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Julia Williams Glover papers

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Identifier: AMN 1109
Abstract Julia Williams Glover (1908-2000) an African American certifed nurse in South Carolina. She was the first African American registered nurse hired by Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Glover was also a School Nurse, serving twenty years with the Charleston County School District. The collection doucments Glover's professional and religious involvement from 1939 to 2000, with the bulk of materials spanning from 1952 to 1998. Materials include documents originating from Glover's...
Dates: 1927-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

Julia Alston Gourdine papers

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Identifier: AMN 1130
Abstract Julia Waites Alston Gourdine (1923-2009), an African-American elementary school educator who worked in the Charleston County School District for thirty-five years. Alston Gourdine was also an integral Senior Trustee Board member of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Robert H. Gourdine, Jr. in 1944, and they had one son, Robert H. Gourdine, III.The collection contains documents and photographs relating to Gourdine's...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1950-1996

Lecque family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1115
Abstract The Lecque family of Liberty Hill, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of farmers and brickmasons. The family was one of the founding families of the Liberty Hill community (in North Charleston), which was established by Freedmen circa 1864-1867 along the railroad tracks to Mixon Avenue and along Montague Avenue. In 1871, William Lecque along with three other African American men (Ismael Grant, Aaron Middleton, and Plenty Lecque) established the oldest church in...
Dates: 1941-1990, 1997

Reverend Stephen Bradford Mackey papers

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Identifier: AMN 1116
Abstract Reverend Stephen Bradford McIver Mackey (1901-1984), an African American Episcopal minister, served the congregation at Calvary Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina as Priest in 1935 and Rector from 1940-1972. He also held the position of priest-in-charge of Epiphany Church, Summerville, SC from 1934-1940 and St. Andrew's Church, Charleston County from 1940-1972. His wife, Naomi Mackey was the Diocesan President of the Negro Branch of Woman's Auxiliary and organized the church's...
Dates: 1900-1993; Majority of material found within 1925-1980

Ruth Miller papers

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Identifier: AMN 1107
Abstract

Ruth M. Miller (born 1943) was an active member of the predominantly African American Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Charleston, South Carolina. She also served on Plymouth's Board of Trustees. Plymouth Congregational Church was established in 1867 and became Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in 1957.



Dates: 1981-2003

Morris College - Baptist Conventions collection

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Identifier: AMN 1126
Abstract Morris College, in Sumter, South Carolina, received its charter from the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina in 1906. The College received its certificate of incorporation from the state of South Carolina in 1911. Initially, Morris College provided schoolin on the elementary, high school, and college levels, including "normal" education for the certification of teachers. The Morris College - Baptist Conventions Collection (1867-1972) consists of minutes from...
Dates: 1867-1972

Mt. Zion AME Church records

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Identifier: AMN 1026
Abstract Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church was founded in 1882 in Charleston, South Carolina after the church divided from Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, due to its inability to accommodate all its members. The new congregation, led by Norman B. Sterrett, purchased the Zion Presbyterian Church building on Glebe Street. The collection consist of two separate series, each in chronological order. The first series of member and financial records contains information regarding members of the...
Dates: 1884-1949

Esther Kaplan Pivnick collection

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Identifier: AMN 1138
Abstract Esther Kaplan Pivnick (1913-2001), a former patternmaker from New York, retired on Johns Island, South Carolina in the mid-1970s. Along with historian Elizabeth "Betty" Stringfellow, she embarked on an ambitious project to write an inclusive history of Johns Island, (the largest Sea Island in South Carolina, approximately thirty miles south of Charleston), and incorporating the adjoining islands of Edisto, Wadmalaw, Kiawah and Seabrook. Their goal was to write a "peoples'...
Dates: 1663-2000, undated; Majority of material found within 1863-1999

St. Mark's Episcopal Church records

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Identifier: AMN 1121
Abstract St. Mark's Episcopal Church was organized as an independent parish in 1865 by a group of prominent black Episcopalians who were without a place to worship- since most of the white Episcopalian churches were evacuated in Charleston as a result of the city's occupation by Union Forces. The church's first service was held on Easter Sunday, April 16, 1865. The congregation continued to grow and in 1870 a lot at the corner of Warren and Thomas Streets in historic Radcliffeboro was purchased for...
Dates: 1862-2006

Thomas T. Carr III papers

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Identifier: AMN-1155
Abstract Thomas T. Carr, III is named after Thomas T. Carr, Sr., who was the last mayor of Maryville, SC prior to its dissolution in 1936. Carr III attended Immaculate Conception High School, South Carolina State College, served in the Korean War, and spent much of his professional career as a civilian employee at the Charleston Naval Shipyard. This collection showcases the various documents through much of Carr’s professional and community-oriented life. Those documents include general orders,...
Dates: 1947-2009; Majority of material found within 1960-1990

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African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 15
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
Southern States -- Religious life and customs 2
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certificates 2
correspondence 2
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Affirmative Action programs 1
African American Baptists -- Georgia -- Savannah 1
African American History Month 1
African American Methodists 1
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DeReef Court (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Avery Normal Institute 3
Avery Research Center 2
Benedict College 2
Calvary Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
United Church of Christ 2
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 2
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Baptist Education Center Foundation (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 1
Beecher Congregational Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carr, Thomas Tobias, III, 1930-2017 1
Carr, Thomas Tobias, Sr. 1
Charity Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Community Organization Federal Credit Union. 1
Concerned Clergy Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cupp, Ruth Williams, 1928- 1
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 1
DeReef family 1
DeReef, Joseph, 1802-1876 1
DeReef, Richard Edward, 1798-1876 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Enwright, John T., 1904-1975 1
Episcopal Divinity School 1
First African Baptist Church (Savannah, Ga.) 1
Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States 1
Glover, Julia Williams, 1908-2000 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
H. A. DeCosta Company 1
Hebron Presbyterian Church (Johns Island, S.C.) 1
Hunt, Eugene C. 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
James Island Study Committee 1
Jenkins Orphanage Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
Lecque family 1
Lincoln University (Pa.) 1
MacBeth, Arthur, L 1
Mackey, Naomi Richardson, -1996 1
Mackey, Stephen Bradford McIver, 1901-1984 1
Miller, Mary S. 1
Miller, Ruth M., 1943- 1
Mitchell, Julian A. (Julian Augustus), 1836-1907 1
Morawetz, Victor, 1859-1938 1
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Grand Chapter of South Carolina 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association 1
Philadelphia Divinity School 1
Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pivnick, Esther Kaplan, 1913-2001 1
Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.). Board of Trustees 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.). 1
Porter, Anthony Toomer, 1828-1902 1
Pugh family 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Schaffer, Ferdinand, 1831-1913 1
Seabrook Island Natural History Group (S.C.) 1
Seabrook, William, Sr., 1773-1836 1
South Carolina Historical Society 1
St. John's Parish (S.C.) 1
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
St. Matthew Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard, 1891- 1
Stringfellow, Elizabeth Hamilton, 1920- 1
Trinity United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
United Church Board for Homeland Ministries 1
United Missionary Chapel (Charleston, S.C.) 1
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands 1
Washington, John Henry, Reverend 1
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