Updates to the Archives (Spring 2018)
Posted: May 23, 2018
Since the last update, 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 1930s photograph by Howard R. Jacobs featuring Charleston trolley cars, located near the Trolley Barn.
- Graduate student reports on a variety of Charleston single houses and houses with “tucked in” piazzas.
- Measured Drawing of Drawing-Room Doorway, Missroon House, by A.T.S. Stoney, 1926.
- Original Sketches of Charleston structures: “Peace Street, Rosemont”; “”M&J Grocery, corner of Coming and Spring Streets”; “”Freedman’s Cottage, 380 Race Street”; and “”Slave quarters, McLeod Plantation, James Island.” By illustrator Chris Grubbs, 2007.
- Report entitled “Investigation, Documentation, and Conservation of the Jackson Street Cottages: 193-195-197-199 Jackson Street.” Created by the Clemson/CofC Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, Class of 2017.
Missroon House Drawing Room Doorway
- Public Housing on Peninsular Charleston, South Carolina: A History of Subsidized Housing by Jason Grismore [graduate student thesis].
- Aiken-Rhett House: Cultural Landscape Report, 2016-2017, by Suzanne Turner.
- P-Nut: The Lowcountry Poet of Charleston by Joseph W. Johnson.
- In the Looking Glass: Mirrors and Identity in Early America by Rebecca K. Shrum (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017)
- Cabin, Quarter, Plantation: Architecture and Landscapes of North American Slavery by Clifton Ellis and Rebecca Ginsburg (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010)
- A New Plantation World: Sporting Estates in the South Carolina Lowcountry, 1900-1940, by Daniel J. Vivian (Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018)
- King Street Corridor and Market Area: Commercial Market Analysis by Gibbs Planning Group (2003)
- The Story of South Carolina’s Senior Bank: The Bank of Charleston, Mother of the South Carolina National Bank of Charleston by Samuel G. Stoney (1955)
Aiken-Rhett House Cultural Landscape Report
Photographs and Other Visual Materials:
Aerial View, 1953
… 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.