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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

Jenkins Orphanage papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract A Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Reverend Jenkins was pastor, the Society furnished much of the financial support for the orphanage's efforts to provide education, training, skills, and care to orphans, half orphans, and destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991; Majority of material found in 1945-1980

Keyserling family papers - Part I

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Identifier: Mss 1049a
Collection Overview Part I (Mss 1049a) is the first accession of the Keyserling family papers. It includes Keyserling genealogical information, ephemera and family news clippings; material related to Leon Keyserling's political career (essays, clippings, speeches.) Correspondence includes letters between William Keyserling (WK) and Jennie H. Keyserling (JK) 1903-1935; WK and Leon Keyserling, 1908-1949; WK and Beth Keyserling Rosenfarb, 1911-1951; WK and Rosalyn Keyserling Schreiber, 1911-1944; WK and Herbert...
Dates: 1890-1980; Majority of material found within 1910-1951

Vincent P. Lannie collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0077
Abstract Materials collected by Vincent P. Lannie relate to writer Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle, Allston and Vanderhost family members and their enslaved people, Confederate imprints, a broadside advertisement for a rice planting device, Civil War ships USS Monitor and Keokuk, a Revolutionary era parole, and a letter of John Rutledge. Also includes letters to George N. Shuster, former president of Hunter College and editor of...
Dates: 1733-1974

League of Allied Arts records

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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

Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., papers

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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

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

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Charleston (S.C.) 2
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Avery Normal Institute 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Baptist Education Center Foundation (North Charleston, S.C.) 1
Baptist Educational & Missionary Convention of South Carolina 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
Benedict College 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Charity Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Columbia University 1
Commonweal (New York, N.Y.) 1
Dale Farms Corporation (Beaufort, S.C.) 1
Drayton family 1
Drayton, Carolus 1
Drayton, Charles Henry, 1847-1915 1
Drayton, Charles, 1785-1844 1
Drayton, Charles, 1814-1852 1
Drayton, Charlotta D., 1884-1969 1
Drayton, James Shoolbred, 1820-1867 1
Drayton, John, 1831-1912 1
Drayton, John, active 1777 1
Drayton, Mary Middleton Shoolbred, 1794-1855 1
Drayton, Thomas Henry Middleton, 1828-1867 1
Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Hersey, John, 1914-1993 1
Hirschfeld family 1
Howard University 1
Hunter College 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins Orphanage Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Keokuk (Ironclad steamer) 1
Keyserling family 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Keyserling, Herbert, 1915-2000 1
Keyserling, Jennie Hyman, 1881-1935 1
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 1
Keyserling, William, 1869-1951 1
King, Minerva 1
Lannie, Vincent P. 1
League of Allied Arts 1
Logan, James Reginald, 1874-1958 1
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 1
Macdonald, Wilkins & Co. (Beaufort, S.C.) 1
Manigault, Charlotte Drayton, 1781-1855 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 1
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 1
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America 1
Potts family 1
Pringle, Elizabeth W. Allston (Elizabeth Waties Allston), 1845-1921 1
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013 1
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800 1
Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977 1
St. Matthew Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Talladega College 1
United States. Navy 1
Vanderhorst family 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 1
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