George William Walker papers, 1913-1934

Letters and photographs from Charleston-native George William Walker (b. 1894) who served as a lieutenant in the 52nd Infantry Regiment, World War I.

Glenn Drayton Journal, 1814-1864

Glenn Drayton’s journal is a bound volume consisting of Drayton’s rules of conduct expected of a U.S. sailor, 1814; and records, 1814-1864, of Rusticello plantation, Pendleton District, S.C., continued after Drayton’s death.

Government Information Pamphlet Collection

This is a collection of informational pamphlets from the Government Information Library.

Harry and William Birch Collection

Over 40 hours of film, photographs, and papers document the careers of two distinguished Chicago news cameramen, father and son.

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.

Heyward Album

This Civil War-era photograph album contains cartes-de-visite photographs of members of the S. C. Secession Convention, Confederate and U.S. Governments, officers of the Confederate and U.S. Armies, S.C. governors, and officers of the South Carolina Volunteers 1st Regiment of Rifles.

In Camp And At The Front: World War I Selections from South Carolina Political Collections

Several collections in SCPC contain material dating from the Great War.

Isaac Rosenberg: Early Poetry and Related Documents from the Joseph Cohen Collection of World War I Literature

Isaac Rosenberg, recognized as the first significant Jewish poet in English literature, was one of the major poets whose life was cut short by the Great War, and the only one who served in the ranks. He died on the Somme in 1918 at the age of 27.

James and Marian Robinson Scrapbooks, 1935-1969

This collection includes both a bound (1944-1949) and an unbound (1935-1969) scrapbook, and each book offers a snapshot into the life of Jim and Marian Robinson. Letters, photos, and newspaper clippings are all included in this collection.

Marines training

James H. Davis and John S. Davis U.S. Marine Corps Oral History Collection

The oral history interviews in this collection seek to tell the story of Lt. Col. James H. Davis and his brother, John Sherwood Davis, by sharing recollections and experiences of those who knew or served with them. Family members, college friends, and fellow Marines have been interviewed, and those interviews form the foundation of ongoing efforts to preserve the stories and experiences of those who served our country.

John Hodge Bollin papers, 1918-1920

Letters, postcards, and photographs from Columbia native John Hodge Bollin, Jr. (1894-1950), a member of Company M, 323rd Infantry, 81st Division and served during World War I.

Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection: Postcards

The Joseph M. Bruccoli Great War Collection includes over 200 separate postcards. Most were printed in the United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany.