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John Torrans letters

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Identifier: Mss 0034-081
Collection Overview A letter from John Torrans to Alexander Rose recommends that Rose buy the brigantine Industry lying at Eveleigh's Wharf, "that she will do well to go to Suranam" [Surinam]. A postscript headed "Distillery Monday Morning" asks Rose to tell Forbes that "one of the Negros is run away." The second letter (penciled note on cover reads "Charleston, S.C. List of Negros to be Mortgaged") from Torrans to Rose states he has sent a bond and mortgage bought at Well's Shop, but "did not know how many...
Dates: approximately 1775

Trapier reminiscences, 1865-1870 (typescript copies)

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Identifier: Mss 0034-082
Collection Overview Typescript copies of "Notices of Ancestors & Relatives, Paternal & Maternal & of Incidents in my Life" (1865-1870) by Paul Trapier and "An Account of the Experiences of the Family of the Rev. and Mrs. Paul Trapier during and after the War Between the States" by S.D. (Mrs. Paul) Trapier transcribed during a W.P.A. project. Paul Trapier's "Account" contains genealogical information concerning the Trapier, Shubrick, Motte, Horry, and Huger families; observations about relatives; his...
Dates: 1935-1936

Judge J. Waties and Elizabeth Waring papers

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Identifier: AMN 1033
Abstract Julius Waties Waring (1880-1968), a Charleston native and attorney became a Federal Judge in 1942. At the time of his divorce and remarriage in 1945 to Elizabeth A. Hoffman (1895-1966), he began to hand down more liberal decisions, such as equalizing the pay of black and white teachers and outlawing South Carolina's white-only Democratic Primary. He soon ruled that separate but equal was per se inequality. Because he and his wife socialized with African Americans and held...
Dates: approximately 1947-1964

Warrants signed by Anthony Ashley Cooper

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Identifier: Mss 0034-016
Collection Overview

Warrants signed by Anthony Ashley Cooper, Chancellor of the Exchequer of the Treasury of Great Britain relate to continuance of a pension (or annuity) granted to James Duke of Cambridge and his children and to the Lord Bishop of Winchester. Also available is a miniature copy of the minutes of the first meeting of the Carolina Proprietors in London, England on May 23, 1663, thought to be the oldest known business document in the history of South Carolina (typescript also available).

Dates: 1667-1668

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

Weston family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0055
Collection Overview Papers consist of Plowden Weston's business ledger (2 volumes), a plantation journal, and meterorological records for All Saints Parish, South Carolina. Ledger (1764-1769) contains accounts with numerous individuals and several estates of individuals. The ledger was also used as a plantation journal and contains entries and accounts (1830-1847, 1851, 1855) pertaining to Weston family plantations. Plantation journal (1802-1817) contains primarily accounts for the purchase of supplies for...
Dates: 1764-1855

Wightman family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0034-139
Collection Overview The collection consists of five letters concerning the history of the Wightman family in South Carolina and Rhode Island. The correspondents of the first letter are unknown. The second letter was written by Dr. G.B. Manzer to J.P. Wightman. This letter provides a brief history of the northern branch of the family, which resided in Rhode Island. The third letter was written by J.T. Wightman to his niece (whose name is not identified). The fourth letter was written by J.P Wightman to his...
Dates: 1906

Wilkinson and Keith family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0111
Abstract

The Wilkinson and Keith family papers consist of correspondence and other documents among the Wilkinson, Keith, Siegling, Haskell, and Marshall families and their friends dating from 1785 to 1920. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1820 to 1890, a large portion of which chronicles Willis Keith's experiences as a Confederate soldier in 1862-1863.

Dates: 1785-1920; Majority of material found within 1820-1890

Peter H. Wood papers

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Identifier: AMN 1131
Abstract Peter Hutchins Wood (1943-), is a American historian who authored, "Black Majority: Negroes in Colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion." Wood was a Humanities Officer for the Rockefeller Foundation before teaching Colonial American history at Duke University from 1975 to 2008, where he was named Professor Emertius of History. Wood wrote the original version of "Black Majority" as his PhD dissertation at Harvard University, which was published in 1974.The...
Dates: 1964-1974; Majority of material found within 1973-1974

Young Judaea (Charleston, SC) collection

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Identifier: Mss 1048
Collection Overview Collection includes papers of the Henrietta Szold and Cecile Rubin Chapters of Young Judaea (Charleston, SC); black and white photograph (1951) from first annual Young Judaea Banquet and Dance; photocopy images of subsequent dances (1952-1953?); issues (1952-1956) of Emes, a publication of the Cecile Rubin Chapter of Young Judaea; and news clippings announcing re-activation of YJ in Charleston (1978) and YJ activities (1981, 1993). Two scrapbooks contain clippings, ephemera, award...
Dates: 1946-1993; Majority of material found within 1946-1956

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correspondence 27
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scrapbooks 8
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letters (correspondence) 7
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financial records 5
manuscripts for publication 5
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 4
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Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886 3
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Latin 2
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United States. Works Progress Administration 10
Avery Normal Institute 9
College of Charleston 7
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Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 3
Jenkins, Esau, 1910-1972 3
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 3
Blamyer family 2
Blamyre family 2
Blaymer, Frances Pogson, 1783-1869 2
Bonds-Wilson High School (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Carawan, Guy 2
Citizens' Committee of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) 2
College of Charleston. Library 2
Confederate Home and College (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Deas, Alston, 1893-1985 2
Hampton Institute 2
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
Holmes, F. S. (Francis Simmons), 1815-1882 2
Huger family 2
Manigault, Gabriel E. (Gabriel Edward), 1833-1899 2
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 2
Medical University of South Carolina 2
Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth, 1746-1825 2
Pogson family 2
Pogson, Milward, 1766-1836 2
Porch family 2
Robinson, Bernice, 1914-1994 2
Rutledge family 2
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 2
Southern Christian Leadership Conference 2
St. Philip's Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
United States Commission on Civil Rights. South Carolina Advisory Committee 2
United States. Congress. House 2
Waring, Elizabeth 2
Wilson, John T., 1910-1994 2
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990 1
Aiken, William Martin, 1855-1908 1
Alexander, Camille D. 1
Allen University 1
Allen, William Francis, 1830-1889 1
Allston, Benjamin George, 1797-1852 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alston family 1
American Rose Society 1
American Textile Manufacturers Institute 1
Andell, Charles John, 1837-1876 1
Andell, William, 1845-1932 1
Auld, Isaac, 1770-1826 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture. Board of Directors 1
Bachman, John, 1790-1874 1
Bacot family 1
Bacot, Barnwell Rhett, 1891-1912 1
Bacot, D. Huger, 1888-1974 1
Bacot, Daniel Huger, 1847-1920 1
Bacot, Josephine Rhett, 1859-1932 1
Bacot, Walter Rhett, 1899-1978 1
Bank of the United States (1791-1811) 1
Bank of the United States (1816-1836) 1
Baptist Hill High School 1
Barksdale, Thomas 1
Barn, Isaac, -approximately 1784 1
Bear, Elizabeth M. 1
Bell family 1
Bell, Hiram Lewis 1
Bell, James A. (James Augustus) 1
Bell, Louise Purvis 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Bethel United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bible Society of Charleston 1
Birnbaum, Jean 1
Birnbaum, Paul 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blake, J. Herman 1
Blanding, A. (Abraham), 1776-1839 1
Boddie, William Willis, 1879-1940 1
Bonds, J. R. (James Roosevelt), 1904-1992 1
Bonds, Lacy, 1910-1973 1
Bossange, Edward 1
Bourdieu, Chollet & Bourdieu (London, England) 1
Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 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
Buchanan, Wood & Co. (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Byrd, George A. 1
Byrd, Pierrine Smith, 1899-1994 1
Callen, Maude E., 1898-1990 1
Camp Baker (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Juniper (Cheraw, S.C.) 1
Camp K'Tanim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Saint Christopher (Seabrook Island, S.C.) 1
Camp Wesash (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Carawan, Candie 1
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