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Barnwell family papers

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

Bryan, Carson, Moses, and Werber family papers

Identifier: Mss 1152
Abstract The Bryan, Carson, Moses, and Werber families of Sumter County, South Carolina, represent the relationships between Jewish and Christian families in 19th century South Carolina. Henry Claremont Moses, of a prominent Jewish family, married Andrena Werber, of a Christian family, in 1878; their daughter Catherine married William Alfred Bryan. This collection contains papers, correspondence, photographs/daguerreotypes, genealogical records, and artifacts from the Bryan branch of the family. A...
Dates: approximately 1840s-2011; Majority of material found within 1911-1984

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

Levi and D'Ancona families papers

Identifier: Mss 1159

Collection includes assorted family records relating to the Levi and D'Ancona families as well as a small amount of materials relating to the Gruenwald/Greenwald family. Also included are the papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi Sr. and his son Dr. Wendell M. Levi Jr.

Dates: 1753-2016; Majority of material found within 1900-2016

Charlotte A. Myers collection

Identifier: Mss 0213
Abstract The collection contains correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Charlotte A. Myers’ divorce from literary critic and poet Rufus Wilmot Griswold. Materials also relate to Caroline Griswold, a writer and Griswold’s daughter from his first marriage, who was raised by Myers. There are also daguerreotype portraits of Myers and Caroline Griswold and a commonplace book assembled by Myers. The papers also cover correspondence between Griswold’s grandchildren and Joy Bayless, author of the...
Dates: 1818-1943

John A. Zeigler, Jr. papers

Identifier: Mss 0125
Abstract The papers contain writings, biographical materials, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life of John Asbury Zeigler, Jr., poet, music philanthropist, and co-owner of the Book Basement bookstore in Charleston, S.C. Materials relate to Zeigler’s education at the Citadel, and his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II in Yakutat, Alaska. The papers also cover Zeigler’s relationship with Edwin Peacock, their friendship with lithographer Prentiss Taylor and his partner Roderick...
Dates: 1755-2015

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black-and-white photographs 2
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Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc. 1
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Astronomy -- Research 1
Beaufort (S.C.) -- Social life and customs 1
Bookstores -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Botany -- Research 1
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College teachers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Custody of children -- United States 1
DVDs 1
Divorce -- United States 1
Enslaved persons -- Religious life 1
Gay artists -- United States 1
Gay couples -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Gay men's writings, American 1
Gay men, White -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Gay people -- Social life and customs 1
Gay people in the civil service -- United States 1
Genealogy 1
Geology -- Research 1
Historiography -- South Carolina 1
Interfaith families -- South Carolina 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Sumter 1
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Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Sumter County 1
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Older gay men -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Gay 1
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Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 1
Barnwell family 1
Barnwell, Catherine Osborn, 1809-1886 1
Barnwell, William Hazzard, 1806-1863 1
Bayless, Joy 1