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Morris College--Baptist Conventions collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1126
Abstract Morris College, in Sumter, South Carolina, received its charter from the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina in 1906. The College received its certificate of incorporation from the state of South Carolina in 1911. Initially, Morris College provided schooling on the elementary, high school, and college levels, including "normal" education for the certification of teachers. The Morris College - Baptist Conventions Collection (1867-1972) consists of minutes from...
Dates: 1867-1972

D. Jack Moses papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1002
Abstract Dyctis Jack Moses (1916-1996) was an African American musician from Americus, Georgia. He graduated from Morehouse College and pursued graduate studies in music at various institutions including Columbia University and Julliard. He served as music director at the Avery Institute, was the Supervisor of Music for Charleston County public schools and served in the Pacific area during World War II. In the early 1950s he became a pioneer in television by hosting the Talent...
Dates: 1940-1996

Moses family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1128
Abstract Photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, genealogical research, and printed materials related to the Moses family of Sumter, South Carolina. Materials primarily document Montgomery Moses, a lawyer and judge, and his descendants, including Altamont Moses, a state representative and senator. The largest portion of the collection consists of cartes de visite, tintypes, cabinet cards, and daguerreotypes of the Moses family, as well as members of the related Cohen, Emanuel, Jennings, and...
Dates: circa 1855-1981, 2012

Octavia Harby Moses autograph album

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1115
Abstract

Collection consists of an autograph album presented to Octavia Harby Moses by Aaron Moïse Jr. in 1836, containing poems composed or copied by her friends and relations, including two specifically written on the occasion of her 15th birthday. Several pages are signed by Penina Moïse, but the majority of authors are identified only by a first name or initial.

Dates: 1836-1838

Mt. Zion AME Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1026
Abstract Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in 1882 in Charleston, South Carolina after the church divided from Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, due to its inability to accommodate all its members. The new congregation, led by Norman B. Sterrett, purchased the Zion Presbyterian Church building on Glebe Street. The collection consist of two separate series, each in chronological order. The first series of member and financial records contains information regarding members of the...
Dates: 1884-1949

Albertha Murray papers

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Identifier: AMN 1020
Abstract Albertha Johnston Murray (1889-1969) was an African American educator born in Charleston, South Carolina to William Henry and Mary Ellen Virgin Johnston. Murray retired from the teaching profession in 1959, and remained active in numerous educational, social, and humanitarian organizations. Murray-LaSaine Elementary School was named in her honor along with Mary Alice LaSaine. She married Richard Gailliard Murray and had one daughter, Hazel Albertha Murray Stewart. The collection consist of...
Dates: 1909-1970

Charlotte A. Myers collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0213
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Charlotte A. Myers’ divorce from literary critic and poet Rufus Wilmot Griswold. Materials also relate to Caroline Griswold, a writer and Griswold’s daughter from his first marriage, who was raised by Myers. There are also daguerreotype portraits of Myers and Caroline Griswold and a commonplace book assembled by Myers. The papers also cover correspondence between Griswold’s grandchildren and Joy Bayless, author of the...
Dates: 1818-1943

Moses Henry Nathan collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1071
Collection Overview This collection consists of information on Moses Henry Nathan (1821-1875) together with photocopied annual reports of the City of Charleston Fire Department, 1859-1861, 1866-1872 which were delivered to the Charleston Board of Fire Masters. The original annual reports are bound into a volume titled on the spine "Annual reports of the Chief of the Fire Department of Charleston, 1859-1872" and impressed on the front cover "M.H. Nathan." The collection also includes a photograph of Chief M.H....
Dates: 1855, 2002, 2009, undated

National Council of Jewish Women Charleston Section records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1038
Abstract

The collection consists of the records of the Charleston Section of the National Council of Jewish Women. A substantial portion of the collection documents the Charleston Section's fundraising activities, charitable and educational programs, membership events, and 100th anniversary celebration through photographs, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other materials. Also included are materials documenting its administrative and financial activities and early history.

Dates: 1906-2018

National Society for the Colonial Dames of America in the State of South Carolina records

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Identifier: Mss 0034-075
Collection Overview

The collection consists of correspondence, a society report, and a list of officers from the South Carolina chapter of the National Society for the Colonial Dames of America. The correspondence and the report are from 1914. The list of officers is for 1919-1920.

Dates: 1914, 1920

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Special Collections 671
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 167
 
Subject
correspondence 244
clippings (information artifacts) 182
photographs 127
black-and-white photographs 109
scrapbooks 75
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photocopies 65
color photographs 59
Charleston (S.C.) 54
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 51
financial records 48
certificates 47
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 45
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 39
minutes (administrative records) 39
letters (correspondence) 38
family papers 37
photograph albums 36
black-and-white negatives 35
genealogies (histories) 34
pamphlets 34
printed ephemera 34
programs (documents) 33
diaries 30
videocassettes 29
DVDs 28
digital images 28
South Carolina -- History 25
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 24
artifacts (object genre) 24
typescripts 24
black-and-white slides 23
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 21
compact discs 21
memoirs 21
South Carolina -- History -- 1775-1865 20
articles 20
postcards 20
publications (documents) 20
audiocassettes 19
manuscripts for publication 19
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 18
newsletters 18
Photographs 17
genealogical tables 17
ledgers (account books) 17
manuscripts (documents) 17
notes (documents) 17
Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 16
legal documents 16
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
administrative records 15
drawings (visual works) 15
obituaries 15
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Correspondence 14
receipts (financial records) 14
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 13
Ephemera 13
business records 13
maps (documents) 13
poems 13
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 12
color slides 12
sketches 12
speeches (documents) 12
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 11
lists (document genres) 11
negatives (photographs) 11
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 10
awards 10
cabinet photographs 10
diplomas 10
drafts (documents) 10
essays 10
magazines (periodicals) 10
personal correspondence 10
poetry 10
research notes 10
slides (photographs) 10
African American churches 9
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
Holocaust survivors 9
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 9
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 9
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 9
books 9
daguerreotypes (photographs) 9
journals (accounts) 9
photo CDs 9
plats (maps) 9
posters 9
school yearbooks 9
writings (documents) 9
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 8
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
Charleston County (S.C.) 8
Enslaved persons -- South Carolina 8
Jewish families -- South Carolina 8
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Language
English 816
Hebrew 36
German 34
Yiddish 23
French 16
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Names
College of Charleston 44
Avery Normal Institute 35
Deas, Alston, 1893-1985 29
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 17
College of Charleston. Library 16
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 13
United States. Army 13
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 12
Avery Research Center 11
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
Moses family 9
Cohen family 8
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 8
Levy family 8
Alston family 7
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 7
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 7
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 6
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Charleston Naval Shipyard 6
Dachau (Concentration camp) 6
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 6
Moïse family 6
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 6
Voorhees College 6
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 6
Weinberg family 6
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter 5
Alliance for Full Acceptance 5
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 5
Bachman, John, 1790-1874 5
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 5
Blamyer family 5
Blamyre family 5
Breibart, Solomon 5
DeCosta family 5
Deas family 5
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 5
Harby family 5
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 5
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
Medical University of South Carolina 5
Moïse, Penina 5
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 5
Raisin, Rachel M. 5
Rubens family 5
Solomon family 5
St. Philip's Church (Charleston, S.C.) 5
United States. Congress. House 5
Waring, Elizabeth 5
African Methodist Episcopal Church 4
Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Brown family 4
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Charleston County School District 4
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 4
Clyburn, James 4
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 4
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Finley family 4
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 4
Holmes, F. S. (Francis Simmons), 1815-1882 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Howard University 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 4
Lazar family 4
Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward), 1833-1899 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 4
Pogson family 4
Rosenberg, Anita Moïse Rosefield 4
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948- 4
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 4
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Stern, Theodore Sanders 4
Tobias, Thomas J. 4
United States. Navy 4
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 4
Wigfall family 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Allen University 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
Altman family 3
American Missionary Association 3
B'nai B'rith 3
Banov family 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brown, Millicent E. 3
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