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Historic Charleston Foundation Monographs and Photographs

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Charleston Welcomes You: America's Most Historic City
Charleston Welcomes You: America's Most Historic City Travel brochure. Includes brief description of Charleston history, points of interest, hotels, and recreational activities, and a map featuring travel routes to Charleston between Jacksonville, Florida to New York, New York. Designed by Advertising Service Agency and printed by J.J. Furlong & Sons, Charleston, SC. Two sheets : ill., map ; 23 x 41 cm., folded (quartered) to 23 x 10 cm.
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The Study Book of Furniture and Furnishing
The Study Book of Furniture and Furnishing The Study Book of Furniture and Furnishing, Being a Series of Fifty Six Plates of Designs Showing Interiors, Cabinet-Work, Upholstery, and Sundries contains plates of detailed drawings of rooms, furniture, and interior ornamentation by a number of different architects and designers including Owen W. Davis, E. W. Poley, B.J. Talbert, W. Young, James Lamb, H.W. Batley, J.J. Stevenson, Thomas Harris, R.W. Edis, Henry S. Legg, E.W. Godwin, T.E. Collcutt, H. Henry, Maurice B. Adams, T. Cutler, and Walter Hensman. Published by J. O'Kane (New York). [1] p., 56 plates; 44 cm.
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The Zacharias Collection
The Zacharias Collection Still images found among the belongings of Henry T. Zacharias, a Charleston builder and contractor in the late 19th- and early-20th century. Zacharias built and/or repaired many notable buildings in Charleston. Includes photographs and one engraving of buildings on which he worked (or likely worked); photographs of battleships in dry dock at the Charleston Navy Yard; and a photograph of his gravesite at Magnolia Cemetery. (Note: Two of Mr. Zacharias's ledger books are in Special Collections at College of Charleston, “Henry T. Zacharias Ledgers, 1905-1910.”)
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Souvenir of Charleston S.C.: America's Most Historic City
Souvenir of Charleston S.C.: America's Most Historic City Souvenir program for what appears to be a U.S. Navy event that occurred in Charleston during the Coolidge administration. Focuses on the U.S. Navy, with naval history and lists of ships and ship personnel, and historical information about the Charleston Navy Yard. Also provides Charleston history and information on various sites, including churches. Advertisements for local businesses, many of which are directed specifically to the Navy visitors, are interspersed throughout. [80] p., ill., 22 x 30 cm.
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Souvenir of Charleston: With the Compliments of Riddock & Byrns, Proprietors, Charleston Hotel
Souvenir of Charleston: With the Compliments of Riddock & Byrns, Proprietors, Charleston Hotel Souvenir booklet for guests of the Charleston Hotel [200 Meeting Street] at the time it was under the proprietorship of Riddock & Byrns. Includes description of the hotel and its history, and illustrations of various points of interest. Published by Art Press, Loughead & Co. (Philadelphia). [14] p. : ill. ; 16 cm.
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Charleston Hotel : Entirely Remodeled and Under New Management
Charleston Hotel : Entirely Remodeled and Under New Management Souvenir booklet for guests of the Charleston Hotel, produced after the hotel's renovation and when it was under the new management of Francis G. Cart and W. Irving Davids. Includes a description of the hotel and its remodeling, along with a brief history of Charleston and photographs of points of interest. [16] p., ill., 11x15 cm. (Note: The Charleston Hotel was located on the 200 block of the east side of Meeting Street. It was demolished in 1960.)
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Glimpses of the South Carolina, Interstate and West Indian Exposition
Glimpses of the South Carolina, Interstate and West Indian Exposition Souvenir booklet entitled Glimpses of the South Carolina, Interstate and West Indian Exposition Including Some Characteristic Views of the City of Charleston and Scenes at the Pan-American Exposition Recently Held at Buffalo: 126 Half-tone Pictures and a Map of the Grounds. Booklet contains captioned photographs, including some with descriptive text. Measures 13 x 18 cm. Note: HCF's copy has 40 pages of this publication of which 38 pages are plates (photographs), and is therefore missing several pages based on the physical description in the WorldCat catalog record (128 plates and a folded map).
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After the Great Earthquake, 9:54 pm, August 31, 1886: Earthquake Views, Charleston, S.C.
After the Great Earthquake, 9:54 pm, August 31, 1886: Earthquake Views, Charleston, S.C. Souvenir booklet containing photographs of the aftermath of the Charleston Earthquake of 1886, featuring the damage done to buildings. Published by Walker, Evans & Cogswell (Charleston, S.C.), 1886. Photographs by Heliotype Printing Co., Boston, Mass. [24] leaves of plates, 12 x 20 cm.
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Charleston, South Carolina: America's Most Historic City
Charleston, South Carolina: America's Most Historic City Souvenir booklet and guide to Charleston, featuring a brief overview of the city, chronology of historic events, and descriptions of various points of interest. Includes color illustrations of houses, public buildings, houses of worship, and other sites. "Made in U.S.A. by E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee, Wis." (Booklet published ca. 1948 but illustrations appear to be reprints of E.C. Kropp Co. early-20th century postcards.) [30] p. : ill. ; 17 cm.
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What to See, Where to Go in Historic Charleston
What to See, Where to Go in Historic Charleston Provides local history and information on various sites and points of interest. Also includes advertisements for local businesses, sites, artists, etc., and a map of Charleston (1930). "Winter 1929-30." Published by W.W. De Renne (Savannah, Ga.). 16 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
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A Brief Sketch of Historic Charleston
A Brief Sketch of Historic Charleston Presents "in a condensed form the historic and interesting points of interest in and near Charleston most sought after by tourists and visitors." Includes "interesting facts about the first churches and congregations; old historic buildings, halls and colleges; historical houses; relics of the old days; queer streets, alleys and lanes; parks, squares, cemeteries." Map of the peninsula includes "a sketch of the resorts and historical points in and around Charleston." Cover title: Guide Book of Historic Charleston and Map. Published by Lanneau's Art Store (Charleston, S.C.). 24 p., 16 cm. + 1 map, 40 x 50 cm. folded to 10 x 14 cm. (Note: paging begins at page 3.)
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Sabina E. Wells Photographs
Sabina E. Wells Photographs Photographs taken by Sabina Elliott Wells in 1898-1899. Wells was a Charleston artist and designer; she was also a Newcomb potter. Photographs include scenes in Charleston and the Lowcountry, in northwest South Carolina (Table Rock and vicinity), and in western North Carolina (Flat Rock and vicinity). Scans were derived from negatives donated to Historic Charleston Foundation. (Note: Wells's diaries from 1898-1899 that document some of her travels, including sites represented in these photographs, are at the South Carolina Historical Society, "Sabina E. Wells papers, 1886-1942.")
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The Charleston Earthquake, 1886
The Charleston Earthquake, 1886 Photographs of the damage caused by the Charleston Earthquake of 1886. Photos are captioned with details, including the dollar amount of the damage. Introductory text by Alex. M. Cochran. Also includes advertisements for a variety of Charleston businesses, trades, merchants, and professionals. Publisher unknown. 70 p.; 24 cm.
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Charleston, S.C.: Indelible Photographs
Charleston, S.C.: Indelible Photographs Photographs of Charleston buildings, streets, and other sites. Includes brief history of Charleston. Presumably published by A. Wittemann (New York); printed by The Albertype Co. (New York). [2] p., [48] leaves of plates. Measures 13 x 19 cm.
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Map of Charleston, South Carolina
Map of Charleston, South Carolina Map of the Charleston peninsula. Revised in 1879; published by Walker, Evans & Cogswell. Features locations of fire alarm boxes and public buildings, with indexes to each. Presented by A.R. Thomlinson, manufacturer of harness, saddles, bridles, etc., located at 137 Meeting Street. Measures 21.875" x 13.625"
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The City of Charleston, South Carolina
The City of Charleston, South Carolina Map of the Charleston peninsula with historic points of interest identified and noted. Includes a welcome to visitors by Mayor Burnet R. Maybank and a map of "The Garden Club Walk" route. "Released by the Office of Port Development." Measures 16" x 22".
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Landmarks of "America's Most Historic City," Charleston South Carolina, Focal Point of Tourist Travel
Landmarks of "America's Most Historic City," Charleston South Carolina, Focal Point of Tourist Travel by Rail, Road and Water Map of the Charleston peninsula featuring points of interest. Cover title: Map of Charleston, South Carolina with historic landmarks. Blue and gray historical series, booklet no. 1. Published by Wil-Tuc Advertising Agency. Map measures 17" x 22", folded to 3.75" x 5.75", inside 6.25" x 4" cover.
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Guide to Charleston, S.C., with a Brief History of City and Map Showing Ward Boundaries and Places of
Guide to Charleston, S.C., with a Brief History of City and Map Showing Ward Boundaries and Places of Interest: Illustrated Guidebook to Charleston, containing a history of Charleston; descriptions of many points of interest; street guide; and map featuring ward boundaries and points of interest. Advertisements interspersed throughout. Published by Walker, Evans & Cogswell. 95 p. : ill., fold. map ; 20 cm.
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See Charleston: Ride by Street Car
See Charleston: Ride by Street Car Guide to how to reach many places of interest in Charleston by street car. Includes route information, time tables, running times, and a guide map of Charleston with routes highlighted. Published by Southern Printing & Publishing Co. (Charleston, S.C.). 12 p., 16 cm. + 1 map, 19 x 27 cm. folded to 10 x 15 cm.
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A Walk Around Ye Olde Charleston
A Walk Around Ye Olde Charleston Guide for a walking tour of Charleston, containing a brief history of Charleston; descriptions of each location on the tour; and photographs of notable buildings. Published by Lanneau's Art Store (Charleston, S.C.). [6] p., [24] leaves : ill. ; 27 x 32 cm.
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