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Isabel Cohen Doud collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-090
Collection Overview

A letter from William A. Courtenay, Mayor of Charleston from 1879-1887, to Miss Cohen thanking her for the copy of her graduating essay which her father gave to him. Mayor Courtenay presented Miss Cohen with a copy of the book Charleston, South Carolina in 1883. Boston: Heliotype Printing Company, 1883. A copy of Isabel Cohen's graduating composition "Circumstances" dated June 11, 1885. Isabel Cohen Doud's two oil paintings-a floral arrangement and a Roman landscape.

Dates: 1884-1930

Isaac Harby family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1097
Abstract

Collection consists of the papers of journalist, playwright, educator, and religious reformer, Isaac Harby, and the Harby family. Papers include correspondence, essays, a play, and newspaper clippings relating to Isaac Harby and his descendants.

Dates: 1815-1954; Majority of material found within 1815-1869

Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers

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Identifier: Mss 0032
Collection Overview Nathaniel Russell Middleton papers consist of his writings, his correspondence with his wife and children, and miscellaneous items. Middleton's writings consist of poems, essays, and addresses about Christianity, the fine arts, philosophical materialism, temperance, secession, fame, the U.S. Constitution, and other subjects, many of which were probably delivered to the students of the College of Charleston during his tenure there as professor and president. Correspondence includes letters...
Dates: 1823-1881

Millicent E. Brown collection of the Somebody Had To Do It Project

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Identifier: AMN 1148
Abstract The Somebody Had to Do It (SHTDI) Project brought to Claflin University in 2008, under the auspices of the Jonathan Jasper Wright Institute for the Study of Southern African-American History, Culture and Policy. This initative was designed as a multi-disciplinary research project to identify the “first children” who “sacrificed their youth” in implementing the Brown vs. Board of Education decision of 1954. After the creation of a database identifying the names,...
Dates: 2003-2013, and undated; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2013

Frederick A. Porcher papers

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Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Dates: 1761-1878

Southern Jewish Historical Society records-Part I

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1056a
Collection Overview Part I is the first accession of the Southern Jewish Historical Society records. Records are divided into eleven series. Series #1, Administrative Records, 1978-2000; includes organizational histories; constitution and by-laws, tax-exempt paperwork; presidents' reports; executive board member lists and committee appointments (by year); executive board meeting minutes (1982-2000); general business meeting minutes (1984-1998); committee correspondence and reports; lists of Jewish publications...
Dates: 1978-2002; Majority of material found within 1985-1994

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