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Lancelot Minor Harris papers

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Identifier: Mss 0022
Abstract

The Lancelot Minor Harris papers contains personal papers, correspondence, and written materials. Correspondents include James Easterby, DuBose Heyward, Ludwig Lewisohn, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Albert Simons, Thomas Tobias, and others. Written materials include notes concerning Harris' classes and personal writing, prepared by Paul Weidner. Also included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of Carlotta Harris.

Dates: 1872-1940; Majority of material found within 1890-1930

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

Wendell Mitchell Levi papers

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Identifier: Mss 0079
Collection Overview The papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi include his correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, notes, material related to his publications, and photographs. Correspondence includes personal and business letters from various individuals and businesses and organizations, and copies of letters sent by Levi. Topics include Levi's writings, pigeons (breeding, training, racing, care, diseases, and many other related subjects), a city ordinance banning pigeon raising, the controversy...
Dates: 1827-1995

Raymond K. O'Cain papers

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Identifier: Mss 0036
Collection Overview Papers consist of O'Cain's correspondence, notes, lectures and other writings, articles, printed material, photographs, clippings, linguistic maps, and sound recordings. Papers relate primarily to Raymond O'Cain and his research in linguistics.Correspondence consists mainly of letters, postcards, and telegrams to O'Cain from other scholars. Correspondents include Raven I. McDavid, Jr., Karl J. Weintraub, A.J. Van Windekens, and S. Greenbaum.O'Cain's writings include...
Dates: 1964-1980

Albert Simons papers

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Identifier: Mss 0044
Collection Overview Papers consist of Simons' writings, correspondence, sketchbooks, clippings, prints, and miscellaneous items.Simons' writings include lecture notes (many on index cards) and essays on subjects such as church architecture, French history, Robert Mills, the architecture of Charleston (S.C.), Greek temples, and Sir Christopher Wren.Letters (1908-1977) are mostly Simons' personal and professional correspondence with various individuals, family members, and organizations,...
Dates: 1908-1977

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Aiken, William Martin, 1855-1908 1
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