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Historic Charleston Foundation Monographs and Photographs

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Frances A. Robb Photograph Album
Frances A. Robb Photograph Album A photograph album created by William Muckenfuss for Mrs. Frances A. Robb, in the 1940s. Album contains photographs of various Charleston buildings, houses, landmarks, sites, events, battleships, and people as well as other Lowcountry places. Mrs. Robb lived on Wentworth Street and several photographs are of her home and neighborhood.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Charleston, South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina Descriptions of some points of historic interest in and around Charleston, with suggestions on what to see and how to see it. Illustrated with photographs. Published by Walker, Evans & Cogswell. [5] p. derived from two folded sheets (1st sheet 23 x 41 cm. folded to 10 x 23 cm.; 2nd sheet 23 x 81 cm. folded to 23 x 10 cm.).
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Fort Sumter Hotel
Fort Sumter Hotel Brochure for the Fort Sumter Hotel [1 King Street]. Includes description and floor plan of the hotel, information about Charleston, and photographs of points of interest. Also includes map showing travel routes to Charleston from Jacksonville, Florida, to New York, New York. "A Colonial Hotel. Jno. S. Cator, Mgr." One sheet : ill., map ; 23 x 41 cm., folded to 23 x 10 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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Historic Landmarks of Charleston, South Carolina: America's Most Historic City
Historic Landmarks of Charleston, South Carolina: America's Most Historic City A guide to many points of historic interest in Charleston, presented as a sightseeing stroll or drive. Released through the Office of Port Development, City of Charleston. One folded sheet (6.25" x 24.5" folded to 6.25" x 3.5").
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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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The Lure of Charleston the Historic...The Comfort of Charleston the Modern
The Lure of Charleston the Historic...The Comfort of Charleston the Modern Brief descriptions of points of historic interest in and around Charleston. Maps show landmarks in historic Charleston and also points of interest "on the motor roads and bridle paths near Charleston," including James Island and West Ashley sites. Possibly published by Wecco (Charleston, S.C.) One sheet : ill., maps; 22 x 57 cm. folded to 22 x 10 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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Seven Hours in Charleston, S.C.
Seven Hours in Charleston, S.C. A ready reference to the most important points of historic interest in and around Charleston. Published by The Tourist and Convention Bureau, Charleston Chamber of Commerce, 50 Broad Street. 19 p., 16 cm.
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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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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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The Orders
The Orders Fifty-eight illustrated examples of various Roman and Greek architectural orders and details. Published by the American School of Correspondence (Chicago, Ill.). [1] p., 58 leaves of plates; 39 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.”)