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Williams Gage at the South Caroliniana Library
One hundred eighty-six volumes added to the library of Robert J. Gage (1810-1882) and his son George Williams Gage (1856-1921) reflect the broad intellectual interests of the Union District planter and his jurist son who served on the South Carolina Supreme Court at the time of his death. | Previous Issues | Endowments | Friends of the Library |
Titles include history, literature, theology, politics, natural history, travel, and biography. Significant South Carolina titles are the 1905 edition of Alexander Gregg, History of the Old Cheraws...; Joseph LeConte, Religion and Science... (New York, 1874); Kelly Miller, Race Adjustment. Essays on the Negro in America (New York, 1910); The South Carolina Agriculturist..., Vol. 1 (1856); and Michael Tuomey, Report on the Geology of South Carolina (Columbia, 1848).
A number of the general titles in the Gage library represent additions to the holdings of the University Libraries. Examples include Henry Blunt, A Practical Exposition of the Epistles to the Seven Churches of Asia (Philadelphia, 1839); H.M. Brackenridge, History of the Late War Between the United States and Great Britain... (Philadelphia, 1836); Louis Marie Granpre, A Voyage in the Indian Ocean and to Bengal...: to which is added, A Voyage in the Red Sea... (Brattleborough, Vt., 1814); and Friedrich Schlegel, Lectures on the History of Literature, Ancient and Modern (New York, 1844).