November Updates to the Archives
Posted: November 1, 2017
Many new items have been added to the Archives/Library and the Online Catalog including property information, library items, photographs, and other visual materials. Pictured above is a Loutrel Briggs sketch plan, 59 Church Street, 1954.
- Compilation of original deeds, titles, and other documentation related to the transfer, sale, and ownership of 72-74 Tradd Street. Also includes blueprints and photographs. Spans 1765 to 1961, likely representing the entire history of the ownership of the double tenement during that time period.
- Architectural drawings and landscape plans for 59 and 62 Church Street, various years.
- Architectural drawings of the Stewart-Parker House (Georgetown, SC), 2017.
- Slavery in the City: Architecture and Landscapes of Urban Slavery in North America by Clifton Ellis and Rebecca Ginsburg (Charlottesville, Va.: University of Virginia Press, 2017)
- Simple Furnishing and Arrangement by Helen Gloag and John Gloag (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1922)
- A History of Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina by Patricia Richards Kennedy (S.l.: Menasha Ridge Press, ©2005)
- Oral histories (video): Interviews with several individuals who relate their experiences living in various neighborhoods in Charleston.
Site of Waterfront Park and view of Concord Street, c. 1985.
Photographs and Other Visual Materials:
- Photographs and slides of several Charleston properties including the site of Waterfront Park before it was developed; various views after the 1911 hurricane; the Four Mile House; and buildings on Amherst, Bull, Calhoun, Cannon, and East Bay Streets.
… AND MUCH MORE! The Online Catalog contains records that describe thousands of items in the Margaretta Childs Archives. It is updated on a regular basis, so please check often. Images and content may be protected by copyright or other restrictions, and may not be reproduced, transmitted, copied, or otherwise used without permission. Contact Karen Emmons to request permission to use images or content from the catalog. Fees may apply.