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In , she married Dennis Fritz. She taught high school English, and became a certified master gardener, and later a landscape designer, specializing in plant material selection. She was a member of the Portland Classical Chinese Garden. Susan had remarkable acumen in business affairs, and made a two-person consulting practice, D. Fritz Engineers, one of the premier design and building companies in the Pacific Northwest. Her interests also included Asian art, primitive camping at the Oregon coast, and river rafting. Estelle was born in Ontario, Canada, and attended Canadian schools through high school.

In , she married Harold Singleton. She developed and supervised nursing programs at Lane Community College and Southern Colorado State College, and was named professional nurse of the year by the Colorado Nurses' Association in She also served with Project Hope in Tunisia, and was a consultant for nursing education with the Peace Corps; she retired in Survivors include her daughter and son, Kenneth Singleton '73; three grandchildren; and a sister.

In , he married Lettice Sterling; they had two sons. Daniel studied mathematics at Reed for two years before transferring to University of California, Berkeley. Later he worked as a hospital administrator, and did systems research and consulting for medical care delivery systems. He was also a consultant for medical database design. Eleanor died in Garrett M. The couple lived in Japan, where he worked for Brunswick International in Tokyo.

He married Deborah K. Alpert in and began his teaching career at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign in Marty's research interests included attitude, persuasion, behavioral prediction, and the effectiveness of behavior change interventions. He wrote Theory of Reasoned Action and Integrative Model of Behavioral Prediction and Change, and his ideas were enormously influential in the fields of communication, public health, advertising, and psychology. At various times, he was a visiting scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, professor and director of the health communication program at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania; and president of the Society for Consumer Psychology and the Interamerican Psychological Society; and he received many awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the American Public Health Association's Mayhew Derryberry Award for outstanding contributions to health education.

Marty also served on numerous boards for the National Institute of Mental Health. Survivors include his wife. Jean was married to former Reed president Richard H. Sullivan [—67]. In notifying the college of Jean's death, her daughter, Barbara Whitson, wrote that Jean had fond memories of her years at Reed and asked that her family convey her gratitude to the Reed community for the warmth and friendship shown to her.

Jean was a loving and dedicated wife and mother, who enjoyed gardening and travel. Survivors include two daughters, a son, 10 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren. Geno earned a BA from Reed in art. In addition to his flair for visual art, he also had an ear for music, conducting basement jam sessions, playing banjo and guitar, and creating complex electronic music tracks and sound design. Geno's interest in film and television took root with Super 8 movies in childhood and later resurfaced in his jobs with the Will Vinton Studio and the Game Show Network.

I remember Geno made me feel instantly at ease explaining the situation. He was the one who heard me and called the ambulance. He was all heart. Survivors include Rachel; and his mother, sister, and grandfather. Jess began her education at Reed intending to major in physics, and lived in the Mad Science dorm. She was involved with the campus Japanese Sword group, earned a black belt in Battojutsu, and also performed Krav Maga and capoeira. After her sophomore year, she took a leave of absence from the college in order to sort out her academic goals, and was considering a major in religion or economics.

At the time of the accident, she was volunteering at a local Portland women's bookstore, In Other Words. She not only enthusiastically went after things she loved, but she also found ways to be happy with the things she didn't have any choice about. She didn't coast through life; she was definitely in the driver's seat.

She examined every belief she was confronted with, every article of common sense that we take for granted. She did not see the world the same way we do. What we took as self-evident was not self-evident to her. She would argue for and against any position, on any issue—until she was sure a position was sound—with fire in her eyes and a grin on her face. I have met no one else who could really do that. We will always love her, and always miss her.

We thank Tim and Allie for sharing their memories of Jess as well as details about her life. Survivors include her parents, and her brother and sister. Born in Vienna, Austria, in , Fred emigrated to the U. Returning from the war, he married Virginia Selten; they raised a daughter and two sons. Fred opened a medical practice in Marina Del Rey, California, specializing in cardiology and internal medicine, which he maintained for 50 years; his patients adored him.

He also found great pleasure in vacationing in Hawaii, attending sporting events, and playing tennis. Survivors include his wife and children, seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and his sister. Marva was an infant when her family moved from Missouri to Oregon. Generations of Frosts had been violin players, as was she, and she also played piano, ukelele, and guitar.

In addition to teaching, practicing law, and putting her husband, Douglas Graham, through medical school, Marva served in the Oregon State House of Representatives for one term and was appointed head of the Oregon Department of Health by Governor Tom McCall. She and Douglas had a daughter and son, who survive her, as do a sister and family from her marriage to Miles Hutchins. She taught in the Mayger School Head Start program there for several years before accepting the position of Head Start administrator for the northern Willamette Valley.

She was also a licensed massage therapist and co-owner of the Evergreen Massage Clinic in Portland. In , she married Ron Baldwin; they had one son, Alexander. The family moved to Chinook in She performed as a pianist for dances and played the banjo and guitar with a number of groups and in theatrical productions. Ann is remembered as being generous of spirit, time, energy, and compassion.

Ethel was on the Central Dance Committee and was a member of the chorus. She majored in psychology, studying with William Monte Griffith [psychology —54], and served as an assistant to Griffith in his role as supervisor of the merit systems for the state of Oregon employment service. Noble, a structural engineer with the U. Army Corps of Engineers. She was a member of the League of Women Voters for over 50 years, through which she exercised a long-standing engagement with public policy issues, and was a member of the First Congregational Church for more than 55 years.

She enjoyed activities with Reed alumni and with the Corps of Engineers Auxiliary. Some of the Reed goals that I value the most are the continuing quest for knowledge, the open-minded approach to problems, and the postponement of judgment until other points of views are considered. I realize what a privilege it was to have been exposed to a very dedicated and talented faculty—most especially Monte Griffith.

His wit, keen insight, practical approach, and concern for the individual are not forgotten. He was a frequent lecturer on topics such as bankruptcy, workouts, uniform commercial code, and debtor-creditor relations for legal and financial associations.

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Merrill supported the arts, enjoyed sailing, especially to Catalina Island, and ran in several marathons. He married Nancy Humphreys in ; they had three children, two daughters and a son. Survivors include his wife, Maria Del Carmen Heffler; his children, five grandchildren, two sisters, and a brother. Her father ran a small general store. Rose attended Reed for two years, then transferred to the University of Chicago, where she earned a BA in philosophy. In a graduate classroom in , she found herself seated next to a bright fellow named Milton Friedman. They married six years later. Their collaboration in the field of economics gained them international recognition-including a Nobel Prize for Milton in Milton was a free market champion and leading thinker in the Chicago School of economics.

The couple also founded the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice in , to promote greater latitude in school choice through vouchers and other programs. Rose studied consumer purchases at the Bureau of Home Economics. Her research on consumer spending was included in Milton's book A Theory of the Consumption Function The couple began their collaborative writing with the book Capitalism and Freedom They followed up with Free to Choose , which became a best seller and the basis of a television series that was broadcast worldwide.

Survivors include a daughter and son, four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. Milton died in Samuel Clark Fain Jr. Sam came to Reed from Tennessee, and earned a BA in physics. In , he joined the faculty of the University of Washington UW , where he taught physics for 38 years, with professional interests in surface science, nanotechnology, and the teaching of experimental physics.

He was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan fellowship —75 , was elected fellow of the American Physical Society, and was one of the founders of the UW Center for Nanotechnology. Knowlton Memorial Lecture in physics. With it, he and his students explored the structure, phases, and molecular dissociation of the first layer of atoms or molecules deposited on the surface of graphite. The results that they obtained were, and still are, the standard in the field. He was politically active in peace and environmental movements, and was a member of St. Mark Episcopal Cathedral. Carolyn died of cancer in , and Sam later married Patty Hayes.

Survivors include Patty; a son; two daughters; and a sister and two brothers. Justus was a strong advocate of public service and social justice, who identified his intent to work in criminal and communal justice while at Reed. During his career, he developed programs for juvenile and adult corrections and held positions with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency and the Washington State Department of Corrections. The couple raised two sons and two daughters, and had four grandsons.

He has filled his niche and accomplished his task. David completed studies for a BA in music at a community college in New York. Survivors include his wife, son, and sister. He taught in universities in Colorado and Wisconsin and spent a number of years training teachers and developing curriculum at the University of Andalas in Indonesia. John married in ; he and his wife, Esther, had four children.

They lived in several towns in Oregon during George's career as a superintendent of schools. For most of her life, Juliet was a homemaker, raising four children and participating actively in the communities where they lived. She also worked for several years as an office assistant. She was active on several library boards and served as president of the Oregon Library Association Trustee Section.

She also served on committees of the American Library Trustee Association, and she presented workshops for library boards throughout Oregon. In , she was made honorary life member of the Oregon Library Association. She is survived by two sons, two daughters, a sister, nine grandchildren, and numerous great-grandchildren. George died in He interned at Good Samaritan Hospital in Portland and then moved to Denver, Colorado, where he had a private practice in internal medicine and was on the staff of the National Jewish Hospital and the University of Colorado Medical School.

Many of his patients were polio survivors, and he became an expert on the pulmonary problems associated with the late effects of polio. He was also associate professor of medicine at the University of Southern California. In his private life, he was an avid runner and cyclist, birdwatcher, chess enthusiast, pianist and classical music lover, and a voracious reader.

He is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters, and two grandchildren. Alvin I. He served as chaplain with the U. Army in China and Burma, earning a Bronze Star. After the war, he worked for several years as assistant to the president at Hebrew Union College.

There he became known for his brilliant sermons and oratorical style, for his championship of civil rights and civil liberties, and for his success in bringing harmony to his congregation. He invited Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In , a mild heart attack caused him to leave his position at the temple for a less stressful situation.

He took a post as professor of humanities at San Francisco State University, where he remained until his retirement in During this time, he continued to be active in his congregation and also served on the board of trustees of Reed College. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, a sister, and three grandchildren. His wife of 24 years died in Contributions in his memory may be made to the Alvin I. Fine Scholarship Fund at Reed College.

She was a musician who often sang and performed in musical and theatrical events in Carmel. She had been studying for a teaching credential and tutoring in a reading program at Monterey Peninsula College at the time of her death. She served on the board of the Monterey School of Music. Survivors include her parents and a brother. She became director of nurse-midwifery programs at the University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital in , where she remained until her retirement in the early s.

Her other interests included painting and theatre. She is survived by a daughter. She married Robert L. Schulze in and they had two daughters. In she began working as a medical technologist at the University of Oregon medical school. Survivors include her husband, Floyd C. She married Seymour Fox in ; they had five children. In , she earned a teaching certificate from the University of Puget Sound, and taught mathematics, computer programming, and journalism in public and private schools. In retirement, she spent winters in Desert Hot Springs, California, worked on computers, tutored in mathematics, and was a member of various choral groups.

Survivors include her husband, two daughters, three sons, 12 grandchildren, one great-grandson, and a brother. He met Thelma Krause at the university; they married in , and both served in the U. Donald worked for the Social Security Administration for 30 years, retiring in , and was president or chairman of many civic and cultural associations.

Don and Thelma enjoyed extensive travel adventures. During retirement, they traveled around the world, and studied in Elderhostel trips in Europe, China, and the Pacific Northwest. To develop their knowledge of aquatic life on the reefs of the U. He also developed the hobby of hand spinning and vegetable dyeing, and did demonstrations at the Oregon State Fair. Survivors include a son, daughter, grandson, five great-grandchildren, and three brothers.

In , he married Barbara Bedford; they had four children. He took his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Colorado—Denver and at University of California, San Francisco, and in he entered a private practice in orthopedic surgery in San Mateo, which he maintained for 45 years. Richard was a gentle and caring individual, full of warmth and wit, who was devoted to his family and his patients.

He enjoyed golf, including a year membership at the California Golf Club; woodworking; and bridge. Survivors include his wife, a daughter and three sons, and a sister. Sarah received a BA from Reed in anthropology, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, and went to work as a medical librarian and insurance clerk at the then nearby Eastmoreland General Hospital, before enrolling as a graduate student in medical anthropology at University of California, Berkeley. She received a PhD in For InterPractice Systems in San Francisco, a company designing medical expert systems, she was director of product development and later vice president.

Madeline attended Reed, but did not graduate. She married Thomas H. Ryan in , and made her home and family her focus.

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Merrill received a BA from Reed in economics. Following the war, he joined his father's manufacturers agency business, Lou Falkenhagen Company, and opened a branch office in Seattle in He represented manufacturers of hardware goods, particularly in the plumbing materials field, until retirement in In , he married Jane A.

The couple enjoyed golf and vacationed annually in Palm Desert. They were life members of the Seattle Yacht Club, master bridge players, and were members of the Rainier alumni chapter, including the book club. Survivors include two sons and a daughter, seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Jane died in Bette or B. She was employed for 23 years as a medical technologist for Providence Hospital in Medford.

She and her husband raised four children. She was active in community, church, and social organizations and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ashland and the American Association of University Women. Survivors include Lloyd, two sons, 2 daughters, and 11 grandchildren. He attended Reed College for two years and then transferred to Stanford University, where he earned a BA in and a law degree in The organization's goals were to train the public in "more effective citizen involvement and more capable political leadership.

Senator Dianne Feinstein and film critic Gene Siskel. Donald remained with Coro until , when he resigned to form the Liaison Citizen Program in Los Angeles, a nonprofit that prepares low-income minority youth for civic involvement in their communities. He was executive officer of that organization until his death. California Governor Pete Wilson said of Donald, "He reinstilled in the American public a feeling of personal responsibility and helped many realize their dreams.

Deborah J. She is survived by her husband, her parents, a brother, and a nephew. They became involved in conservation efforts throughout the world. A respected divorce attorney who was still practicing at the time of her death, she was also widely known as a Jewish community activist.


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She served as vice chair of the Central Pacific regional board of the Anti-Defamation League and had been nominated to the national board prior to her illness. She was a skilled tennis player, and in won silver and bronze medals at the Maccabi Games in Israel. Survivors include two daughters, two sons, and seven grandchildren. The family suggests remembrances to a fund in her name for Holocaust studies at Reed College or to the Anti-Defamation League.

He was living in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the time of his death. She attended Reed for three years and then attended Humboldt State University, graduating in She did graduate work in economics at Iowa State University in —43 and was the Thomas Dana Fellow in economics at Harvard in — She was assistant to the director of nutrition and food management at the United Nations in —49; a freelance researcher in —68; and a labor economist for the U.

Her volunteer activities included service on many boards and associations. She was a homemaker and was active in the Anglican church, serving as its office secretary, vestry member, and chairwoman of its Cultural Affairs Commission. An avid rose gardener, her garden in Eastmoreland contained 50 different varieties and was featured in a Oregonian article. She married William Frazer in ; he died in Survivors include a nephew and two nieces. After attending Reed for three years, she transferred to the University of Washington, where she earned a BA in In she married Philip Feldman and they had three children.

She also taught first and second grade and high school German. She was a tournament-level bridge player, and she served on the board of Hopewell House Hospice. She also wrote several books on American history. She married Frank Fahey in and they had three children. Her hobbies and interests included gardening, writing poetry, playing bridge, and spending time with her family. Survivors include her husband, a son, two daughters, and four grandchildren. From to he worked with the Corps of Engineers, then transferred to the Bonneville Power Administration, working there until As the supervisory chemist, he formulated and guided several technically important research programs and projects, and was a technical consultant to the branches of maintenance, construction, and design.

Within BPA, Rex provided scientific leadership in implementing gas in transformer oil analyses, and served as coordinator for the disposal of hazardous materials. In retirement, he enjoyed fishing, gardening, and Navajo weaving. Rex is survived by his wife, Helen Rand Freeman, and their son, J.

Dorothy received a BA from Reed in psychology. Karen studied at Marylhurst University before attending Reed, and she also did graduate work at the University of Washington. Her principal occupation was teaching junior high students in Washington State. Survivors include her husband, Charles Tapper; her daughter; and four grandchildren.

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She married Perley G. Nutting Jr. Along with two other researchers, she received two distinguished service awards and a superior service award for outstanding comprehensive research in war gas projects. During her career as a research biochemist for the U. Department of Agriculture, she published scientific information essential to the growth of the frozen and dehydrated food industry.

Chuck worked as a musician for three years, and then became a computer programmer with music as an avocation. He received IBM outstanding contribution award in and In , he returned to his music and worked as a programming consultant; he retired in Chuck enjoyed performing and arranging jazz music, which he did for musicians such as Sammy Davis Jr. He possessed the phenomenal ability of being able to play any musical instrument he encountered. In retirement, he wrote word-solving software, Puzzlpak.

Survivors include his four daughters, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. His wife, Lorraine Mardell, whom he married in , died in Karen M. The couple moved to Arlington, Virginia, where Karen taught in the Head Start program and did research for a defense department contractor on the teratogenic effects of Agent Orange. She left the position to raise her children. She was passionate about nutrition, and enjoyed hiking vacations, especially in Acadia National Park in Maine. The couple were founding members in of an unaffiliated and nondogmatic Jewish havura in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.

For 28 years, she organized the congregation's annual retreat in West Virginia. Christian transferred to Reed in his sophomore year from Pacific University.

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He studied classical and modern languages, and received a BA in French. With the assistance of then president Dexter M. When he returned to the U. Woodbridge [Romance languages —52] supported his efforts to obtain a graduate appointment in the Romance languages department at the University of Oregon. Keezer and Dr. Woodbridge in particular. In addition to my interest in foreign languages, I had always wanted to travel. Now, looking back at a fascinating career, which involved residence in nine different countries for periods of anywhere from 2 months to 8 years, totaling more than 20 years, visiting at least 60 more nations, and working with a dozen languages, with varying degrees of proficiency, I think how vastly different my life might have been without Dr.

Woodbridge and Dr. Keezer, and others at Reed. Within six months, he was drafted into the army and sent overseas as a special investigator for the provost marshal general's office. He spent four years as an intelligence officer with the army in the Middle East and Greece, and began working for the Office of Strategic Services. His career in intelligence continued with the Strategic Services Unit of the army, which succeeded the OSS and evolved into the Central Intelligence Group—the interim organization immediately preceding the Central Intelligence Agency.

In the four years before his retirement, he inspected CIA components worldwide. After his retirement in , he was unanimously elected provisional president of the Central Intelligence Retirees Association. Survivors include his wife, Margaret Warner Freer, whom he married in ; two daughters; and one son. His brother, Herbert B. Ronald J. Floyd '59, June 24, , in Port Angeles, Washington, from cancer. He served in the army as a medic In , he married Hannelore Rudolf; they had two children, and later divorced.

He married Jane Moty in He also worked as a translator and editor of technical literature for Freightliner Truck Company in Portland, a position he retired from in In , he moved to Port Angeles. Ron was an accomplished artist. He enjoyed hiking, climbing, scuba diving, and kayaking. So thank you, Reed College, for the education, thank you for the challenges, and thanks for the memories. Martin L. Martin received bachelor's degrees from Portland State University in philosophy and economics, and a master's degree in teaching from Reed. Survivors include his son and granddaughter, and his mother and sister.

David earned a BA from Reed in general literature and political science. He was married to his wife Esther for 66 years. She, along with their daughter and two grandchildren, survive him. During his junior year, he studied in Berlin, and there met Auriel Stephens; they married in Wales in In , he earned a master's in library science from the University of Chicago and moved to Wales. Additionally, he spent three years as a lecturer in librarianship at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, before returning to Wales.

Auriel taught school while Roger assumed the role of househusband and father to the couple's four adopted children. He volunteered for a self-help group for adoptive parents of special-needs children, which led to his publishing the e-book guide Adopting a Child in Britain. In , he was systems librarian at the National Library of Wales. I had visions of doing fieldwork in anthropology or linguistics, teaching, and doing research at some U. Sometimes I'm envious of my contemporaries, when I read about their current jobs and high positions, but basically I think I have settled into what really suits me best: easy domesticity as a worker ant, doing my bit for the continuation of the species.

And without Reed, I don't think I would have been able to make the choice. Melba grew up near Antelope, Oregon, spending her early years with her grandparents on their farm. She attended high school in Portland and earned a BA from Reed in psychology.


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Melba specialized in the geology of the Bend area and the marine biology of the Oregon coast. Everything was so exciting; you couldn't get enough. She also reveled in trips to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. Melba also liked to hike, camp, fish, and ski, and to bring family members together in her home. Survivors include two sons, grandsons, granddaughters, and great grandsons, and a brother. One son predeceased her. She attended Grant High School, and, at 15, with Frances as chaperone, she toured California and Mexico, playing violin in an all-girl band.

At Reed, she participated in theatre and dance and earned a BA in general literature. She made lifelong friends and treasured her Reed experience to the end of her life. Feuerstein married. Nedra and Evan lived in Detroit and Dallas, Oregon, and raised a son and daughter. In retirement, she served as founding president of Polk County Development Corporation, a nonprofit dedicated to creating affordable housing. Nedra enjoyed reading and cooking, boating with Evan, and traveling with her daughter and granddaughter.

Throughout their lives, Nedra and Evan contributed generously to a multitude of causes for the underprivileged. Survivors include a son, daughter, and granddaughter. Evan died in In , when Tom was 11 years old, the federal government ordered him and his family—including brother Donald J. He went on to study at the University of Washington, earning an MS in organic chemistry.

Fellman as a research chemist in neurochemistry, studying acetylcholine esterase, the chief enzyme destroying acetylcholine the primary neurotransmitter in the human nervous system. He also worked with R. Jones in molecular biochemistry. In addition, he did quality control and research and development for Cooper Laboratories. Ron McClard, Arthur F. He also taught me to appreciate the superb pine mushroom [matsutake] with which he supplied me regularly. Tom seemed to be friends with virtually everybody.

He was a member of the Portland Darts Club and Portland Chess Club and was skilled in social card games and track racing. In , she married Edward Fitch. Roslyn was a gifted tutor in English and mathematics and a financial adviser. She was a docent for the Hogle Zoo and had many family pets. Most recently, she traveled with Ed to Costa Rica to fulfill a dream of seeing monkeys in the rain forest.

She enjoyed many other travels throughout the world, as well as scuba diving, reading, playing mahjong, and performing on the flute. Survivors include her husband, son, sister, and brother. Don earned a BA in physics, completing his degree with adviser Ken Davis [physics —80]. An interest in boating led to membership in the Ninnescah Yacht Club, and Don also enjoyed making pottery, brewing beer, printing, reading, cooking, gardening, and traveling. Survivors include his wife, Deanna, two sons, a stepson and two stepdaughters, 12 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a sister.

He attended Reed for three years and then moved to Seattle, where he worked for Boeing for 35 years as an engineer and strategic planner. A passionate liberal and Democrat, he fought for civil rights and peace. John lived 10 years in Naches, Washington, raising apples with his wife, Beth. He was predeceased by his wife and a son and daughter. Survivors include a daughter and son, nine grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and a sister.

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Jim Fristrom, an outdoor enthusiast, traveled to Alaska with his wife, Dianne. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in biology at the California Institute of Technology and then joined the faculty of molecular and cell biology at UC Berkeley in For the next three decades, Jim made significant contributions to the field of fruit fly genetics and development. He ran a large laboratory at Berkeley: a total of 23 graduate students received their doctorates under his mentorship.

Many postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars benefited from the energetic and supportive atmosphere of his lab. Jim was an enthusiastic outdoorsman with a great love of fly fishing, hiking, and horseback riding. He loved to garden and build garden structures such as gazebos, bridges, and decks. He will be greatly missed by his wife, Dianne, sons James and Edward, granddaughters Sofia and Zara, and brother Carl. The black and white images offer a rare glimpse in the lifestyle of Georgetown County in the first half of the twentieth century. The 20th Century Newspaper Collection spans from The Georgetown County Postcard Collection features postcards that show many historic buildings and street scenes from the Georgetown area.

Many of the postcards were used for advertising purposes and provide a glimpse into life in Georgetown in the early s. Glendia Cooper, African American potter, grew up in Mississsippi and has exhibited her work in various cities across the United States. Her pieces, inspired by travel in Africa and South America, are created using the coil and slab methods, then shaping, molding, decorating and glazing by hand.

Two memorial photograph albums documenting the funeral of Moshe Yidel Gelbart. Gelbart died of appendicitis on February 25, , in Mogielnica, Poland. The Gordon R. Erin Presnell of […]. Traditionally an African American neighborhood, the city of Greenville has been revitalizing the area since including the demolition and construction of homes, building new parks, and streetscape work. Original photographs from the Green Avenue […].

In addition to articles showcasing local businesses and the activities of Chamber committees, the magazine included stories about the history of Greenville and biographies of local individuals as well as photographs of buildings of note in Greenville. Greenville County coroner reports from February to December during the service of coroner James Sullivan Meeks. Each report includes jury summons, testimonies, post-mortem examinations, and verdicts. This volume is from the private collection of Scott Stephens of Greenville.

The bookmobile served the westside regularly until when the West Branch opened in a storefront at the corner of Easley Bridge Rd. The current Anderson Road branch opened October After the diminutive building, the bookmobile served the area until when the library rented a storefront next to Pickwick Pharmacy. In the Ramsey Family Branch Library replaced the rented space.

It soon began circulating more book than any other branch and soon needed more space. The branch later moved to Highway 25 Bypass and opened April The second bookmobile was built on a Dodge chassis and began serving rural areas in December After 90 years, the Greenville County Library […]. Photographs of the Five Forks branch from groundbreaking to opening day The Five Forks Branch Library is approximately 28, square feet—nearly the twice the size of the other branches in the library system.

Photographs of Fountain Inn library branch over the years. The first library in Fountain Inn was founded by the Village Improvement Society, but it unfortunately burned down in In , the Greenville County Library System established a branch in Fountain Inn and it was located in storefronts for 40 years. In , the town […]. Founded in the fall of , the Greer Library was the first Library branch in the county. In , it also became the first to erect its own building, the Davenport Memorial Library on School Street. Parker in a storage room on E.

Coffee St. Over the years the Main library has been housed in the Jervey Jordan building, old Park School building, College Street building, and, in , moved to its current location. In , citizens persuaded the Library to stock books in two unused rooms of Mauldin town hall.

A visit to this little collection from Arthur Magill resulted in the gift of a building, which opened in The branch moved to the new W. Jack Greer Library in August 29, The Simpsonville branch opened in located in the front part of a furniture store on South Main Street.

In the library moved into a building funded by the WPA, which was later remodeled. In , the current Hendricks branch opened to the public. In the s the Bookmobile had been begun stopping every other week in Taylors at the First Baptist Church, but eventually the growth of the community warranted its […]. In , the library moved to a larger storefront until September when the new Sargent Branch opened on Center Street.

It immediately became the branch with the highest book circulation, placed as it […]. Greenville, SC has marketed itself a variety of ways over the years to attract new residents and businesses. These promotional pamphlets include photographs, demographic data, and information on local businesses, institutions, and organizations.

A collection of photographs from private collections, digitized by the Greenville County Library System. At 17 stories it was the tallest building in the Carolinas, and could be seen on the horizon from miles away. This collection from the Greenwood County Library contains photographs of local military men. Many pictures have name and rank listed, but some are not known. This collection from the Greenwood County Library contains photographs of local buildings, businesses, churches, events, and people.

The Greenwood County Library Map Collection includes city, county, topographical maps, soil surveys, and plats from Greenwood and surrounding areas. This collection from the Greenwood County Library contains photographs from the s that include library programs, book displays, library buildings, bookmobiles, and library staff.

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The digital collection primarily includes photographs of Greenwood Mills buildings, plants, equipment, and, especially, mill workers. James C. Self assumed general ownership of Greenwood Mills in and grew the operation into a successful international corporation, consisting […]. Greer owes its creation to the Southern Railroad. James Manning Greer owned a acre farm where the heart of Greer stands today. In the mids, he traded a few acres to the railroad company and sold the […]. The archive represents the only collection in existence devoted to William Gregg and the Graniteville Company.

It was developed over the years […]. The Herbert A. DeCosta, Jr. Papers include materials related to the professional and personal life of Herbert DeCosta, Jr. Namely, the walking cane of Dr. William Crum. Harbison Agricultural College began in when the Rev. Emory W. Williams of Washington, D. It was named Ferguson Academy in honor of one of its benefactors, Rev. James H. Ferguson of the Presbyterian Church in Hanover, N. The Academy drew the attention of […]. The Harry Blas and Erika Stockfleth Blas Papers is a collection of black and white family photographs and a short personal narrative authored by Harry Blas.

Donated in by Hemrick Nathan Salley Jr. These two bound volumes from the collection each have a distinct focus: one on popular piano music from the mids, and the other on popular songs for piano and voice from to […]. Nichols — over a span of 79 years — The Collection depicts images of everyday life, from birth to death, in and around Chester County, South Carolina as well as examples of […]. This collection of one hundred ten manuscripts, thirteen fully transcribed journals, and thirty-nine photographs, as well as his five Fungi Caroliniani Exsicatti Century books now available online, documents the family life, business pursuits, and natural history interests of South Carolina planter, botanist, and agricultural writer Henry William Ravenel The collection of over historical photographs was donated by the Herald-Journal in Most of the photographs were taken by Alfred Tennyson Willis, a Spartanburg commercial photographer, and date from the early s to the s.

This Civil War-era photograph album contains cartes-de-visite photographs of members of the S. Secession Convention, Confederate and U. Governments, officers of the Confederate and U. Armies, S. It also includes unidentified Heyward family and friends and 19th century pictures. Many photographs were […]. The collection consists of business correspondence, plantation records, slave lists, military documents, accounting records, legal documents and Civil War letters of the Heyward and Ferguson families of the Combahee, Savannah, and Cooper Rivers in the Low Country near Charleston, South Carolina.

The letters date between and , but the bulk of the correspondence is […]. The focus of the collection items is primarily Charleston historic buildings, streets, landmarks, and sites. The collection also includes publications related to tourism in Charleston , the Charleston Earthquake of , and the South Carolina Inter-State and West Indian Exposition of The Historical Commission of South Carolina pamphlet collection is comprised of 45 artificially bound volumes of separately published South Carolina imprints from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Topics covered include: agriculture, Civil War regimental histories, education and schools, geology, industry, medicine, Native American tribes, nature, nullification, the Revolutionary War, the Reconstruction Era , and […]. These forty South Carolina soil survey maps from the early Nineteen Hundreds were prepared with booklets to explain the soil classifications on the county level.

They include information that do not appear on updated survey maps, such as old rail lines, schools, churches and other structures as well as entire towns that no longer exist. This collection of textbooks and printed works on nineteenth century American education had its impetus in a request from our colleague, Professor Susan Schramm-Pate, of the College of Education here at the University of South Carolina.

A collection of photographs, commencement programs, documents, and scrapbook pages, all related to the history of the USC School of Medicine. This scrapbook, compiled by James H. Holloway , contains legal documents, personal and business correspondence, receipts, ephemera, clippings and photographs pertaining to the Holloway family, a prominent free family of color in Charleston, SC. The Horace Gilbert Smithy, Jr. Papers, , document Dr.

Smithy received national acclaim for this procedure, and the instrument used in the surgery, known as the valvulotome, was fabricated at MUSC. The collection contains […]. The student yearbooks from Horry Georgetown Technical College. Horry Georgetown Technical College is a two-year, public coeducational college approved by several accreditation agencies and offers more than 80 associate degrees, diplomas, and certificate programs. Non-credit and corporate training programs are offered through the continuing education division of the College.

Founded in , the College has […]. Under a Spanish warrant, they explored the Orinoco in Venezuela, surveyed and gathered plant and animal specimens, and studied the geology and mineralogy of Colombia, Peru, and Mexico. They climbed Chimborazo, the […]. Conservation is extremely important in the field of underwater archaeology.

The uncontrolled exposure to air of any material recovered from a marine environment can lead to irreversible damage and the disastrous loss of archaeological data. Organic materials such as leather, wood, textile, rope and plant remains, if allowed to dry without conservation treatment, they can […]. The exterior hull is comprised of wrought-iron plates of various sizes, several cast-iron fittings and glass view-ports. While the Hunley was lost at sea, it was going through a series of physical and chemical changes. Salts from the sea […]. This series of 31 maps of the South Carolina coastline depicts water-surface elevations, high water marks, and landward extent of storm-tide inundation caused by Hurricane Hugo, September , This series of interviews documents the memories of administrators, hospital personnel, and maintenance staff that worked through the storm.

The interviews were conducted […]. This collection includes indexes and finding aids for historical and genealogical information pertaining to Columbia, Richland County, and the Midlands. In addition, Local History staff maintain a guide to relevant subject indexes and finding aids available both from Richland Library as well as from other institutions focusing on local history and genealogy in the area.

A historical records survey known as the Inventory of Church Archives was completed by W. In , the collection was microfilmed by the South Carolina Historical Society, Charleston, through a […]. The Irish Volunteers, organized in Charleston, South Carolina about , included many prominent members of the Hibernian Society who served as officers. Originally part of the 28th Regiment of the South Carolina Militia, the Irish Volunteers Company was first on active service in the War of where they served on patrol and constructed defenses. A particularly notable part of that collection, included here, are the works of Isaac Rosenberg published during his lifetime: Night and Day, Youth, and Moses.

Rosenberg, recognized as the […]. The Isabella Sarah Peyre Porcher Prescription Book, circa , consists of one volume of handwritten entries for prescriptions and other recipes. Among the prescriptions are those for the treatment of pleurisy, rheumatism, cough, earache, stomach and bowel complaints, fevers, dropsy, dysentery, and other complaints. Also included is a recipe for whitewash. Isabella Sarah Peyre […]. The collection contains, primarily, the correspondence of Isaiah Bennett, President of the Charleston Chapter of the A.

Philip Randolph Institute. Bennett also founded […]. Newman was a Methodist pastor, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur. In , at […]. The J. Marion Sims Letters, and , consist of four original letters from J. Marion Sims to Gen. Mayer ; and Tom Taylor His letters refer to patients suffering with fibrous tumors of the uterus and ovarian cysts or tumors. He also inquires of […]. John J. An avid amateur photographer throughout his life, Mr. Keilen took several thousand […].

This collection includes both a bound and an unbound scrapbook, and each book offers a snapshot into the life of Jim and Marian Robinson. Letters, photos, and newspaper clippings are all included in this collection. He served as president of the […]. The papers of colonial governor James Glen , who served as Governor of South Carolina from to , include official government documents, papers concerning relations with Native American Indians, business papers relating to his ownership of a South Carolina rice plantation, and correspondence between Glen and South Carolina planter, John Drayton This collection contains diaries of James Kershaw, , with meteorological observations, recipes, and home remedies, including advice for treatment of pimples, boils, baldness, and unwanted hair.

The papers record observations, 17 September , of a solar eclipse, accounts of debts paid, January-April , including prices of cotton, molasses, and sugar, and typed abstracts of recipes, […]. James W. Colbert, Jr. He served as Vice President until his death on September 11, This series of interviews documents the memories of Dr. Jeremiah Cleveland moved to Greenville in and open a mercantile store which he operated until when his sons took over management. These loose pages torn from a bound ledger date August to December This collection is comprised of born-digital and digitized material from individual and family collections from the Jewish Heritage Collection.

Finding aids for these collections can be located by searching the College of Charleston online catalog. Both audio recordings and typed transcripts are available. Jimmy Price photographed a variety of subjects such as social events, business meetings, advertising displays, sporting events and accidents. The photographs in this collection were taken between the years — Also in the collection are photographs of Joe Engel at the displaced persons camp of Zeilsheim and after his relocation to Charleston, South Carolina.

The collection contains letters, manuscripts, cabinet cards, cartes de visite, and a variety of other ephemeral material relating to nineteenth-century American authors, especially those associated with the Transcendentalist movement. The bulk […]. The Johannah Gold collection contains objects from Mrs. In this collection are 23 letters written by John Caldwell Calhoun between the years and Calhoun divulges his political concerns with confidant Henry Workman Conner, who at the time was the president of the Bank of Charleston, […].

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He established a reputation as one of the leading bird painters in the United States when he illustrated the Warblers of America edited by Ludlow Griscom and Alexander Sprunt, Jr. He painted approximately 2, separate birds for the Pictorial […]. Following his return to Columbia in , Hensel opened a photography business in which he extensively photographed children for grade school pictures and many historic people […].

He is the son of Mr. Calhoun Moak of Columbia, S. He received his wings and ratings as a flight officer on August 30, at Lubbock, Texas. His diary begins August 30, and runs through […]. The John R. Beaty Letters is a collection of thirteen letters dated from August 18, to February 8, and four undated letters written in that same time period.

The first three letters, written in August […]. The series of photograph albums document the time that John Shaw Billings and his extended family spent at the Redcliffe plantation in Aiken County, South Carolina. Even before […]. Founded in , it is one of the oldest African American churches in Greenville. Returning from Saudi Arabia, West practiced law, lectured on government and the […].

This core unit of three hundred fifty items-two hundred sixty-two manuscripts letters, speeches, reports, narratives, and affidavits and miscellaneous printed artifacts news clippings, programs, booklets , and eighty-eight photographs-added to the papers of the late Joseph Armstrong De Laine covers chiefly the period from , when he submitted his annual report as secretary of the […]. Towles and Turnbull spent various periods of time in Africa, conducting fieldwork on the Mbuti, Mbo, and Ik […]. Coards photographed African American families and individuals in the studio and various events and groups outside of the studio, such as graduations, weddings, and other ceremonies.

The studio, located at 78 Line Street, closed in the […]. Postcards were a popular and inexpensive means of keeping in touch during the Great War. In addition, they boosted morale, encouraged patriotism, and served as an important propaganda tool. Designs included national themes, political cartoons, patriotic imagery, and humorous and sentimental messages. Photographic postcards depicted every aspect of the war from soldiers training to battlefield […]. The posters in this digital collection represent only one small part of the Joseph M. The Collection was established in by Matthew J.

Bruccoli, Matthew J. While […]. The Joseph M. Bruccoli in memory of his father includes over a thousand pieces of chiefly American sheet-music from the First World War. The Collection includes a variety of popular music from marches to rag-time to jazz, pieces made popular by the top performers of the era, […].

The photographs, negatives, slides and including 4 panoramic photographs available online from the Joseph E. Winter Collection reflect the career of Joseph E. Winter, housing inspector and director of the Columbia Rehabilitation Commission. The images comprise many of the streets and buildings of Columbia, SC from the s. The […]. The Kaminski House Museum Collection features images taken by Harold and Julia Kaminski of their Georgetown home, travels around the world and their friends and family. Julia left the house […].

Many of the photos feature Edwin Washington Kaminski , son of Georgetown businessman, Heiman Kaminski The Katherine Nicklaus Collection contains two female carved wooden masks whose origin was the Democratic Republic of the Congo formerly known as Zaire. The Keith and Charlotte Otterbein collection contains straw objects obtained while doing ethnographic work in Nassau, Bahamas between and Many of the over photographs by Kenneth Frederick Marsh d.

Some were used to illustrate books by photographer Marsh and his wife, Blanche Marsh. The photographs and negatives depict historic and modern homes, public buildings, textile mills, churches, and scenes of South Carolina and Flat […]. These lantern slides were produced for classroom use by the highly successful Education Department of the Keystone View Company. The slides cover a wide range of subject matter including scenes of industry, places of architectural or historical significance and places of natural beauty.

Records daily activities, 22 July — 13 Apr. They purchased 14 tracts of land and used the former rice fields for duck hunting, built a new clubhouse and employed many of the local men and women as hunting guides and housekeepers. By the […]. This book reflects his extraordinary collaborative work with Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes as well as the dancers Ida Rubinstein and Vaslav Nijinsky. The costumes and set designs in the book demonstrate his modern yet exotic aesthetic […].

When Lander College began publishing the yearbook in , it was given the name the Naiad meaning mythical female nymph said to inhabit a river or spring. The name is a reference to […]. Personal papers consist of induction papers, forms listing the date for reverting to inactive service, military security passes, promotion papers, transfer papers, letters of recommendation to attend Officer Candidate […]. The Leah Greenberg Postcard Collection is comprised of over postcards of historic houses, parks, forts, landmarks and more in and around Charleston, South Carolina.

Postcards available for viewing online depict houses on South Battery and other buildings in downtown Charleston, Magnolia Cemetery, Cypress Gardens, Hampton Park, and various wrought iron gates. The Leo S. Carty Watercolor Print collection contains nine signed and number prints by Leo S. Carty Leo S. Carty was born in Harlem, New York on April 17, In , the farmstead where Lincoln was born, just outside of Hodgenville, Kentucky, was […].

The illustrated annual giftbook is one of the most distinctive publishing genres on both sides of the Atlantic, from the mids through to the s. In , the British published Rudolph Ackerman issued what is usually recognized as the first annual, the Forget-Me-Not, an almanac with poems and engravings, issued in a small format in […]. In the late s, neighborhood homes and property were purchased and razed to make way for the Bon Secours Wellness Arena formerly Bi-Lo Center 30 years later. Historical marker was dedicated August 12, Donated by Dr.

In these audio-recorded letters Loretta sent to her mother and step-father Lola […]. Cast net fishing is a significant part of history in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Africans transported to the Lowcountry, later known as the Gullah people, brought with them skills in boating and fishing. Seafood was plentiful on the South Carolina coast and barrier islands sea islands and made up a large part of the diet, […].

This collection includes an illustrated pamphlet that gives a brief history of the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina and provides rich physical details about the building, including photographs, floor plans and cross sections. This collection consists of parish registers, with records of baptisms, marriages, burials, and communions, in addition to lists of members, pastors, and church officers. The originals, most of which reside at the individual churches, were microfilmed and now digitized to extend easier access to these valuable records.

We […]. Lynch, Bishop of Charleston from Spanning the years , theses letters to the Bishop from his family touch on a variety of topics including Catholicism and convent life, the Civil War and slavery, and Southern life in the […]. The Mabel Payne Photograph Collection contains hundreds of photographic negatives taken by Payne and other local photographers between and It also depicts downtown neighborhoods that have since been lost through urban renewal projects. This book describes the history of Bamberg, South Carolina, with maps, photographs, and text regarding the antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction eras; more specific chapters discuss the buildings, businesses, schools, churches, occupations and people of the s.

Genealogical charts and other information document the Copeland and various other families of Bamberg County, South Carolina, through […]. The Maps of Columbia and Richland County collection features an assortment of historic maps of Columbia and the surrounding areas. These maps depict streets, political boundaries, and school zones from the early twentieth century. She retired in after working for 24 years at […]. The Marie Metz Collection is comprised of three objects; a mantel clock, a xylophone, and a clock topper.

The mantel clock has metal legs with markings that indicate that the clock was made in New York. The square xylophone has five plates, each producing a different tone. The clock topper is an ornamental figurine that […]. The Marlboro County Public Library is currently digitizing books, pamphlets and other documents related to the history of Marlboro County. Most are works by local authors which were originally published in very small editions and are no longer available for sale in a print version.

As more items become digitized, they will be included here. Jules Massenet was a prolific French composer credited with completing 40 operas and numerous other stage works, most notably ballets and oratorios. Works included in this […]. Materials towards a history of the Baptists in the provinces of Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia is an original manuscript written by Morgan Edwards Edwards intended to publish a history of the Baptists in the original thirteen colonies, but only two volumes were published during his lifetime: Pennsylvania in and New […].

Fitzgerald began recording information in this business ledger sometime in or after leaving the Army and moving to New York to begin his professional life as a writer. Fitzgerald divided the Ledger into five sections: […]. Mattoon Presbyterian Church was constructed in and is the oldest African American church still standing in Greenville. It is located at Hampton Avenue. Watercolors by Charleston-born architect Maynard Pearlstine. The Mayors of Columbia collection consists of portraits of the mayors and intendants of Columbia from John Taylor, the first intendant in to Bob Coble, mayor from Portraits of some former mayors are not included in this collection.

The items purchased were mainly household goods such as fabric and sewing supplies or paper, food items such as salt and […]. Construction of the fire station, which was to be located between Folly Road, Country Club Drive, and Wappoo Creek, was aborted when workers unearthed unmarked graves. The human bones found were believed to […]. The Medical College Expansion Program Lantern Slides, , digital collection consists of portions of two separate archival collections of the MUSC University Archives, capturing the architectural development and construction on the growing campus of the Medical College of South Carolina.

Lynch, Sr. The Medical Society of South Carolina Digital Collections includes the minutes of the Society for the years , as well as portraits of past presidents. Minutes for the years are handwritten; are typed. Minutes through are in bound volumes; are loose-leaf. The bound volumes are presented here as complete volumes, while […]. The Menu Project is the beginning of a community wide effort to record the contemporary culinary history of the Southeast, in particular that of South Carolina.

While the majority of the menus come from the southeast, […]. In and , Micajah Adolphus Clark traveled from Mississippi to South Carolina and kept detailed accounts of his journeys. He recounts the hardships of travel, miscellaneous expenses, weather patterns, making acquaintances, and overnight stays in various locations. His journals from these expeditions are now housed at the South Caroliniana Library and are presented […]. A ten-set collection containing 37 items of measured drawings, ink sketches, pencil drawings and watercolors representing several generations of the Middleton family of South Carolina from Sets contain measured architectural drawings attributed to John Izard Middleton with dates and watermarks ranging from Five country houses and one greenhouse are depicted in these […].

Midlands Memories is an online collection of photographs donated by citizens that depict people, places and events of local historical significance from the Columbia, Richland County and the Midlands area of South Carolina. This volume is the first systematic atlas of any state in the union. Remarkably, too, no other state atlas of South Carolina was published for the next century and a half.

Collection of photographs of Mills Mill and community from the private collection of Marshall Williams. The Mills Manufacturing Co. Mills as president. In the s, the mill was renovated into the Lofts condominiums. Please check back frequently as we are constantly adding to this collection. This collection will enable researchers to examine the activities of the Baptist, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian Churches in South […].

Herbert Seabrook, Sr. This collection of 17th century world maps was published and printed by the Danckerts family, and was donated as a part of the Mitchell King Library. These 31 maps cover various countries in Europe, as well as the continents of Asia, Africa, and North and South America. The maps are by various cartographers including Visscher, […]. Activist Modjeska Simkins of Columbia, S. She also helped found, in , […]. Simkins was a founder, in , of the Victory Savings Bank of Columbia.

Now called South Carolina Community […]. In the s, the Parker cousins left textiles and the Victor-Monaghan Company was formed. In , Monaghan among other mills merged into […]. Morgan and Alfred Glover Trenholm The photographs document life in Georgetown County in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


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Many of the photographs in the collection come from local photographers, including D. Simpkins, W. Dowling, James H. Winburn and William A. Alfred […]. The Morris College Digital Collections presented here include yearbooks and other college publications documenting the history of the institution. In the collection is the pictorial […]. Marcus J. Zbar, a graduate of Vanderbilt University.

Zbar privately purchased from various galleries across the United States. These photograph showcase what life was like in Murrells Inlet working with the Crash Boat Crew during the s. Also in the collection, photographs of the professors of the Anatomy Department at the Medical University of South Carolina and students […].

This collection is comprised of 15 photographs documenting the destruction Charleston, South Carolina, suffered as a result of the August earthquake. The massive earthquake occurred on August 31, Majors studied include […]. The College offers more than twenty training programs in a variety of fields. It was intended to provide African American motorists and tourists with the information necessary to board, dine, and sightsee comfortably and safely during the era of segregation.

F , John J. Neves, as well as a son-in-law, Andrew Waldrop. Some of the letters in this collection were written by these young men and describe life in camp, but the […]. Browse selected newsletters and pamphlets scanned from microfilm. The current contents of the collection include the full run of the Macedonian Call and Spiritual Call, as well as pamphlets from South Carolina. This collection details the inner workings of Newton Plantation in the s and contains several account and transaction ledgers.

Specifically, this collection includes several day books including the Newton Day Book or the Newton Plantation Day Book originating between These books provide records of monetary transactions on the plantation, including accounts payable and accounts […]. This collection contains two volumes of local history and genealogical information regarding Fairfield County, South Carolina, including families who settled in the region, as well as related lines in Charleston, Orangeburg County, Richland County, and elsewhere in South Carolina.

The volumes include transcriptions of letters and account books and excerpts from other unpublished documents regarding […]. This collection is comprised of first hand accounts, logs, and photographs of life on the U. The journaled account was written by Gerald Atherton forty years after his experiences.

Wienges while on the Naval ship. The collection […]. The Oconee County Public Library is currently digitizing books, pamphlets and other documents which deal with some aspect of the history of Oconee County. Our digital collection continues to […]. This item documents the meeting in Columbia, S. The session convened at Bethel A. Church, the impressive, masonry structure built in at the corner of Sumter and Taylor Streets.

This publication is significant for its portraits and biographical sketches of African American ministers […]. In , a year-old seminary graduate named William Plumer Jacobs arrived in the small town of Clinton to become pastor of the Clinton Presbyterian Church now the First Presbyterian Church, Clinton. Before his death in , he was to transform the town.

Wishing to make Clinton the Presbyterian center of the South, he was instrumental […]. Giovanni Battista Piranesi was an innovative graphic artist who is most known for architectural studies of Rome and his imaginary prisons. The Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections at the University of South Carolina holds a rare complete set of his posthumous Opere [Works] , which consists of twenty-nine elephant-folio volumes that […].

In their own words, get a personal glimpse from residents of Columbia or Richland County into their experiences of life in the past! This collection of oral histories from to the present was collected by Richland Library staff and volunteers. Our oral history collection includes audio or video recordings as well as searchable transcripts […]. The Pan-African Art and Artifact Collection contains objects anonymously donated to the Avery Research Center that portray art and life among peoples of African descent across the world.

This collection of papers of the Cox and Chesnut families discusses political, economic, and social aspects of life in the United States during the Early National and antebellum periods. The Paul Craven, Jr. Collection is comprised of artifacts of Togo origin. The artifacts include wooden figurines, instruments, spears, household items, and woven straw fans adorned with the flag of Togo.

This small collection of letters written by U. Secretary of the Navy Paul Hamilton documents concerns and developments during the months preceding the War of First settled by rice planters who looked for an escape from the deadly malaria that plagued the inland areas, the island continues to bring in both returning vacationers as well as first-timers who long to […]. The Pelzer Manufacturing Company was organized in and began operations in The mill expanded rapidly during the s and s. During the 20th century it changed hands several times before closing in the late s.

Personal photos of 2nd Staff Sergeant Jesse W. Herring, Jr. Philip Simmons was an African American blacksmith and artisan specializing in the craft of ironwork in Charleston, South Carolina. Simmons spent seventy-seven years crafting utilitarian and ornamental ironwork. His work is recognized within the state of South Carolina, nationally, and internationally. This collection, donated by the Philip Simmons Foundation, holds personal papers with photographs […].

This collection of photographs comes from two albums of family photographs created by Conrad Munro Donner — , a peripatetic engineer from the Hamburg-Altona area near the border between Denmark and Germany who had an active interest in photography. Self-taught, the bulk of his images reflect his experience of Low Country rural life […]. During the late 19th century the discovery of phosphate deposits in the Charleston and Florence areas marked the beginning of a rapidly growing industry in South Carolina.

Phosphates are rocks formed from the fossilized remains of sea creatures found in areas once covered by oceans. In South Carolina, phosphates were used as fertilizers to extend […]. The collection consists of two scrapbooks recording the construction of the John P. Grace Memorial Bridge. Pleasant, S. A large portion of this collection is comprised of the research materials collected for the publication, Historic Preservation Plan Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Region, with the rest being non-survey regional research materials, general business files of the […].

This collection of photographs documents several days in the town of Piedmont, a South Carolina mill town in Anderson and Greenville counties. Taken by an itinerant photographer in the mids, the images were produced on a film strip to be shown at the local movie theater. Volunteers from Piedmont assisted in the identification of individuals […]. In mill 2 opened on the Anderson County side of the river followed by Mill 3. Shortly after the Estes Plant opened in Piedmont in the […].

Pierrine Smith Byrd was one of the first 13 women to enroll in the College of Charleston in , and was the first to graduate, in She was a longtime resident of Greenwood, S. The collection contains memorabilia from her high school and college days, […]. Contains photographs of the mill and community of Poe Mill from the private collection of Gary L. Established and owned by Francis Winslow Poe, the mill began operations in producing cotton fabric. The mill changed hands twice over the years and operated until The building burned in […]. Collection of photographs of Poinsett Mill from the private collection of Alvin Henson.

Originally organized as Carolina Mills in a , it was later renamed Poinsett Mills. The mill ceased operations in , but the building still survives as part of the Reynolds Company. A collection of early 20th-century postcards depicting Columbia and the Midlands area of South Carolina. Photographs loaned for digitization by the Greenville Health System. Annually, the South Carolina Historical Association publishes a journal, The Proceedings, which consists of papers presented at the annual meeting and submitted to the journal for publication consideration. The papers presented at the annual meeting and submitted to the journal are refereed by professional historians prior to selection for publication.

Only those papers that meet […]. The topics include an oration on sexual ethics, athletic dance for men and boys and the Proceedings of the Mississippi State Colonization Society. Lula […]. Renfrew Bleachery opened in and operated for 60 years before closing in Bound volumes containing charts graphs and tables pertaining to weather and the meteorological observations of Alexander Glennie taken in All Saints Parish and at Georgetown, South Carolina. Charts note the wind direction and velocity and include […].

The Richard Furman and James C. Dixie Walker dedicated his life and career to intercultural understanding and he utilized his knowledge of East Asia in his work at home and abroad. He taught in numerous prestigious institutions as a professor of international studies before joining the faculty of the University of South Carolina in He founded the Institute of International […].

Richard Taylor was a resident of Lexington County, South Carolina and freelance photographer who took photographs of various people, places, and structures of Lexington County, South Carolina. The photographs were taken from approximately through Many of the people that were photographed by Mr. Taylor are deceased and many of the structures that he […].

This collection covers the early 20th century up until the present day. In Robert B. Ariail donated an extraordinary collection of historical astronomy to the University of South Carolina and the South Carolina State Museum. Over the past half-century, Mr. Ariail built a collection that encompassed both historic telescopes and astronomical instruments, now at the State Museum, and more than 5, rare books and other published […].

This travel journal was originally conceived of as a way to assist the friends of Baltimore merchant Robert Gilmor in their future travels, with information about mileage and taverns along various routes. Young Folks Paper was published under various titles from […]. XXII, no June 30, and concluding in vol. XXIII, no. Two other major works by Stevenson were […]. Over the course of his twenty year career in South Carolina politics, including an unprecedented six years as governor, Robert McNair led South Carolina in an era of prosperity and carefully guided the Palmetto State through the turbulent s, a period of profound social upheaval and change.

Digitized here are speeches, correspondence, clippings, and photographs […]. The Rogers-Cline Collection is comprised of two cast iron kitchenwares; a kettle and a cook pot. The six-gallon iron cook pot has two bail handles. Born in Pavlavosk Russia in , Vishniac pursued studies in biology, zoology and oriental art.

As a young man his interest in microscopes and photography led to his contributions […]. Roswell T. Roy S. MacElwee was a planner who specialized in port development. This is an oversized scrapbook of photographs and clippings about the design of […]. The Russell Maxey Photograph Collection at Richland Library includes over negatives, including images taken by Maxey and earlier photographers. John C. He served with the U. He served as the director […]. Samuel Lander, Jr. He devoted his life to education and the ministry.

For a short time he practiced civil engineering and studied law. In December of […]. Samuel Hyde was a photographer and amateur historian who lived in Charleston and in Summerville, S. In , the Fourth U. The British believed that they could force British seamen in port or on the high seas into service and it was common […]. Originally conceived in the late 18th Century, fire insurance maps provided structural and urban environmental information necessary for insurance underwriters.

Founded in in the United States, the Sanborn National Insurance Diagram Bureau systematically produced ascetically appealing, but also efficient, maps nationwide. This New York firm expanded and grew immensely, finally emerging as the Sanborn […]. Wilkins, Sr. The first issue appeared in January with a portrait of Governor James F. Byrnes on […]. John A. Sargeant was the founder of Sargeant Studios, a prominent photography studio based in Columbia, South Carolina that operated from This collection contains a small group of Sargeant Studio news photography depicting accidents, crime and weather events from to The University of South Carolina libraries have been acquiring works by Scottish authors since the early nineteenth century.

With the addition of the extensive G. Ross Roy Collection in , South Carolina now has major research holdings across a wide range of Scottish writing. The photographs by Randy Bradford from this collection of historical Spartanburg images are from the decade of the s. Bradford recorded important events, political leaders, and visiting celebrities. His photographs also depict the everyday life and interests of Spartans from this era.

Randolph B. He was the first honor graduate of the Citadel in Henry Willis became interested in aviation in and learned to fly in San Diego, California. In December he received a Military […]. He was a musician in the jazz and marching bands at Croft from until early In addition to being a musician, Pizzimenti was a photographer and had permission to take pictures in camp. In , […]. This scrapbook contains images, newspaper clippings, and correspondence from the life of Septima P. Clark, a Charleston educator and civil rights activist.

Septima Poinsette Clark was born in Charleston, S. The project […]. Most of the items are specific to South Carolina. After his death, his widow, Edna, was appointed by the Governor of South Carolina to fill his position […]. Architectural drawings from the firm of Albert Simons and Samuel Lapham. Includes measured drawings of a country club in Ohio by Samuel Lapham; designs of the Ashley River Memorial Bridge; sculpture pedestals for the Gibbes Museum of Art; sundials, and garden plans.

Slater Mill was built in and still operates today. Originally a cotton mill, it later shifted to rayon, fiberglass, and other synthetics. Collection of The Slater News, a community newspaper for the Slater Mill community covering the life and times of the employees and families. The Diary of a Voyage to China, , the private diary of Captain Thomas Small, reveals the intense loneliness of command and details the longing he feels for the wife and newborn son he left behind. He also served as Speaker of the House almost continuously from until This site is user-friendly on laptops, tablets and phones.

There is a transparency […]. A collection of photographs, manuscripts, books, and maps from the Civil War era from the University of South Carolina Libraries with essays from Dr. Thomas J. Brown and Dr. Dorothy Pratt. This collection will continue to have materials added to it. Although the Spanish-American War was of short duration, South Carolina found itself involved through the raising of volunteer regiments and hosting of military camps.

Soldiers at Camp Fornance in Columbia, S. This virtual collection brings together materials documenting the South Carolina home-front during World War II as well as experiences of South Carolina soldiers. The South Carolina State Legislature first enacted an Underwater Antiquities Bill in which was intended to protect historic shipwrecks and other submerged cultural resources. In a Hobby Diver […].

The photographs are from the archives of the South Carolina State Library and many were taken by State Library field agents. Portrayed in photographs […]. The photographs are from the archives of the South Carolina State Library and many were taken by State Library field […]. Many of these documents are about South Carolina or include topics of regional interest. The South Carolina Federal Documents Collection provides access to digitized copies of selected publications written by U. Selections from the manuscript collection of South Carolina Historical Society.

The first addition to this collection is a journal written by Peter Timothy during the Revolutionary War, detailing troop activities in Charleston. Interviews with Charlestonians of various backgrounds, recorded in the s and s. The postcards provide a visual record for hospitals that may no longer exist or have changed location, and reflect the ways that hospital architecture has changed over time. This collection contains picture postcards from the early part of the twentieth century that depict scenes across South Carolina.

This collection contains pamphlets of illustrations and exhibit information. The South Carolina Library Association, established on October 27, , is made of librarians from all around our state South Carolina dedicated to providing innovative services and promoting libraries and intellectual freedom to all our citizens including the public, as well as those in higher education and in our schools.