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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

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

Harrison Randolph papers

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Identifier: Mss 0076
Abstract Collection contains biographical information, personal diaries, correspondence, writings, teaching notes and other miscellaneous items of Harrison Randolph, President and Chair of Mathematics at the College of Charleston from 1897 to 1942. Papers include diaries from 1910 to 1941 except from mid 1928 to early 1931. Persons mentioned are M. Rutledge Rivers, George Daniel Grice, Thomas della Torre, James Harold Easterby, Horatio Hughes, Olin Burnham Chamberlain, and Williard Silcox Sr. Also...
Dates: 1885-1942

Alvin Wilson Skardon notes

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Identifier: Mss 0060
Collection Overview Collection contains photocopies, typescripts, handwritten notes and tape recordings compiled by Skardon as research undertaken to prepare a history of the College of Charleston from 1785 to 1985. It is incomplete and is primarily concerned with the period from 1935 to 1970. The history prior to 1935 was to be based largely on J.H. Easterby's "History of the College of Charleston: Founded 1770" (1935). A draft of one chapter of Skardon's planned history was completed, and it covers the years...
Dates: 1985-1991

Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., papers

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Identifier: AMN 1147
Abstract Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., (1912-1998), a minister, religious leader, educator, and civic activist. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Reverend Whipper pastored two churches, Charity Baptist (1949), and Saint Matthew Baptist (1940). Whipper was the Moderator of the Charleston County Baptist Association; the treasurer with the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina; and the Assistant Secretary on the Executive Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008, undated

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Bragg, Laura M. (Laura Mary), 1881-1978 1
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Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
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Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940 1
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Jenkins Orphanage Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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Smith, Granville Paul, 1893-1947 1
St. Matthew Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Stern, Theodore Sanders 1
United States. Department of State 1
Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
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