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Alston family coats of arms

Identifier: Mss 0034-168
Collection Overview This collection consists of three versions of the Alston family coat of arms. Two smaller crests are attributed to W. Alston of Clifton, S.C. and Charles Alston of Fairfield, S.C. A third coat of arms, belonging to John Ashe Alston, is centered on a larger piece of paper upon which the history of the Alston family coat of arms, written by Alston Deas, is printed in pencil. Next to an illustration of an estoile, Alston Deas notes that this is the correct star to place upon the Alston family...
Dates: undated

Finley family coat of arms

Identifier: Mss 0034-141
Collection Overview

This collection includes two copies of the Finley family coat of arms and a handwritten letter providing the history of the crest and the Finley family.

Dates: undated

Grimke family papers

Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s

Trott family papers

Identifier: Mss 0136

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

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