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Avery photograph collection

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

Septima P. Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1000
Abstract Septima Poinsette Clark (1898-1987) was born in Charleston, South Carolina to Peter Porcher Poinsette and Victoria Anderson. Clark attended small private schools and Avery Institute, getting a teacher's certificate in 1916. She married Nerie Clark (1889-1925) of North Carolina, a navy cook in 1920; they had one surviving child Nerie Clark, Jr. (born 1925). Clark received her BA from Benedict College in 1942 and an MA from Hampton Institute in 1946. She taught in various schools throughout...
Dates: approximately 1910-1990

Herb Frazier papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Dates: 1972-2006

German Friendly Society records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0019
Abstract

The German Friendly Society was a social and benevolent organization founded in Charleston, South Carolina in 1766. This collection contains typewritten transcriptions of their meeting minutes (1766-1858) compiled during a Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) project from 1935-1940.

Dates: 1766-1940

Grimke family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s

Esau Jenkins papers, 1963-2003

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Identifier: AMN 1004
Abstract Esau Jenkins (1910-1972) was born and raised on Johns Island, South Carolina. With very little formal education, he became a businessman and civil rights leader.The collection contains biographical papers, correspondence, writings, and information about his affliations, including the Progressive Club, Citizen's Committee of Charleston, Community Organization Credit Union, Political Action Committee of Charleston County, Political Awareness League of Charleston County, and the...
Dates: 1963-2003

Vincent P. Lannie collection

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Identifier: Mss 0077
Abstract Materials collected by Vincent P. Lannie relate to writer Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle, Allston and Vanderhost family members and their enslaved people, Confederate imprints, a broadside advertisement for a rice planting device, Civil War ships USS Monitor and Keokuk, a Revolutionary era parole, and a letter of John Rutledge. Also includes letters to George N. Shuster, former president of Hunter College and editor of...
Dates: 1733-1974

Washington Light Infantry records

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Identifier: Mss 0052
Abstract

The Washington Light Infantry was formed as a body of "citizen soldiers" in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1807 and incorporated in 1824. This collection contains typewritten transcriptions of their records (1820-1936) compiled during a Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) project in 1935 and 1936, and one printed letter.

Dates: 1820-1936

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Special Collections 4
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 4
 
Subject
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 3
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 2
Charleston (S.C.) 2
Political action committees -- South Carolina 2
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South Carolina -- History 2
broadsides (notices) 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
minutes (administrative records) 2
typescripts 2
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations 1
African American fraternal organizations -- 20th century -- Photographs 1
African American fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American journalists -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- Photographs 1
African American women teachers 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Education 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Press coverage -- United States 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 1
Buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Politics and government 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Charlotte observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 1
Civil rights workers -- United States 1
Clergy -- Correspondence 1
Confederate States of America -- Imprints 1
Daufuskie Island (S.C.) -- Social conditions 1
Education -- 19th century 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
Education -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Educational change -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Educators -- Correspondence 1
Fraternal organizations -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
German Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 1
Hazing -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 -- Photographs 1
James Island (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 1
Journalism -- South Carolina 1
Journalism -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Journalism -- Study and teaching -- United States 1
Journalists -- South Carolina 1
Journalists -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Law enforcement -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
Legal assistance to the poor -- South Carolina 1
Literacy -- South Carolina -- History 1
Literacy tests (Election law) -- South Carolina 1
Mayors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 19th century 1
Middle schools -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Minority journalists -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Musicians -- Correspondence 1
News and courier (Charleston, S.C. : Daily) 1
Newspaper editors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Parole -- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Police-community relations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Politicians -- Correspondence 1
Post and courier (Charleston, S.C. : Daily) 1
Race discrimination -- South Carolina -- History 1
Reporters and reporting -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Rice -- Machinery 1
School buildings -- South Carolina -- Photographs 1
Sea Islands -- Photographs 1
Slaves -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 1
South Carolina -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
State (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Temperance -- 19th century 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Correspondence 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Writers -- Correspondence 1
York observer (York County, S.C.) 1
administrative records 1
albums (books) 1
bills of sale 1
bookplates 1
deeds 1
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Language
French 2
German 2
 
Names
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 2
United States. Works Progress Administration 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
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Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alston family 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Avery Research Center 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carawan, Guy 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Commonweal (New York, N.Y.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Drayton family 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
German Friendly Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Grimké family 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819 1
Grimké, John Paul, 1713-1791 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Hersey, John, 1914-1993 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Hunter College 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins family 1
Keokuk (Ironclad steamer) 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Lannie, Vincent P. 1
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 1
Medical University of South Carolina 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 1
National Association of Black Journalists 1
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005 1
Penn Community Services 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Pringle, Elizabeth W. Allston (Elizabeth Waties Allston), 1845-1921 1
Progressive Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013 1
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 1
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800 1
Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977 1
South Carolina Association of Black Journalists 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
South Carolina. Militia. Washington Light Infantry Company 1
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 1
University of South Carolina 1
Vanderhorst family 1
Voorhees College 1
Waring, Elizabeth 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Washington Light Infantry (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 1
Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000 1
Young, Andrew, 1932- 1
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