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George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

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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

Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro papers

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Identifier: Mss 1120
Abstract The collection consists of photographs, photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, High School of Charleston and university materials, correspondence, travel souvenirs, oral histories, and family interviews of Sandra Garfinkel and Morton Henry Shapiro. The majority of materials document Sandra Garfinkel Shapiro's youth, from her teenage years through her graduation from University of North Carolina in 1957, with the largest portion of the collection consisting of photographs of Sandra and her...
Dates: 1901-2014; Majority of material found within 1935-2002

Edwina Harleston Whitlock papers

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Identifier: AMN 1120
Abstract Edwina Augusta Harleston Whitlock was born Gussie Louise Harleston on September 28, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina to Robert Othello Harleston and his wife, Marie Isabelle Forrest. She was raised by her uncle, Edwin Augustus Teddy Harleston and his wife Elise Forrest after it was discovered that Whitlock's parents had tuberculosis. Whitlock attended the Avery Normal Institute in Charleston, South Carolina and Talladega College in Talladega, Alabama, where she...
Dates: 1918-2006

Wilkinson and Keith family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0111
Abstract

The Wilkinson and Keith family papers consist of correspondence and other documents among the Wilkinson, Keith, Siegling, Haskell, and Marshall families and their friends dating from 1785 to 1920. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1820 to 1890, a large portion of which chronicles Willis Keith's experiences as a Confederate soldier in 1862-1863.

Dates: 1785-1920; Majority of material found within 1820-1890

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genealogical tables 2
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Columbia (S.C.) -- History 1
Edisto Island (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies 1
Genealogy 1
Israel -- Description and travel 1
Jewish camps 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Genealogy 1
Jewish youth -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies and clubs 1
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Jews -- Social life and customs 1
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Jews -- South Carolina -- Columbia 1
Jews -- South Carolina -- Sumter 1
Labor unions -- United States -- Officials and employees -- Interviews 1
Medway (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Mexico -- Description and travel 1
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Portland (Or.) 1
Racially mixed people -- United States 1
Sherman's March through the Carolinas -- Personal narratives 1
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South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
Sumter (S.C.) -- History 1
Tuberculosis -- Diagnosis 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives 1
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Youth -- Counseling of 1
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appointment books 1
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black-and-white negatives 1
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charts (graphic documents) 1
daguerreotypes (photographs) 1
greeting cards 1
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ships' passenger lists 1
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Avery Normal Institute 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Cohen family 1
Cohen, Eleanor H., 1839-1874 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1