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Historical Mayoral Records

The Records Center for the City of Charleston holds mayoral records dating to the administration of Mayor William A. Courtenay, 1879-1887. Below are a few of the finding aids which have been created to aid researchers in locating information within the collections. To view any of the City's historical records contact Meg Moughan, Records Manager, at 724-7301 or Rebecca Schultz, Records Specialist, at 724-7302 to make an appointment. 

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Historic Mayoral Papers

William A. Courtenay Mayoral Papers, 1879-1887
(In Process)

John F. Ficken, Jr., Mayoral Papers, 1891-1895
(In Process)

J. Adger Smyth Mayoral Papers, 1896-1903
                                        R. Goodwyn Rhett Mayoral Papers, 1903-1911
                                        John P. Grace Mayoral Papers, 1911-1923
                                        Tristram T. Hyde Mayoral Papers, 1906-1911
                                        Thomas P. Stoney Mayoral Papers, 1921-1931

                                        Burnet R. Maybank Mayoral Papers, 1931-1986

                                        Henry W. Lockwood Mayoral Papers, 1938-1944

                                        E. Edward Wehman, Jr., Mayoral Papers, 1944-1947
                                        William McG Morrison Mayoral Papers, 1948-1959

                                        Arthur B. Schirmer, Jr., Mayoral Papers, 1975

                                        J. Palmer Gaillard, Jr., Mayoral Papers, 1935-1978

Joseph P. Riley, Jr., Mayoral Papers, 1975-2015
      (In Process)