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Charleston Five collection

Identifier: AMN 1124
Abstract The Charleston Five, Elijah Ford Jr., Ricky Simmons, Peter Washington, Jason Edgerton and Kenneth Jefferson were brought up on felony riot charges following a confrontation on the Charleston docks with law enforcement. The Charleston Five Collection contains correspondence, legal documents, financial documents, literary productions, printed materials and video material all pertaining to the published work of Suzan Erem and Paul Durrenberger. The collection is arranged into four series:...
Dates: 1921-2008; Majority of material found within 1998-2005

Colman and Blank families papers

Identifier: Mss 1111

The collection consists of professional and personal correspondence, professional materials, photograph albums and photographs, and other assorted papers of the Colman and Blank families of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials relate to Beverly Isabel Colman, a former managing editor for Schocken Books, and her great-great grandmother Rosa Simmons Blank, Rosa's son, Isadore Blank, and Isadore's son, Edwin J. Blank.

Dates: 1845-1993

Drayton papers

Identifier: Mss 0152

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

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

Hirsch family papers

Identifier: Mss 1080

Legal documents, financial papers, correspondence, photographs, and other assorted papers of the Hirsch family of Charleston, South Carolina, and New York, New York. Materials relate to Jacob Hirsch and his wife, Esther Hirsch; his sons, Max Joseph Hirsch, an actor in New York's Yiddish theaters, Louis Hirsch, and Isaac "Bingo" Hirsch; his daughter Julia Hirsch; Max's wife Sylvia Charen Hirsch, and his daughter Betty Hirsch Lancer.

Dates: 1916-1990

Mazo, Rabin, and Sorota families papers

Identifier: Mss 1092

Family papers of the Mazo, Rabin, and Sorota families of Charleston, South Carolina. Included are photographs and albums, correspondence, newspaper clippings, legal documents, and ephemera.

Dates: approximately 1920s-2023

Prystowsky-Feldman family papers

Identifier: Mss 1016

Family papers, photographs, and artifacts of the Prystowsky-Feldman family of Charleston.

Dates: 1887-1976

Walter H. Solomon business records

Identifier: Mss 1033
Collection Overview Collection includes correspondence, photocopies, certificates, business records, financial records, property records, legal documents, pamphlets, booklets, artifacts. Collection contains legal documents and correspondence related to Walter Solomon's court cases (1932-1944). Majority of legal briefs related to Charleston real estate disputes and transactions, civil cases and transcript from a murder trial prosecuted by Robert Figg. Real estate documents include sale of land (1938) at Ashley...
Dates: 1932-1944; Majority of material found within 1932-1999

West Point Rice Mill Company records

Identifier: Mss 0051
Abstract Collection consists of the records of the West Point Rice Mill Company, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1885 to 1925. Records include correspondence and legal documents concerning transfers of stock related to estates and to the decrease of capital stock, a letterpress copybook containing letters primarily concerning the accounts of individuals and corporations, daybooks, ledgers, and cashbooks. Also included are checks, check stubs, canceled checks for dividends and liquidation, and...
Dates: 1885-1925

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