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Charleston & Savannah Railroad records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0064
Collection Overview

Volume contains handwritten minutes of the Board of Directors of the Charleston and Savannah Railroad Company, Charleston, South Carolina.; Minutes include financial accounts (1864), a report (1865) of the stockholders' meeting, a list (1866) of bondholders and their bonds, reports, resolutions, and copies of letters sent by the company. Many entries for 1866 and 1867 concern creditors.

Dates: 1863-1867

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

William H. Cogswell letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-080
Collection Overview The collection consists of 8 handwritten letters from William Harvey Cogswell to his son Julius E. Cogswell. The letters, which were written between 1887 and 1888, include information on the family printing business and purchasing notes and prices for books. The collection also includes one letter to J.B. Lippincott & Co. (1887) requesting price quotes and discounts on book purchases, and one letter from William H. Morrison (1887). Morrison was a law bookseller and publisher in New York...
Dates: 1887-1888

Asher D. Cohen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-054
Collection Overview Most letters (1882-1909) are dated June and July 1889 and deal with Cohen's successful defense of Thomas Ballard McDow, who shot and killed Francis Warrington Dawson during an altercation in McDow's Charleston home. Most are congratulatory letters from writers such as R.N. Goldsmith, Charleston Mayor William A. Courtenay, E. Dreyfous of the New York City Police Department, M.R. Samuels (who comments on Francis Warrington Dawson) and Robert Chisolm (who notes the "divine right of self...
Dates: 1882-1909

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1124
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, diaries and memoirs, genealogical materials, land records and certificates, and printed materials relating to the Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas families. The families are related through the marriages of Eleanor H. Cohen to Benjamin Seixas in 1865, Mary Eleanor Seixas to Maurice Emanuel in 1888, and Charlotte Virginia Emanuel to Henry P. Moses in 1912. Of particular note is a diary belonging to Eleanor H. Cohen that documents the arrival of Union General...
Dates: 1806-2005; Majority of material found within 1865-1934

Collis family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1148
Abstract The family papers of the Collis family of Charleston and Kingstree, South Carolina, reflect the experience of a family of Eastern European Jewish immigrants to South Carolina. Materials include migration, marriage, education, and military documents; photographs; clippings; ephemera; and correspondence. Meyer Collis immigrated from Bialystok, Poland, to the United States sometime in the early 20th century; his future wife Lena Schiawitz followed in 1905. They settled in Charleston, where...
Dates: approximately 1900-2008; Majority of material found within 1906-1967

Colman and Blank families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1111
Abstract

The collection consists of professional and personal correspondence, professional materials, photograph albums and photographs, and other assorted papers of the Colman and Blank families of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials relate to Beverly Isabel Colman, a former managing editor for Schocken Books, and her great-great grandmother Rosa Simmons Blank, Rosa's son, Isadore Blank, and Isadore's son, Edwin J. Blank.

Dates: 1845-1993

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

Charles Deas collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-147
Collection Overview

This collection consists of items related to the painter Charles Deas and includes correspondence and other miscellaneous biographical materials.

Dates: 1945, 1987

Charlotte Alston Deas papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-146
Collection Overview

This collection consists of items related to Charlotte Alston Deas and includes a California teaching certificate, obituaries, diploma, photographs, and correspondence.

Dates: approximately 1890-1973

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Special Collections 273
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 15
 
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correspondence 244
clippings (information artifacts) 123
photographs 79
black-and-white photographs 62
scrapbooks 49
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color photographs 41
Charleston (S.C.) 39
letters (correspondence) 38
certificates 33
financial records 31
photocopies 31
family papers 25
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 23
minutes (administrative records) 21
printed ephemera 21
diaries 20
genealogies (histories) 20
pamphlets 20
DVDs 19
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 19
artifacts (object genre) 19
programs (documents) 19
videocassettes 19
photograph albums 18
compact discs 17
publications (documents) 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 16
audiocassettes 16
genealogical tables 15
newsletters 15
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 14
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Correspondence 14
manuscripts for publication 14
articles 13
black-and-white negatives 13
Ephemera 12
manuscripts (documents) 12
memoirs 12
legal documents 11
obituaries 11
typescripts 11
South Carolina -- History 10
administrative records 10
drafts (documents) 10
notes (documents) 10
personal correspondence 10
research notes 10
sketches 10
Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 9
digital images 9
poems 9
postcards 9
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 8
books 8
color slides 8
daguerreotypes (photographs) 8
diplomas 8
drawings (visual works) 8
files (document groupings) 8
maps (documents) 8
school yearbooks 8
writings (documents) 8
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 7
Photographs 7
Speeches 7
awards 7
business records 7
essays 7
floppy disks 7
ledgers (account books) 7
magazines (periodicals) 7
military records 7
poetry 7
slides (photographs) 7
speeches (documents) 7
Jewish families -- South Carolina 6
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Genealogy 6
Jewish women -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
South Carolina -- History -- 1775-1865 6
cabinet photographs 6
contracts 6
membership lists 6
negatives (photographs) 6
papers (documents) 6
printed materials (object genre) 6
school records 6
sketchbooks 6
wills 6
Europe -- Description and travel 5
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 5
Jews -- Social life and customs 5
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 5
black-and-white slides 5
booklets 5
deeds 5
exhibition catalogs 5
fliers (printed matter) 5
lists (document genres) 5
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Language
Hebrew 23
German 21
Yiddish 16
French 10
Dutch; Flemish 7
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Names
Deas, Alston, 1893-1985 19
College of Charleston 16
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 10
Alston family 5
Avery Normal Institute 5
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Charleston Naval Shipyard 5
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 5
Levy family 5
Moses family 5
Alliance for Full Acceptance 4
Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Deas family 4
Finley family 4
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 4
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 4
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 4
United States. Congress. House 4
Weinberg family 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 3
Banov family 3
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Blamyer family 3
Blamyre family 3
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 3
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 3
I.M. Pearlstine & Sons (S.C.) 3
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. Samuel D. Turtletaub Post 237 (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 3
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 3
Moïse family 3
Pogson family 3
Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 3
Raisin, Rachel M. 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
Robinson family 3
Southern Jewish Historical Society (U.S.) 3
Tobias, Thomas J. 3
Abell family 2
Altman family 2
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
B'nai B'rith 2
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 2
B'nai B'rith. Dan Lodge, No. 593 2
Bachman, John, 1790-1874 2
Bishop England High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Brown family 2
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 2
Butwin, Frances 2
Butwin, Joseph (Joseph Mazo), 1943- 2
Butwin, Julius, -1945 2
Byrd, George A. 2
Byrd, Pierrine Smith, 1899-1994 2
Charleston Hebrew Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Charleston Jewish Welfare Fund 2
Charleston Trident Chamber of Commerce 2
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 2
Clemson University 2
Cohen family 2
College of Charleston. Alumni Association 2
Confederate States of America. Army 2
Courtenay, William Ashmead, 1831-1908 2
D'Ancona family 2
Democratic Party (Charleston County, S.C.) 2
Drayton family 2
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 2
Eastman, Margaret Middleton Rivers 2
Edward's, Inc. (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Freemasons 2
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 2
Garfinkel family 2
Grass Roots League, Inc. 2
Greenhill, Marsha Silver 2
Halsey McCallum Resources 2
Halsey, William, 1915-1999 2
Harby family 2
Harby, Lee Cohen, 1849-1918 2
Harleston family 2
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 2
Hirsch family 2
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 2
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina 2
Keyserling family 2
Keyserling, Herbert, 1915-2000 2
Keyserling, Jennie Hyman, 1881-1935 2
Keyserling, William 2
Keyserling, William, 1869-1951 2
Kligman, Melton, 1929-2013 2
Kronsberg family 2
Kronsberg, Macey, 1911-2001 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Lathan, Robert, 1881-1937 2
Lazar family 2
Levi, Wendell Mitchell, 1891-1976 2
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 2
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