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Historic Charleston Foundation Monographs and Photographs

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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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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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Gateways and Doorways of Charleston
Gateways and Doorways of Charleston Booklet features "pictures and text arranged in sequence by street on each street, making easy identification of all interesting and historic doorways and gateways." Also includes map of the Charleston peninsula with points of interest indicated. Distributed by Legerton & Company, Inc. (Charleston, S.C.). 43 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm.
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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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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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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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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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Facts About Charleston, South Carolina: America's Most Historic City
Facts About Charleston, South Carolina: America's Most Historic City Describes various features of Charleston and the vicinity including art and literature; climate; hunting and fishing; yachting; beaches; transportation; highways; golf; farming; manufacturing; educational; colleges and preparatory schools; societies, clubs, associations; hotels, apartments and dwellings, port facilities; theaters; navy yard; military; U.S. Lighthouse Department; U.S. Engineers Corps; churches; conventions; populations; water supply; banks; living conditions; streets; business; information; U.S. Scouting Fleet; parks and playgrounds; harbor forts; street cars; sight-seeing busses; boats. Also describes various points of interest. "Donated by the City to the Publicity, Tourist & Convention Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, Charleston, South Carolina." 12 p. ; 53 x 16 cm. folded to 9 x 16 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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Business Guide of Charleston, S.C.
Business Guide of Charleston, S.C. Directory of local businesses of all sorts. Published by Cooke, Howard & Co. (Baltimore, Md.), ca. 1889. Advertisements interspersed throughout, many of which are illustrated. Business types include bakers and confectioners, barbers, blacksmiths, building materials, butchers, contractors and builders, cigars and tobacco, groceries, furniture, hotels, insurance, house furnishings, painters, plumbers, railroad companies, restaurants, sailmakers, tailors, tin roofing, undertakers, wines and liquors, wheelwrights, and others. Also includes listings for municipal and state government, with names of offices and officers; listings of cemeteries, parks, halls, public buildings, and other points of interest; and a street directory that includes boundaries. In addition to an alphabetical index, the business guide is arranged by type. Missing map. 130 p., ill., 18 cm. (Note: Page numbering starts at 4 on the title page verso, after six unnumbered preliminary pages.)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.")