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Bell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1001
Abstract The African American Bell family of Charleston, South Carolina were descended from Sally (Sarah) Johnson, the matriarch of a free family of color who purchased 2 Green Street, circa 1844. In 1912, the property was willed to Hiram L. Bell (died 1952), a son of Jesse Miles DeReef and Holten L. Bell.These papers document properties owned by the family, especially the historic home at 2 Green Street, Charleston, sold to the College of Charleston in 1971. With materials on the history...
Dates: approximately 1890-1972

George Detwiler Burges collection

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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

Pierrine Smith Byrd papers

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Identifier: Mss 0007
Collection Overview Collection contains materials related to Byrd's alumni activities including correspondence, membership lists, receipts, clippings, and programs. Other items include awards, medals, and clippings relating to her college days, alumni activities, and her contributions to rose culture. Materials relating to College of Charleston alumni activities and Byrd's membership on the Alumni Assistance Committee include letters and invitations from the Alumni Association, thank you notes for...
Dates: 1919-1991

College of Charleston Alumni Association photograph album

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Identifier: Mss 0101
Collection Overview

The album contains 44 black and white photographs of members of the Alumni Association of the College of Charleston. The album was prepared by Dr. Gabriel E. Manigault and presented to the Alumni Association by Charles Manigault in June 1900.

Dates: 1817-1898

College of Charleston archives: historical records

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Identifier: Mss 0202
Collection Overview The Archives of the College of Charleston is divided into two parts: (1) a historical series of records covering the period from 1785-June 1970 and (2) current records from July 1970 to the present. This historical series includes records of the creation of the College primarily as an academy in 1785, of its reorganization and of the adoption of a comprehensive college curriculum in 1824 and 1825, of its existence as a municipal college from 1837 to 1949; and of its separate existence as a...
Dates: 1785-1970

Jane McDonald Craver scrapbooks

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Identifier: Mss 0010
Collection Overview Three scrapbooks: (1) Sept. 1940-June 1941; (2) July 1941-Dec. 1942; and (3) Jan. 1943-June 1944 contain a collection of memorabilia providing a comprehensive record of social life at the College of Charleston from 1940-1944, from student and city newspapers about the College and the deaths of alumni during World War II. The scrapbooks include invitations to parties and weddings, party favors and napkins, dance cards and booklets, photographs of picnics and beach parties, sorority rush rules...
Dates: 1940-1944

Alexander Colclough Dick collection

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Identifier: Mss 0024
Collection Overview

Collection contains biographical information about Dick including copies of recommendations for him to receive a Rhodes Scholarship and for Officer Training in the United States Army. Also included are photographs of Dick upon graduation from Oxford University in c. 1922 and upon receiving an honorary doctorate from the College of Charleston in 1970, and a portrait made of him in c. 1950. The collection contains the academic hoods presented by Oxford and the College of Charleston.

Dates: 1922-1970

Edmund Lee Drago collection

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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

Harry Wyman Freeman papers

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Identifier: Mss 0012
Collection Overview Collection contains correspondence regarding Dr. Freeman's work in the Department of Biology of the College of Charleston and his fund-raising for the College. His personal file includes correspondence he received from presidents and other officials of the College, his 1990 commencement address, biographical information prepared when he was presented an honorary doctorate by the College in 1995, his efforts to create scholarship funds, and his efforts to influence legislation to benefit the...
Dates: 1962-1998

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

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Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 2
College of Charleston. Alumni Association 2
Coppedge, Walter, 1930- 2
Dick, Alexander Colclough, 1893-1991 2
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 2
Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward), 1833-1899 2
Middleton, N. Russell (Nathaniel Russell), 1810-1890 2
Miles, James Warley, 1818-1875 2
Porcher, Frederick A. (Frederick Adolphus), 1809-1888 2
Randolph, Harrison, 1871-1954 2
Adams, J. (Jasper), 1793-1841 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 1
American Missionary Association 1
American Rose Society 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Avery Research Center 1
Bachman, John, 1790-1874 1
Bell family 1
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Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Boy Scouts of America 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local No. 1 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chamberlain, Olin Burnham 1
Charleston Chamber of Commerce (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston Trident Chamber of Commerce 1
College of Charleston. Chrestomathic Society 1
College of Charleston. Governor's School 1
College of Charleston. Library 1
College of Charleston. Theodore S. Stern Student Center 1
Columbia Grammar School (New York, N.Y.) 1
Craver, Jane McDonald, 1923-2019 1
De Wolf, Charlotte Helen Middleton, 1854-1919 1
DeReef family 1
Della Torre, Thomas 1
Doar, Maria Middleton, 1844-1906 1
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Elliott Society of Science & Art 1
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Eustis, Edwina 1
First Presbyterian Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Fort Sumter Memorial Commission (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fraser, Charles, 1782-1860 1
Freeman, Harry Wyman, 1923-2012 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Gibbes, Anna 1
Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894 1
Gibbes, Sarah P. 1
Gourdin, Robert N., 1812-1894 1
Hampton Institute 1
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Holmes, F. S. (Francis Simmons), 1815-1882 1
Hughes, Horatio 1
Hunt, Eugene C. 1
Johns Hopkins University 1
King, Mitchell, 1783-1862 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lesesne, Henry Deas, 1810-1886 1
Lightsey, Harry M. 1
Lott, Bret 1
Manigault, Charles 1
Mazyck, Emmeline Lucille 1
McCrady, John, 1831-1881 1
Medical University of South Carolina 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007 1
Middleton family 1
Middleton, Anna Elizabeth de Wolf 1
Miles Community Center (Mullins, S.C.) 1
Miles, Nathan Edgar, 1910-1995 1
Milton, John, 1608-1674 1
Mohawk Drama Festival (Schenectady, N.Y.) 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
Moore, William V. 1
Morris Brown A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Moses, Robert, 1888-1981 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Naval Supply Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Nedzi, Janusz 1
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.) 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Palmer College (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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