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"The Black Whale Captured in Charleston Harbor, January 1880"

Identifier: Mss 0034-037
Collection Overview Holograph manuscript with annotations and corrections written by Gabriel Manigault for publication in the Proceedings of the Elliott Society. In the manuscript Manigault notes that an earlier article, published in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, was based on his letter to J.B. Holder. The manuscript describes the capture of a Right whale in Charleston harbor in January 1880, a description of the...
Dates: 1885

Pierrine Smith Byrd papers

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

Charleston Chamber of Commerce records

Identifier: Mss 0034-010
Collection Overview Records (1823-1923) include rules, awards, proposed constitution and by-laws, an annual report, and membership lists. A typescript copy of “Rules Charleston Chamber of Commerce Adopted to March 1858,” transcribed from the original by Agnes P. Lyons as part of a 1935-1936 W.P.A. project, contains a list of names of individual members whose signatures are on the document. A typescript copy of “Awards” transcribed by Mabel Whiting and Julia W. Reynolds during a 1935-1936 W.P.A. project contains...
Dates: 1823-1936

"Charleston Hospital Workers' Strike" rough draft (photocopy)

Identifier: Mss 0034-102
Collection Overview The paper is a typed rough draft with hand written corrections. It describes the Hospital workers' strike at the Medical College of South Carolina in 1969. The author is not identified, but a handwritten note reveals that the document was written in 1982. The paper discusses the role played by Mary Moultrie, the leader of the strike, and William McCord, the college president, in the strike. The strike was a protest by African-American, predominantly female, hospital workers for better...
Dates: 1982

Frank R. Fisher notes

Identifier: Mss 0072
Collection Overview Front cover inscribed "F.R. Fisher. Notes." Frank R. Fisher's "notes" contain observations, drawings, and photographs relating to scientific and technological studies, particularly astronomical observations made while Fisher was a resident in Charleston, S.C. during the 1880s.; Fisher records important discoveries and observations made by various scientists earlier in the century. Fisher's astronomical observations begin in Charleston in 1882 with the sighting of a comet. He also records his...
Dates: 1882-1902

German Friendly Society records

Identifier: Mss 0019

The German Friendly Society was a social and benevolent organization founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1766. This collection contains typewritten transcriptions of their meeting minutes (1766-1858) compiled during a Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) project from 1935-1940.

Dates: 1766-1940

Lancelot Minor Harris papers

Identifier: Mss 0022

The Lancelot Minor Harris papers contains personal papers, correspondence, and written materials. Correspondents include James Easterby, DuBose Heyward, Ludwig Lewisohn, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Albert Simons, Thomas Tobias, and others. Written materials include notes concerning Harris' classes and personal writing, prepared by Paul Weidner. Also included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of Carlotta Harris.

Dates: 1872-1940; Majority of material found within 1890-1930

Wendell Mitchell Levi papers

Identifier: Mss 0079
Collection Overview The papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi include his correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, notes, material related to his publications, and photographs. Correspondence includes personal and business letters from various individuals and businesses and organizations, and copies of letters sent by Levi. Topics include Levi's writings, pigeons (breeding, training, racing, care, diseases, and many other related subjects), a city ordinance banning pigeon raising, the controversy...
Dates: 1827-1995

Raymond K. O'Cain papers

Identifier: Mss 0036
Collection Overview Papers consist of O'Cain's correspondence, notes, lectures and other writings, articles, printed material, photographs, clippings, linguistic maps, and sound recordings. Papers relate primarily to Raymond O'Cain and his research in linguistics.Correspondence consists mainly of letters, postcards, and telegrams to O'Cain from other scholars. Correspondents include Raven I. McDavid, Jr., Karl J. Weintraub, A.J. Van Windekens, and S. Greenbaum.O'Cain's writings include...
Dates: 1964-1980

Randolph family papers

Identifier: Mss 0043
Collection Overview Papers consist of financial and legal documents and correspondence pertaining to Harrison and Louise Wagener Randolph, the Randolph family, and George Andreas Wagener. Financial documents include bank deposit books (1918-1961) of Harrison and Louise W. Randolph, tax returns (1946-1960) for Harrison and Louise W. Randolph and their estates, a ledger (1955-1959) of accounts of Louise W. Randolph and her estate, reports of audits (1956-1959) of the accounts of Louise W. Randolph and the estate...
Dates: 1870-1961

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Holder, Joseph B. (Joseph Bassett), 1824-1888 1
Levi, Wendell Mitchell, 1891-1976 1
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Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 1
Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward), 1833-1899 1
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Rutledge, Maria, 1834-1912 1
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Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958 1
South Carolina Association of Colleges 1
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Stoney, Samuel Gaillard, 1853-1926 1
Tobias, Thomas J. 1
Wagener, George Andreas, 1846-1908 1
Weintraub, Karl Joachim, 1924- 1
Windekens, A. J. van (Albert J.) 1
Zacharias, Henry T., -approximately 1915 1
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