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Charleston Branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1048
Abstract The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1915 in Chicago, Illinois. The purpose of ASALH is to encourage the study, research, and promotion of African Americans history. The Charleston Area Branch was founded in April 1995, under the leadership of Dr. Marvin Dulaney and Dr. Bernard Powers. The Charleston Area Branch of the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History (ASALH) contains incoming and...
Dates: 1896-2018, undated; Majority of material found in 1996-2005

Drayton papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0152
Abstract

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

Friendly Moralist Society records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1009
Abstract The Friendly Moralist Society was a benevolent society, established in Charleston South Carolina, 1838 for free men of color (mulatto or mixed race). The group served the community by providing burial aid, purchasing plots and assisting during funerals, for those in need. The organization also worked to provide charitable assistance to needy widows and orphans of deceased members. Each member was entitled to certain rights of membership, namely financial assistance in times of illness or...
Dates: 1841-1856, and undated

Friendly Union Society records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1122
Abstract The Friendly Union Society was formed in Charleston in 1813. It consisted of a membership of no more than fifty men and no less than five. It was formed for the relief of orphans and widows in the community; and to provide for the general welfare of the community as a whole. It also served as a burial society; providing a place for interment, as well as tending and upkeep of the cemetery. This society remained in Charleston in varying degrees of activity through 1981. The collection consists...
Dates: 1889-1981, undated

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

Lucille Simmons Whipper papers

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Identifier: AMN 1146
Abstract Lucille Simmons Whipper (1928-2021), an educator, guidance counselor, academic administrator, community, and religious leader and the first African-American woman to serve as an State of South Carolina House of Representatives in Charleston's District 109 (1986-1996). She exercised her activism with her graduating class at Avery Institute in their attempts to desegregate the College of Charleston in 1944. Decades later, Whipper was instrumental in working with the State of South Carolina and...
Dates: 1900-2016, undated

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 5
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administrative records 4
minutes (administrative records) 3
African American History Month 2
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bylaws (administrative records) 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
financial records 2
photocopies 2
photographs 2
Adolescence 1
Affirmative Action programs 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American cemeteries -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American churches 1
African American historians 1
African American men 1
African American periodicals 1
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African Americans -- South Carolina -- Drayton Hall -- History 1
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Burial insurance -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Charleston (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Race relations 1
Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston District (S.C.) -- History 1
Child care 1
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Drayton Hall (S.C.) -- History 1
Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History -- 18th Century 1
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Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Drayton Hall -- History 1
Plantations -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
Racially mixed people -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Rice -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
Slavery -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History 1
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 1
agendas (administrative records) 1
architectural drawings (visual works) 1
audiotapes 1
awards 1
booklets 1
books 1
brochures 1
certificates 1
constitutions 1
correspondence 1
deeds 1
diaries 1
genealogical tables 1
inventories 1
journals (accounts) 1
land grants 1
ledgers (account books) 1
legal documents 1
letters (correspondence) 1
manuscript maps 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
newsletters 1
notes (documents) 1
pamphlets 1
plats (maps) 1
rosters 1
scrapbooks 1
sketches 1
slides (photographs) 1
stereoscopic photographs 1
transcripts 1
watercolors (paintings) 1
works of art 1
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Gamma Xi Omega Chapter (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of African-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History 1
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Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Charleston Area Branch 1
Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History. Conference 1
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, inc 1
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Avery Research Center 1
Bah, M. Alpha, 1947- 1
Baptist Ministers' Wives and Ministers' Widows of Charleston County (S.C.) 1
Benedict College 1
Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments 1
Charleston County Legislative Delegation 1
Charleston County School District 1
Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 1
Davis, Dena 1
Davis, Julia-Ellen 1
Drayton family 1
Drayton, Carolus 1
Drayton, Charles Henry, 1847-1915 1
Drayton, Charles, 1785-1844 1
Drayton, Charles, 1814-1852 1
Drayton, Charlotta D., 1884-1969 1
Drayton, James Shoolbred, 1820-1867 1
Drayton, John, 1831-1912 1
Drayton, John, active 1777 1
Drayton, Mary Middleton Shoolbred, 1794-1855 1
Drayton, Thomas Henry Middleton, 1828-1867 1
Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779 1
Dulaney, W. Marvin, 1950- 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friendly Union Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Friendly Union Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
Holloway family 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Manigault, Charlotte Drayton, 1781-1855 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Powers, Bernard E., Jr. 1
Sasportas family 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
Wilkinson family 1
Williams, Regina 1
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 1
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