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Izard arithmetic workbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0078
Collection Overview Arithmetic workbook containing word problems attributed to a member of the Ralph Izard family. Exercises include problems in the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of money (pounds, crowns, guineas, marks, guilders, and other units) and other items. Additional problems pertain to the measurement of cloth, wine, time, land (furlongs, poles, feet, inches), Troy weight (grains, ingots), tare and trett (allowance claimed by the citizens of London on goods), the rule of three...
Dates: approximately 1800s

Cambridge Jenkins collection

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Identifier: 30031
Abstract Cambridge Jenkins, Jr., joined the Charleston Police Department in 1950, becoming one of the first African American policemen in the Department. With a promotion in 1955 he became the first African- American detective on that force. He joined the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) in 1961. Detective Jenkins later returned to the Charleston Police Department until 1963. He was appointed as the first minority United State Deputy Marshall for the Southeastern District of South Carolina. He...
Dates: 1926 - 1994

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

Jenkins Orphanage papers

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Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract A Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Reverend Jenkins was pastor, the Society furnished much of the financial support for the orphanage's efforts to provide education, training, skills, and care to orphans, half orphans, and destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991; Majority of material found in 1945-1980

Jewish Community Center papers

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Identifier: Mss 1063
Collection Overview The administrative files mostly document planning for, financing, and building the new Jewish Community Center in suburban Charleston; with blueprints, architects Simons, Lapham, Mitchell and Small correspondence and a small amount of history. The largest series contains photographs documenting Jewish life and Jewish Community Center activities, ca. 1945 to 1998. Original order, when possible, was kept, there being topical and biographical files (including images, 1980s-1990s, of Russian...
Dates: 1920-1998

John Fraser & Co. receipt

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Identifier: Mss 0034-115
Collection Overview

The receipt is for a transaction in which Thomas Barksdale sold Sea Island cotton to Buchanan, Wood & Co. The receipt records the expenses that John Fraser & Co. charged for storing and weighing the cotton. It was issued on June 4, 1821.

Dates: 1821

David Karesh letters

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Identifier: Mss 1034-014
Collection Overview Collection includes seven letters from David Karesh to Frank and Nettie Levenson of Bishopville, South Carolina. The letters were written in Yiddish, and English translations are included. Karesh often traveled from Columbia to Bishopville to provide the family (and friends and relatives) with kosher meat. Letters contain Karesh's expressions of thanks for the Levenson's hospitality, mentions of his work at the slaughterhouse, comments on assimilation of American Jews, reform among Jews, and...
Dates: 1949-1957

Keating Simons & Sons (Charleston, S.C.) letters

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Identifier: Mss 0034-031
Collection Overview Eight page gathering entitled "Copies of letters, &c." contains handwritten copies of the business letters of Edward P. Simons of Keating Simons & Sons. The first six letters (23 June 1821) inform individuals that they will sustain no injury from the theft of the bonds and notes of Bourdieu, Chollet & Bourdieu that were stolen from the Counting House of Keating Simons & Sons. The first letter is to Captain Donald Rowe concerning his agreement to purchase land on Edisto...
Dates: 1821-1822

Anna D. Kelly papers

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Identifier: AMN 1083
Abstract Anna D. Kelly (1913-2007) is known for her efforts to connect Lowcountry African Americans with the Highlander Folk School, most notably recruiting Septima Clark. A graduate of the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina, Kelly was a charter member of the Avery Institute of African American History and Culture. She then played a crucial role in establishment of the Avery Research Center.The collection includes personal papers and photographs related to Anna D. Kelly...
Dates: 1930s-1999

William Aiken Kelly diaries, 1862, 1864 (photocopies)

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Identifier: Mss 0034-032
Collection Overview

Two journals containing holograph entries kept by Confederate Civil War officer, William Aiken Kelly. Also contains a photograph of Kelly in uniform (1862). Volume 1 (1864 Jan. 1-Dec. 31) contains brief daily entries concerning the weather, promotions, camp locations, transfers of men, and other activities. In the back of the volume are brief accounts for amounts received and paid. Volume 2 (1864 July 27-Aug 31) provides more detailed accounts of Kelly's activities.

Dates: undated

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correspondence 27
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clippings (information artifacts) 21
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Charleston (S.C.) -- History 9
minutes (administrative records) 9
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scrapbooks 8
South Carolina -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 7
letters (correspondence) 7
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South Carolina -- Genealogy 5
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financial records 5
manuscripts for publication 5
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typescripts 5
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Hospital Workers' Strike, Charleston, S.C., 1969 4
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South Carolina -- History -- 19th century -- Miscellanea 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate 4
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ledgers (account books) 4
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 3
African Americans -- History 3
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 3
Charleston (S.C.) 3
Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886 3
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 3
Jews -- South Carolina -- History 3
Political action committees -- South Carolina 3
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South Carolina -- History -- 20th century -- Miscellanea 3
South Carolina -- Politics and government 3
broadsides (notices) 3
deeds 3
family papers 3
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plantation owners 3
poems 3
receipts (financial records) 3
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African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American families -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
African American women -- South Carolina -- Societies and clubs 2
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American newspapers -- Miscellanea 2
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Charleston County (S.C.) 2
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South Carolina -- History -- 20th century 2
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account books 2
accounts 2
administrative records 2
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German 4
French 2
Latin 2
Yiddish 2
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Names
United States. Works Progress Administration 10
Avery Normal Institute 9
College of Charleston 7
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 4
Avery Research Center 3
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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
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
Carmichael, Stokely, 1941-1998 1
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