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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

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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

Bryan, Carson, Moses, and Werber family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1152
Abstract The Bryan, Carson, Moses, and Werber families of Sumter County, South Carolina, represent the relationships between Jewish and Christian families in 19th century South Carolina. Henry Claremont Moses, of a prominent Jewish family, married Andrena Werber, of a Christian family, in 1878; their daughter Catherine married William Alfred Bryan. This collection contains papers, correspondence, photographs/daguerreotypes, genealogical records, and artifacts from the Bryan branch of the family. A...
Dates: approximately 1840s-2011; Majority of material found within 1911-1984

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

Ford-Fraser family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0015
Collection Overview Papers include a bond, an obituary, genealogical information, and a family Bible.; The bond (1852) in Georgetown (S.C.) of John Potts Ford to James Rees Ford, trustee of the estate of George T. and Mary W. Ford is for $4,000. The obituary of Elizabeth Shackelford Ford pays tribute to the child. Family genealogy relates to the children (born 1826-1840) of Stephen C. and Hannah Ford, and to the Fraser family. Genealogy includes excerpts from two Fraser family letters (1893, 1896).; A family...
Dates: 1839-approximately 1926

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

Kaminski and Gomez families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1151
Abstract

The family papers of the Kaminski and Gomez family of Georgetown, South Carolina. The highlight of the collection is the Gomez family Bible printed in 1805 and owned by Isaac Gomez Jr. The collection also contains records from geneaological research, photographs from the Kaminski family, and other family items.

Dates: 1805-2016

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correspondence 14
black-and-white photographs 8
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diaries 6
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genealogical tables 5
Jews -- Genealogy 4
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 4
daguerreotypes (photographs) 4
Charleston (S.C.) -- Genealogy 3
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Genealogy 3
South Carolina -- Genealogy 3
certificates 3
genealogies (histories) 3
obituaries 3
photographs 3
scrapbooks 3
tintypes (photographs) 3
African American families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African Americans -- Genealogy 2
African Americans -- History 2
Bricklayers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
Ephemera 2
Genealogy 2
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Sumter 2
Jews -- South Carolina -- Manning 2
Jews -- South Carolina -- Sumter 2
Manning (S.C.) -- Genealogy 2
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 2
Sumter (S.C.) -- Genealogy 2
Sumter (S.C.) -- History 2
cabinet photographs 2
cartes-de-visite (card photographs) 2
family papers 2
pamphlets 2
photograph albums 2
postcards 2
research notes 2
school yearbooks 2
Abbeville (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
African American Methodists 1
African American art -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
African American artists -- South Carolina 1
African American churches 1
African American families -- South Carolina 1
African American newspapers 1
African American photographers 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Beaufort 1
African Americans -- Relations with Jews 1
African Americans -- Religion 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Beaufort County (S.C.) 1
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DVDs 1
Diseases -- Patients -- Germany -- Wiesbaden 1
Edisto Island (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Freedmen 1
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies 1
Gay artists -- United States 1
Gay couples -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Gay men's writings, American 1
Gay men, White -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Gays -- Social life and customs 1
Gays in the civil service -- United States 1
Greenwood (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
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Israel -- Description and travel 1
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Names
Moses family 5
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
Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
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
Bryan (Family : Sumter County, S.C.) 1
Bryan, Susan Carson 1
Bryant family 1
Bultman, Phelps, 1928-2015 1
Burchstead, Barbara Schwartz 1
Carson family 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, 1933-2016 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
Ford family 1
Ford, Elizabeth Shackelford, 1859-1874 1
Ford, George T. 1
Ford, Hannah, -1871 1
Ford, J. Rees (James Rees), 1815-1889 1
Ford, John Potts 1
Ford, Martha Elizabeth Henning, 1819-1907 1
Ford, Mary Warham Toomer 1
Ford, Stephen Charles, 1803-1855 1
Fortiere, Nancy Alston Siegling 1
Fraser family 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Garfinkel family 1
Gomez 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
Kaminski family 1
Kaminski, Marcia 1
Kaminski, Nathan, Jr. 1
Kaminsky 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
Miguez, Andrena Bryan 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
Pitts, Sue A. 1
Potter, Mary Jo 1
Potter, William Zeigler 1
Purvis family 1
Quiroz, Roderick S. 1
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