College of Charleston Special Collections

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College of Charleston Special Collections

Contact Information[edit | edit source]


Mailing Address:</ref>

Special Collections, College of Charleston Libraries
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424

Physical Address:
205 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401 - Third Floor

Telephone:</ref>  843-953-8016
Fax:  802-000-0000

Hours and holidays:</ref> Monday to Friday 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

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Collection Description[edit | edit source]

The Special Collections Department of the College of Charleston is located on the third floor of the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library. The primary mission of Special Collections is to evaluate, acquire, organize, preserve, and make available rare printed and archival materials. Its holdings include the College archives, rare books, and manuscript .

It houses over 500 separate collections that vary in size from a single item to several hundred linear feet.

The largest collections are the College of Charleston Archive, the Spoleto Festival Archive, the Jewish Heritage Collection (including the William A. Rosenthall Judaica Collection and Papers), the L. Mendel Rivers Collection, and the Burnet R. Maybank Senatorial Papers.

All catalogued materials are available for public viewing. [2]}

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