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Alexander Colclough Dick collection

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

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

Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney papers

Identifier: AMN 1103
Abstract Dr. W. Marvin Dulaney, was the Executive Director of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture and Chair of the College of Charleston History Department. He became director of the Avery Research Center in 1994 and chair of the History Department in 1998. He served in both positions from 1998-2000. In addition to leading the Avery Research Center and the History Department, he has also served on numerous local, state and national boards, including the Cannon Street...
Dates: approximately 1993-present

"Francis Simmons Holmes, First Curator of the Museum of the College of Charleston" biographical sketch, 1907 January (photocopy)

Identifier: Mss 0034-105
Collection Overview

A photocopy of a biographical sketch of Francis Simmons Holmes written by his daughter Mrs. George F. Von Kolnitz in January 1907. Francis S. Holmes, a native of Charleston, became an invertebrate paleontologist and curator of the Charleston Museum.

Dates: undated

Harry Wyman Freeman papers

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

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

Clarence Graeser letter

Identifier: Mss 0034-026
Collection Overview

The letter from Clarence Graeser to "D.O.M." mentions a hurricane that occurred in 1940 and briefly mentions the College of Charleston. Graeser was a graduate of the College of Charleston, and a professor of modern languages at the college during the 1930s.

Dates: undated

Laura Griffin collection

Identifier: Mss 0071
Collection Overview Laura Griffin (1960-1996) was killed by a hit and run driver while she was jogging in 1996. The State Legislature quickly increased the penalties for hit and run drivers, and the Governor awarded the Order of the Palmetto for Griffin's work against substance abuse. The University of South Carolina awarded a Ph.D. for Griffin's nearly completed doctoral work in psychology. The College of Charleston and USC established scholarship funds in Griffin's honor. CHP (College and Community Health...
Dates: 1996-1997

Richard E. Haymaker papers

Identifier: Mss 0034-092
Collection Overview The papers include letters to Haymaker from Alexander Lenard and Takusi Tanahasi. Lenard was a Hungarian physician and author who taught Latin and Greek at the College of Charleston for two years from 1967-1969. He is best known as the author of "Winnie ille Pu." His nine letters are mainly about literature, mutual friends in Charleston, and Brazil, where he lived before and after residing in Charleston. He mentions that his last work was a short story set in Charleston about Edgar Allen...
Dates: 1967-1973

Eugene C. Hunt papers

Identifier: AMN 1047
Abstract Eugene C. Hunt graduated from the Avery Normal School and went on to Talladega College, where he received a Degree in English in 1940. He earned a Master's Degree in Theater from Northwestern University in 1954 and continued with postgraduate study in Speech and Education. Mr. Hunt taught English and Speech at Burke High School in Charleston from 1941 to 1972. In 1972, he became an Assistant Professor of English and Speech at the College of Charleston, moving up to Associate Professor in...
Dates: 1834-1999; Majority of material found within 1973-1995

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