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Beulah Glover Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-VM-12239
In about 1937 Miss Beulah Glover (17 Aug. 1887 – 4 Jan. 1991) opened a photography studio in Walterboro, S.C. Being also an historian, Miss Glover shot many historical scenes in the Lowcountry. She converted some of these images to postcards and sold them in her studio, Foto-Nook. She also used images to illustrate her many articles and books on the history of Colleton County. Miss Glover worked also as photo-journalist, selling her images to the Walterboro newspaper. This small sampling of images by Miss Glover includes prints and negatives and covers the years 1941 to 1952.

The collection is divided into the following subseries: African Americans, Churches, Edisto Island, Houses, Persons, Photo-Journalism, Postcards, War Activities, Miscellaneous, and Negatives. Each sub-series is contained in single folder. There is also a sample book used for snap shots processed by Foto-Nook and a Cathay Cover that held the negatives. The collection contains ninety-two prints and thirteen negatives (stored with original negatives.)

Dates

  • circa 1920s-1952

Conditions Governing Access

Open to research

Extent

92 Photographic Prints (Photographs taken by Beulah Glover of Walterboro, S.C.)

13 See container summary (Photographic negatives, stored separately.)

Physical Location

This collection is held by the South Carolinina Library, 910 Sumter St. Columbia, SC 29208. All collections are currently housed off-site and require 24-hours advance notice to retrieve. Please call (803) 777-3132 or email sclref@sc.edu to request materials.

General

Digital collection https://delphi.tcl.sc.edu/library/digital/collections/glover.html

Repository Details

Part of the South Caroliniana Library Repository

Contact:
910 Sumter St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA
803-777-3131
(803) 777-5747 (Fax)

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