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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

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

Grimke family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s

Jewish Community Center papers

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Identifier: Mss 1063
Collection Overview The administrative files mostly document planning for, financing, and building the new Jewish Community Center in suburban Charleston; with blueprints, architects Simons, Lapham, Mitchell and Small correspondence and a small amount of history. The largest series contains photographs documenting Jewish life and Jewish Community Center activities, ca. 1945 to 1998. Original order, when possible, was kept, there being topical and biographical files (including images, 1980s-1990s, of Russian...
Dates: 1920-1998

Vincent P. Lannie collection

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Identifier: Mss 0077
Abstract Materials collected by Vincent P. Lannie relate to writer Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle, Allston and Vanderhost family members and their enslaved people, Confederate imprints, a broadside advertisement for a rice planting device, Civil War ships USS Monitor and Keokuk, a Revolutionary era parole, and a letter of John Rutledge. Also includes letters to George N. Shuster, former president of Hunter College and editor of...
Dates: 1733-1974

Lazarus and Hirsch families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1018
Abstract This collection contains photographs, correspondence, clippings, pins, a textile, legal documents, albums, and other items relating to Jane Lazarus Raisin and the Lazarus and Hirsch families of Charleston, as well as the related Hart, Levy, Cohen, Mordecai, Harby, De Lyon, De La Motta, and Raisin families. Collection includes numerous early photographs. Materials also pertain to Charleston's Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (KKBE) synagogue and Jewish life in Charleston and South Carolina in the...
Dates: 1776, 1818-2005

Laura Benjamin Miller collection on Judah P. Benjamin

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1034-078
Abstract

The collection consists of a Confederate States of America two-dollar bill, a Judah P. Benjamin Confederate Memorial brochure, and a digital copy of a letter from Judah Benjamin (as the Confederate States Secretary of State) to Daniel Printup, Esq. of Rome, Georgia, requesting assistance in mustering soldiers for the 55th regiment of the Confederate States Army.

Dates: 1862, 1983

Frederick A. Porcher papers

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Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Dates: 1761-1878

Robert N. Rosen papers

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Identifier: Mss 1064
Collection Overview This collection contains 10 boxes of research material obtained by Robert N. Rosen during the writing of the book The Jewish Confederates. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, c2000. Two boxes contain information regarding specific research about states and cities in the Confederacy. Three boxes contain information and research on specific Jewish individuals mentioned in The Jewish Confederates. One box contains information and research specific to David Levy Yulee as well as...
Dates: 1990s

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Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886 1
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Money -- Confederate States of America 1
Munster Plantation (Ashepoo, S.C.) 1
Musicians -- Correspondence 1
Myrtle Grove Plantation (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
North American paper money 1
Parole -- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Berkeley County 1
Police -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Police-community relations -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Rice -- Machinery 1
Rome (Ga.) 1
Russians -- South Carolina -- History 1
Sailors -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
Sherman's March through the Carolinas -- Personal narratives 1
Slaves -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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St. John's Parish (Berkeley County, S.C.) -- History 1
St. John's Parish (Berkeley County, S.C.) -- Social life and customs 1
Stevedores -- Labor unions -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Strikes and lockouts -- Stevedores -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Sumter (S.C.) -- History 1
Temperance -- 19th century 1
United States -- History 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Jewish 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects 1
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Bacot, Barnwell Rhett, 1891-1912 1
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Bacot, D. Huger, 1888-1974 1
Bacot, Daniel Huger, 1847-1920 1
Bacot, Josephine Rhett, 1859-1932 1
Bacot, Walter Rhett, 1899-1978 1
Bailey family 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
Benjamin, J. P. (Judah Philip), 1811-1884 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Cambridge family 1
Camp Baker (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Juniper (Cheraw, S.C.) 1
Camp K'Tanim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Camp Wesash (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Cave family 1
Cohen, Eleanor H., 1839-1874 1
College of Charleston 1
Commonweal (New York, N.Y.) 1
Confederate States of America. Army 1
De La Motta family 1
De Lyon family 1
Drayton family 1
Durrenberger, E. Paul, 1943- 1
Emanuel family 1
Erem, Suzan 1
FitzSimons, Mabel Trott, 1883-1979 1
Fitzsimmons family 1
Fortiere, Nancy Alston Siegling 1
Freemasons 1
Good family 1
Gregorie family 1
Grimké family 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819 1
Grimké, John Paul, 1713-1791 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Harby family 1
Hart family 1
Haskell family 1
Hendricks family 1
Hendricks, Henry W., 1826-1898 1
Hersey, John, 1914-1993 1
Hirsch (Family : Charleston, S.C.) 1
Hirsch family 1
Hirsch, Isaac Willard, 1844-1925 1
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 1
Horton family 1
Huger family 1
Hunter College 1
International Longshoremen's Association. Local 1422 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Booster Club 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Friendship Club 1
Jewish Community Center (Charleston, S.C.). Junior Booster Club 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Keith family 1
Keokuk (Ironclad steamer) 1
Lannie, Vincent P. 1
Lazar family 1
Lazarus (Family : Charleston, S.C.) 1
Leftwich family 1
Levy family 1
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 1
Mahon, Octavia 1
Marshall family 1
Miller, Laura Benjamin 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 1
Mordecai family 1
Moses, Octavia Harby, 1823-1904 1
Moses, Perry J., 1844-1916 1
Muncey, Susan 1
Porcher, Frederick A. (Frederick Adolphus), 1809-1888 1
Pringle, Elizabeth W. Allston (Elizabeth Waties Allston), 1845-1921 1
Printup, Daniel S. 1
Raisin family 1
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 1
Raisin, Rachel M. 1
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013 1
Rhett family 1
Rhett, Josephine Horton, 1830-1860 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1800-1876 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1828-1905 1
Rhett, Robert Barnwell, 1854-1901 1
Rosen, Robert N., 1947- 1
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800 1
Seixas family 1
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2000 1
Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977 1
Siegling family 1
Trott family 1
Vanderhorst family 1
Venning family 1
Walton family 1
Weinberg family 1
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