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100 Black Men of Charleston records

Identifier: AMN 1085
Abstract 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc., established in 1996, is a local chapter of 100 Black Men of America, a national organization that dedicates time and financial assistance to programs and facilities that assist youth in communities of particular need. Many programs implemented by the organization involve mentoring and education. The collection consists of materials relating to the establishment, operation, and development of 100 Black Men of Charleston, Inc. Administrative records include...
Dates: 1995-2008

A factor's account book

Identifier: Mss 0073
Collection Overview

The account book contains information about transactions of an unknown merchant in Charleston, S.C. The book details the sale of cotton, rice, and other commodities. It also provides information about the sale of goods and trade with ships and other merchants who operated in Charleston. The account book is a detailed representation of these transactions, but it does not name the factor or the company who it belonged to. No information on the origin of the account book is available.

Dates: 1861-1864

Ackerman family photographs

Identifier: Mss 1034-034
Collection Overview

Collection contains five photographs: George Ackerman with Rabbi Harold Friedman and I.D. Blumenthal, ca. 1954; formal photograph (ca. 1950s) of George Ackerman and three confirmation candidates, possibly at Temple Israel, Salisbury, NC; image (ca. 1952) of Temple Israel's new building (?); man and woman in front of a shoe store (Fort Mill, SC?) ca. 1950s; color photograph (ca. 1970s) of George Ackerman.

Dates: 1950s-1970s

George Smith Adams papers

Identifier: Mss 0174

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

Nathan S. Addlestone papers

Identifier: Mss 1127

Scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, programs, newsletters, and reports pertaining to Nathan Addlestone, a Charleston businessman who founded several scrap metal businesses, including Steelmet, Incorporated and Addlestone International Corporation. He was also very active in philanthropy, particularly pertaining to education.

Dates: circa 1910-2009

African American Firemen in Charleston collection

Identifier: AMN 9000-0010
Abstract African American firemen have served in the Charleston Fire Department since 1882.The collection includes photocopied photographs of uniformed firemen and clippings from News and Courier about black fire fighters in the Charleston Fire Department. In a 1956 article, the News and Courier reported that black firemen received the same privileges in pay, sick leave, and other benefits as did white...
Dates: approximately 1910s-1984

Aiken Jewish community collection

Identifier: Mss 1042
Collection Overview Mostly photocopied material chronicling the history of the Jewish community in Aiken, South Carolina, including the Adath (Adas) Yeshurun Synagogue. The scrapbooks are divided into six sections, which are arranged in original order. The Adath Yeshurun Synagogue section contains newspaper articles (1980s-1990s) re. history of synagogue, 70th anniversary program (1991), color photograph (1995) of board members, copies of real estate documents (1923-1925) for original acquisition of property,...
Dates: 1923-1995; Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s

William Martin Aiken papers

Identifier: Mss 0002

Sketchbooks, photographs, clippings and other professional papers of Charleston born architect William Martin Aiken. Materials relate to Aiken's student and professional work as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and as the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department. Materials also relate to homes designed by Aiken as well as buildings designed by the New York City architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White.

Dates: 1878-1956

Saul Alexander papers

Identifier: Mss 1030
Collection Overview Collection includes bound account and inventory ledgers, cancelled checks, check registers, correspondence, photograph, ephemera, and electrocardiograph chart. Collection contains business records (1914-1925) from The Saul Alexander Dry Goods Store in Summerville, South Carolina. Eleven bound volumes include an account ledger (1914-1919) organized by name of vendor; six inventory ledgers (1915-1925), each lists type of merchandise, quantity in stock, and price; expense ledger (1922-1924)...
Dates: 1914-1937

Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) records

Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Dates: 1998-2019

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Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 6
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Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 5
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Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 5
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Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 4
Deas, Alston, 1893-1985 4
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 4
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Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 4
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 4
Karesh, Rosalyn Furchgott 4
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 4
Lazar family 4
Medical University of South Carolina 4
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 4
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 4
Rosenberg, Anita Moïse Rosefield 4
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 4
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 4
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 4
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 4
Tobias, Thomas J. 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
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Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Allen University 3
Alston family 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
Altman family 3
American Missionary Association 3
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Banov family 3
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 3
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 3
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
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Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 3
Carawan, Guy 3
Charleston County Council 3
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Charleston Museum (Charleston, S.C.) 3
College of Charleston. Museum 3
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 3
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 3
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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Dulaney, W. Marvin, 1950- 3
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 3
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Goldberg family 3
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 3
Halsey, William, 1915-1999 3
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 3
Harleston family 3
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 3
Hebrew Benevolent Society (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Holmes, F. S. (Francis Simmons), 1815-1882 3
Howard University 3
I.M. Pearlstine & Sons (S.C.) 3
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. Samuel D. Turtletaub Post 237 (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 3
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 3
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 3
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 3
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