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George Detwiler Burges collection

Identifier: Mss 0095

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

Frances Mazo and Julius Butwin papers

Identifier: Mss 1179

The papers of Frances Mazo Butwin and Julius Butwin, the first English translators of the works of Yiddish author Sholom Aleichem. The papers include her writings and diaries, their correspondence, family photographs, and copies of their books.

Dates: 1907-2023; Majority of material found within 1907-1943

Lewis R. Gibbes papers

Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Papers of Lewis R. Gibbes, Professor of mathematics, astronomy, and physics at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1838-1892. Papers include materials relating to Gibbes' studies in France, assorted obituaries, eulogies, and memorials, his published papers and newspaper articles (collected into several scrapbooks) on his scientific work and other topics, assorted Elliott Society of Natural History materials, astronomical charts and calculations, assorted cartes de...
Dates: 1800s-1893, 1937

Harriet McBryde Johnson papers

Identifier: Mss 0156
Abstract Writings, working files, diplomas, awards, recognitions, memorials, and audiovisual materials of Harriet McBryde Johnson. Materials document Johnson's disability and civil rights advocacy and activism, her career as an author and an attorney, and her participation in Charleston city and county politics. Disabled due to a congenital degenerative neuromuscular disease she came to prominence after debating Peter Singer concerning his views on disability-based infanticide and for her annual...
Dates: 1971-2010

Ruth Ann McDonald papers

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

Ben McCutchen Moïse papers

Identifier: Mss 0183

Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, work files, publications, and related papers of Ben McCutchen Moïse, conservation officer with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources from 1978 to 2002, author of Ramblings of a Lowcountry Game Warden: A Memoir, and editor of A Southern Sportsman: The Hunting Memoirs of Henry Edwards Davis.

Dates: 1908-2011

William Vincent Moore papers

Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

Moses Henry Nathan collection

Identifier: Mss 1071
Collection Overview This collection consists of information on Moses Henry Nathan (1821-1875) together with photocopied annual reports of the City of Charleston Fire Department, 1859-1861, 1866-1872 which were delivered to the Charleston Board of Fire Masters. The original annual reports are bound into a volume titled on the spine "Annual reports of the Chief of the Fire Department of Charleston, 1859-1872" and impressed on the front cover "M.H. Nathan." The collection also includes a photograph of Chief M.H....
Dates: 1855, 2002, 2009, undated

Pinehurst Tea Plantation records

Identifier: Mss 0203

Financial records, letters and correspondence, plats, and printed materials relating to the Pinehurst Tea Plantation founded in Summerville, South Carolina, by Charles U. Shepard for his experiments in tea cultivation, production, and marketing. Materials relate primarily to the sale, purchase, and transfer of the property and properties that would become the Pinehurst Tea Plantation.

Dates: 1855-1993

Rivers family papers

Identifier: Mss 0199
Abstract Correspondence, programs, publications, newspaper clippings, journals, photographs, slides, scrapbooks, audiovisual material, genealogical material, and personal files belonging to and concerning the Rivers family. Materials primarily relate to L. Mendel Rivers' service in Congress from 1941 to 1970, the writings of his wife Margaret Middleton Rivers, and their three children Margaret Rivers Eastman, Marion Rivers Ravenel Cato, and L. Mendel Rivers, Jr. Topics of particular interest include...
Dates: 1800-2011; Majority of material found within 1920-2007

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Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
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Burns, Mark W. 1
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Butwin, Joseph (Joseph Mazo), 1943- 1
Butwin, Julius, -1945 1
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Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
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Gibbes, Anna 1
Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894 1
Gibbes, Sarah P. 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Lawson General Hospital 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017 1
McDonald, Ruth Ann, 1919-2013 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
Moore, William V. 1
Moïse, Ben McC. 1
Mueller-Roemer, Sarah Elizabeth 1
Nathan, Moses Henry, 1821-1875 1
Peacock, Edwin, 1910-1989 1
Pinehurst Tea Plantation 1
Potter, Mary Jo 1
Potter, William Zeigler 1
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Ravenel, Marion Rivers, 1943- 1
Rivers (Family : Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970) 1
Rivers family 1
Rosenthall, Irene O. 1
Rosenthall, William A. 1
Russell, Ina 1
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927 1
Shepard, Charles Upham, 1842-1915 1
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916 1
Simpkins, Lyle, 1917-1944 1
Singer, Peter, 1946- 1
South Carolina. Department of Natural Resources 1
St. Andrew's Society of Charleston, South Carolina 1
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991 1
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United States. Army Nurse Corps 1
United States. Army. Field Hospital, 30th 1
United States. Army. General Hospital, 67th 1
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services 1
United States. Navy 1
Zeigler, John 1
Ziegler family 1
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