Topic: South Carolina

Greenwood County Library Photographs

This collection from the Greenwood County Library contains photographs from the 1900s that include library programs, book displays, library buildings, bookmobiles, and library staff. Digitization assistance provided by the South Carolina State Library’s Digitization in a Box Program.


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Columbia Theater and Entertainment

A collection of programs and ephemera representing a long history of performance and entertainment in Columbia. This collection spans the twentieth century and features playbills and programs from the historic Town Theater and other local theatrical productions as well as novelties such as dance cards, movie memorabilia and event tickets.


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Dorchester: Our Homes – Our People – Our Story

This 4 volume set on the history of the Town of Dorchester in the county of Dorchester, SC, was donated to Dorchester County Library in 2000 by James A. Way, the author.   Mr. Way wanted to document the history of the town and the families who settled in the area and who continue to live …


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South Carolina Book Collection

The South Carolina State Library maintains an extensive print collection of materials published about South Carolina. The South Carolina Book Collection provides access to digitized copies of selected books in the public domain, including the Annual Reports of the Charleston Orphan House, Annual Reports of the Audubon Society of South Carolina, and published political speeches.


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The Wilhelmine Kirby Waller Collection

Wilhelmine Kirby Waller first visited Camden in 1929 because she wanted to stay in a place where “the winter population never breathed without mentioning a horse.” She maintained a home in Camden until her death in 2004. Kirby and other members of the “winter colony” made a huge impact on Camden and surrounding areas. These …


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Waring Historical Library Manuscript Collections

The Waring Historical Library Manuscript collection consists of the first group of original documents transferred from the Medical Society of South Carolina to the Medical College of the State of South Carolina Library in 1933.


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Roper Hospital Digital Collections

The Roper Hospital Digital Collections consist of archival records documenting the construction, management, and administration of Roper Hospital. Roper Hospital was established by the Medical Society of South Carolina “to treat all sick and injured people without regard to complexion, religion, or nation.” In 1856 the first Roper Hospital building, located adjacent to the Medical College of South Carolina building on Queen Street in …


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South Carolina Medical Association Oral History Collection

The South Carolina Medical Association oral history collection consists of oral history interviews of 24 past presidents of the South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA). The former presidents discuss their educational backgrounds, careers in medicine, and the major issues affecting the field of medicine and SCMA during their tenures as president. The physicians also offer their perspectives on …


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MUSC College of Pharmacy Class Photos

Class composites and group photos of graduates of the Medical University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.


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MUSC College of Dental Medicine Oral History Project, 2011

This series of interviews were conducted by Brooke Fox, MUSC University Archivist, and Susan Hoffius, Curator, Waring Historical Library, in preparation for the 50th anniversary of the college. The collection consists of nine individual interviews recorded on a digital audio recorder between September 2011 and March 2012. Topics include the establishment of the College of …


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