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Charleston Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1117
Abstract The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was started on February 12, 1909, partly in response to the prevalence of lynching of African-Americans in America and the 1908 race riot that occurred in Springfield, Illinois. The Charleston Branch of the NAACP was founded in February 1917 by Edwin Harleston. The branch was established to advocate for the rights of African-Americans in South Carolina and Charleston. The Charleston NAACP serves as a space for...
Dates: 1920-1995, undated; Majority of material found within 1973-1994

Drayton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0152
Abstract

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1147
Abstract Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., (1912-1998), a minister, religious leader, educator, and civic activist. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Reverend Whipper pastored two churches, Charity Baptist (1949), and Saint Matthew Baptist (1940). Whipper was the Moderator of the Charleston County Baptist Association; the treasurer with the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina; and the Assistant Secretary on the Executive Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008, undated

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 3
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African American churches 2
African American youth 2
African Americans -- South Carolina 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 2
Boards of directors 2
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Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 2
Charleston County (S.C.) 2
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notes (documents) 2
Adolescence 1
Affirmative Action programs 1
African American History Month 1
African American men 1
African American universities and colleges 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Periodicals 1
African Americans -- Politics and government 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Drayton Hall -- History 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- African American membership 1
Associations, institutions, etc. -- South Carolina 1
Charleston (S.C.) 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Charleston District (S.C.) -- History 1
Child care 1
Children 1
Church music 1
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Community organization 1
Discrimination in education -- South Carolina 1
Discrimination in employment -- United States 1
Drayton Hall (S.C.) -- History 1
Education 1
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History -- 18th Century 1
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History -- 19th Century 1
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Drayton Hall -- History 1
Plantations -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
Rice -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
Slavery -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
Special events 1
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administrative records 1
architectural drawings (visual works) 1
audiotapes 1
awards 1
booklets 1
books 1
brochures 1
bylaws (administrative records) 1
certificates 1
clippings (information artifacts) 1
correspondence 1
deeds 1
diaries 1
financial records 1
genealogical tables 1
inventories 1
journals (accounts) 1
land grants 1
ledgers (account books) 1
legal documents 1
letters (correspondence) 1
manuscript maps 1
photographs 1
plats (maps) 1
sermons 1
sketches 1
slides (photographs) 1
stereoscopic photographs 1
typescripts 1
watercolors (paintings) 1
works of art 1
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Language
Latin 1
Portuguese 1
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
Benedict College 2
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 2
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1