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Polan family artifacts

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-052
Collection Overview

Collection contains five artifacts: Gertrude Polan's aluminum bread crumb tray and scraper used at the family home in Mullins, South Carolina; Hyman Polan's koshering knife and whetstone (used ca. 1940s-1960s); cotton handkerchief to wrap knife and whetstone.

Dates: approximately 1940-1960

Frederick A. Porcher papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Dates: 1761-1878

Philip Porcher account book, 1776-1882 (typescript)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0087
Collection Overview A typewritten, annotated transcription (1936) of a volume which consists of a plantation journal (1776-1882) possibly begun by Philip Porcher (1730-1800). The volume, which was copied as a W.P.A. project, also contains additions by other Porcher family members. Philip Porcher's plantation journal consists primarily of financial accounts with numerous individuals; accounts for the sale of rice, corn, indigo, and other items; copies of correspondence related to the accounts; medical...
Dates: 1936

"Preliminary List and Prospectus of Wars Roster of The College Of Charleston"

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-097
Collection Overview The War roster is a directory of College of Charleston alumni who served in the military of the colony of South Carolina, the state of South Carolina, the Confederacy, or the United States during times of war. It includes information about the military ranks and awards of college alumni in the various services. The document also includes a list of alumni who were killed or missing in action during their military service. The roster covers every major conflict from the French and Indian War...
Dates: 1947

Robert Primrose papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-056
Collection Overview

The collection consists of a letter written in 1800 from Primrose to John S. McLaughlin concerning a job and a list of Primrose's assets from 1835.

Dates: 1800-1835

Samuel Prioleau papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-057
Collection Overview The marriage settlement of and letters to Samuel Prioleau. Marriage settlement (trust deed) of Hannah Motte Prioleau and Samuel Prioleau for property in trust with Hannah Prioleau's father, Major James Hamilton, property consisting of a fourth part of 65 slaves (listed by name) to which she would be entitled upon his death. A letter (1826 Sept. 15) from S.M. Drayton at Northhampton (Mass.) acknowledges the receipt of money, thanks Prioleau for his help, discusses tenant problems and renting...
Dates: 1811-1832

"Proceedings : Elliott Society of Natural History," 1853-1901, (photocopy)

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Identifier: Mss 0042
Collection Overview Printed bookplate reads "Chrestomathic Library No. 160, Presented by H.M. Burns." Volume entitled "Proceedings: Elliott Society of Natural History" contains handwritten minutes of meetings, printed copies of minutes, broadsides concerning the society and its members, clippings about Society meetings, and post cards from individuals wishing to join the Society. Minutes note contributions to the Society's museum and library collections, papers accepted for publication in the society's...
Dates: undated

Property conveyances

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0084
Collection Overview Collection of property conveyances for properties in South Carolina. Renunciation of dower (1774) by Martha Godin, wife of Isaac Godin to John Wells, Robert Mackenzie, Jr., William Carson, Bryan Cape, and James Harvey for a lot, houses, and outbuildings at 40 Church Street, Charleston. Deed (1776) from Jacob Motte, William Logan, John Huger, Benjamin Huger, and Alexander Rose (of property leased and released in 1771 from John and Elizabeth Blanche Torrans and John and Charlotte Poaug) to...
Dates: 1774-1800

Ramsay family Bible records, 1870-2001 (photocopies)

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Identifier: Mss 1034-057
Collection Overview The collection consists entirely of photocopies donated by Carolyn F. Ramsay, compiler of the original materials. It is comprised of pages from the Ramsay family Bible including a front flyleaf with the signatures of Esther A. S. Ramsay and S. Ellie Morrison, the Holy Bible's title page (published by Claxton, Remsen& Haffelfinger), handwritten records of births (1828-2001), marriages (1870-2001), and deaths (1871-2001) of family members and their descendents, a marriage certificate for...
Dates: undated

Randolph family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0043
Collection Overview Papers consist of financial and legal documents and correspondence pertaining to Harrison and Louise Wagener Randolph, the Randolph family, and George Andreas Wagener. Financial documents include bank deposit books (1918-1961) of Harrison and Louise W. Randolph, tax returns (1946-1960) for Harrison and Louise W. Randolph and their estates, a ledger (1955-1959) of accounts of Louise W. Randolph and her estate, reports of audits (1956-1959) of the accounts of Louise W. Randolph and the estate...
Dates: 1870-1961

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correspondence 27
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Charleston (S.C.) -- History 9
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lists (document genres) 8
scrapbooks 8
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letters (correspondence) 7
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diaries 6
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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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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 3
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Charleston (S.C.) 3
Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886 3
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 3
Jews -- South Carolina -- History 3
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broadsides (notices) 3
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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
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account books 2
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English 120
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French 2
Latin 2
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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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