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St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception altar drawings

Identifier: A-00-9022

Scope and Contents

This collection contains variations of the marble altar designed for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Edgefield, South Carolina.


  • Created: circa 1860

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

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception is a Roman Catholic Church located in Edgefield, South Carolina. The church was designed by Major John R. Niernsie and the foundation and cornerstone were laid in 1858.  Money for construction was raised largely by Father Timothy Bermingham.  He travelled across the state of South Carolina and abroad to help pay for the debt incurred by the building of the church. In 1860, the church was completed and dedicated by Bishop Patrick Lynch.

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Drawings of the marble altar in St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, Edgefield, South Carolina.

Source of Acquisition


Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Bronheim, October 2012.

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Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US