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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

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

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

William Halsey papers

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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

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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

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

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correspondence 12
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genealogical tables 4
Charleston (S.C.) 3
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Mexico -- Description and travel 2
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Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
Alston family 1
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Angress, Werner T. 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Bailey family 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Boroughs, Zig 1
Bryan (Family : Sumter County, S.C.) 1
Bryan, Susan Carson 1
Bryant family 1
Cambridge family 1
Carson family 1
Cave family 1
Chamberlain, Olin Burnham 1
Cohen family 1
Cohen, Eleanor H., 1839-1874 1
College of Charleston 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
Della Torre, Thomas 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
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 1
Emanuel family 1
Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958 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
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
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 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
Jervey, Theodore D. (Theodore Dehon), 1859-1947 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Keith family 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
Mahon, Octavia 1
Manigault, Charlotte Drayton, 1781-1855 1
Marshall family 1
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-2009 1
Melnick, Ralph 1
Miguez, Andrena Bryan 1
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 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
Randolph, Harrison, 1871-1954 1
Randolph, Louise Wagener 1
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