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South Carolina

Description: Map of South Carolina at the time of the ratification of the Constitutions, showing counties, townships, towns, water bodies, forts, churches and chapels, houses, roads, swamps, and marshes. A table of the proprietors of land in South Carolina is included in the lower-left corner of the map. There is also an inset map of South Carolina in its entirety, with markings for geographic features as well as major roads, court houses, bridges, and iron works. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:823,680] (13 miles to the inch).
Date: 1937
Creator: Faden, William; Stuart, John & Drayton, John
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

An accurate map of North and South Carolina with their Indian frontiers : shewing [sic.] in a distinct manner all the mountains, rivers, swamps, marshes, bays, creeks, harbours, sandbanks and soundings on the coasts [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows South Carolina geography, place names, and port details. Inset: "The Harbour of Port Royal." Depths indicated by soundings; relief by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,900,800].
Date: 1972
Creator: Mouzon, Henry
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

South Carolina.

Description: Map shows South Carolina railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes index and statistical data. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,670,000].
Date: 1898
Creator: Rand McNally and Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's South Carolina, 1861.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, roads, swamps, cities, towns, and notable physical features; islands, swamps, railroads, city layout of Charleston, and military facilities on inset. Inset: "Plan of Charleston vicinity & harbor." Includes explanations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,350,000].
Date: 1861
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of South Carolina : with its canals, roads & distances : from place to place along the stage & steam boat routes.

Description: Map shows counties, cities, roads, railroads, canals, distances between points, and swamps; street names, boroughs, swamps, structures, docks, and "The Lines" on inset. Inset: "Charleston." Includes explanation, notes, and tables for distances and steam boat routes; references and key to boroughs for inset. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,410,000].
Date: 1852
Creator: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

South Carolina.

Description: Map shows counties, railroads, common roads, canals, swamps, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Inset: "Plan of Charleston, vicinity & harbor." Scale [ca. 1:1,310,000] and [ca. 1:190,080].
Date: 1853
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mitchell's map of South Carolina : exhibiting its internal improvements, roads, distances &c.

Description: Map shows counties, roads, canals, railroads, swamps, cities and towns; churches, ferries, and businesses on insets. Includes explanation and table of "principal stage routes through South Carolina." Insets: "Vicinity of Columbia" and "Vicinity of Charleston." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,217,000].
Date: 1849
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Postcard of High Battery Home]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building with white columns on the second floor and a horse drawn buggy pulling two men in suits, further described as "High Battery Home Charleston, South Carolina Classic Greek Revival, Architecture is typified by this fine residence at 9 East Battery, built in 1838 by Robert William Roper, a wealthy planter and son of the founder of Roper Hospital. Its monumental portico faces out over 300 years of history in Charleston's harbor. Present owner Richard Hampton Jenrette."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Magnolia Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a red stone path leading to a group of Magnolia trees, described further as "Magnolia Gardens Charleston County, S. C. Developed in 1830 by Rev. John Drayton, the gardens were pronounced by John Galsworthy as 'the most beautiful gardens in the world.' Visitors are entranced by over 25 acres of exotic oriental plants mixed with the beautiful native flowers of the Carolina coast."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Middleton Gardens]

Description: Postcard of a still waterway crossed by a black bridge and blushing with pink blooming bushes, described as "Middelton Gardens - Charleston, S. C. Oldest landscaped garden in America where in 1787, at the invitation of owner Arthur Middleton, the French botanist, Andrew Michaux, set out the first four camellia japonicas that were brought to America, three of which are still flourishing."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Church Street]

Description: Postcard of a street leading to a church lined with brightly colored cars, further described as "Along Church Street - Charleston, S. C. At left the Dock Street Theatre, opened in 1736, is the first building in America designed solely for theatrical purposes. In center is St. Philip's Episcopal Church, erected 1835, now one of Charleston's most famous landmarks. At right the Huguenot (French Protestant) church, 1681, which still uses the original liturgy. Present structure is the third on this site."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of St. Michael's Church]

Description: Postcard of a church with a steeple and many cars parked in front. On the back, the following is added, "The oldest church edifice in the city of Charleston. The cornerstone of the Episcopal Church was laid in 1752, and in 1761, the church was opened for services. The type of architecture is according to the tradition of Sir Christopher Wren. St. Michael's is one of the few city Churches in America that has retained the original design where the service is to be heard and all the worshipers to participate. The clock and bells were imported from England in 1764."
Date: unknown
Creator: Charleston Post Card Co. & Ernest Ferguson
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

South Carolina.

Description: Map shows South Carolina railroads, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,800,000].
Date: [1900..1920]
Creator: C.S. Hammond & Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[News Clip: SC Irene]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering an unknown news story. The footage features flooding in residential neighborhoods and a brief interview with an unidentified man. This footage was broadcast at 10pm.
Date: October 18, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["The Crescent Limited"]

Description: Southern Railway's " The Crescent Limited" famous New Orleans - New York train, headed by engine No.1394, a big Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute between Spartanburg and Greenville, South Carolina.
Date: 1926~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Map of siege operations against the defenses of Charleston harbor, 1863: showing batteries covering the descent upon Morris Island, July 10, and the subsequent operations resulting in the demolition of Ft. Sumter and the capture of Ft. Wagner & Batty. Gregg, September 7.

Description: Map shows union and confederate fortifications on Morris Island and vicinity; marshes, causeways, roads, lighthouses, and shipwrecks. Includes legend. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:19,200].
Date: [1891..1895]
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North Carolina (eastern part, without Tennessee)

Description: Map of North and South Carolina and the surrounding area at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing counties, towns, roads, mountain ranges, swamps, boundary lines, and water bodies. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:950,400] (approximately 15 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Mouzon, Henry
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library