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Helen Evangeline Banks Harrison papers

Identifier: AMN 1032
Abstract Helen Evangeline Banks Harrison was born in Hampton, Virginia in 1898, to Issiah and Anna DeCosta Banks. Often called Evangeline, or Vangi, she attended city schools in Charleston, South Carolina, as well as Avery Normal Institute, and Howard University. In 1922 she married Armistead B. Harrison and in 1935, she began working as a clerk in the out patient clinic of Charleston's segregated Hospital and Training School for Nurses. Harrison became Medical Records Librarian...
Dates: approximately 1850-1985

Miriam DeCosta Seabrook and Herbert U. Seabrook papers

Identifier: AMN 1094
Abstract Miriam DeCosta Seabrook (1896-1992) was an African-American educator born in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1923, she married Dr. Herbert U. Seabrook (1884-1941), an African American physician who practiced medicine in Charleston. They had one son, Herbert U. Seabrook, Jr., who also became a physician.The collection includes correspondence, certificates, photographs, and other materials related to Miriam DeCosta Seabrook's education at Avery Institute and elsewhere, teaching...
Dates: 1882-1995

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

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Avery Normal Institute 2
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1869-1930 1
Catholic Church. Diocese of Charleston (S.C.) 1
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Constantine, Augustus Edison, 1898-1976 1