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League of Allied Arts records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1158
Abstract The League of Allied Arts (LAA) is an organization of Black women who celebrate and help to locally advance a plethora of elements of high culture. The organization was initially founded in Los Angeles, CA, in 1939, however, Edwina Whitlock created a new branch of the organization upon her relocation back to Charleston, South Carolina, in 1986. This collection highlights the documents from its foundation and earliest years, from 1986 to 1988. There are three series. Administrative includes...
Dates: 1983-1988; Majority of material found within 1986-1988

James Logan scrapbooks

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Identifier: AMN 1010
Abstract James Raymond Logan (1874-1958) was the first native Charlestonian to receive a civil service appointment for work at the Charleston Navy Yard, and was the first African American appointee. Logan also directed Logan's Military Band and the choirs of Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church and Zion Presbyterian Church.This collection includes newspaper clippings, programs, photographs and correspondence that originally comprised two scrapbooks (now disbound) created by James Raymond...
Dates: 1896-1961

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

Burton L. Padoll papers

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Identifier: Mss 1082
Abstract

Sermons, addresses, photographs, publications, and other papers of Burton L. Padoll, rabbi and civil rights advocate. Materials largely relate to Padoll's rabbinate at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1961-1967.

Dates: 1957-2009

Jane and William Pease papers

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Identifier: AMN 1019
Abstract Jane H. Pease (born 1929) and William H. Pease (born 1924), professors emeritus from the the University of Maine, Orono, and former associate professors at the College of Charleston, wrote numerous books and articles on abolition, slavery, the history of Charleston, and many other topics.The collection consists of research material created and collected by the Peases for numerous projects. The materials document the enslaved and free blacks in Charleston, South Carolina, national...
Dates: 1804-1992

Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club papers

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Identifier: AMN 1031
Abstract The Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club was formed in 1916 under the direction of Jeannette Cox, wife of Avery Normal Institute principal Benjamin Cox. The club consisted of nineteen women members meeting to discuss literary works by such authors as W.E.B. DuBois, Carter G. Woodson and others. The club women also helped fulfill their mission to "lift as we climb" by taking an active role in Charleston's African American community by donating funds to such organizations as the YWCA,...
Dates: 1916-2011

Henry Laurens Pinckney warrant

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Identifier: Mss 0034-015
Collection Overview

This collection contains a single warrant issued by Henry L. Pinckney, Collector of the general tax for the parishes of St. Philip's and St. Michael's, to James S. Shingler, Sheriff of Charleston District, authorizing the arrest of the free black, Maria Louisa Silvanneau, of Charleston, for failure to pay the capitation tax of $2.77. Includes handwritten note of disposition.

Dates: 1849

William "Bill" Saunders papers

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Identifier: AMN 1100
Abstract William (Bill) Saunders, was an organizer and lead negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Stike of 1969. In 1970, Saunders established the Committee on Better Racial Assurance (COBRA) to address race-related community problems and provide assistance to community members in need. He also operated the AM radio station WPAL from 1972-1998. This collection includes materials relating to the personal and professional life of Saunders. A very small portion of the papers contains...
Dates: approximately 1950-2004

Miriam DeCosta Seabrook and Herbert U. Seabrook papers

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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

Lois A. Simms papers

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Identifier: AMN 1118
Abstract Lois A. Simms was born in Charleston, S.C. She was the 1937 class valedictorian at the Avery Normal Institute. Simms continued her education at Barber Scotia Junior College and later received a B.A. in English and Social Studies at Johnson C. Smith University in 1941. She completed her Master of Arts in Education at Howard University in 1954 and did postgraduate work at Syracuse University and The Citadel. Simms has taught at various schools in the Charleston, SC area including the Avery...
Dates: 1920-2003, undated

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pamphlets 2
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Abolitionists -- Massachusetts -- Boston 1
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Names
Avery Normal Institute 12
Avery Research Center 5
DeCosta family 4
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Harleston family 3
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 3
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Howard University 3
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Benedict College 2
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Craft family 2
Craft, Ellen 2
Craft, William 2
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 2
Crump family 2
Davis, Julia-Ellen 2
Dulaney, W. Marvin, 1950- 2
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 2
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 2
Kinlaw family 2
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Powers, Bernard E., Jr. 2
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 2
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 2
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889 1
Allison, C. FitzSimons (Christopher FitzSimons), 1927- 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America 1
Anderson, Leroy Frederick, Dr., 1916-1989 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc 1
Atlanta University 1
Bah, M. Alpha, 1947- 1
Baker, Frazier B., -1898 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Banks, Anna DeCosta, 1869-1930 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
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Bishop England High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio 1
Boags, Grippon A. 1
Boags, Walter N., 1917-1997 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Bronseaux, Anna Pierre Dart, 1896-1978 1
Bronseaux, Beverly 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown Fellowship Society Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Alphonso 1
Brown, J. Arthur, 1914-1988 1
Brown, Millicent E. 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Butler, Nathaniel 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Caffey family 1
Carolina Youth Development Center 1
Catholic Church. Diocese of Charleston (S.C.) 1
Century Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Century Fellowship Society Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charity Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston County Council 1
Charleston County Economic Opportunities Commission 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston County School District No. 20 (S.C.) 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Charleston Normal and Industrial School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citizens and Southern National Bank 1
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Clyburn, James 1
Coards Studio 1
Coards, Joseph 1
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