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George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Nathan S. Addlestone papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1127
Abstract

Scrapbooks, yearbooks, clippings, programs, newsletters, and reports pertaining to Nathan Addlestone, a Charleston businessman who founded several scrap metal businesses, including Steelmet, Incorporated and Addlestone International Corporation. He was also very active in philanthropy, particularly pertaining to education.

Dates: circa 1910-2009

African American Firemen in Charleston collection

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Identifier: AMN 9010v
Abstract African American firemen have served in the Charleston Fire Department since 1882.The collection includes photocopied photographs of uniformed firemen and clippings from News and Courier about black fire fighters in the Charleston Fire Department. In a 1956 article, the News and Courier reported that black firemen received the same privileges in pay, sick leave, and other benefits as did white...
Dates: approximately 1910s-1984

Aiken Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1042
Collection Overview Mostly photocopied material chronicling the history of the Jewish community in Aiken, South Carolina, including the Adath (Adas) Yeshurun Synagogue. The scrapbooks are divided into six sections, which are arranged in original order. The Adath Yeshurun Synagogue section contains newspaper articles (1980s-1990s) re. history of synagogue, 70th anniversary program (1991), color photograph (1995) of board members, copies of real estate documents (1923-1925) for original acquisition of property,...
Dates: 1923-1995; Majority of material found within 1980s-1990s

William Martin Aiken papers

 Collection
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

Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA) records

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Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Dates: 1998-2019

Louis Baker papers

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Identifier: Mss 1136
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, and other papers of Louis Baker, president of M. Baker and Sons meat packing plant and founding member of the Charleston County Livestock Growers Association. Materials include photographs of Louis Baker and the M. Baker and Sons plant; certificates from Louis's involvement in the National Independent Meat Packers Association, the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (renamed Shriners International), and the Scottish Rite of the Freemasons;...
Dates: circa 1917-1968, 2007

Barnwell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0110
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence of Reverend William H. W. Barnwell, his wife Catherine Osborn Barnwell, their children and other Barnwell family relations. Topics include social life in Beaufort and Charleston, South Carolina, varying religions and their differences, historiography of South Carolina, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Charleston, religious instruction of slaves, missionary work in China, South Carolina College (1840- 1860), Rev. James Henley Thornwell, the capture of...
Dates: 1823-1960s; Majority of material found within 1823-1882

Baruch and Lennox families photographs and papers

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Identifier: Mss 1110
Abstract

The collection consists of family photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, and assorted papers of the Baruch family of Camden, South Carolina, and New York City, and the Lennox family of Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Materials primarily relate to Hartwig Nathaniel Baruch Sr., stage actor and member of the New York stock exchange, his wife, Arline Lennox Baruch, and their son, Hartwig Nathaniel Baruch Jr.

Dates: 1889-1976

Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt papers

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Identifier: Mss 1089
Abstract

Writings, newspaper clippings, poetry, plays, publications, correspondence, photographs, and other personal papers of Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the Berendt and Gelson family histories as well as Benjamin's and Anna's travels. Also included are Aleph Zadik Aleph Chapter 143 publications from the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1866-2010

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Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Alterman, Jennet Robinson 3
Dock Street Theatre (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Footlight Players (Charleston, S.C.) 3
I.M. Pearlstine & Sons (S.C.) 3
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 3
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 3
Raisin, Rachel M. 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 3
United States. Navy 3
Weinberg family 3
Aiken, William Martin, 1855-1908 2
Aleph Zadik Aleph 2
Alliance for Full Acceptance 2
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 2
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 2
College of Charleston. Alumni Association 2
College of Charleston. Library 2
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 2
Drayton family 2
Eastman, Margaret Middleton Rivers 2
Freemasons 2
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 2
Halsey McCallum Resources 2
Halsey, William, 1915-1999 2
Harby family 2
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 2
Harby, Lee Cohen, 1849-1918 2
Hebrew Benevolent Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 2
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America. Samuel D. Turtletaub Post 237 (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Keyserling family 2
Keyserling, Herbert, 1915-2000 2
Keyserling, Jennie Hyman, 1881-1935 2
Keyserling, William 2
Keyserling, William, 1869-1951 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 2
Loeb family 2
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-2009 2
Moses family 2
National Council of Jewish Women. Charleston Section 2
Pearlstine family 2
Pearlstine, Milton Alfred, 1899-1994 2
Raisin family 2
Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 2
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 2
Rivers, Lucius Mendel, Jr. 2
Rivers, Margaret Middleton 2
Robinson family 2
Rosenberg family 2
Rosenberg, Abraham, 1859-1920 2
Rosenthall, Irene O. 2
Rosenthall, William A. 2
Smith family 2
Smith, Charlie 2
Solomon family 2
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 2
Tobias, Thomas J. 2
United States. Army 2
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services 2
Winstock family 2
Aberman, Mary Ann, 1935- 1
Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
Adath Yeshurun Synagogue (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Addlestone International Corporation 1
Addlestone, Marlene Alfred 1
Addlestone, Nathan S., 1913-2001 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Ahlem (Concentration camp) 1
Alston family 1
Altman family 1
Alwyn's Department Store (Georgetown, S.C.) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Rose Society 1
Angress, Werner T. 1
Archambault, Sandra, 1944-2022 1
Ashley Hall (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Ashley Theater (West Ashley, S.C.) 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
B'nai B'rith 1
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 1
B'nai B'rith. District Grand Lodge No. 5 1
B-52's (Musical group) 1
Bailey family 1
Baker family 1
Baker, Barry 1
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