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Avery photograph collection

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

Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records

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Identifier: AMN 1015
Abstract Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, an African-American church, formed after the Civil War with the withdrawal of African-American members from Trinity United Methodist Church. In 1866, the congregation purchased its current building at 60 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina.The records in this collection cover the beginning of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1866-1978). The collection is divided into two series: Member Records and Financial Records. Member...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1866-1969

Central Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1034
Abstract

The Central Baptist Church, established in 1891, and is located in downtown Charleston on Radcliffe Street. Contains copies of pages from the Church Record Books: Book 1, 1891-1899, and Book 2, 1891-1916.

Dates: approximately 1891-1916

Margaretta P. Childs African American church records project

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Identifier: AMN 1013
Abstract Margaretta Pringle Childs (1912-2000) worked as an archivist at the College of Charleston, was head archivist for the City of Charleston, and a field archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society. In addition to her archival work, Childs was a member of the Charleston Interracial Committee and a Civil Rights activist. The materials in this collection form the working files of Margretta P. Childs's attempted project to collect and house the records of Charleston's Black churches at the...
Dates: 1849-1985

DeReef Court and Park collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1128
Abstract DeReef Court is a former African-American residential housing community in the City of Charleston, South Carolina established in 1854. Named after Joseph and Richard Edward DeReef, free men of color who were successful entrepreneurial brothers. Presently, the residential park known as DeReef Park represents the last green space in the Cannonborough/Elliotborough neighborhood.The collection holds ancestral histories, photocopied deeds and census reports regarding the DeReef...
Dates: 1854-2012; Majority of material found within 1990-2012

Ebenezer AME Church records

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Identifier: 00_00
Abstract

Ebenezer AME Church was established in 1903, having previously been associated with the Presbyterian Board of City Missions. The congregation constructed its current church at 44 Nassau Street in Charleston, South Carolina in 1949. this collection contains information on church officers, class members and leaders, as well as minutes of board meetings.

Dates: 1994-1996

Reverend John T. Enwright papers

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Identifier: AMN 1087
Abstract Reverend John Thomas Enwright (1904-1975), an African American minister, served the congregation at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Charleston, South Carolina from 1949 to 1974. A public figure as well as a religious leader, Enwright was also heavily involved in Charleston-area community organizations.The collection documents Reverend Enwright's personal life, ministerial work, and civic involvement from the 1930s to 1975. Personal papers document Enwright's...
Dates: 1884-1975

First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia records

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Identifier: AMN 1022
Abstract George Liele, a slave preacher who ministered along the Savannah River, formed the First African Baptist congregation sometime in the early 1770s. During the Revolutionary War, Liele left the United States and appointed Andrew Bryan, also a slave, to lead the church. Bryan built the first church in 1795. In 1833 a division split the congregation into the Bryant Church and the First African Baptist. The present structure of the First African Baptist Church at Franklin Square was erected in...
Dates: 1871-1981

Gethsemane Baptist Association records

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Identifier: 00-0000
Abstract

The Gethsemane Baptist Association, a regional organization established in 1867, was the first Black Baptist Association in South Carolina. In 1877, it was renamed as the Ashley Baptist Association. This collection contains minutes of conference meetings held throughout the region as well as statistical data and governing documents for the association.

Dates: 1867-1878

Julia Williams Glover papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1109
Abstract Julia Williams Glover (1908-2000) an African American certifed nurse in South Carolina. She was the first African American registered nurse hired by Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Glover was also a School Nurse, serving twenty years with the Charleston County School District. The collection doucments Glover's professional and religious involvement from 1939 to 2000, with the bulk of materials spanning from 1952 to 1998. Materials include documents originating from Glover's...
Dates: 1927-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

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Avery Normal Institute 3
Avery Research Center 2
Benedict College 2
Calvary Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 2
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
United Church of Christ 2
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 2
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 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
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carr, Thomas Tobias, III, 1930-2017 1
Carr, Thomas Tobias, Sr. 1
Charity Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Community Organization Federal Credit Union. 1
Concerned Clergy Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cupp, Ruth Williams, 1928- 1
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 1
DeReef family 1
DeReef, Joseph, 1802-1876 1
DeReef, Richard Edward, 1798-1876 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Enwright, John T., 1904-1975 1
Episcopal Divinity School 1
First African Baptist Church (Savannah, Ga.) 1
Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States 1
Glover, Julia Williams, 1908-2000 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
H. A. DeCosta Company 1
Hebron Presbyterian Church (Johns Island, S.C.) 1
Hunt, Eugene C. 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
James Island Study Committee 1
Jenkins Orphanage Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 1
Lecque family 1
Lincoln University (Pa.) 1
MacBeth, Arthur, L 1
Mackey, Naomi Richardson, -1996 1
Mackey, Stephen Bradford McIver, 1901-1984 1
Miller, Mary S. 1
Miller, Ruth M., 1943- 1
Mitchell, Julian A. (Julian Augustus), 1836-1907 1
Morawetz, Victor, 1859-1938 1
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Grand Chapter of South Carolina 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pennsylvania Freedmen's Relief Association 1
Philadelphia Divinity School 1
Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pivnick, Esther Kaplan, 1913-2001 1
Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.). Board of Trustees 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.). 1
Porter, Anthony Toomer, 1828-1902 1
Pugh family 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Schaffer, Ferdinand, 1831-1913 1
Seabrook Island Natural History Group (S.C.) 1
Seabrook, William, Sr., 1773-1836 1
South Carolina Historical Society 1
St. John's Parish (S.C.) 1
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
St. Matthew Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard, 1891- 1
Stringfellow, Elizabeth Hamilton, 1920- 1
Trinity United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
United Church Board for Homeland Ministries 1
United Missionary Chapel (Charleston, S.C.) 1
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands 1
Washington, John Henry, Reverend 1
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