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George Detwiler Burges collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0095
Abstract

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

Charleston Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) collection

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Identifier: AMN 1048
Abstract The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1915 in Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of ASALH is to encourage the study, research, and promotion of African Americans history. The Charleston Area Branch was founded in April 1995, under the leadership of Dr. Marvin Dulaney and Dr. Bernard Powers. The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) contains incoming and...
Dates: 1896-2018, undated; Majority of material found in 1996-2005

Lynn Dugan papers

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Identifier: Mss 0208
Abstract

Papers of Lynn Dugan, founder, chair, and CEO of the Charleston Pride Organization, Inc. and founder of the Charleston Social Club, a social group for lesbians and supporters in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Materials include organizational and event files documenting the first Charleston Pride event in North Charleston, South Carolina in 2010 and Charleston Social Club’s tenth-year anniversary celebration, Lezz Fest in North Charleston in 2013.

Dates: 2003-2018

Lewis R. Gibbes papers

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Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Papers of Lewis R. Gibbes, Professor of mathematics, astronomy, and physics at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1838-1892. Papers include materials relating to Gibbes' studies in France, assorted obituaries, eulogies, and memorials, his published papers and newspaper articles (collected into several scrapbooks) on his scientific work and other topics, assorted Elliott Society of Natural History materials, astronomical charts and calculations, assorted cartes de...
Dates: 1800s-1893, 1937

Harriet McBryde Johnson papers

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Identifier: Mss 0156
Abstract Writings, working files, diplomas, awards, recognitions, memorials, and audiovisual materials of Harriet McBryde Johnson. Materials document Johnson's disability and civil rights advocacy and activism, her career as an author and an attorney, and her participation in Charleston city and county politics. Disabled due to a congenital degenerative neuromuscular disease she came to prominence after debating Peter Singer concerning his views on disability-based infanticide and for her annual...
Dates: 1971-2010

Robert E. Kingsley photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1065-048
Abstract

The collection consists of approximately 90 photographs, 260 negatives, and three scrapbooks of Robert E. Kingsley, a U.S. Air Force staff photographer, taken during World War II, the Korean War, the 1963 fire aboard the TSMS Lakonia, and at North and Shaw Air Force Bases in South Carolina. Also included are 16 Holocaust atrocity photographs taken at Dachau and Mauthausen concentration camps.

Dates: 1942-1967

Ruth Ann McDonald papers

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Identifier: Mss 0200
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, military records, clippings, and textiles of Ruth Ann McDonald. Materials document her service in the U.S. Army during World War II as a nurse stationed at the Lawson General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, Fort Bliss, Texas, the 67th General Hospital in England, and the 30th Field Hospital, which traveled through Luxembourg, France, and Germany. Also includes transcripts pertaining to Ruth's nursing education, certificates relating to her army service, and issues...
Dates: 1941-2000; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

William Vincent Moore papers

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Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

Ben McCutchen Moïse papers

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Identifier: Mss 0183
Abstract

Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, work files, publications, and related papers of Ben McCutchen Moïse, conservation officer with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources from 1978 to 2002, author of Ramblings of a Lowcountry Game Warden: A Memoir, and editor of A Southern Sportsman: The Hunting Memoirs of Henry Edwards Davis.

Dates: 1908-2011

Pinehurst Tea Plantation records

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Identifier: Mss 0203
Abstract

Financial records, letters and correspondence, plats, and printed materials relating to the Pinehurst Tea Plantation founded in Summerville, South Carolina, by Charles U. Shepard for his experiments in tea cultivation, production, and marketing. Materials relate primarily to the sale, purchase, and transfer of the property and properties that would become the Pinehurst Tea Plantation.

Dates: 1855-1993

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Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Al-Amin, Jamil, 1943- 1
All-African People's Revolutionary Party 1
Allen University 1
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Association for the Study of African-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
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Benedict College 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Blacks United for Action 1
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Brown, Kent, 1953-2003 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
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Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
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Charleston Pride Organization 1
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Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 1
Communist Workers Party (U.S.) 1
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Dash, Julie 1
Davis, Dena 1
Davis, Julia-Ellen 1
Dugan, Lynn 1
Dulaney, W. Marvin, 1950- 1
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Elliott Society of Science & Art 1
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Fraser, Mary Edna 1
Gibbes, Anna 1
Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894 1
Gibbes, Sarah P. 1
Harvard University 1
Hess, Karen 1
High School of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Katz, William Loren, 1940- 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Kingsley, Robert E., 1921-1999 1
Lakonia (Motorship) 1
Lawson General Hospital 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017 1
Malcolm X Liberation University 1
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McDonald, Ruth Ann, 1919-2013 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
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Moïse, Ben McC. 1
Mueller-Roen, Sarah Elizabeth 1
National Black United Front 1
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 1
Peacock, Edwin, 1910-1989 1
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Potter, Mary Jo 1
Potter, William Zeigler 1
Powers, Bernard Edward 1
Quiroz, Roderick S. 1
Ravenel, Marion Rivers, 1943- 1
Rivers (Family : Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970) 1
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Rosenthall, Irene O. 1
Rosenthall, William A. 1
Russell, Ina 1
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927 1
Sellers, Cleveland, 1944- 1
Sellers, Pauline Taggart, 1903-1990 1
Shepard, Charles Upham, 1842-1915 1
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