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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

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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

Saul Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1030
Collection Overview Collection includes bound account and inventory ledgers, cancelled checks, check registers, correspondence, photograph, ephemera, and electrocardiograph chart. Collection contains business records (1914-1925) from The Saul Alexander Dry Goods Store in Summerville, South Carolina. Eleven bound volumes include an account ledger (1914-1919) organized by name of vendor; six inventory ledgers (1915-1925), each lists type of merchandise, quantity in stock, and price; expense ledger (1922-1924)...
Dates: 1914-1937

Dora Altman collection

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Identifier: Mss 1006
Collection Overview Includes photographs, photocopies, correspondence, address books, autograph books, and ephemera. Collection consists of material related to Dora Altman's immediate family and relatives, including obituaries and family genealogy notes. Also included are a personal autograph book (1920s) and several address and memo pads with notes on family birthdays and death dates. Material of the related Brown family consists of correspondence and publications (1980s-1990s). Collection includes candid...
Dates: circa 1880-1998

Avery Normal Institute records

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Identifier: AMN 1012
Abstract The Avery Normal Institute was established by the American Missionary Association (AMA) in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. The Institute originally served as a school for former slaves and free persons of color, providing normal (or, teacher) training to students pursuing careers in education. The school eventually became known just as Avery Institute, operating as a high school with financial support from the AMA until 1947, when it became part of Charleston's segregated public school...
Dates: 1862-1978

Bacot family papers

 Collection
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

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

Edna Ginsberg Banov papers

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Identifier: Mss 1039
Collection Overview Entire collection is photocopies of Edna Banov's unpublished manuscripts and other writings; originals remain with donor. Includes poems, short stories, letters, memoirs, notes, book reviews, eulogies, tributes and a compilation of Banov's short stories and letters titled, "Potpourri, Some of This, Some of That." (Many works in "Potpourri" have draft versions in the collection.) Most writings are annotated and several have critique notes included (from an unnamed editor.) Banov's memoirs...
Dates: 1960s-1990s

Banov family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1025
Abstract Writings, correspondence, clippings, financial, organizational, and other materials documenting the personal and professional interests of the Banov family of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials relate to Dr. Leon Banov Jr., proctologist and president of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim from 1965 to 1967, Rita Landesman Banov, community service volunteer and president of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim from 1981 to 1983, and their son, Alan Banov. Materials also relate to the 150th anniversary...
Dates: 1889-2005

Barnwell family papers

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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

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Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 4
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 4
United States. Congress. House 4
Addlestone Hebrew Academy (Charleston, S.C.) 3
Aleph Zadik Aleph 3
Alliance for Full Acceptance 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
Levy family 3
Raisin, Rachel M. 3
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 3
Tobias, Thomas J. 3
Weinberg family 3
Altman family 2
Anderson, Dorothy Middleton 2
B'nai B'rith 2
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 2
Banov family 2
Beth Israel (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Charleston Jewish Welfare Fund 2
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 2
Clemson University 2
Cohen family 2
College of Charleston. Alumni Association 2
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 2
Democratic Party (Charleston County, S.C.) 2
Drayton family 2
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 2
Eastman, Margaret Middleton Rivers 2
Freemasons 2
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983 2
Garfinkel family 2
Halsey McCallum Resources 2
Halsey, William, 1915-1999 2
Harby, Lee Cohen, 1849-1918 2
Harleston family 2
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 2
Hirsch family 2
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 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
Kligman, Melton, 1929-2013 2
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 2
Lazar family 2
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 2
Lowcountry AIDS Services 2
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 2
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-2009 2
Moïse family 2
Moïse, Penina 2
National Council of Jewish Women. Charleston Section 2
National Jewish Welfare Board 2
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Pearlstine, Milton Alfred, 1899-1994 2
Prystowsky family 2
Raisin family 2
Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 2
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 2
Rhett family 2
Rivers, Lucius Mendel, Jr. 2
Rivers, Margaret Middleton 2
Robinson family 2
Siegel family 2
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 2
Smith family 2
Solomon family 2
Solomons family 2
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 2
United Jewish Appeal 2
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services 2
United States. Navy 2
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 2
Aberman, Mary Ann, 1935- 1
Ackerman, Jennie Shimel, 1923-2003 1
Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
Addlestone International Corporation 1
Addlestone, Marlene Alfred 1
Addlestone, Nathan S., 1913-2001 1
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Aiken, William Martin, 1855-1908 1
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter 1
Aleph Zadik Aleph. Charleston Chapter #143 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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