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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

Beth Israel Congregation (Beaufort, S.C.) records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1076
Abstract

Original minute book and photocopied reproduction, real estate titles, and long-term lease of Beth Israel, a small Conservative congregation in Beaufort, South Carolina.

Dates: 1905-1961

Gadsden Funeral Home records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1137
Abstract The Gadsden Funeral Home was founded in 1902 by Eugene Gadsden (1866-1928) as the Eugene Gadsden Company. It was one of the first funeral homes for African Americans in Charleston. The Gadsden Funeral Home was operated and passed down through the family for over a century until it closed in 2005.The Gadsden Funeral Home records consist of three series documenting the history of the Gadsden/Duncan family, the Gadsden Funeral Home, and numerous affiliations. The collection consists...
Dates: 1892-2010; Majority of material found within 1921-1986

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

Holocaust archives field researchers collection

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Identifier: Mss 1065-049
Abstract

The collection consists mostly of copied materials, including photographs, memoirs, clippings, books, objects, and other papers. These materials were collected for the Holocaust Archives from Holocaust survivors, World War II veterans, and others, including liberators of German concentration camps, who settled in South Carolina.

Dates: 1894-2010

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 1
 
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clippings (information artifacts) 3
books 2
letters (correspondence) 2
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African American banks -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American businesspeople -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African Americans -- Education 1
Beaufort (S.C.) 1
Burial records -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Charleston (S.C.) -- Politics and government 1
Conservative Judaism -- South Carolina -- Beaufort 1
DVDs 1
Edisto Island (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
Education -- 19th century 1
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Holocaust survivors 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 1
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives 1
Mayors -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- 19th century 1
Medway (S.C.) -- Genealogy 1
South Carolina 1
South Carolina -- Genealogy 1
South Carolina -- History 1
Temperance -- 19th century 1
Undertakers and undertaking -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Correspondence 1
Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
account books 1
albums (books) 1
armbands 1
belt plates 1
bills of sale 1
black-and-white negatives 1
black-and-white photographs 1
black-and-white slides 1
bookplates 1
broadsides (notices) 1
certificates 1
charters 1
charts (graphic documents) 1
color photographs 1
correspondence 1
deeds 1
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diplomas 1
flatware 1
genealogical tables 1
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land grants 1
leases 1
ledgers (account books) 1
legal documents 1
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memoirs 1
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Beth Israel Congregation (Beaufort, S.C.) 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.) 1
Drayton family 1
Duncan, Eugene, 1905-1964 1
Eugene Gadsden Company (Charleston, S.C.) 1