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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

Isaac Auld collection

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Identifier: Mss 0034-091
Collection Overview The collection includes a letter of recommendation from Dr. Auld, late principal of the Edisto Island Academy, dated March 10, 1815, from Rev. A.P. Thayer of the Classics Department of Edisto Island Academy. In this letter, Auld mentions that Thayer kept the school open during "the recent war" (the War of 1812). There is a copy of Auld's genealogy prepared by Earnest Malcom Auld in 1963. Also included is a copy of McDonald L. Burbedge's "Isaac Auld, A Founding Father of the Supreme Council,...
Dates: 1815, 2000, undated

"B.A. Rodrigues Ottolengui: Talk Presented at Dinner Meeting of the Robert Wilson Medical History Club"

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Identifier: Mss 1034-063
Collection Overview

Paper on B.A. Rodrigues Ottolengui presented by Mary S. Miller on May 1, 2003 at a dinner meeting of the Robert Wilson Medical History Club. The paper details Ottolengui's life and work as an author and dentist and includes photocopies of: photographs taken by Ottolengui; images of Dr. Fone's Dental Hygiene School; excerpts from Items of interest, a dental journal edited by Ottolengui; a portrait of Ottolengui; and images of Ottolengui's dental office and dental cabinet.

Dates: 2003

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 and MaeDe 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, J. Arthur 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. He fathered a second son, Albert Wayne Gourdine,...
Dates: 1890-2013; 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

Charleston, South Carolina: The Jewish Community manuscript

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Identifier: Mss 0034-059
Collection Overview

The manuscript is a rough draft authored by Charles Reznikoff. Parts of this work later appeared in The Jews of Charleston: A History of an American Jewish Community, a work in which Reznikoff collaborated with Uriah Z. Engelman, published by the Jewish Publication Society of America in 1950.

Dates: between 1945-1950?

Civil War: 1861, The War Between the States, 1865

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Identifier: Mss 1034-037
Collection Overview This sheet of commemorative stamps honors the Monitor and the Virginia, Shiloh, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and sixteen individuals who were important in the Civil War: Robert E. Lee, Clara Barton, Ulysses S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, David Farragut, Frederick Douglass, Raphael Semmes, Abraham Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Stand Watie, Joseph E. Johnston, Winfield Hancock, Mary Chesnut, William T. Sherman, Phoebe Pember, and "Stonewall" Jackson. Details for each stamp appear on the back of the...
Dates: 1995

Civil War era letters

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Identifier: Mss 0034-013
Collection Overview

The collection consists of three Civil War era letters. The first letter was written by James E. Wilkins of Virginia to Colonel John Preston on January 23, 1861. In the letter Wilkins pledges his services to South Carolina. The second letter, written September 11, 1862 to John H. Easton, was from a Mr. Helton. In the letter Helton discusses his recovery from injuries suffered during the war. In the third letter, "C.A. Strange" discusses war time conditions to her brother.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861, 1862, 1864

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

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Gooding, James Henry, 1837-1864 1
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