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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

Bell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1001
Abstract The African American Bell family of Charleston, South Carolina were descended from Sally (Sarah) Johnson, the matriarch of a free family of color who purchased 2 Green Street, circa 1844. In 1912, the property was willed to Hiram L. Bell (died 1952), a son of Jesse Miles DeReef and Holten L. Bell.These papers document properties owned by the family, especially the historic home at 2 Green Street, Charleston, sold to the College of Charleston in 1971. With materials on the history...
Dates: approximately 1890-1972

Cohen and Mark family photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1034-105
Abstract

Collection consists of ten photographs of members of the Cohen and Mark families of Clio, South Carolina. Photographs primarily feature Abe Cohen, his daughter Cecile Cohen Waronker, and his wife Betty Mark Cohen. A small number of images also feature other members of the Cohen and Mark families. Included is a list of detailed captions numbered to correspond to a number on the back of each photograph.

Dates: 1940-1994

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

Farr family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1066
Abstract Joseph M. Farr, his wife Mary Behn Farr and their four children were a white, slave and land owning family in Beaufort County. Two of their slaves were Elizabeth and Robert [Bob] Farr. The latter, as a freed man, served as a private in Company H of the 104th U.S. Colored Troops. William W. Farr, the oldest son of Joseph and Mary Farr, was a Civil War veteran and later a banker in Beaufort, who had a long standing relationship with Maria Green, an African American female farmer. Together,...
Dates: 1828-1990

Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro papers

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Identifier: Mss 1120
Abstract The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, High School of Charleston and university materials, correspondence, travel souvenirs, oral histories, and family interviews of Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro. The majority of materials document Sandra Garfinkel Shapiro's youth, from her teenage years through her graduation from University of North Carolina in 1957, with the largest portion of the collection consisting of photographs of Sandra and her...
Dates: 1901-2014; Majority of material found within 1935-2002

Harby, Moïse, Levy, Moses, and Davis family photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1131
Abstract Photographic portraits featuring the relations of Octavia Harby Moses, including her immediate family as well as descendants and relatives through the marriages of her children. Octavia Harby Moses married Andrew J. Moses in 1839 and the couple had eighteen children, fourteen of whom lived to adulthood. Many of the children married into the Moïse, Levy, Moses, and Davis families, which are primarily featured in the collection. The photographs were originally housed in an album believed to...
Dates: circa 1860-1890

Lecque family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1115
Abstract The Lecque family of Liberty Hill, South Carolina, was an African American family consisting largely of farmers and brickmasons. The family was one of the founding families of the Liberty Hill community (in North Charleston), which was established by Freedmen circa 1864-1867 along the railroad tracks to Mixon Avenue and along Montague Avenue. In 1871, William Lecque along with three other African American men (Ismael Grant, Aaron Middleton, and Plenty Lecque) established the oldest church in...
Dates: 1941-1990, 1997

Warren Hubert Moïse letters

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Identifier: Mss 1132
Abstract Collection consists of eleven letters from Warren Hubert Moïse to his nephew Edwin Warren Moïse and four letters from Warren Hubert to Edwin's wife, Marion Cobb Gerdine Moïse. The letters discuss the careers of Warren Hubert's father, Edwin Warren Moïse, a prominent attorney, legislator, and judge in Louisiana, and his uncle, the painter Theodore Sidney Moïse. Warren Hubert details the Moïses' financial struggles after the Civil War and provides genealogical information about the extended...
Dates: 1933-1939

Moses family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1128
Abstract Photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, genealogical research, and printed materials related to the Moses family of Sumter, South Carolina. Materials primarily document Montgomery Moses, a lawyer and judge, and his descendants, including Altamont Moses, a state representative and senator. The largest portion of the collection consists of cartes de visite, tintypes, cabinet cards, and daguerreotypes of the Moses family, as well as members of the related Cohen, Emanuel, Jennings, and...
Dates: circa 1855-1981, 2012

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cabinet photographs 2
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 2
pamphlets 2
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scrapbooks 2
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Gay men's writings, American 1
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Greenwood (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
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Moses family 4
Cohen family 3
Avery Normal Institute 2
Emanuel family 2
Moses, Octavia Harby, 1823-1904 2
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Moïse family 2
Weinberg family 2
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Bell family 1
Bell, Hiram Lewis 1
Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Bierwirth, Marion Gerdine Moïse 1
Block, Leopold 1
Book Basement (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local No. 1 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bultman, Phelps 1
Burchstead, Barbara Schwartz 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Cohen (Family : Clio, S.C.) 1
Cohen, Abe, 1906-1969 1
Cohen, Betty Mark 1
Cohen, Eleanor H., 1839-1874 1
College of Charleston 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Cupp, Ruth Williams, 1928- 1
Davis family 1
DeMasi, Reka Rich 1
DeReef family 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Elfe family 1
Fallon family 1
Farr family 1
Farr, Henrietta E. 1
Farr, Joseph M. 1
Farr, Mary B. 1
Farr, Minerva 1
Fortiere, Nancy Alston Siegling 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Garfinkel family 1
Gross-Brein, Evelyn Rosenberg 1
Hampton Institute 1
Harby family 1
Harleston family 1
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Haskell family 1
Hubert family 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jennings family 1
Keith family 1
Kronprinzessin Cecilie (Ship) 1
Lecque family 1
Levy family 1
Mahon, Octavia 1
Mark (Family : Clio, S.C.) 1
Marks family 1
Marshall family 1
Mazyck, Emmeline Lucille 1
Morris Brown A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Moses, Altamont, 1846-1905 1
Moses, Elizabeth, 1964-2018 1
Moses, Montgomery, 1808-1886 1
Moses, Perry J., 1844-1916 1
Moïse, Edwin Warren, 1810-1868 1
Moïse, Edwin Warren, 1889-1961 1
Moïse, Theodore Sidney, 1808-1885 1
Moïse, Warren Hubert, 1864-1939 1
Muncey, Susan 1
Peacock, Edwin, 1910-1989 1
Potter, Mary Jo 1
Potter, William Zeigler 1
Purvis family 1
Quiroz, Roderick S. 1
Rich, Isadore, 1856-1910 1
Rosenberg family 1
Rosenberg, Abraham, 1859-1920 1
Rosenberg, Ernest, 1892-1978 1
Russell, Ina 1
Seixas family 1
Service Employees International Union 1
Shapiro family 1
Shapiro, Morton Henry, 1928-2007 1
Shapiro, Sandra Garfinkel, 1935- 1
Shaw Memorial School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Siegling family 1
Smith family 1
Solomons Home for the Aged (Sumter, S.C.) 1
Solomons family 1
Solomons, Augusta Isabel, 1856-1936 1
Solomons, Kate Cecile, 1853-1930 1
Solomons, Maude C., 1863-1951 1
Talladega College 1
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991 1
Townsend family 1
United States. Navy 1
Vaughan family 1
Visanska family 1
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