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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Avery/Charleston Grand Reunions: Planning Materials, Correspondence, and Photographs, 1979, 1984-1985, 1989, 2003-2004

 File — Box: 146, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Holds the sub-series: Board of Directors Administrative Documents and Committees; Correspondence and Newsletters; Grant Proposals; Workshops and Event Programs; Avery Institute Alumni; and Various Research Documents. Also view the Charleston Chapter of the Links, "Woman of the Year," Oversize Box #160, for additional materials not included in this subseries.

Dates: 1979, 1984-1985, 1989, 2003-2004

Edmund Lee Drago collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1051
Abstract Scholar, author, and history professor, Edmund Lee Drago began his teaching career at the College of Charleston in 1975. He is the author of "Initiative, Paternalism and Race Relations: Charleston's Avery Normal Institute" (1990), among other books. His research focus is 19th century U.S. History, African American and Charleston history, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. The Edmund Lee Drago Papers are organized in three series. The first consists of materials related to his...
Dates: 1784-2009, undated; Majority of material found in 1865-1991

Graves family papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1081
Abstract The Graves family of Charleston, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of educators and Avery Institute graduates. James R. B. Graves, Jr. (1883-1969), a Pullman porter and union member of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, married Rose Laura Winds (1890-1978) in 1915. Together, they raised five children: J. Michael, Pauline, Annette, Robert, and Eugene. J. Michael Graves (1915-1996), a Class of 1932 graduate of the Avery Institute, was an educator and...
Dates: 1884-2004