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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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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.”)
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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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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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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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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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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.).