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George Detwiler Burges collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0095
Abstract

George Detwiler Burges graduated from the College of Charleston in 1938. He served as a B-17 pilot during World War II and was killed in action in 1944. This collection consists of Burges' personal papers, letters, military records, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles, and military decorations including the Purple Heart and Distinguished Flying Cross.

Dates: 1929-1944

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

Lewis R. Gibbes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Papers of Lewis R. Gibbes, Professor of mathematics, astronomy, and physics at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1838-1892. Papers include materials relating to Gibbes' studies in France, assorted obituaries, eulogies, and memorials, his published papers and newspaper articles (collected into several scrapbooks) on his scientific work and other topics, assorted Elliott Society of Natural History materials, astronomical charts and calculations, assorted cartes de...
Dates: 1800s-1893, 1937

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

Lancelot Minor Harris papers

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Identifier: Mss 0022
Abstract

The Lancelot Minor Harris papers contains personal papers, correspondence, and written materials. Correspondents include James Easterby, DuBose Heyward, Ludwig Lewisohn, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Albert Simons, Thomas Tobias, and others. Written materials include notes concerning Harris' classes and personal writing, prepared by Paul Weidner. Also included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of Carlotta Harris.

Dates: 1872-1940; Majority of material found within 1890-1930

Rudolf Herz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-050
Abstract

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, interviews on videocassette and DVD, photographs, and other papers of Rudolf "Rudy" Herz, a native of Stommeln, Germany, who survived incarceration in Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and other concentration camps during World War II. After immigrating to the United States in 1946, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Dates: 1944-2011

Holocaust archives field researchers collection

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Identifier: Mss 1065-049
Abstract

The collection consists mostly of copied materials, including photographs, memoirs, clippings, books, objects, and other papers. These materials were collected for the Holocaust Archives from Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, and others, including liberators of German concentration camps, who settled in South Carolina.

Dates: 1894-2010

Leon H. Keyserling papers

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Identifier: Mss 1052
Abstract Letters, correspondence, writings, testimonies, and audiovisual recordings of Leon Hirsch Keyserling (1908-1987), American economist, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Harry S. Truman, lawyer, and founder and president of the Conference on Economic Progress (CEP). Materials primarily relate to Keyserling's professional life as a private consulting economist, especially to members and committees of Congress, as a practicing attorney, and with his nonprofit...
Dates: 1918-1990

Corrie McCallum papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0106
Abstract Biographical materials, sketchbooks, writings, photographs, negatives, slides, exhibition materials, printed materials, correspondence, working files, and index card files of Charleston, South Carolina artist Corrie McCallum. Materials date from 1894 to 2009 and document her career as an artist, particularly her involvement in solo, joint, and group exhibitions, but also her travels, with fellow artist and husband William Halsey, in Africa, Asia, Morocco, Europe, South America, Central...
Dates: 1894-2009

Charles Henry Meltzer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0009
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence to dramatist Charles Henry Meltzer from well-known composers (1839-1928), including Cécile Chaminade, Gustave Charpentier, Alphonse Daudet, Claude Debussy, Edward Elgar, George Gershwin, Jules Massenet, Felix Mendelssohn-Barthody, Giacomo Puccini, and Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari. Also includes newspaper clippings relating to Meltzer, and a typescript transcription of Meltzer's biography.

Dates: 1839-1940

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Chaminade, Cécile, 1857-1944 1
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Conference on Economic Progress (U.S.) 1
Council of Economic Advisers (U.S.) 1
Daudet, Alphonse, 1840-1897 1
Debussy, Claude, 1862-1918 1
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 1
Elgar, Edward, 1857-1934 1
Elliott Society of Science & Art 1
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937 1
Gibbes, Anna 1
Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894 1
Gibbes, Sarah P. 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
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Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
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Grimké, John Paul, 1713-1791 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Halsey McCallum Resources 1
Halsey, William, 1915-1999 1
Harris, Carlotta Letitia, 1865- 1
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 1
Keyserling, Mary Dublin 1
Keyserling, William 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 1
Massenet, Jules, 1842-1912 1
May, Philip S., Jr. 1
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-2009 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Meltzer, Charles Henry, 1853-1936 1
Meltzer, Harold 1
Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, 1809-1847 1
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 1
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927 1
Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958 1
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 1
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Synagogue Emanu-El (Charleston, S.C.). Sisterhood 1
Syré-Herz, Ursula 1
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 1
Tobias, Thomas J. 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
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