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Colman and Blank families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1111
Abstract

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

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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

Charles Fraser book of precedents

 Item
Identifier: Mss 0017
Collection Overview Rebound indexed volume contains copies of legal cases compiled by Charles Fraser, drawings, and a clipping. The volume contains copies of writs for both civil and criminal actions and decisions from the Court of Chancery, Court of Pleas, and Commissioners of the Peace.; "Part First" contains writs and decisions. "Part Second" contains pleas, judgments, and executions. Drawings (renumbered pages 51 and 57) are of a bull and pig, and of a hand with pointed finger. A clipping concerns a case...
Dates: 1800-1819; Majority of material found within 1800-1807

Grimke family papers

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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

Solomon Heydenfeldt papers and photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1155
Abstract Assorted family photographs and personal and legal papers relating to Solomon Heydenfeldt, first elected justice and first Jewish justice to the Supreme Court of California. Papers consist primarily of approximately 350 black and white photographs, mostly from the turn of the century of family and friends related to the Heydenfeldts. Papers also include clippings related to the Heydenfeldt family, newspapers containing birth announcements, genealogical information, a few letters of Eva...
Dates: 1856-1990s; Majority of material found within 1890s-1920s

Hirsch family papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1080
Abstract

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

Walter H. Solomon business records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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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