Jules Massenet was a prolific French composer credited with completing 40 operas and numerous other stage works, most notably ballets and oratorios. Works included in this […]. The Mayors of Columbia collection consists of portraits of the mayors and intendants of Columbia from John Taylor, the first intendant in to Bob Coble, mayor from Portraits of some former mayors are not included in this collection.
The Medical Society of South Carolina Digital Collections includes the minutes of the Society for the years , as well as portraits of past presidents. Minutes for the years are handwritten; are typed. Minutes through are in bound volumes; are loose-leaf. The bound volumes are presented here as complete volumes, while […]. Midlands Memories is an online collection of photographs donated by citizens that depict people, places and events of local historical significance from the Columbia, Richland County and the Midlands area of South Carolina.
Please check back frequently as we are constantly adding to this collection. This collection will enable researchers to examine the activities of the Baptist, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches in South […]. Herbert Seabrook, Sr. Morgan and Alfred Glover Trenholm The photographs document life in Georgetown County in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Many of the photographs in the collection come from local photographers, including D. Simpkins, W. Dowling, James H. Winburn and William A. Alfred […]. Marcus J. Zbar, a graduate of Vanderbilt University. Zbar privately purchased from various galleries across the United States.
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Also in the collection, photographs of the professors of the Anatomy Department at the Medical University of South Carolina and students […]. In , a year-old seminary graduate named William Plumer Jacobs arrived in the small town of Clinton to become pastor of the Clinton Presbyterian Church now the First Presbyterian Church, Clinton.
Before his death in , he was to transform the town. Wishing to make Clinton the Presbyterian center of the South, he was instrumental […]. The Paul Craven, Jr. Collection is comprised of artifacts of Togo origin. The artifacts include wooden figurines, instruments, spears, household items, and woven straw fans adorned with the flag of Togo. First settled by rice planters who looked for an escape from the deadly malaria that plagued the inland areas, the island continues to bring in both returning vacationers as well as first-timers who long to […].
Philip Simmons was an African American blacksmith and artisan specializing in the craft of ironwork in Charleston, South Carolina.
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 […]. This collection of photographs comes from two albums of family photographs created by Conrad Munro Donner — , a peripatetic engineer from the Hamburg-Altona area near the border between Denmark and Germany who had an active interest in photography. Self-taught, the bulk of his images reflect his experience of Low Country rural life […].
A collection of early 20th-century postcards depicting Columbia and the Midlands area of South Carolina.
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Lula […]. The Richard Furman and James C. This collection covers the early 20th century up until the present day. In Robert B. Ariail donated an extraordinary collection of historical astronomy to the University of South Carolina and the South Carolina State Museum. Over the past half-century, Mr. Ariail built a collection that encompassed both historic telescopes and astronomical instruments, now at the State Museum, and more than 5, rare books and other published […]. The Russell Maxey Photograph Collection at Richland Library includes over negatives, including images taken by Maxey and earlier photographers.
He served with the U. He served as the director […]. Samuel Lander, Jr.
He devoted his life to education and the ministry. For a short time he practiced civil engineering and studied law. In December of […]. Samuel Hyde was a photographer and amateur historian who lived in Charleston and in Summerville, S. Originally conceived in the late 18th Century, fire insurance maps provided structural and urban environmental information necessary for insurance underwriters.
Founded in in the United States, the Sanborn National Insurance Diagram Bureau systematically produced ascetically appealing, but also efficient, maps nationwide. This New York firm expanded and grew immensely, finally emerging as the Sanborn […]. The University of South Carolina libraries have been acquiring works by Scottish authors since the early nineteenth century.
With the addition of the extensive G. Ross Roy Collection in , South Carolina now has major research holdings across a wide range of Scottish writing. He was the first honor graduate of the Citadel in Henry Willis became interested in aviation in and learned to fly in San Diego, California. In December he received a Military […].
This scrapbook contains images, newspaper clippings, and correspondence from the life of Septima P. Clark, a Charleston educator and civil rights activist. Septima Poinsette Clark was born in Charleston, S. Most of the items are specific to South Carolina. After his death, his widow, Edna, was appointed by the Governor of South Carolina to fill his position […]. Although the Spanish-American War was of short duration, South Carolina found itself involved through the raising of volunteer regiments and hosting of military camps.
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This collection contains picture postcards from the early part of the twentieth century that depict scenes across South Carolina. This collection contains pamphlets of illustrations and exhibit information. The South Carolina State Documents Depository Program sponsored by the South Carolina State Library provides access to publications produced by state agencies and state-supported academic institutions. These publications provide citizens with crucial information about state government, including statistics, annual accountability reports, and data on a wide variety of topics related to the state.
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Items in […]. The South Carolina Historical Cookbooks collection consists of publications from to The map collection of the South Caroliniana Library has always been a significant resource for geographers, historians, and genealogists. The maps show airports, battlefields, cemeteries, churches, cities, highways, Native American […]. This collection of photographs from the early twentieth century shows life on two South Santee River plantations: Hampton and the Wedge.
The Wedge plantation was built by William Lucas in , and remained in the Lucas family until This comprehensive set of Columbia area images includes prints from periods ranging from to The collection was amassed from various long time photographers in the community such as John A. Sargeant, Charles Old and Walter Blanchard. They operated studios in the city from the period c. The images include […]. The photos, taken by Frank G. Tarbox , include images of the Tarbox family and their travels throughout the United States, of Willowbank Plantation, and the first first airplane flight in Georgetown in July Edited by A.
The photos in this collection were taken as part of a season pass that patrons could purchase for unlimited admission to the South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition, held in Charleston in and The Tiger is the student-run newspaper for Clemson University and its community. First produced on January 21, , it is the oldest collegiate newspaper in the state of South Carolina. The weekly, national award-winning publication is distributed every Tuesday and Thursday on and off campus with a circulation of approximately 12, The Thomas Family and Muller Family papers along with related personal collections housed at the South Caroliniana Library at the University of South Carolina total approximately 32 linear feet.
All of these materials span through […]. Many of the photographs and slides depict the Catawba reservation, pottery, people, and buildings.