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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

J. Arthur Brown papers

Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. He fathered a second son, Albert Wayne Gourdine, who was...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

Septima P. Clark papers

Identifier: AMN 1000
Abstract Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Peter Porcher Poinsette and Victoria Anderson. Clark attended small private schools and Avery Institute, getting a teacher's certificate in 1916. She married Nerie Clark (1889-1925) of North Carolina, a navy cook in 1920; they had one surviving child Nerie Clark, Jr. (born 1925). Clark received her BA from Benedict College in 1942 and an MA from Hampton Institute in 1946. She taught in various schools throughout...
Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Gadsden Funeral Home records

Identifier: AMN 1137
Abstract The Gadsden Funeral Home was founded in 1902 by Eugene Gadsden (1866-1928) as the Eugene Gadsden Company. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Gadsden Funeral Home was operated and passed down through the family for over a century until it closed in 2005.The Gadsden Funeral Home records consist of three series documenting the history of the Gadsden/Duncan family, the Gadsden Funeral Home, and numerous affiliations. The collection consists...
Dates: 1892-2010; Majority of material found within 1921-1986

Henry Grant papers

Identifier: AMN 1011
Abstract Henry Lacy Grant (1925-1990) was born in North Augusta, Georgia to Henry L. Grant and Lillie Lacy Grant. An ordained Episcopal priest, Father Grant served the East Side community of Charleston, South Carolina for over twenty years as director of St. John's Mission Center and priest of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. Father Grant is buried at Live Oak Memorial Gardens in Charleston, South Carolina. The collection consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, compilations, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1964-1990

John F. Potts Sr. papers

Identifier: AMN 1036
Abstract John Foster Potts, Sr. (1908-1998), African American educator and author, was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas to Leila Snead and John Moultrie Potts. Potts worked as a teacher and principal in numerous schools including Avery Institute, where he served until it closed in 1954. Potts married Muriel Logan and had five children.The collection includes material relating to Potts' personal and professional life. His biographical papers include an unpublished autobiography, as well as...
Dates: 1885-2005

Cleveland L. Sellers, Jr. papers

Identifier: AMN 1017
Abstract Cleveland Sellers, Jr. (born 1944), an African American from Denmark, South Carolina, was a participant and leader of a variety of student, civil rights, leftist, and Pan African movements in the 1960s and 1970s. Sellers alone was indicted and convicted for inciting a riot during the Orangeburg Massacre, in which three students of South Carolina State University died and many others were wounded; Sellers was later pardoned.The majority of the collection details Cleveland L....
Dates: 1934-2003

Voorhees College: Correspondence, 1990

 File — Box 48: Series Series 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Holds correspondence, memorandums, reports, bills and resolutions, journals, manuals, legislative updates and various documents pertaining to the following included subseries: State of South Carolina General Assembly; Adminstrative Documents and Committee Appointments; Standing Committees of the South Carolina House of Representatives; General Assembly Joint Committees; Bills Authored/and/or Initiated by Whipper; Bills Co-Sponsored by Whipper; General Bills and Resolutions; Special...
Dates: 1990

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Collection 6
Archival Object 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American civil rights workers -- United States 2
African American universities and colleges 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 2
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African Americans -- Education 2
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Civil rights workers -- United States 2
Africa -- Periodicals 1
African American Episcopalians 1
African American banks -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American clergy -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American college students 1
African American college teachers 1
African American fraternal organizations 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 1
African American women teachers 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Politics and government 1
African Americans -- Race relations 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 1
Bamberg County (S.C.) -- History 1
Black nationalism 1
Black people -- Congresses 1
Black people -- Periodicals 1
Black power -- United States 1
Black race -- Congresses 1
Boy Scouts 1
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charities -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Civil rights movements -- United States 1
College students -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century 1
Daufuskie Island (S.C.) -- Social conditions 1
Denmark (S.C.) -- History 1
Discrimination in education -- South Carolina 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 1
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 1
Literacy -- South Carolina -- History 1
Police brutality -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Political action committees -- South Carolina 1
Poor 1
Private schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Radicalism -- United States 1
Segregation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Segregation -- United States -- History 1
Segregation in education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Southern States -- Race relations 1
Student movements -- United States 1
Undertakers and undertaking -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
United States -- Race relations 1
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century 1
Universities and colleges -- South Carolina 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters 1
account books 1
certificates 1
charters 1
correspondence 1
diplomas 1
ledgers (account books) 1
licenses 1
pamphlets 1
photocopies 1
programs (documents) 1
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