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Special Collections: Natural History and Gardening: South Carolina Naturalists

Resources in Special Collections and the South Carolina Historical Society Archives relating to natural history and naturalists in South Carolina and beyond.

Alexander Garden (1730-1791) – Botany

John Bachman (1790-1874) – Minister & Naturalist

John E. Holbrook (1796-1871) – Zoology & Herpetology

Edmund Ravenel (1797-1871) – Physician, Plantation Owner, & Naturalist

Francis Simmons Holmes (1815-1882) – Paleontology

Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722–1793) – Agriculture

André Michaux (1746-1802) & François André Michaux (1770-1855) – Botany

Edmund Ruffin (1794-1865) – Agriculture & Geology

South Carolina Naturalists

Photo: "Box 1, Slide 074" from the John Henry Dick Collection (College of Charleston Libraries)