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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

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

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

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

Moses family papers

Identifier: Mss 1128
Abstract Photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, genealogical research, and printed materials related to the Moses family of Sumter, South Carolina. Materials primarily document Montgomery Moses, a lawyer and judge, and his descendants, including Altamont Moses, a state representative and senator. The largest portion of the collection consists of cartes de visite, tintypes, cabinet cards, and daguerreotypes of the Moses family, as well as members of the related Cohen, Emanuel, Jennings, and...
Dates: circa 1855-1981, 2012

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

Solomons family papers

Identifier: Mss 1103

Photographs, genealogical materials, financial and legal papers, ketubah, and correspondence of the Solomons family of Sumter, South Carolina. Materials primarily relate to the family of Augustus Aurelius Solomons, Sumter merchant, and youngest son of Mark Solomons and Rachel Rodrigues Solomons. Solomons' parents are reputed to be Sumter's first permanent Jewish settlers, moving to the area circa 1820.

Dates: 1800s-1941

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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Barnwell, Catherine Osborn, 1809-1886 1
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Bayless, Joy 1
Book Basement (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Bryan (Family : Sumter County, S.C.) 1
Bryan, Susan Carson 1
Bryant family 1
Carson family 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Cohen, Eleanor H., 1839-1874 1
College of Charleston 1
D'Ancona family 1
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 1
Elfe family 1
Elliott Society of Science & Art 1
Fallon family 1
Gibbes, Anna 1
Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894 1
Gibbes, Sarah P. 1
Griswold, M. Caroline 1
Griswold, Rufus W. (Rufus Wilmot), 1815-1857 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Jennings family 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Levi, Kathryn Weinberg 1
Levi, Wendell Mitchell, 1891-1976 1
Levi, Wendell Mitchell, 1927-2015 1
Levy family 1
Mahon, Octavia 1
Miguez, Andrena Bryan 1
Moses, Altamont, 1846-1905 1
Moses, Elizabeth, 1964-2018 1
Moses, Montgomery, 1808-1886 1
Myers, Charlotte 1
Palmetto Pigeon Plant 1
Peacock, Edwin, 1910-1989 1
Pitts, Sue A. 1
Potter, Mary Jo 1
Potter, William Zeigler 1
Quiroz, Roderick S. 1
Robertson, Vida 1
Russell, Ina 1
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927 1
Schwartz (Family : Schwartz, Ramon, Jr.) 1
Seixas family 1
Solomons family 1
Solomons, Augustus Aurelius, 1829-1891 1
Solomons, Mark, 1774-1830 1
Solomons, Rachel Rodrigues, 1799-1855 1
South Carolina College 1
St. Peter's Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991 1
Thornwell, James Henley, 1812-1862 1
United States. Navy 1
Werber family 1
Zeigler, John 1
Zell, Cornelia Bryan 1
Ziegler family 1
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