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SPC. Special Collections

 Record Group
Identifier: SPC

Found in 325 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Carns slave bill of sale

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-008
Collection Overview

Bill of sale dated "29th December 1083" (1803) for a Negro girl named Luce sold by Alexander Carns of North Carolina to John Foster of Lancaster District, South Carolina. Witnessed by Catherine Carns.

Dates: 1803 December 29

John's Island-Wadmalaw Island Citizens' Council records, 1955-1956 (photocopies)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-009
Collection Overview The collection consists of photocopies of materials from the John's Island-Wadmalaw Island Citizens' Council. It includes minutes from council meetings, correspondence with S. Emory Rogers, minutes from the organization's meetings, and a membership list of state officers and local members. Rogers was the Executive Secretary of the Association of Citizens' Councils of South Carolina. The collection also includes several publications from the Grass Roots League, Inc. The Grass Roots League...
Dates: undated

"Pans to Tote" typescript

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-011
Collection Overview

The collection consists of a typescript copy of an article written by Miriam Pope Cimino entitled "Pans to Tote." The article appeared in the August 1933 edition of Scribner's. It describes the life of African-Americans in Georgia during the Great Depression. Cimino argues that African-Americans who remained in the south faired better than those who migrated north.

Dates: 1933 August

Request for passage north

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-012
Collection Overview

The document is a request from Major General W.B. Hazen that "four ladies be permitted to pass through the lines of his army to proceed north."

Dates: 1865

Civil War era letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-013
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three Civil War era letters. The first letter was written by James E. Wilkins of Virginia to Colonel John Preston on January 23, 1861. In the letter Wilkins pledges his services to South Carolina. The second letter, written September 11, 1862 to John H. Easton, was from a Mr. Helton. In the letter Helton discusses his recovery from injuries suffered during the war. In the third letter, "C.A. Strange" discusses war time conditions to her brother.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861, 1862, 1864

Illuminated manuscript pages

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-014
Collection Overview These manuscripts are from the Missale Romanum and contain pages 74 and 81. Page 74 gives the latter part of the Communion Prayer from the service for Tuesday in Holy Week, with the scriptures from Psalm 68: 13-14: "But as for me, my prayer is to Thee, O Lord; for the time of Thy good pleasure, O God, in the multitude of Thy mercy." On the following page, the service for Wednesday in Holy Week begins with the Introit from Philippians II: 10, 8 and 11: "In the name of Jesus let every knee...
Dates: 15th century or 16th century

Henry Laurens Pinckney warrant

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-015
Collection Overview

This collection contains a single warrant issued by Henry L. Pinckney, Collector of the general tax for the parishes of St. Philip's and St. Michael's, to James S. Shingler, Sheriff of Charleston District, authorizing the arrest of the free black, Maria Louisa Silvanneau, of Charleston, for failure to pay the capitation tax of $2.77. Includes handwritten note of disposition.

Dates: 1849

Warrants signed by Anthony Ashley Cooper

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-016
Collection Overview

Warrants signed by Anthony Ashley Cooper, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the Treasury of Great Britain relate to continuance of a pension (or annuity) granted to James Duke of Cambridge and his children and to the Lord Bishop of Winchester. Also available is a miniature copy of the minutes of the first meeting of the Carolina Proprietors in London, England on May 23, 1663, thought to be the oldest known business document in the history of South Carolina (typescript also available).

Dates: 1667-1668

John Cordes estate book, 1764-1798 (typescript copy)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-017
Collection Overview Typescript copy of the John Cordes estate book (1764-1798) transcribed during a 1935-1937 W.P.A. project. Inventory and appraisal (1764) of the John Cordes estate contains lists of slaves (names and appraised values), dishes, furniture, linens, animals, rice, indigo, and other items. The volume also includes slaves (with names and valuations) taken by Catharine Cordes of Charleston (S.C.), and by Theodore Gaillard. Memorandums signed by the estate's executor Samuel Cordes are with other...
Dates: 1937

George Ingles Crafts letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-018
Collection Overview

The collection contains five letters between George Ingles Crafts and his cousin Maria Campbell. In the letters Crafts describes his travels in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. One letter is from Campbell. In the letters, Crafts described his trips in great detail. He mentions stopovers in Constantinople, Thebes, Jerusalem, Paris, and other locations.

Dates: 1846-1847