Photographs

Title

Photographs

Subject

Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina

Description

The Citadel Archives photography collections date back to the mid-nineteenth century, and include images of students, faculty, social life, athletics, parades, and significant events throughout The Citadel's history. Photographs will also appear in other collections throughout this website, especially in collections of individuals.

Source

Photograph Collection

Publisher

The Citadel Archives & Museum

Rights

Materials in The Citadel Archives & Museum Digital Collections are intended for educational and research use. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. For more information contact The Citadel Archives & Museum, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 29409.

Relation

Photograph Collection

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Still Image

Identifier

https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/collections/show/3

Collection Items

Sketch of The Citadel in Marion Square, 1843
The Citadel was founded in December of 1842, and classes began in March of 1843. This sketch shows The Citadel in its original location on Marion Square in Charleston as it appeared when classes first started.

Sketch of The Arsenal Academy in Columbia, 1843
When The Citadel was founded, it consisted of two schools: The Citadel in Charleston and the Arsenal Academy in Columbia. This sketch shows the Arsenal Academy as it appeared in 1843.

Photograph of The Citadel under occupation, circa 1870
This image is of The Citadel under federal occupation after the Civil War. Note the large "U.S." on the gates. The Citadel reopened in 1882. This photograph was taken at The Citadel's original location in Marion Square.

Photograph of The Citadel after the 1886 earthquake
Photograph of The Citadel in its original location on Marion Square after the earthquake of 1886.

Photograph of cadet formation in Marion Square courtyard, 1892
This photograph was taken at The Citadel's original location in Marion Square.

Photograph of fire at The Citadel by Vandyke Studio, 1892
Hand-colored photograph of The Citadel on Marion Square. The fire was started by a defective chimney.

Photograph of the Lamp Squad, circa 1900
The Lamp Squad was made up of cadet orderlies who were in charge of having lamps from the barracks replenished with kerosene. This photograph was taken at The Citadel's original location in Marion Square.

Photograph of cadets playing cards, 1901
This photograph was taken at The Citadel's original location in Marion Square.

Photograph of cadets walking tours in Marion Square courtyard, circa 1901
This photograph was taken at The Citadel's original location in Marion Square.

Photograph of cadets in room at The Citadel, circa 1902
Three cadets in their room at The Citadel's original location on Marion Square, circa 1902.
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