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Mary Giles postcard collection

Identifier: A-03-9014

Scope and Contents

This collection contains postcards depicting Catholic churches and buildings throughout South Carolina.  Included are interior and exterior images of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Charleston, with a partial view of Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy convent on Legare Street; St. Peter's Catholic Church in Columbia; and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Camden.


  • Created: 1910-1989, undated
  • Other: Date acquired: 05/12/2004


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Mary Giles, archivist of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston (1999-2004), collected material relating to Catholicism in South Carolina.

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Postcards depicting Catholic churches and buildings throughout South Carolina.

Source of Acquisition

Received from Mary Giles in May 2004.

Method of Acquisition


Appraisal Information


Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Bronheim, October 2012.

Inventory of the Mary Giles postcard collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US