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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

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

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

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

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

Harrison Randolph papers

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Identifier: Mss 0076
Abstract Collection contains biographical information, personal diaries, correspondence, writings, teaching notes and other miscellaneous items of Harrison Randolph, President and Chair of Mathematics at the College of Charleston from 1897 to 1942. Papers include diaries from 1910 to 1941 except from mid 1928 to early 1931. Persons mentioned are M. Rutledge Rivers, George Daniel Grice, Thomas della Torre, James Harold Easterby, Horatio Hughes, Olin Burnham Chamberlain, and Williard Silcox Sr. Also...
Dates: 1885-1942

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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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
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 1
Emanuel family 1
FitzSimons, Mabel Trott, 1883-1979 1
Fitzsimmons family 1
Fort Sumter Memorial Commission (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fortiere, Nancy Alston Siegling 1
Garfinkel family 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
Good family 1
Gregorie family 1
Grice, George Daniel, 1900-1977 1
Harleston family 1
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Haskell family 1
Hendricks family 1
Hendricks, Henry W., 1826-1898 1
Hersey, John, 1914-1993 1
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 1
Hughes, Horatio 1
Hunter College 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
Jakobs, Edith 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Keith family 1
Keokuk (Ironclad steamer) 1
Lannie, Vincent P. 1
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 1
Mahon, Octavia 1
Marshall family 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 1
Moses family 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
Randolph, Louise Wagener 1
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013 1
Rivers, M. Rutledge (Moultrie Rutledge), 1868-1940 1
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800 1
Seixas family 1
Service Employees International Union 1
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Shapiro, Morton Henry, 1928-2007 1
Shapiro, Sandra Garfinkel, 1935- 1
Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977 1
Siegling family 1
Silcox, Willard 1
Smith family 1
Talladega College 1
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United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 508th 1
United States. Department of State 1
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Venning family 1
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 1
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 1
Wilkinson family 1
Wood family 1
Young Judaea, Inc 1
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