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George Detwiler Burges collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0095
Abstract

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

Nathan Garfinkle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1138
Abstract Photographs, photograph albums, military documents, certificates, correspondence, and other papers of Nathan Garfinkle. Materials primarily document Garfinkle's service in the United States Army during World War II, with the largest portion of items consisting of photographs and photograph albums from his military service with the Chemical Warfare Service at the Columbia Army Air Base and his deployment in the South Pacific. A smaller number of photographs feature his time as a student at...
Dates: 1921-circa 1980

Grimke family papers

 Collection
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

Lawrence Layden scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-042
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Lawrence "Ed" Layden, an officer with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of Layden at various bases during the war, reconnaissance photographs, and photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp, which Layden visited on April 17, 1945, six days after it was liberated.

Dates: 1941-1945

Ruth Ann McDonald papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0200
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, military records, clippings, and textiles of Ruth Ann McDonald. Materials document her service in the U.S. Army during World War II as a nurse stationed at the Lawson General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, Fort Bliss, Texas, the 67th General Hospital in England, and the 30th Field Hospital, which traveled through Luxembourg, France, and Germany. Also includes transcripts pertaining to Ruth's nursing education, certificates relating to her army service, and issues...
Dates: 1941-2000; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Williams family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1017
Abstract The majority of the collection consists of materials related to two memoirs written by Arthur V. Williams, Tales of Charleston 1930s, describing his childhood growing up in Charleston in the 1930s, and Tales of Clemson 1936-1940, on his four years at Clemson University prior to World War II. The collection also contains photographs of the Williams family of Charleston, South Carolina, primarily featuring Arthur V. Williams...
Dates: 1882-2004; Majority of material found within 1936-2004

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black-and-white photographs 5
military records 5
clippings (information artifacts) 4
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Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 2
certificates 2
genealogical tables 2
letters (correspondence) 2
magazines (periodicals) 2
orders (military records) 2
Atlanta (Ga.) 1
Authors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Autobiography -- Authorship 1
B-17 bomber 1
Bomber pilots -- United States 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Biography 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Politics and government 1
Clemson (S.C.) -- Biography 1
Columbia (S.C.) 1
Concentration camps 1
DVDs 1
Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal) 1
Education -- 19th century 1
England 1
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography 1
Fort Bliss (Tex.) 1
France 1
Germany 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
Jewish authors -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Luxembourg 1
Mayors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 19th century 1
Military decorations -- United States 1
Military hospitals 1
Military nursing 1
New Guinea 1
Nurses -- United States 1
Philippines 1
Purple Heart 1
South Carolina -- History 1
Temperance -- 19th century 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Correspondence 1
Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medals 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations, American 1
albums (books) 1
autobiographies (literary works) 1
bills of sale 1
bookplates 1
broadsides (notices) 1
color photographs 1
deeds 1
diplomas 1
files (document groupings) 1
financial records 1
garrison caps 1
heraldry 1
identity cards 1
indentures 1
inventories 1
land grants 1
legal documents 1
manuscripts for publication 1
medals 1
notes (documents) 1
photo CDs 1
photograph albums 1
pistols 1
printed ephemera 1
probate records 1
programs (documents) 1
rosters 1
signatures (names) 1
silhouettes 1
typescripts 1
wills 1
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French 1
German 1
 
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Clemson University 2
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1