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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

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

Bryan, Carson, Moses, and Werber family papers

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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

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

William Halsey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0067
Abstract

Biographical materials, artwork, writings, slides and photographs, printed materials, correspondence, working files, and other papers of artist, author, and teacher William Halsey. Also included are a variety of materials relating to the Halsey and Loeb families as well as writings and numerous slide images from his travels through Mexico, Central America, Europe, North Africa, the South Pacific, and the Galapagos.

Dates: 1874-2006

Vincent P. Lannie collection

 Collection
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

Ludwig Lewisohn papers

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Identifier: Mss 0028
Collection Overview Papers document mostly Lewisohn's friendship and early homosexual love affair with poet George Sylvester Viereck and Lewisohn's later marriage to Edna Manley. Correspondence (1903-1955) between Lewisohn and Viereck is mostly on literary matters; but early holograph poems by Lewisohn refer to their love affair. Other poems include printed and typescript copies and his English translations of some poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.Most of the collection documents the relationship of...
Dates: 1903-1980s; Majority of material found within 1940s

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

Robert N. Rosen papers

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Identifier: Mss 1064
Collection Overview This collection contains 10 boxes of research material obtained by Robert N. Rosen during the writing of the book The Jewish Confederates. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, c2000. Two boxes contain information regarding specific research about states and cities in the Confederacy. Three boxes contain information and research on specific Jewish individuals mentioned in The Jewish Confederates. One box contains information and research specific to David Levy Yulee as well as...
Dates: 1990s

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

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Special Collections 11
Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 1
 
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correspondence 7
black-and-white photographs 5
photographs 5
Charleston (S.C.) 4
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manuscripts (documents) 3
scrapbooks 3
books 2
drawings (visual works) 2
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genealogical tables 2
genealogies (histories) 2
letters (correspondence) 2
manuscripts for publication 2
passports 2
poetry 2
programs (documents) 2
research notes 2
sketches 2
slides (photographs) 2
Africa -- Description and travel 1
African American art -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
African American artists -- South Carolina 1
African American families -- South Carolina 1
African American newspapers 1
African American photographers 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Drayton Hall -- History 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- History 1
American literature -- 20th century 1
Appointment books 1
Art, American -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 20th century 1
Art, Modern -- 20th century 1
Artists -- South Carolina 1
Athens (Ga.) 1
Bisexual artists -- United States 1
Bisexual authors -- South Carolina 1
Bisexuals' writings, American 1
Bookstores -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- History 1
Charleston District (S.C.) -- History 1
Clergy -- Correspondence 1
Confederate States of America -- Imprints 1
Cookbooks 1
Cooking -- South Carolina 1
Cooking, American -- Southern style 1
Cooking, American -- Southern style -- History 1
Custody of children -- United States 1
DVDs 1
Drawing, American -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
Drayton Hall (S.C.) -- History 1
Edisto Island (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Educators -- Correspondence 1
Europe -- Description and travel 1
Food writers -- South Carolina 1
Food writing -- Southern States 1
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies 1
Gay artists -- United States 1
Gay authors -- South Carolina 1
Gay couples -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States 1
Gays' writings, American 1
Genealogy 1
Genoa (Italy) -- Description and travel 1
Hidden children (Holocaust) 1
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
Homosexuality -- Poetry 1
Interfaith families -- South Carolina 1
Jewish authors 1
Jewish authors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
Jewish families 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Genealogy 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Sumter County 1
Jewish sermons 1
Jewish soldiers -- United States -- Biography 1
Jews -- Confederate States of America -- History -- 19th century 1
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Jews -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century 1
Jews in public life 1
Mail art 1
Marriage -- United States 1
Medway (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Mexico -- Description and travel 1
Modernism (Art) -- South Carolina 1
Mural painting and decoration -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Musicians -- Correspondence 1
Myrtle Grove Plantation (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Netherlands 1
Painting, American -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
Painting, Modern -- 20th century 1
Paris (France) -- Description and travel 1
Parole -- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History -- 18th Century 1
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Charleston County -- History -- 19th Century 1
Plantation life -- South Carolina -- Drayton Hall -- History 1
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French 1
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Names
Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
Alston family 1
Angress, Werner T. 1
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Avery Normal Institute 1
B-52's (Musical group) 1
Bailey family 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Boroughs, Zig 1
Brown, Kent, 1953-2003 1
Bryan (Family : Sumter County, S.C.) 1
Bryan, Susan Carson 1
Bryant family 1
Cambridge family 1
Carson family 1
Cave family 1
Commonweal (New York, N.Y.) 1
Confederate States of America. Army 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Drayton family 1
Drayton, Carolus 1
Drayton, Charles Henry, 1847-1915 1
Drayton, Charles, 1785-1844 1
Drayton, Charles, 1814-1852 1
Drayton, Charlotta D., 1884-1969 1
Drayton, James Shoolbred, 1820-1867 1
Drayton, John, 1831-1912 1
Drayton, John, active 1777 1
Drayton, Mary Middleton Shoolbred, 1794-1855 1
Drayton, Thomas Henry Middleton, 1828-1867 1
Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958 1
FitzSimons, Mabel Trott, 1883-1979 1
Fitzsimmons family 1
Fraser, Mary Edna 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
Good family 1
Gregorie family 1
Halsey McCallum Resources 1
Halsey family 1
Halsey, Ashley, 1879-1971 1
Halsey, Eleanor Rose Loeb, 1883-1968 1
Halsey, William, 1915-1999 1
Harleston family 1
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Hendricks family 1
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
Jervey, Theodore D. (Theodore Dehon), 1859-1947 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Keokuk (Ironclad steamer) 1
Lannie, Vincent P. 1
Lewisohn, Edna, 1908- 1
Lewisohn, James 1
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 1
Lewisohn, Thelma Spear 1
Loeb family 1
Loeb, Jacob H., 1846-1893 1
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 1
Manigault, Charlotte Drayton, 1781-1855 1
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-2009 1
Melnick, Ralph 1
Miguez, Andrena Bryan 1
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 1
Moses family 1
Perdix, Elizabeth 1
Pitts, Sue A. 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
Rilke, Rainer Maria, 1875-1926 1
Rosen, Robert N., 1947- 1
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800 1
Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977 1
Smith family 1
Smith, Daniel Townsend, 1842-1929 1
Smith, Thomas Peter, 1814-1903 1
Talladega College 1
Taylor, John Martin, 1949- 1
Townsend family 1
Trott family 1
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 508th 1
Vanderhorst family 1
Venning family 1
Viereck, George Sylvester, 1884-1962 1
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