Image of a now extinct parrot from the Carolinas. The parrot has a yellow head, green body and wings, and is perched on a branch.

Catesby’s Natural Histories

Published by subscription in installments from 1729-1747, Catesby’s Natural History is a scientific account of the flora and fauna of North America and contains 220 illustrations of the plants and animals Catesby encountered in his travels.

Names of South Carolina

With the first edition in 1954 and the final edition in 1965, Names of South Carolina is dedicated to locating, contextualizing, and explaining famous family names found in the state. Authored by Claude and Irene Neuffer, and totaling 12 volumes, this compendium spans from the post-Civil War era to the Civil Rights era. Rights and …

Angelica Singleton Van Buren Collection

This collection of travel diaries and an autograph book gives a first-hand account of early to mid nineteenth century aristocratic life in The United States and abroad.

Beulah Glover Photograph Collection

This small sampling of images by Miss Beulah Glover includes prints and negatives and covers the years 1941 to 1952.

Moving Image Research Collections

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E. Don Herd Photograph Collection

E. Don Herd created these negatives while a student at Belton High School, Belton, S.C. and a few later while at Erskine College.

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.

Fox Movietone News Collection

The collection contains seven million feet of nitrate motion picture film and four million feet of safety motion picture film documenting the national and global politics and culture from 1919 through 1934 and from September 1942 through August 1944. Paper holdings provide detailed notes generated by original camera crews as well as ephemera related to individual stories.

Henry William Ravenel Papers, 1739-1935

Manuscripts and diaries documenting the family life and natural history interests of a 19th century planter, botanist, and agricultural writer.

Home Movies from 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.

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.

Gonzaga University, postcard close up

J.B. Hawley Postcard Collection

This collection of postcards from donor J.B. Hawley focuses primarily on buildings found on university campuses across the United States.