Walking cane of Dr. William Crum

Title:
Walking cane of Dr. William Crum
Date:
1910
Description:
Black cane with gold head containing the inscription "To WDC from WHJ & JMT 1910." The cane was presented to Dr. William Crum, physician, Collector of Customs in Charleston, South Carolina, and United States minister and consul general to Liberia, at a farewell banquet prior to his ambassadorial journey to Liberia. The initials signify the presenters of the cane: WHJ is William H. Johnson and JMT is J. M. Thompson, both Charleston physicians.
Collection:
H. A. DeCosta, Jr. Papers
Contributing Institution:
Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
Media Type:
Objects
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912
Topical Subject:
African American physicians--South Carolina--Charleston, Ambassadors--United States, Physicians--United States--19th century, Physicians--United States--20th century, Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
Geographic Subject:
United States, South Carolina, Charleston (S.C.)
Shelving Locator:
2010.014.001
S.C. County:
Calhoun County (S.C.)
Material Type:
Canes (walking sticks)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2011, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.