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Byrnes Downs Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0148
Abstract

This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the history, projects, and activities of the Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) from 1948 to 1953.

Dates: 1948-1953

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1124
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, diaries and memoirs, genealogical materials, land records and certificates, and printed materials relating to the Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas families. The families are related through the marriages of Eleanor H. Cohen to Benjamin Seixas in 1865, Mary Eleanor Seixas to Maurice Emanuel in 1888, and Charlotte Virginia Emanuel to Henry P. Moses in 1912. Of particular note is a diary belonging to Eleanor H. Cohen that documents the arrival of Union General...
Dates: 1806-2005; Majority of material found within 1865-1934

H. Morris Cox research notes on the Charleston Poetic Renascence

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Identifier: Mss 0127
Collection Overview This collection consists of 5x8 index cards which were used for research in: Cox, Headley Morris, Jr., Charleston Poetic Renascence, 1920-1930, Thesis (Ph.d.), University of Pennsylvania, 1958. The information included is about the literary South, the Poetry Society of South Carolina, the Charleston Renaissance, and the poems of W. Herbey Allen and DuBose Heyward. Other writers who contributed to the Charleston Renaissance are noted, along with a list of prizewinners in the contests...
Dates: 1920-1930

Herb Frazier papers

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Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Dates: 1972-2006

Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer's Charleston "Freedman's Cottage" project collection

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Identifier: AMN 1140
Abstract Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer is a former Senior Preservation Planner for the City of Charleston and adjunct professor with the College of Charleston. This collection contains final reports from Professor Felzer's course, "Researching Historic Properties" (ARTH-290) taught at the College of Charleston in 2006. Students were assigned to write detailed property histories of houses identified as "Freedman's cottages." The property histories are derived from a variety of documents: deeds and indices;...
Dates: 2006

Virginia Geraty papers

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Identifier: AMN 1123
Abstract Virginia Mixson Geraty (1915-2004) was born in Summerville, South Carolina to Edward Miles Mixson and his wife Ethel Sarah Ray Mixson. Geraty attended Immaculate Catholic School at Hendersonville, North Carolina, where her family lived during part of her childhood. After the passing of her younger brother and father, Geraty and her family moved to Yonges Island, South Carolina. It was there on the island that Geraty became interested in Gullah, when she heard it being spoken by a family...
Dates: 1915-2007; Majority of material found within 1978-2004

Fritz P. Hamer research materials on the Charleston Navy Yard

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Identifier: Mss 0222
Collection Overview The collection contains research notes, correspondence, transcripts of oral history interviews, manuscript drafts, photographs, and photocopies of primary source materials for Fritz P. Hamer’s 1998 dissertation A Southern City Enters the Twentieth Century: Charleston, its Navy Yard, and World War II, 1940-1948 and 2005 book Charleston Reborn: A Southern City, its Navy Yard and World War II. Research materials also focus on...
Dates: 1947-2013; Majority of material found within 1995-2005

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

Senator Burnet R. Maybank papers

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Identifier: Mss 0085
Abstract Legislative files, correspondence, printed material, voting records, and personal papers of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954), United States Senator from 1941 to 1954. Materials primarily relate to Maybank's professional life as a United States Senator and include his legislative working files and constituent correspondence. The collection also includes a small amount of personal papers concerning Maybank and his family including personal correspondence, financial material, photographs,...
Dates: 1914-1973; Majority of material found within 1941-1954

Mendelsohn family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1139
Abstract

Photographs, eulogies, audio interview, and clippings relating to the Mendelsohn family of Charleston, South Carolina. Benjamin Mendelsohn and his wife, Fay Zamler Mendelsohn, settled in Charleston in 1907 where Benjamin operated a tailor shop on King Street and Fay later opened her own store, the Bandbox, selling women's hats and dresses. The collection also includes images of the related Bluestein family.

Dates: 1920-1968, 2001

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Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 1
Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Carroll, Ellen M. 1
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Charleston Library Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
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Committee on Better Racial Assurance 1
Confederate Home and College (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Coppedge, Walter, 1930- 1
Cox, H. Morris (Headley Morris), 1916- 1
Curtis, Patricia 1
De Wolf, Charlotte Helen Middleton, 1854-1919 1
Doar, Maria Middleton, 1844-1906 1
Durham, Frank 1
Emanuel family 1
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Evans, Virginia Geraty 1
Fanning family 1
Felzer, Lissa 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 1
Fuller, Rex G. 1
Geraty, Edward Mixson 1
Geraty, Virginia Mixson 1
Gourdin, Robert N., 1812-1894 1
Grice, George Daniel, 1900-1977 1
Hamer, Fritz P. 1
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940 1
Heyward, Janie Screven DuBose, -1939 1
Hicks, Judith Geraty 1
Hyer, Helen von Kolnitz 1
J.N. Robson and Son (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jones, Elizabeth Warren 1
Lesesne, Henry Deas, 1810-1886 1
Logan, James Reginald, 1874-1958 1
Mahon, Octavia 1
Massenburg, Joyce 1
Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954 1
McGehearty family 1
McGowan, Clelia P. 1
Medical University of South Carolina 1
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Mendelsohn, Burnet 1
Mendelsohn, Fay 1
Mendelsohn, Jane 1
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Middleton family 1
Middleton, Anna Elizabeth de Wolf 1
Middleton, N. Russell (Nathaniel Russell), 1810-1890 1
Miles, James Warley, 1818-1875 1
Moses family 1
National Association of Black Journalists 1
National League of American Pen Women 1
Nettles family 1
Parker, Frost 1
Pinckney, Josephine, 1895-1957 1
Poetry Society of South Carolina 1
Polzois, James, 1939-2018 1
Poyas, Catharine Gendron, 1813-1882 1
Ravenel, Beatrice Witte, 1870-1956 1
Rones, Faye Appel, 1926- 1
Rutledge, Archibald, 1883-1973 1
Santee Cooper Hydroelectric and Navigation Project 1
Saunders, William, 1935- 1
Seidler, Margaret Thorne 1
Seixas family 1
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 1
Simons, Katherine Drayton, 1890-1969 1
Skardon, Alvin Wilson, 1912- 1
Sly family 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Charlie 1
Smith, Granville Paul, 1893-1947 1
South Carolina Association of Black Journalists 1
South Carolina Educational Television Network 1
South Carolina. Militia. Washington Light Infantry Company 1
Stern, Theodore Sanders 1
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard, 1853-1926 1
United States (Title of work: Constitution.) 1
United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice 1
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