A Brief History of Moscovia

This collection includes John Milton’s A Brief History of Moscovia: and Other Less-Known Countries Lying Eastward of Russia as Far as Cathay. Gathered from the Writings of Several Eye-Witnesses and a map of Russia dating from 1625.

Aerial Photos of Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina (Pilot Project)

Aerial photographs of Richland County, South Carolina.

Census of Cuba Report, 1899

Report on the Census of Cuba, 1899. Acknowledgements Lisa Ressener (2006, MLIS Library Science) and Laura Masce (2006, MLIS Library Science) scanned the images of this book in the fall of 2005. Laura Masce then created a home page for the book and used optical character recognition software to “OCR” the text of the book, …

Eleanor Phelps’ Cruise Around the World

The photographs, diary entries, and souvenirs that comprise this collection document Eleanor’s visits to the Panama Canal, the Taj Mahal, and the Valley of the Kings, as well as dozens of cities and other historic sites all over the globe.

Historical Soil Survey Maps of South Carolina

At the close of the 19th century the U.S. Department of Agriculture, along with individual state agencies, began the collection of vast amounts of pedogenic information for the sake of not only farmers but also for developers and industry.

Home Movies from USC’s Moving Image Research Collections

Moving Image Research Collections’ holdings of amateur films and home movies documents family life, holiday celebrations, vacation travel and much more. These films, created in many locations across the United States and across the globe as well, represent a period of time spanning from the early 20th century to the 1970’s. Browse the entire collection …

Humboldt’s Atlas of Latin America, 1799-1804

This volume, the atlas to the exhibition, was printed in Paris between 1805 to 1834 and is a comprehensive work in the fields of physical geography and geology, natural history, and ethnography that served as a model for future scientific expeditions.

Hurricane Hugo Elevation Maps

This series of 31 maps of the South Carolina coastline depicts water-surface elevations, high water marks, and landward extent of storm-tide inundation caused by Hurricane Hugo, September 21-22, 1989.

James Kershaw Papers, 1786-1825

This collection contains diaries of James Kershaw, 1791-1825, with meteorological observations, recipes, and home remedies, including advice for treatment of pimples, boils, baldness, and unwanted hair.

John and Mary Osman – Braun and Hogenberg Collection

The John and Mary Osman Braun and Hogenberg Collection contains a variety of maps from the late 16th and early 17th centuries, primarily from the Civitates Orbis Terrarum (Cities of the World) by Georg Braun and Franz Hogenberg.