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Smith Atkins family papers

Identifier: AMN 1142
Abstract The Smith Atkins family members included in this collection are William Henry Smith (1865-1941), his wife Anna Priscilla McLeish Smith (1870-1940), her father, James Wilkinson McLeish (1839-1897), and William and Anna's daughter, Maude Henrietta Smith Atkins (1898-1998). The bulk of the collection are comprised of materials created or collected by Maude Smith Atkins, as an Avery Normal Institute student, and as an organist. Smith Atkins co-authored "The Avery Song," in which the Library of...
Dates: 1877-1981, undated; Majority of material found within 1900-1950

William Saxon Wilson papers

Identifier: AMN 1038

The William Saxon Wilson papers mostly consists of business cards, invitations, event programs, broadsides, and various ephemera created in his business, The Sax Print Shop, which document social, church, educational and other aspects of African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1913-1983; Majority of material found in 1920-1982

Lillian Ransier Wright papers collection

Identifier: AMN 1042
Abstract Compilation of the Ransier and Wright family history and contribution to the advancement of African-American community. The collection focuses on the contributions of Alonzo Jacob Ransier in the reconstruction era being a congressman and Lt. Gov. of SC. He was also Lillian Ransier Wright’s father. Lillian Ransier Wright was a graduate of the Avery Normal Institute and was teacher by profession and was involved in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church whereas her husband William G. Wright taught...
Dates: 1924-1995

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