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William Martin Aiken papers

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Identifier: Mss 0002
Abstract

Sketchbooks, photographs, clippings and other professional papers of Charleston born architect William Martin Aiken. Materials relate to Aiken's student and professional work as an architect in Boston, Massachusetts, and Cincinnati, Ohio, and as the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department. Materials also relate to homes designed by Aiken as well as buildings designed by the New York City architectural firm McKim, Mead, and White.

Dates: 1878-1956

Bacot family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0003
Collection Overview Papers of Josephine Bacot contain correspondence with family and friends including letters (one describes the Charleston earthquake of 1886) from Daniel Huger Bacot (1847-1920), Daniel Huger Bacot (b. 1888), and Walter Rhett Bacot. Letters (1888-1904) from her father Robert Barnwell Rhett at Huntsville, Alabama, concern family matters. Papers (1891-1896) concern Munster Plantation (Ashepoo, S.C.). Genealogical information relates to the Bacot, Horton, Walton, Leftwich, Rhett, and Huger...
Dates: 1860-1938

J. Arthur Brown papers

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Identifier: AMN 1074
Abstract J. Arthur Brown was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1914. After graduating from the Avery Institute in 1932, he continued his education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg, SC, graduating in 1937. While at SCSC, Brown met his future wife MaeDe Esperanza Myers (1918-2012), marrying in 1940. The couple had three daughters: MaeDe Joenelle Gordon, Minerva King, and Dr. Millicent Brown; and one son, Myles Gregory Brown. Mr. Brown moved back to Charleston where he became a...
Dates: 1937-1989; Majority of material found within 1950-1988

Charleston Five collection

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Identifier: AMN 1124
Abstract The Charleston Five, Elijah Ford Jr., Ricky Simmons, Peter Washington, Jason Edgerton and Kenneth Jefferson were brought up on felony riot charges following a confrontation on the Charleston docks with law enforcement. The Charleston Five Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, literary productions, printed materials and video material all pertaining to the published work of Suzan Erem and Paul Durrenberger. The collection is arranged into four series:...
Dates: 1921-2008; Majority of material found within 1998-2005

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1124
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, diaries and memoirs, genealogical materials, land records and certificates, and printed materials relating to the Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas families. The families are related through the marriages of Eleanor H. Cohen to Benjamin Seixas in 1865, Mary Eleanor Seixas to Maurice Emanuel in 1888, and Charlotte Virginia Emanuel to Henry P. Moses in 1912. Of particular note is a diary belonging to Eleanor H. Cohen that documents the arrival of Union General...
Dates: 1806-2005; Majority of material found within 1865-1934

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

Frederica Daly papers

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Identifier: AMN 1111
Abstract Frederica ( Freddy) Daly (born 1925) was a licensed psychologist and educator with over 30 years of teaching, training, counseling, clinical, and administrative experience. Daly specialized in adolescents, veterans, substance abusers, and families in treatment facilities, hospitals, and universities.The collection contains correspondence, writings, and other items documenting the personal and professional interests of Frederica Daly. Personal materials include...
Dates: 1923-2004

Alston Deas collection

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Identifier: Mss 0013
Abstract

Pamphlets, clippings, memoranda and related items collected by General Alston Deas relating to the American occupation of Japan (1945-1952) and World War II, specifically in Japan and the Pacific. Also includes United States government publications regarding the occupation, materials relating to former General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, and Japanese language materials.

Dates: 1861-1976; Majority of material found within 1945-1950

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

Herb Frazier papers

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Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Dates: 1972-2006

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