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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

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

Max Freilich papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-004
Abstract

Images, correspondence, and newspaper clippings of Max Freilich, a German Kindertransport refugee interned in England and Canada. Materials relate to the Freilich family's persecution in Nazi Germany, Freilich's rescue by the Kindertransport, subsequent internment in English and Canadian internment camps, and service in the Canadian army. The collection also includes images of Freilich and family members.

Dates: 1925-2005

Fund and Kerner families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-052
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, postcards, clippings, memoirs, and other papers relating to the Fund and Kerner families, whose members immigrated to the United States from Poland and Czechoslovakia after World War II.

Dates: 1929-1997

Samuel Greene papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-013
Abstract

Photographs, a memoir, and other papers of Samuel Greene, a native of Sławatycze, Poland. Materials include photographs of Greene and his wife, Regina Kawer Greene, before, during, and after World War II.

Dates: 1927-2007

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

Jenkins Orphanage papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1063
Abstract A Charleston (S.C.) orphanage for African American children, founded in 1891 by Reverend Daniel Joseph Jenkins. The Orphan Aid Society (chartered 1892) was the governing board of the orphanage. Organized by members of the church where Reverend Jenkins was pastor, the Society furnished much of the financial support for the orphanage's efforts to provide education, training, skills, and care to orphans, half orphans, and destitute children. After Jenkins' death his widow, Mrs. Eloise C....
Dates: 1891-1991; Majority of material found in 1945-1980

Harriet McBryde Johnson papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0156
Abstract Writings, working files, diplomas, awards, recognitions, memorials, and audiovisual materials of Harriet McBryde Johnson. Materials document Johnson's disability and civil rights advocacy and activism, her career as an author and an attorney, and her participation in Charleston city and county politics. Disabled due to a congenital degenerative neuromuscular disease she came to prominence after debating Peter Singer concerning his views on disability-based infanticide and for her annual...
Dates: 1971-2010

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

William Vincent Moore papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

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correspondence 10
black-and-white photographs 8
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 6
color photographs 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 5
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videocassettes 4
DVDs 3
black-and-white negatives 3
newsletters 3
pamphlets 3
photographs 3
Holocaust survivors -- Germany 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American 2
audiocassettes 2
black-and-white slides 2
certificates 2
diplomas 2
identity cards 2
letters (correspondence) 2
magazines (periodicals) 2
orders (military records) 2
photo CDs 2
research notes 2
rosters 2
scrapbooks 2
typescripts 2
33 1/3 RPM record 1
45 rpm records 1
African American children -- Institutional care -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American children -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- History 1
Authors with disabilities -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
B-17 bomber 1
Bomber pilots -- United States 1
Canada 1
Charleston (S.C.) 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Czechoslovakia 1
Disability awareness -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Distinguished Flying Cross (Medal) 1
Edisto Island (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Emigration and immigration -- Czechoslovakia 1
England 1
Ephemera 1
Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography 1
Fund raising -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Germans -- Canada -- Evacuation and relocation, 1939-1943 1
Germans -- Great Britain -- Evacuation and relocation, 1940-1945 1
Holocaust survivors 1
Holocaust survivors -- Austria -- Vienna 1
Holocaust survivors -- Poland 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 1
Jewish families -- South Carolina -- Georgetown 1
Jewish refugees -- United States 1
Jewish women -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Charities 1
Jews -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Societies, etc. 1
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) 1
Kindertransports (Rescue operations) -- Great Britain 1
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Medway (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Military decorations -- United States 1
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Photographs 1
Poland 1
Political science -- United States 1
Purple Heart 1
Radicalism -- United States 1
Right-wing extremists -- United States 1
South Carolina -- Genealogy 1
South Carolina -- History -- 1865- 1
South Carolina -- Politics and government 1
Southern States -- Politics and government 1
Stommeln (Pulheim, Germany) 1
Sławatycze (Poland) 1
Vienna (Austria) 1
White supremacy movements -- United States 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Canada 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Germany 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Great Britain 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jewish resistance -- Czechoslovakia 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medals 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Reconnaissance operations, American 1
administrative records 1
birth certificates 1
booklets 1
books 1
cashbooks 1
charts (graphic documents) 1
compact discs 1
costumes (character dress) 1
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College of Charleston 2
Adams, George Alexander, 1887-1984 1
Adams, George Smith, 1923-2018 1
Adams, Theodora Elizabeth Smith, 1888-1983 1
Archambault, Sandra, 1944-2022 1