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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture papers

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Identifier: AMN 1104
Abstract The Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture was founded in 1978 by a group of Avery alumnae and other interested persons in the Charleston, South Carolina, area. Its mission was to rescue the Avery Normal School buildings and to develop an archive and museum for preserving African American history and culture of the South Carlina Lowcountry. Working with the College of Charleston, the property on Bull Street was acquired and, in 1985, the Avery Research Center for African...
Dates: 1978-2000

Avery photograph collection

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Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Avery School memorabilia collection

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Identifier: 0-00
Abstract The Avery School Memorabilia collection contains documents that pertain to the activities at the Avery Normal Institute. These items include programs from musical and dramatic performances given by the students, commencements, invitations, dance cards and other memorabilia from extra-curricula activities. It also includes some copies of the Avery yearbook and student newspaper. Portions of this collection are available digitally on the College of Charleston’s Lowcountry Digital Library...
Dates: approximately 1865-1955

Dr. Elizabeth M. Bear collection

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Identifier: AMN 1134
Abstract Elizabeth M. Bear is a Professor Emeritus and former director of the Nurse-Midwifery program at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) School of Nursing. Bear's collection is a reflection of her avid interest in the nurse-midwifery profession, notably focusing on the education of African-Americans midwives (lay and nurse-midwives).The majority of the collection contains photocopied journal, magazine and newspaper articles, reports, correspondence, and photographs; along...
Dates: 1922-2006; Majority of material found within 1941-1998

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

J.R. Bonds papers

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Identifier: AMN 1082
Abstract J. R. Bonds (1904-1992) was an African-American educator from South Carolina. In 1946, Bonds was selected as the Supervisor of Schools for Cooper River School District Four. In 1950, the Six Mile High School was officially renamed Bonds-Wilson High in honor of J. R. Bonds and John T. Wilson. J. R.'s wife, Lacy Campbell Bonds (1910-1973), was a registered nurse and secretary at Bonds-Wilson High School.The collection contains programs, photographs, correspondence, newspapers and...
Dates: 1925-1986

Brown Fellowship Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1005
Abstract The Brown Fellowship Society was a benevolent society of free African-American and racially mixed men, affiliated with St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.The collection consists of organizational materials of the Brown Fellowship Society, including a corrected copy of Charles H. Holloway's Rules and Regulations of the Brown Fellowship Society as founded in 1794, but not published until 1844. Minute books detail the...
Dates: 1794-1990

Miriam M. Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1098
Abstract

Miriam M. Brown (1901-2002) worked as an educator for fifty-two years at multiple schools in Charleston and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. She received numerous recognitions for her work in the community, including a proclamation from the town of Mount Pleasant declaring October 12th of each year as Miriam Brown Memorial Day. Miriam married Arthur Felder Brown in 1928 and had two children, Arthur Felder Brown, Jr. and Jeanne Albertha Brown Morris.



Dates: 1922-2002

Septima P. Clark papers

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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

Frank Augustus DeCosta papers

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Identifier: AMN 1106
Abstract Frank Augustus DeCosta (1910-1972) was an African-American educator, administrator and scholar born in Charleston, South Carolina. In a career that spanned four decades, DeCosta served as a teacher and principal of two high schools, supervisor and chairman of an education department, director of instruction and of student teaching, foreign service statistical officer, and organizing dean of two graduate schools.The collection includes correspondence, research notes, essays,...
Dates: 1847-2000; Majority of material found within 1940-1972

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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 8
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 3
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African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 2
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Education -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 2
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Johns Island (S.C. : Island) -- Economic conditions 2
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Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography 1
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Africa -- Social life and customs 1
African American Methodists 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina 1
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African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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African American churches -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) 1
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African American dentists 1
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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 midwives -- South Carolina 1
African American photographers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American police -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- Biography 1
African American school principals -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American teachers -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African American teenagers -- Education -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American women -- Social conditions 1
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African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs -- Photographs 1
African American women teachers 1
African Americans -- Canada 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill -- History 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African Americans -- History -- To 1863 1
African Americans -- Museums 1
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
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African Americans -- Religion 1
African Americans -- Sea Islands -- Social life and customs 1
African Americans -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- Social conditions -- South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- Societies, etc. -- Photographs 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- To 1863 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Statistics, Vital 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Genealogy 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Johns Island (Island) -- Social conditions 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Mount Pleasant 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Port Royal -- History 1
African Americans -- Suffrage -- South Carolina 1
African Americans in medicine -- South Carolina 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Archives 1
Avery Tiger 1
Boards of directors 1
Buildings -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century 1
Charlotte observer (Charlotte, N.C. : 1916) 1
Children of freedmen 1
Civil rights workers -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History -- 20th century 1
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Avery Normal Institute 8
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 3
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 3
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 2
Avery Research Center 2
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Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Carawan, Guy 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Hampton Institute 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 2
Waring, Elizabeth 2
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Alexander, Camille D. 1
Allen University 1
Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Bear, Elizabeth M. 1
Bell family 1
Bell, Hiram Lewis 1
Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Bricklayers, Masons, and Plasterers International Union of America. Local No. 1 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Briggs, Harry, -1986 1
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1
Brown Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Brown, Arthur Felder, Jr. 1
Brown, Miriam M., 1901-2002 1
Callen, Maude E., 1898-1990 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Candie 1
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
Carson, Josephine, 1919- 1
Century Fellowship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chambers, Annette Graves, 1983- 1
Charleston Area Community Relations Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County (S.C.). Police Department 1
Charleston County School District 1
Childs, St. Julien Ravenel, 1897-1983 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
College of Charleston 1
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Community Organization Credit Union 1
Cornwell, Ruby Pendergrass, 1902-2003 1
Cupp, Ruth Williams, 1928- 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Beautine Hubert, 1913-2008 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
DeCosta, Frank Augustus, Jr., 1935-1999 1
DeCosta-Willis, Miriam 1
DeReef family 1
Deweese family 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duckett, Dewey M., 1900-1964 1
Duckett, Dewey M., 1929-2012 1
Elgin Association 1
Elgin Society 1
Elliott, R. W. 1
Foster, Stephen S. (Stephen Symonds), 1809-1881 1
Frazier, Herb, 1950- 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864 1
Graves family 1
Graves, Eugene 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
Graves, James R. B., 1883-1969 1
Graves, Pauline 1
Graves, Robert Blackburne 1
Graves, Rose L., 1890-1978 1
Hebron Presbyterian Church (Johns Island, S.C.) 1
Horton, Myles, 1905-1990 1
Horton, Zilphia, 1910-1956 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins family 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Cambridge, Jr. 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Kelly family 1
Kelly, Anna D, 1913-2007 1
King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
King, William, 1812-1895 1
Laing Elementary School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing High School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Laing Normal and Industrial School (Mount Pleasant, S.C.) 1
Lecque family 1
May, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1797-1871 1
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