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Jack Bass and Walter De Vries papers

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Identifier: AMN 1061
Abstract In 1974, Jack Bass and Walter De Vries interviewed prominent South Carolina public figures. These interviews, among others, were used for their book, The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence since 1945. The papers consist of eight interview transcripts conducted by Jack Bass and Walter De in 1974 Vries with prominent South Carolina public figures. The overarching theme of the interviews is race relations and the effect...
Dates: 1974

Isaiah Bennett papers

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Identifier: AMN 1056
Abstract Isaiah Bennett (1926-2002) served as a union representative for tobacco workers at the American Tobacco Company's Cigar Factory and as a leader and negotiator of the Charleston Hospital Workers' Strike of 1969. Bennett also founded and was president of the Charleston chapter of the A. Phillip Randolph Institute, an umbrella organization for black trade unions.This collection contains five small series that pertain to the life and career of Isaiah Bennett. 1.)...
Dates: 1932-2002

Craft and Crum families papers

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Identifier: AMN 1102
Abstract William Craft (1824-1900) and Ellen Smith Craft (1826-1891) were slaves who met and married on a plantation in Macon, Georgia. Unwilling to raise children in slavery, in December 1848 they devised a plan to escape to Philadephia, Pennsylvania. Ellen dressed as an invalid male, her arm in a sling to avoid writing (neither William nor Ellen could read or write) and face in bandages to obscure her feminine voice and lack of facial hair. William accompanied her as a servant. They arrived in...
Dates: 1780-2007

Diary of J.B. Grimball

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Identifier: Mss 0021
Collection Overview Typescript copies (1937-1938) of 17 diaries (1832-1884) kept by John Berkeley Grimball of Pinebury and Old Fort Plantations, transcribed from the original by Frederica B. Keller during a 1935-1938 W.P.A. project.Entries include references to family matters, including the division of Grimball's mother's [Eliza Flinn] estate, social events, religion, a hot air balloon ascension (1834), a duel (1856), and Grimball's trips to Sulphur Srings, Virginia and elsewhere.The...
Dates: 1832-1938

Herbert U. Fielding papers

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Identifier: AMN 1108
Abstract Herbert U. Fielding (born 1923), an African American, was a South Carolina Congressman and Senator. Fielding has also led the family business, the Fielding Home for Funerals in Charleston, South Carolina. The collection documents Herbert U. Fielding's professional activities and political career from 1960 to 1992, with some material extending to 2006. Materials include professional and constituent correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, bills and resolutions, newspaper clippings, and...
Dates: 1960-2007; Majority of material found within 1960-1992

Keyserling family papers - Part II

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Identifier: Mss 1049b
Abstract Correspondence, school records, photographs, writings, financial records, home movies, clippings, and other materials of the Keyserling family of Beaufort, South Carolina. Materials relate to William Keyserling; his wife Jennie Hyman Keyserling; Leon Keyserling, American economist and lawyer; Herbert Keyserling, Beaufort physician; Harriet Hirschfeld Keyserling, Beaufort state representative and wife of Herbert Keyserling; and their children, Judith Keyserling, Billy Keyserling, Beth...
Dates: 1900-2010

Senator Burnet R. Maybank papers

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Identifier: Mss 0085
Abstract Legislative files, correspondence, printed material, voting records, and personal papers of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954), United States Senator from 1941 to 1954. Materials primarily relate to Maybank's professional life as a United States Senator and include his legislative working files and constituent correspondence. The collection also includes a small amount of personal papers concerning Maybank and his family including personal correspondence, financial material, photographs,...
Dates: 1914-1973; Majority of material found within 1941-1954

William Vincent Moore papers

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Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

Frederick A. Porcher papers

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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

Rivers family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0199
Abstract Correspondence, programs, publications, newspaper clippings, journals, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audiovisual material, genealogical material, and personal files belonging to and concerning the Rivers family. Materials primarily relate to L. Mendel Rivers' service in Congress from 1941 to 1970, the writings of his wife Margaret Middleton Rivers, and their three children Margaret Rivers Eastman, Marion Rivers Ravenel Cato, and L. Mendel Rivers, Jr. Topics of particular interest include...
Dates: 1800-2011; Majority of material found within 1920-2007

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Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services 2
A. Philip Randolph Institute 1
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Carter, Rosalynn 1
Clyburn, James 1
Craft family 1
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Davis, Vicki Lorraine 1
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Fielding, Herbert U., 1923-2015 1
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Grimball, John Berkley, 1800-1892 1
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Howe, Gedney Main, 1914-1981 1
Johnson, I. S. Leevy, 1942- 1
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Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Keyserling, Herbert, 1915-2000 1
Keyserling, Jennie Hyman, 1881-1935 1
Keyserling, Judith, 1946-2012 1
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 1
Keyserling, Paul 1
Keyserling, William 1
Keyserling, William, 1869-1951 1
Kinlaw family 1
Kinloch family 1
Kramer, Beth Keyserling, 1952- 1
Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954 1
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Porcher, Frederick A. (Frederick Adolphus), 1809-1888 1
Porcher, Isaac DuBose, 1832-1866 1
Ravenel, Marion Rivers, 1943- 1
Redfern, James 1
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Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 1
Rivers (Family : Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970) 1
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Ruoff, John Carl, 1948- 1
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Terrell, Glenn, 1878-1964 1
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 1
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Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
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West, John C. (John Clifford), 1922 1
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Yale University 1
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