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George Smith Adams papers

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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

Avery photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

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

Banov family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1025
Abstract Writings, correspondence, clippings, financial, organizational, and other materials documenting the personal and professional interests of the Banov family of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials relate to Dr. Leon Banov Jr., proctologist and president of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim from 1965 to 1967, Rita Landesman Banov, community service volunteer and president of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim from 1981 to 1983, and their son, Alan Banov. Materials also relate to the 150th anniversary...
Dates: 1889-2005

Barnwell family papers

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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

Walter N. Boags papers

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Identifier: AMN 1053
Abstract From 1949 to the late 1970s, Walter N. Boags (1917-1997) owned and operated Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio, one of the few African-American photography studios in Charleston, South Carolina. During the 1980s, Boags continued to operate as a freelance photographer.The collection consists mostly of black-and-white and color negatives, with some prints and proofs, taken by Walter Boags from 1945 through the 1980s. Boags' work focused on African-Americans, African-American...
Dates: 1945-1980s

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

Stephen W. Cagle papers

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Identifier: Mss 0217
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of Stephen W. Cagle, white proprietor of the gay business establishment Charleston Beach Bed & Breakfast at Folly Beach, South Carolina, with his domestic and business partner Charles S. Holt, white Air Force veteran. The papers include photographs, correspondence, and realia dating from 1989 to 2001.

Dates: 1989-2001

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 4
 
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correspondence 39
Charleston (S.C.) 34
black-and-white photographs 33
clippings (information artifacts) 31
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scrapbooks 21
certificates 12
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Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 11
financial records 11
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genealogical tables 8
minutes (administrative records) 7
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newsletters 6
pamphlets 6
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manuscripts (documents) 5
personal correspondence 5
videocassettes 5
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 4
DVDs 4
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
articles 4
daguerreotypes (photographs) 4
manuscripts for publication 4
membership lists 4
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 3
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Charleston (S.C.) -- Genealogy 3
Cold War 3
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black-and-white negatives 3
brochures 3
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color slides 3
constitutions 3
fliers (printed matter) 3
interviews 3
magazines (periodicals) 3
photocopies 3
report cards 3
research notes 3
school yearbooks 3
sketchbooks 3
slides (photographs) 3
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High schools -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 2
Jewish families -- South Carolina 2
Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Jewish merchants -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 2
Jewish women -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Jews -- South Carolina 2
Mourning customs -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Navy-yards and naval stations 2
New York (N.Y.) 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 2
Weddings -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 2
World politics -- 1945-1989 2
account books 2
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Charleston Naval Shipyard 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
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Avery Normal Institute 2
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Cohen family 2
Eastman, Margaret Middleton Rivers 2
Harby family 2
Hirsch family 2
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 2
I.M. Pearlstine & Sons (S.C.) 2
Levy family 2
Mendelssohn family 2
Moses family 2
National Council of Jewish Women. Charleston Section 2
Raisin family 2
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 2
Raisin, Rachel M. 2
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 2
Rivers, Lucius Mendel, Jr. 2
Rivers, Margaret Middleton 2
Smith family 2
United States. Congress. House 2
United States. Navy 2
Aberman, Mary Ann, 1935- 1
Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
Aleph Zadik Aleph 1
Alliance for Full Acceptance 1
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 1
Alterman, Marsha 1
Alwyn's Department Store (Georgetown, S.C.) 1
American Missionary Association 1
American Views 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America 1
Archambault, Sandra, 1944-2022 1
Ashley Theater (West Ashley, S.C.) 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Research Center 1
B-52's (Musical group) 1
Bailey family 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Barry 1
Baker, Louis, 1909-1955 1
Banov (Family : Banov, Leon, 1914-2007) 1
Banov family 1
Banov, Alan 1
Banov, Leon, Jr., 1914-2007 1
Banov, Rita Landesman, 1920-2002 1
Barnwell family 1
Barnwell, Catherine Osborn, 1809-1886 1
Barnwell, William Hazzard, 1806-1863 1
Bass family 1
Bayless, Joy 1
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827 1
Berendt family 1
Berendt, Anna Gelson, 1913-2001 1
Berendt, Benjamin, 1912-2010 1
Berendt, Gerald E. 1
Bergen, Jane B. 1
Berlinsky, Jaclyn 1
Beth Elohim (Georgetown, S.C.) 1
Bizet, Georges, 1838-1875 1
Blank family 1
Blank, Edwin J., 1886-1968 1
Blank, Isadore, 1862-1947 1
Blank, Rosa Simmons, -1915 1
Bluestein family 1
Boags Modern Arts Photography Studio 1
Boags, Walter N., 1917-1997 1
Book Basement (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Boyarsky family 1
Brith Sholom (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brith Sholom Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.). Sisterhood 1
Brown, Kent, 1953-2003 1
Bultman, Phelps, 1928-2015 1
Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cagle, Stephen W., 1944- 1
Cambridge family 1
Cave family 1
Chaplin family 1
Chaplin, George, 1914- 1
Charleston Beach Bed & Breakfast 1
Charleston County Council 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston Hebrew Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Symphony Orchestra (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston Trident Chamber of Commerce 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Clemson University 1
Coards Studio 1
Coards, Joseph 1
Coards, Rachel 1
Cohen, Eleanor H., 1839-1874 1
Cohen, Lisa Collis 1
Cohen, Stanley 1
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