Hettinga papers

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Identifier: Mss 0210
Abstract Papers of Reeves van Hettinga, French-style chef and trompe l’oeil artist from 1860 to 2018. He spent most of his adult life in New York City before retiring to Charleston, South Carolina. The collection includes biographical materials, art, professional papers and photographs and genealogical materials documenting the van Hettinga and Jones families. There are also materials relating to his brother William, artist and founder of the Charleston newspaper Poor...
Dates: 1860-2018

John Vaughan letters to Philip Tidyman

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Identifier: Mss 0142
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters discussing smallpox vaccinations sent from Dr. John Vaughan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Dr. Philip Tidyman of Charleston, South Carolina. The letters are dated December 11, 1801 and April 7, 1802 and the latter contains a sketch of a water filtration system.

Dates: 1801-1802

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