Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Refers to graphic or photogrammetric representations of the Earth's surface or a part of it, including physical features and political boundaries, where each point corresponds to a geographical or celestial position according to a definite scale or projection. The term may also refer to similar depictions of other planets, suns, other heavenly bodies, or areas of the heavens. Maps are typically depicted on a flat medium, such as on paper, a wall, or a computer screen. For similar depictions on a sphere, see "globes (cartographic spheres)."
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Found in: Special Collections / Frederick A. Porcher papers
Robert N. Rosen papers
Identifier: Mss 1064
Collection Overview This collection contains 10 boxes of research material obtained by Robert N. Rosen during the writing of the book The Jewish Confederates. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, c2000. Two boxes contain information regarding specific research about states and cities in the Confederacy. Three boxes contain information and research on specific Jewish individuals mentioned in The Jewish Confederates. One box contains information and research specific to David Levy Yulee as well as...
Found in: Special Collections / Robert N. Rosen papers
William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection
Identifier: Mss 1086
Abstract Judaica postcards, prints and posters, periodicals, clippings, philatelic materials, greeting cards, medals, textiles, ephemera, and subject files collected by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall. Materials date from the late 15th to 20th century and document Jewish life on every continent except Antarctica. These materials are mainly iconographic in nature, including artwork depicting many aspects of Jewish history, religion, customs, and daily life. They cover topics such as Jewish holidays,...
Dates: 1493-2002; Majority of material found within 1568-1995
Tornadoes in Charleston
Identifier: Mss 0034-083
Collection Overview This collection consists of two typed reports, a map and newspaper clippings about the two tornadoes which hit Charleston, S.C. on the morning of September 29, 1938. The first report by John E. Lockwood (meteorologist U.S. Weather Bureau) gives a description of the tornadoes paths, building damage, numbers killed by tornadoes and the value of property damage. The second report follows up with eyewitness accounts from Mr. W.A. Brunson, Mr. R.C. Alderedge (Weather Bureau Office), Mr. J.F. Fox,...
Found in: Special Collections / Tornadoes in Charleston