Exhibit curated by E. Brooke Fox and Susan D. Hoffius, Waring Historical Library.

Exhibit text written by Susan Millar Williams and Stephen G. Hoffius, based on their book Upheaval in Charleston: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow.

Exhibit designed and produced by Thomas L. Hamm II, Education and Student Life, and Sherman Paggi, MUSC Library.

Special thanks to Carole F. Bennett, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, for narrating Charlotte Hayden's letter to her sister Sidney.

Photographs and Reproductions

The Waring Historical Library holds the copyrights for some (but not all) of the illustrations and textual images. If you are interested in reproducing items, please contact the University Archivist. As with all copyrighted material, " fair use" guidelines of the applicable copyright laws may apply to educational or other non-commercial uses.

Citation and Attribution

Please cite this electronic exhibition as a whole as "Faults and Fractures: The Medical Response to the Charleston Earthquake of 1886," an online exhibition of the Waring Historical Library, Medical University of South Carolina Library. Charleston, SC: Waring Historical Library, 2011. URL: http://waring.library.musc.edu/exhibits/EarthQuake/

Questions or comments

MUSC University Archives