These photographs mainly record summer vacations, and the subjects are most often landscapes, architecture, and people. Volume 1 is devoted primarily to Western North America and volume 2 primarily to Italy. The images are nearly all snapshots about 3X4 inches in size, but a few are commercial and larger. Most are identified by captions. Photos of Charleston and Asheville were inserted at various times in between major trips.
This collection includes 69 black and white photographs and postcards of actors and singers and one theatre program collected by Frank Connor, an actor who appeared with many of the people shown. The majority of the photographs are signed studio portraits, with the subjects often appearing in theatrical costume. Several photographs are glued together and most show evidence of having been previously attached to an album or some other backing. 63 items [70 leaves], 14-38 cm.
The album contains 101 black and white photographs of historic sites, artwork and landscapes from Antwerp, Paris, Trianon, Versailles and London. The bulk of the photographs are of Paris and its various sites. The compiler of the album is unknown. Slipped inside the back of the album is a map of Venice, a plan of the second floor of the Louvre and a map showing the layout of Versailles. The photographs were taken in the 1890s.
This album contains 128 black and white photographs of landscapes, buildings, homes, boats and farms in Charleston and Summerville, South Carolina, and unidentified areas in upstate New York. The photographs appear to be taken between 1890-1910 and many of the locations are unidentified. The compiler of the album is unknown though the photographs appear to depict the same family.
This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the history, projects, and activities of the Byrnes Downs Garden Club from 1948 to 1953. The scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, typed histories and explanatory notes, year books including the organizations constitution and membership lists (1948-1953), programs and awards from special events, and one map of metropolitan Charleston from 1945 that details neighborhoods. The scrapbook also includes ink drawings on some pages and paintings on the front and back covers. The scrapbook measures 10" x 11.5".