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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

Grimke family papers

 Collection
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

Lawrence Layden scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-042
Abstract

The collection consists of a scrapbook compiled by Lawrence "Ed" Layden, an officer with the 67th Tactical Reconnaissance Group of the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of Layden at various bases during the war, reconnaissance photographs, and photographs of Buchenwald concentration camp, which Layden visited on April 17, 1945, six days after it was liberated.

Dates: 1941-1945

Ruth Ann McDonald papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0200
Abstract Correspondence, photographs, military records, clippings, and textiles of Ruth Ann McDonald. Materials document her service in the U.S. Army during World War II as a nurse stationed at the Lawson General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, Fort Bliss, Texas, the 67th General Hospital in England, and the 30th Field Hospital, which traveled through Luxembourg, France, and Germany. Also includes transcripts pertaining to Ruth's nursing education, certificates relating to her army service, and issues...
Dates: 1941-2000; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Robert N. Rosen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1064
Collection Overview This collection contains 10 boxes of research material obtained by Robert N. Rosen during the writing of the book The Jewish Confederates. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, c2000. Two boxes contain information regarding specific research about states and cities in the Confederacy. Three boxes contain information and research on specific Jewish individuals mentioned in The Jewish Confederates. One box contains information and research specific to David Levy Yulee as well as...
Dates: 1990s

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military records 4
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letters (correspondence) 2
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B-17 bomber 1
Bomber pilots -- United States 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Politics and government 1
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Education -- 19th century 1
England 1
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography 1
Fort Bliss (Tex.) 1
France 1
Germany 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
Jewish soldiers -- United States -- Biography 1
Jews -- Confederate States of America -- History -- 19th century 1
Jews -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century 1
Luxembourg 1
Mayors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 19th century 1
Military decorations -- United States 1
Military hospitals 1
Military nursing 1
Nurses -- United States 1
Purple Heart 1
South Carolina -- History 1
Temperance -- 19th century 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Jews 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Correspondence 1
Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medals 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations, American 1
albums (books) 1
bills of sale 1
bookplates 1
broadsides (notices) 1
certificates 1
color photographs 1
deeds 1
diaries 1
diplomas 1
garrison caps 1
genealogical tables 1
heraldry 1
identity cards 1
indentures 1
inventories 1
land grants 1
legal documents 1
maps (documents) 1
medals 1
muster rolls 1
notes (documents) 1
photo CDs 1
photograph albums 1
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pistols 1
probate records 1
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silhouettes 1
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Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Burns, Mark W. 1