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"The Descendants of Jacob De Leon and Hannah Hendricks, June 1, 1955, Originally Compiled by Abbot Low Moffat" typescript (photocopy)

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Identifier: Mss 1034-032
Collection Overview

Born in Jamaica, Jacob De Leon married Hannah Hendricks of New York in 1789. The couple settled in South Carolina and had eight children. Twenty page typescript traces descendants of this family from the late 18th to mid-20th century. Family names include Levy, Moses, Cohen, Seixas, Adams, Salomon, Samuel, Forbes, Moise, Pollock, Kinstler, Moffat, Pelton, Robinson, Weinberg, Rosefield, and Moffat.

Dates: undated

Mary Felicia Theodore papers

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Identifier: Mss 0086
Collection Overview

The papers consist of two unpublished manuscripts on poetry. The first manuscript "Poetry parts or the grammar of poetry" and the second manuscript "Poetry patterns (explicitly explained)" define the different forms and structures of poetry using poems of well-known and obscure poets. Both manuscripts include a typescript and a carbon copy. Included in the manuscripts are two 1922 photographs of Miss Theodore and ten drawings from her "Do You Know" series.

Dates: 1922-1976

Theoph. W. Mozart compositeur, et maitre de musique, agé de 7 ans, 1781

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Identifier: Mss 0034-172
Collection Overview Framed etched portrait of Mozart at age 7, engraved by T. Cook (1744-1818) after a work by Carmontelle-Delafosse depicting Leopold Mozart with Wolfgang and Maria Anna (Paris, 1763). It is captioned in French and includes an epigraph from Homer's Hymn on Mercury in Greek below. This engraving was reproduced in Daines Barrington's Miscellanies (London, 1781) accompanying an essay entitled, "Account of a very remarkable young musician." Daines Barrington (1727-1800) was an English lawyer,...
Dates: undated

Allen Tibbs collection

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Identifier: AMN 1153

"To Be Sung at Elections"

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Identifier: Mss 0034-128
Collection Overview

This collection consists of a sheet containing the lyrics to the song "To be sung at elections."

Dates: undated

Thomas J. Tobias papers

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Identifier: Mss 1029
Collection Overview Includes family and research papers, photocopies, scrapbook, photographs, clippings. Tobias papers include family histories and research on individuals. Slave sales of Abraham Tobias, oath of allegiance, etc. of Emily T. Minis, & resolution, Charleston Board of Health, on Joseph L. Tobias. Family Bibles and data regarding Tobias, Mordecai, Lazarus, Alexander, and de Lyon families. Mordecai family histories and notes on individuals. M.C. Mordecai papers regarding blockade runner Isabel,...
Dates: approximately 1790-1970

Tornadoes in Charleston

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Identifier: Mss 0034-083
Collection Overview This collection consists of two typed reports, a map and newspaper clippings about the two tornadoes which hit Charleston, S.C. on the morning of September 29, 1938. The first report by John E. Lockwood (meteorologist U.S. Weather Bureau) gives a description of the tornadoes paths, building damage, numbers killed by tornadoes and the value of property damage. The second report follows up with eyewitness accounts from Mr. W.A. Brunson, Mr. R.C. Alderedge (Weather Bureau Office), Mr. J.F. Fox,...
Dates: 1938

John Torrans letters

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Identifier: Mss 0034-081
Collection Overview A letter from John Torrans to Alexander Rose recommends that Rose buy the brigantine Industry lying at Eveleigh's Wharf, "that she will do well to go to Suranam" [Surinam]. A postscript headed "Distillery Monday Morning" asks Rose to tell Forbes that "one of the Negros is run away." The second letter (penciled note on cover reads "Charleston, S.C. List of Negros to be Mortgaged") from Torrans to Rose states he has sent a bond and mortgage bought at Well's Shop, but "did not know how many...
Dates: approximately 1775

Vernon Tott papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-039
Abstract

The collection consists of photocopies of correspondence, clippings, and a memoir about Ahlem concentration camp written by Vernon Tott, an American soldier with the 84th Infantry Division who participated in the liberation of the camp. The memoir contains photographs, correspondence, maps, recollections of both Tott and Benjamin Sieradzki, a survivor of Ahlem, and other materials relating to the camp and its survivors.

Dates: 1997-1998

Joseph A. Towles papers

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Identifier: AMN 1077
Abstract African American anthropologist Joseph Allen Towles (1937-1988) met British anthropologist Colin Macmillan Turnbull (1924-1994) in 1959. The two exchanged marriage vows in 1960 and they lived together in an interracial, homosexual relationship until Towles' death in 1988. Towles and Turnbull spent various periods of time in Africa, conducting fieldwork on the Mbuti, Mbo, and Ik peoples. Turnbull authored The Forest People, The...
Dates: approximately 1920s-2009

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correspondence 244
clippings (information artifacts) 182
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Charleston (S.C.) 54
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 9
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 9
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photo CDs 9
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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
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 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
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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