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George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) records

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Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Dates: 1998-2019

Louis Baker papers

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Identifier: Mss 1136
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, and other papers of Louis Baker, president of M. Baker and Sons meat packing plant and founding member of the Charleston County Livestock Growers Association. Materials include photographs of Louis Baker and the M. Baker and Sons plant; certificates from Louis's involvement in the National Independent Meat Packers Association, the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (renamed Shriners International), and the Scottish Rite of the Freemasons;...
Dates: circa 1917-1968, 2007

Barnwell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0110
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence of Reverend William H. W. Barnwell, his wife Catherine Osborn Barnwell, their children and other Barnwell family relations. Topics include social life in Beaufort and Charleston, South Carolina, varying religions and their differences, historiography of South Carolina, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Charleston, religious instruction of slaves, missionary work in China, South Carolina College (1840- 1860), Rev. James Henley Thornwell, the capture of...
Dates: 1823-1960s; Majority of material found within 1823-1882

Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt papers

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Identifier: Mss 1089
Abstract

Writings, newspaper clippings, poetry, plays, publications, correspondence, photographs, and other personal papers of Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the Berendt and Gelson family histories as well as Benjamin's and Anna's travels. Also included are Aleph Zadik Aleph Chapter 143 publications from the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1866-2010

Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) congregational records

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Identifier: Mss 1068
Abstract The collection consists of the surviving records of Brith Sholom, an orthodox congregation founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1852, Beth Israel, another orthodox Charleston congregation founded in 1911, and the records of Brith Sholom Beth Israel founded in 1954 when the two congregations merged. Also included are the records of Charleston Hebrew Institute, founded in 1956, and later known as the Addlestone Hebrew Academy. With records of the Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society, the...
Dates: 1888-2012

Byrnes Downs Garden Club scrapbook

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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

Lynn Dugan papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0208
Abstract

Papers of Lynn Dugan, founder, chair, and CEO of the Charleston Pride Organization, Inc. and founder of the Charleston Social Club, a social group for lesbians and supporters in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Materials include organizational and event files documenting the first Charleston Pride event in North Charleston, South Carolina in 2010 and Charleston Social Club’s tenth-year anniversary celebration, Lezz Fest in North Charleston in 2013.

Dates: 2003-2018

Furchgott and Brothers department store newspaper advertisement

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Identifier: Mss 1034-090
Abstract

Collection consists of a full page advertisement for Furchgott and Brothers and a postcard of a 1900 photograph of King Street, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1910

Alwyn Goldstein papers

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Identifier: Mss 1096
Abstract

Biographical materials, correspondence, research files, printed materials, photographs, family scrapbooks, and family photograph albums of Alwyn Goldstein of Georgetown, South Carolina. Also included are materials relating to Alwyn’s Department Store and various administrative records of Temple Beth Elohim.

Dates: 1886-2014

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Ashley Theater (West Ashley, S.C.) 1
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Bass family 1
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Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
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Brown, Kent, 1953-2003 1
Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850 1
Cambridge family 1
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Charleston Hebrew Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Pride Festival, Inc. 1
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Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Cohen family 1
Cohen, Stanley 1
Commonweal (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 1
D'Anna, Dorothy, 1918-2012 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
De La Motta family 1
De Lyon family 1
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Drayton family 1
Dugan, Lynn 1
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Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
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