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Diary of J.B. Grimball

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0021
Collection Overview Typescript copies (1937-1938) of 17 diaries (1832-1884) kept by John Berkeley Grimball of Pinebury and Old Fort Plantations, transcribed from the original by Frederica B. Keller during a 1935-1938 W.P.A. project.Entries include references to family matters, including the division of Grimball's mother's [Eliza Flinn] estate, social events, religion, a hot air balloon ascension (1834), a duel (1856), and Grimball's trips to Sulphur Srings, Virginia and elsewhere.The...
Dates: 1832-1938

Trott family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0136
Abstract

Includes materials compiled by Charleston native Mabel Trott FitzSimons, including genealogical data and family history relating to Bailey, Cambridge, Cave, FitzSimons, Good, Gregorie, Hendricks, Trott, Venning, and Wood families. Also includes a copy of sailor Henry W. Hendricks' Civil War diary, and records regarding Myrtle Grove Plantation.

Dates: 1836-1981; Majority of material found within 1940-1973

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