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Sigmund Abeles papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1164
Abstract

The papers of figurative artist and educator Sigmund Abeles include biographical information, correspondence, and information about his art career.

Dates: 1900-2023; Majority of material found within 1980-2017

H. A. DeCosta, Jr. papers

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Identifier: AMN 1084
Abstract Herbert A. DeCosta, Jr. (1923-2008) was a renowned African American architect and contractor based in Charleston, South Carolina. While he served as president of the H. A. DeCosta Company, the company worked on the construction and renovations of numerous churches, apartment complexes, schools, and residences, including some of the most architecturally significant houses in Charleston. The DeCosta Company also did much of the renovation and preservation work for Historic Charleston...
Dates: 1854-2009

John Henry Dick collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0065
Collection Overview Contents: Dick's papers consist primarily of (I) paintings and drawings, (II) manuscripts of his writings, (III) photographs, (IV) correspondence, (V) topical files, and (VI) artifacts: I. Paintings and Drawings Dick's artwork includes 35 framed paintings, approx. 200 mounted paintings, and approx. 500 pen-and-ink drawings. Most of the paintings and drawings were prepared for publication on the basis of field observations, color photographs taken with telephoto lenses, and bird skins which...
Dates: ca. 1912-1995

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

Mary Jo Smith Fetzer papers

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Identifier: Mss 0164
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of Mary Jo Smith Fetzer, graphic artist and founding staff member of WCIV-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. The papers include photographs, correspondence, and artwork from Fetzer’s personal and professional life and materials belonging to her partner, M.E. Van Dyke.

Dates: circa 1870s-2006; Majority of material found within 1943-2006

Frank R. Fisher notes

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Identifier: Mss 0072
Collection Overview Front cover inscribed "F.R. Fisher. Notes." Frank R. Fisher's "notes" contain observations, drawings, and photographs relating to scientific and technological studies, particularly astronomical observations made while Fisher was a resident in Charleston, S.C. during the 1880s.; Fisher records important discoveries and observations made by various scientists earlier in the century. Fisher's astronomical observations begin in Charleston in 1882 with the sighting of a comet. He also records his...
Dates: 1882-1902

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

Aubrey Hancock and William A. Fontaine Jr. papers

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Identifier: Mss 0227
Abstract

Papers document the professional and personal lives of Aubrey Hancock and William A. Fontaine, Jr. The collection includes business records, personal and miscellaneous correspondence, documentation of their properties, guest books, and assorted ephemera on Charleston, social, and local LGBTQ life.

Dates: 1850-2020; Majority of material found within 1935-2002

Izard arithmetic workbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0078
Collection Overview Arithmetic workbook containing word problems attributed to a member of the Ralph Izard family. Exercises include problems in the addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of money (pounds, crowns, guineas, marks, guilders, and other units) and other items. Additional problems pertain to the measurement of cloth, wine, time, land (furlongs, poles, feet, inches), Troy weight (grains, ingots), tare and trett (allowance claimed by the citizens of London on goods), the rule of three...
Dates: approximately 1800s

Keyserling family papers - Part II

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Identifier: Mss 1049b
Abstract Correspondence, school records, photographs, writings, financial records, home movies, clippings, and other materials of the Keyserling family of Beaufort, South Carolina. Materials relate to William Keyserling; his wife Jennie Hyman Keyserling; Leon Keyserling, American economist and lawyer; Herbert Keyserling, Beaufort physician; Harriet Hirschfeld Keyserling, Beaufort state representative and wife of Herbert Keyserling; and their children, Judith Keyserling, Billy Keyserling, Beth...
Dates: 1900-2010

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Charleston (S.C.) 3
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Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886 1
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Halsey, William, 1915-1999 2
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-2009 2
Nedzi, Janusz 2
Abeles, Sigmund, 1934- 1
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Abell family 1
Ali, Sálim, 1896-1987 1
B-52's (Musical group) 1
Brown, Kent, 1953-2003 1
Caffey family 1
Coastal Community Foundation 1
College of Charleston 1
Craft family 1
Craft, Ellen 1
Craft, William 1
Crump family 1
Curtis, Patricia 1
DeCosta family 1
DeCosta, Emily, 1923-2011 1
DeCosta, Herbert A., Jr., 1923-2008 1
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 1
Dick, John Henry, 1919-1995 1
Downey, Sydney, 1905- 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
Ferguson, David A. 1
Fetzer, Mary Jo Smith, 1935-2009 1
Fisher, Frank R. 1
Fontaine, William A. (William Alvin), 1920-2005 1
Fontaine-Hancock Interiors 1
Fraser, Mary Edna 1
French Protestant Church of Charleston, S.C 1
Garrity, Devin A. 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
H. A. DeCosta Company 1
HADCO Realty Company 1
Halsey family 1
Halsey, Ashley, 1879-1971 1
Halsey, Eleanor Rose Loeb, 1883-1968 1
Hancock (Family : Hancock, Aubrey, 1929-2019) 1
Hancock, Aubrey, 1929-2019 1
Hess, Karen 1
Higgins family 1
Izard (Family : Izard, Ralph, 1742-1804) 1
Izard family 1
Keyserling family 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Keyserling, Herbert, 1915-2000 1
Keyserling, Jennie Hyman, 1881-1935 1
Keyserling, Judith, 1946-2012 1
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 1
Keyserling, Paul 1
Keyserling, William 1
Keyserling, William, 1869-1951 1
King, Ben F. 1
Kinlaw family 1
Kramer, Beth Keyserling, 1952- 1
Lapham, Samuel, 1892-1972 1
Lavori, Nora 1
Lightsey, Harry M. 1
Loeb family 1
Loeb, Jacob H., 1846-1893 1
Manigault, Charlotte Drayton, 1781-1855 1
Memminger High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Middleton family 1
Middleton, Henry, 1851-1932 1
Middleton, John Izard, 1785-1849 1
Midway Company, Inc. 1
Peterson, Roger Tory, 1908-1996 1
Pollitzer, Mabel, 1885-1979 1
Polzois, James, 1939-2018 1
Rhett family 1
Rhett, Alicia, 1915-2014 1
Richardson, Terry R. 1
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon), 1913-2001 1
Robinson, Emmett Edward, 1914- 1
Sauter family 1
Simmons, Dawn Langley 1
Simons & Lapham 1
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 1
Spencer family 1
Sprunt, Alexander, 1898-1973 1
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
St. Philip's Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Taylor, John Martin, 1949- 1
Theodore, Mary Felicia 1
Thompson, Tommy L. 1
Van Dyke, M. E. 1
Vesey, Denmark, approximately 1767-1822 1
Villa de la Fontaine (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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