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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

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

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

Coards Studio photographs and records

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Identifier: AMN 1086
Abstract The Coards Studio was a photography studio owned and operated by Joseph and Rachel Coards in Charleston, South Carolina. Coards photographed African American families and individuals in the studio and various events and groups outside of the studio, such as graduations, weddings, and other ceremonies. The studio, located at 78 Line Street, closed in the late 20th century.The collection contains business records, photographs, and personal material, including customer contacts,...
Dates: approximately 1930s-1990s

Charleston S.C. Chapter of The Links, Incorporated papers

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Identifier: AMN 1016
Abstract The Charleston South Carolina Chapter is part of the Links, Incorporated, a historically African-American national women's service organization committed to educational, cultural, and civic activities. The organization was founded in Philadelphia, PA in 1946; the Charleston chapter was organized in 1951. The collection consists of organizational and administrative records detailing civic and club activities of the Charleston Chapter of the Links focusing on their four program facets:...
Dates: 1951-2010; Majority of material found within 1962-2005

Harrison Randolph papers

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Identifier: Mss 0076
Abstract Collection contains biographical information, personal diaries, correspondence, writings, teaching notes and other miscellaneous items of Harrison Randolph, President and Chair of Mathematics at the College of Charleston from 1897 to 1942. Papers include diaries from 1910 to 1941 except from mid 1928 to early 1931. Persons mentioned are M. Rutledge Rivers, George Daniel Grice, Thomas della Torre, James Harold Easterby, Horatio Hughes, Olin Burnham Chamberlain, and Williard Silcox Sr. Also...
Dates: 1885-1942

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