A generous grant from the Bernard and Judy Cornwell Foundation enabled the Library Society to develop digitization as an additional layer of sharing its own Special Collections. Rare books and manuscripts require specialized scanners for safe digitization, and the library now owns the equipment necessary for preserving its vast collections in perpetuity. In conjunction, the Library Society continues its partnership with Lowcountry Digital Library where the broader Charleston community can access the Charleston City Directories as well as other manuscripts and archival documents tied to the history of the Lowcountry.

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Print of an Egyptian column capitol
Aububon Rat
Redoute Rose