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Robert N. S. Whitelaw and Alice F. Levkoff
Published: Jul 1 2002
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When Alice Levkoff, a graduate of the University of Michigan, moved to her husband's hometown of Charleston, her latent interest in architectural history blossomed. Her years of work with the Historic Charleston Foundation and other preservation organizations, coupled with her research at the Charleston Library Society and South Carolina Historical Society, provided the background for assembling this collection of period photographs. Levkoff lives in Charleston.
Robert N. S. Whitelaw (1905–1974) was a founding trustee of the Historic Charleston Foundation and the first full time director of the Gibbes Memorial Art Gallery. In that position, he also assumed custody of the Dock Street Theatre after its reconstruction in 1937.
"As complete a study of Charleston since the mid-nineteenth century as has yet been compiled in a single volume."—Charleston, South Carolina, Post and Courier
"A unique contribution in words and pictures to the history of South Carolina, its people, and to its unique seaboard Mecca."—Columbia, South Carolina, The State
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