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George Smith Adams papers

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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

Zig Boroughs papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-040
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, memoirs, and other papers of Zig Boroughs, an American soldier who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. Two memoirs are included: one written by Edith Jakobs, a Jewish native of Germany who was liberated by members of Boroughs's unit while in hiding in the Netherlands; the other by Werner "Tom" Angress, also a Jewish native of Germany, who enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as an interrogator with Boroughs's...
Dates: 1984-2008

Drayton papers

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Identifier: Mss 0152
Abstract

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

Vincent P. Lannie collection

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Identifier: Mss 0077
Abstract Materials collected by Vincent P. Lannie relate to writer Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle, Allston and Vanderhost family members and their enslaved people, Confederate imprints, a broadside advertisement for a rice planting device, Civil War ships USS Monitor and Keokuk, a Revolutionary era parole, and a letter of John Rutledge. Also includes letters to George N. Shuster, former president of Hunter College and editor of...
Dates: 1733-1974

Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin papers

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Identifier: Mss 1075
Abstract Clippings, correspondence, sermons, programs, certificates, diplomas, diaries, photographs, objects, and other papers of Jacob S. Raisin, Reform rabbi, author, and scholar. Raisin's writings focused on ethical behavior, intellectual history, religious observance and tradition. Materials also relate to Raisin's wife, Jane Lazarus Raisin, their children, Mordenai Lazarus Raisin Hirsch, Rachel Marla Raisin, and Aaron S. Raisin, and other family members, Raisin's record of professional...
Dates: circa 1700, 1889-2009

John Martin Taylor papers

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Identifier: Mss 0204
Abstract These papers contain writings, working files, correspondence, art, and photographs documenting the personal and professional life of John Martin Taylor, also known as Hoppin’ John, American food writer and culinary historian of the American South. Topics include Lowcountry cooking, culinary history, food writing, Hoppin' John's, Taylor's culinary bookstore in Charleston, S.C., mail art and his life as a gay/bisexual man. The papers also cover Taylor’s extended residences in Athens, Ga.,...
Dates: 1935-2018

Trott family papers

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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

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

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Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
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Brown, Kent, 1953-2003 1
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Cave family 1
Commonweal (New York, N.Y.) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
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Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
FitzSimons, Mabel Trott, 1883-1979 1
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Fraser, Mary Edna 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
Good family 1
Gregorie family 1
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Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
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Hendricks, Henry W., 1826-1898 1
Hersey, John, 1914-1993 1
Hess, Karen 1
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 1
Hunter College 1
Jakobs, Edith 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Lannie, Vincent P. 1
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 1
Pringle, Elizabeth W. Allston (Elizabeth Waties Allston), 1845-1921 1
Raisin family 1
Raisin, Aaron S., 1922-1989 1
Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 1
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 1
Raisin, Rachel M. 1
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013 1
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800 1
Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977 1
Smith family 1
Talladega College 1
Taylor, John Martin, 1949- 1
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United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 508th 1
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Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 1
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 1
Wood family 1
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