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Object ID # 2015.002.047
Object Type Manuscript
Title “Of Sterling Worth and Good Qualities”: Status and Domesticity in Nineteenth-Century Middle Class Charleston: Archaeological Investigations at Site 38CH1871, Marlene & Nathan Addlestone Library, College of Charleston
Alternate Title(s) Archaeological Investigations at Site 38CH1871, Marlene & Nathan Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
Author Joseph, J.W.
Additional Author(s) Botwick, Brad
Meader, J. Faith
O'Steen, Lisa D.
Raymer, Leslie E.
Call No. CC77 .H5 M37 2004
Pamphlet # P437
Publication/Copyright Date 2004
Publisher New South Associates
Summary Report on the archaeological excavations done at the to site located at the southwest corner of the Calhoun and Coming street intersection, in order to evaluate and mitigate the effects of the construction of Addlestone Library on significant archaeological resources.

Contents include: Historic context (brief history of Charleston, site history, the Macphela and Brown Fellowship Society Cemeteries) - Testing and evaluation results - Research design for the data recovery (including research topics class, gender, material culture) - Research design for the data recovery - Data recovery results - History and archaeology of 77 Coming Street -- History and archaeology of 79 Coming Street - History and archaeology of 81 Coming Street - History and archaeology of 83 Coming Street -- History and archaeology of 201-203 Calhoun Street - Nineteenth-century diet in urban Charleston - Macroplant remains from the College of Charleston Library site - Analysis and interpretations (ceramic decorations, relative cost of ceramics, matched sets, symbols of refinement, the English style among Charleston planters, ritualization of family meals in Charleston, mid nineteenth-century middle class gentility in Charleston) -- Conclusions (planter class identity, southern dining rituals, Charleston's mid-nineteenth-century middle class) - Artifact inventory - Faunal inventory
Subjects Excavations (Archaeology)--South Carolina--Charleston
Charleston (S.C.)--Antiquities
Charleston (S.C.)--History
Charleston (S.C.)--Social life and customs
College of Charleston
Search Terms Coming Street
Calhoun Street
Notes Report prepared by New South Associates, J.W. Joseph, Brad Botwick, J. Faith Meader, Lisa D. O'Sheen, Leslie E. Raymer.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-220).
New South Associates technical report ; 1187.
"Report submitted to Enwright Associates, Inc., 101 West Broad Street, Suite 200, Greenville, South Carolina 29601."
"August 30, 2004."
Series New South Associates Technical Report