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Slave pass for Grace

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-111
Collection Overview

The document is a slave pass written by Isaac Riddell for an enslaved person named Grace. The pass gives Grace permission to sleep in Pattan's Lot from October 3, 1849 until January 3, 1850.

Dates: 1849 October 3

Slave passes for Mack and Ellack

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-040
Collection Overview

The folder contains two slave passes written by Sarah H. Savage and dated 1843. One pass gives an enslaved person named Mack permission to sleep in Bedon's Alley. The other pass, which has been penned through, gives an enslaved person named Ellack permission to sleep in Stoll's alley for three months.

Dates: 1843, undated

John Torrans letters

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-081
Collection Overview A letter from John Torrans to Alexander Rose recommends that Rose buy the brigantine Industry lying at Eveleigh's Wharf, "that she will do well to go to Suranam" [Surinam]. A postscript headed "Distillery Monday Morning" asks Rose to tell Forbes that "one of the Negros is run away." The second letter (penciled note on cover reads "Charleston, S.C. List of Negros to be Mortgaged") from Torrans to Rose states he has sent a bond and mortgage bought at Well's Shop, but "did not know how many...
Dates: approximately 1775

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

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

William Saxon Wilson papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1038
Abstract

The William Saxon Wilson papers mostly consists of business cards, invitations, event programs, broadsides, and various ephemera created in his business, The Sax Print Shop, which document social, church, educational, and other aspects of African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1913-1983; Majority of material found in 1920-1982

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 40
Special Collections 7
 
Subject
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 13
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Religion 6
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 6
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clippings (information artifacts) 6
correspondence 6
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 5
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 5
African American musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 4
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 4
Enslaved persons -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 4
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American churches 3
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 3
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American women teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- History 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 3
Civic leaders -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
administrative records 3
financial records 3
minutes (administrative records) 3
programs (documents) 3
scrapbooks 3
sermons 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
African American Episcopalians 2
African American History Month 2
African American band directors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American clergy -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American fraternal organizations 2
African American musicians -- 20th century -- Photographs 2
African American physicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American universities and colleges 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- History 2
African Americans -- History 2
African Americans -- Social conditions 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- To 1863 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Portraits 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Relations with Jews 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social life and customs 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 2
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Statistics, Vital 2
Architects -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Band directors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Boards of directors 2
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Charleston (S.C.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 2
Charleston County (S.C.) 2
Church buildings 2
Church buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
Church records and registers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Civil rights movements -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Clothing and dress -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 20th century 2
Community organization 2
Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 2
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Mourning customs -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Musicians -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Photography -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Portrait photography -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Public schools -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 2
Racially mixed people -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
Slave records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Slavery -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Slavery -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 2
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 2
Taxation -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Weddings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
business cards 2
bylaws (administrative records) 2
invitations 2
pamphlets 2
photocopies 2
photographs 2
printed ephemera 2
Abolitionists -- Massachusetts -- Boston 1
Abolitionists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Adolescence 1
Affirmative Action programs 1
Africa -- Social life and customs 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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