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H. Morris Cox research notes on the Charleston Poetic Renascence

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Identifier: Mss 0127
Collection Overview This collection consists of 5x8 index cards which were used for research in: Cox, Headley Morris, Jr., Charleston Poetic Renascence, 1920-1930, Thesis (Ph.d.), University of Pennsylvania, 1958. The information included is about the literary South, the Poetry Society of South Carolina, the Charleston Renaissance, and the poems of W. Herbey Allen and DuBose Heyward. Other writers who contributed to the Charleston Renaissance are noted, along with a list of prizewinners in the contests...
Dates: 1920-1930

Headley Morris Cox, Jr., research notes on South Carolina localisms

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Identifier: Mss 0128
Collection Overview

This collection consists of notes on South Carolina localisms that Headley Morris Cox, Jr. collected over the years. The notes are from various South Carolina sources, many of whom were students of Cox at Clemson University. In the first folder, words are arranged in alphabetical order. The second folder contains expressions, words, beliefs, home remedies, superstitions, and pronunciations of various words.

Dates: approximately 1950-approximately 1959

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

Frank R. Fisher notes

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Identifier: Mss 0072
Collection Overview Front cover inscribed "F.R. Fisher. Notes." Frank R. Fisher's "notes" contain observations, drawings, and photographs relating to scientific and technological studies, particularly astronomical observations made while Fisher was a resident in Charleston, S.C. during the 1880s.; Fisher records important discoveries and observations made by various scientists earlier in the century. Fisher's astronomical observations begin in Charleston in 1882 with the sighting of a comet. He also records his...
Dates: 1882-1902

Florence Hebrew Benevolent Association records

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Identifier: Mss 1067
Abstract

Minute book, financial records, cemetery records, publications, and assorted papers of the Florence Hebrew Benevolent Association, a Jewish fraternal organization and the genesis of the Beth Israel Congregation, formed in 1887 in Florence, South Carolina.

Dates: 1887-1991

Lewis R. Gibbes papers

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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

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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

J.F.R. papers

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Identifier: Mss 0034-030
Collection Overview Papers (loose pages, probably originally one gathering) include a handwritten "Journal" [diary], exercises, and lecture notes written by J.F.R. The diary commences at New Orleans, Louisiana, and includes entries about classes, students, and faculty at the medical department of the University of Louisiana. In May 1853 the author became the medical officer on the steamer Falcon and traveled to Panama, New Granada, Havana (includes descriptions of the houses and customs), and New York (with a...
Dates: 1849-1855

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Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 1
Carroll, Ellen M. 1
Chamberlain, Olin Burnham 1
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Charleston County Baptist Association (S.C.) 1
Charleston Library Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Coppedge, Walter, 1930- 1
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Drayton, Charles Henry, 1847-1915 1
Drayton, Charles, 1785-1844 1
Drayton, Charles, 1814-1852 1
Drayton, Charlotta D., 1884-1969 1
Drayton, James Shoolbred, 1820-1867 1
Drayton, John, 1831-1912 1
Drayton, John, active 1777 1
Drayton, Mary Middleton Shoolbred, 1794-1855 1
Drayton, Thomas Henry Middleton, 1828-1867 1
Drayton, William Henry, 1742-1779 1
Durham, Frank 1
Elliott Society of Science & Art 1
Fisher, Frank R. 1
Fleet and Industrial Supply Center (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fort Sumter Memorial Commission (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fuller, Rex G. 1
Gibbes, Anna 1
Gibbes, Lewis Reeves, 1810-1894 1
Gibbes, Sarah P. 1
Glen, James, 1701-1777 1
Grimké family 1
Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
Grimké, John Fauchereaud, 1752-1819 1
Grimké, John Paul, 1713-1791 1
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Harris, Carlotta Letitia, 1865-1946 1
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 1
Hebrew Benevolent Association (Florence, S.C.) 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Heyward, Janie Screven DuBose, -1939 1
Hughes, Horatio 1
Hyer, Helen von Kolnitz 1
J. F. R. 1
Jackson, Samuel, 1787-1872 1
Jenkins Orphanage Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jones, Elizabeth Warren 1
Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007 1
Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007. (Title of work: Wheel of time.) 1
Kornblut, Harold 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 1
Literary and Philosophical Society of South-Carolina 1
Manigault, Charlotte Drayton, 1781-1855 1
May, Philip S., Jr. 1
McDavid, Raven I., Jr. (Raven Ioor), 1911-1984 1
McDougal, Harriet 1
McGowan, Clelia P. 1
Memminger High School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 1
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America 1
O'Cain, Raymond K. 1
O'Neal, Reagan, 1948-2007 1
O'Reilly, Jackson, 1948-2007 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Pinckney, Josephine, 1895-1957 1
Poetry Society of South Carolina 1
Pollitzer, Mabel, 1885-1979 1
Randolph, Harrison, 1871-1954 1
Randolph, Louise Wagener, 1871-1959 1
Ravenel, Beatrice Witte, 1870-1956 1
Rigney, James Oliver, Jr., 1948-2007 1
Rivers, M. Rutledge (Moultrie Rutledge), 1868-1940 1
Rutledge, Archibald, 1883-1973 1
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927 1
Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958 1
Silcox, Willard 1
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 1
Simons, Katherine Drayton, 1890-1969 1
Skardon, Alvin Wilson, 1912- 1
Smith, Granville Paul, 1893-1947 1
St. Matthew Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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