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Historical City Records


The Records Center has created finding aids for many of its historical collections. Below are a few of the finding aids available to researchers. To view any of the City's historical records contact Meg Moughan, Records Manager, at 724-7301 or Rebecca Schultz, Records Specialist, at 724-7302 to make an appointment. 


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Historic City Records


City Incinerator Records, 1916-1956

City of Charleston Engineering Records, 1867-1979

City of Charleston Grant Files, 1947-2004

City of Charleston Pamphlets Collection, 1782-1991

Engineering Scrolls Collection, 1900-1950

Plans and Studies, 1895-2009

Public Service Files, 1964-1983

Records of the City of Charleston Fire Department, 1848-1979