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George Smith Adams papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0174
Abstract

Mainly George Smith Adams' genealogical research documenting his father George Alexander Adams (1887-1984), mother Theodora Elizabeth Smith Adams (1888-1983), grandfather Daniel Townsend Smith (1842-1929) with data on the Washington Artillery, and great grandfather Thomas Peter Smith (1814-1899). Also included are materials relating to his extended family and their surrounding areas, especially the Townsend family, Medway Plantation, Edisto Island, Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1826-2010; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Willy Adler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-028
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, and other papers of Willy Adler (1920-), a native of Hamburg, Germany, who immigrated to the United States in 1939. Materials document Nazi persecution of the Adler family.

Dates: 1913-1938, 1982-2010

William G. Albergotti research papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0223
Collection Overview

The collection contains Albergotti’s research materials relating to the Fripp family, the Brick House ruins on Edisto Island, S.C., and the Sheldon Church vestry and pew holders. Research materials include correspondence, research notes, manuscript drafts, maps, photographs, negatives, a compact disc, a USB drive, and photocopies of research materials.

Dates: 1986-2016

Avery Normal Institute records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1012
Abstract The Avery Normal Institute was established by the American Missionary Association (AMA) in Charleston, South Carolina in 1865. The Institute originally served as a school for former slaves and free persons of color, providing normal (or, teacher) training to students pursuing careers in education. The school eventually became known just as Avery Institute, operating as a high school with financial support from the AMA until 1947, when it became part of Charleston's segregated public school...
Dates: 1862-1978

Martha Mondschein Bauer papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-007
Abstract

Correspondence, photographs, and memoirs of Martha Mondschein Bauer, a Jewish nurse who escaped Germany by becoming a volunteer nurse in England and the Dominican Republic. Included is correspondence regarding her brother and her husband's parents, photographs of Mondschein's and Bauer's family members, and her husband Felix Bauer's memoir.

Dates: 1940-2001

Minnie Tewel Baum papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-045
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, telegrams, and other papers relating to Minnie Tewel Baum's unsuccessful efforts to aid her cousin, Malie Landsmann, and her family, in escaping Nazi Germany. Included is a photograph of Malie Landsmann, her husband, Chaim, and their daughters, Ida and Peppi.

Dates: 1938-1941

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

Mickey Dorsey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-046
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, photographs, negatives, and other papers of Mickey Dorsey, an American soldier with the 71st Infantry Division, who participated in the liberation of Gunskirchen Lager, a German concentration camp in Austria. Photographs and negatives taken by Joe Daurer, the photographer for Dorsey's unit, show victims and survivors in the camp.

Dates: 1944-1946, 1999

Joe Engel papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-011
Abstract

Photographs, correspondence, and other papers of Joe Engel, a Polish Jew imprisoned at Auschwitz from 1942 until 1945. Photographs depict Engel and other family members in pre-war Poland, as well as in Zeilsheim, a post-war German displaced persons camp. Other photographs show Engel and family members in Charleston, South Carolina, and Natanya, Israel.

Dates: 1938-2006

Anita Abeles Freilich papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-005
Abstract

Images, correspondence, and other papers of Anita Abeles Freilich and the Abeles family, a Jewish family that fled Czechoslovakia shortly before the Nazi invasion in 1939. Included is a memoir from Sara Novak, a friend of the Abeleses and a Lithuanian Holocaust survivor, and a DVD recording of the Abeles family's 60th anniversary picnic in 1998. Materials document the Abeles family prior to their escape from Czechoslovakia and their attempts to seek restitution.

Dates: 1929-2008

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correspondence 22
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clippings (information artifacts) 15
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diplomas 3
newsletters 3
pamphlets 3
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Adler, Willy Moritz, 1920- 1
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American Missionary Association 1
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Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 1
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Barnard College 1
Bauer, Felix, 1914-2006 1
Bauer, Martha Mondschein, 1915-2011 1
Baum, Minnie Tewel, 1898-1985 1
Bergen-Belsen (Concentration camp) 1
Berlinsky, Jaclyn 1
Brownlee, Frederick Leslie, 1883-1962 1
Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 1
Buckley, Edward D. 1
Burges, George Detwiler, 1917-1944 1
Burges, Julius 1
Charleston Naval Shipyard 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Daurer, Joe, 1909-1998 1
DeCosta, Frank A. 1
Dorsey, Mickey, 1925- 1
Drayton family 1
Engel, Joe, 1927- 1
Freilich, Anita Abeles, 1930- 1
Freilich, Max, 1924- 1
Fripp family 1
Greenberg, Polly 1
Greene, Regina Kawer, 1920-1990 1
Greene, Samuel, 1914-2013 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
Gunskirchen (Concentration camp) 1
Gurs (Concentration camp) 1
Halio, Frances 1
Hamer, Fritz P. 1
Hellman, Ann Meddin 1
Hellman, Irene 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Hoben family 1
Hoben, Lindsay, 1902-1967 1
Hoben, Margaret Pollitzer, 1894-1983 1
Hoursey, Alphonso H., 1900-1977 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Jenkins, Daniel Joseph, 1862-1937 1
Johnson, Elizabeth Ross 1
Johnson, Harriet McBryde 1
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Landsmann, Malie 1
Layden, Lawrence, 1916-2011 1
Lewis, Jerry, 1926-2017 1
Lindsay family 1
Mehrtens, W. Rieppe 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
Moore, William V. 1
Morton, Ruth, 1900-1989 1
National Council of Jewish Women. Charleston Section 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Paerl family 1
Pollitzer family 1
Pollitzer, Alice K. 1
Potts, John F. 1
Rosen (Family : Georgetown, South Carolina) 1
Rosen family 1
Rosen, Benedict 1
Rosen, Sylvan Lewenthal, 1913-1996 1
Rosenthal, Albert 1
Schiller, Hugo, 1931- 1
Semel, Vera Nathans, 1943- 1
Sheldon Church (Beaufort County, S.C.) 1
Sieradzki, Benjamin, 1927-2011 1
Singer, Peter, 1946- 1
Smith family 1
Stern, Abraham, 1929- 1
Synnestvedt, Alice Resch, 1908- 1
Syré-Herz, Ursula 1
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 1
Tott, Vernon W. 1
Townsend family 1
United States. Army Air Forces 1
United States. Army. Air Corps. Air Force, 9th 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 71st 1
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 84th 1
Walden School 1
Washington, Samuel Walter, 1901-1978 1
Zeilsheim (Displaced persons camp) 1
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