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Avery Normal Institute records

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

Jewish Community Center papers

Identifier: Mss 1063
Collection Overview The administrative files mostly document planning for, financing, and building the new Jewish Community Center in suburban Charleston; with blueprints, architects Simons, Lapham, Mitchell and Small correspondence and a small amount of history. The largest series contains photographs documenting Jewish life and Jewish Community Center activities, ca. 1945 to 1998. Original order, when possible, was kept, there being topical and biographical files (including images, 1980s-1990s, of Russian...
Dates: 1920-1998

Senator Burnet R. Maybank papers

Identifier: Mss 0085
Abstract Legislative files, correspondence, printed material, voting records, and personal papers of Burnet Rhett Maybank (1899-1954), United States Senator from 1941 to 1954. Materials primarily relate to Maybank's professional life as a United States Senator and include his legislative working files and constituent correspondence. The collection also includes a small amount of personal papers concerning Maybank and his family including personal correspondence, financial material, photographs,...
Dates: 1914-1973; Majority of material found within 1941-1954

Millicent E. Brown collection of the Somebody Had To Do It Project

Identifier: AMN 1148
Abstract The Somebody Had to Do It (SHTDI) Project brought to Claflin University in 2008, under the auspices of the Jonathan Jasper Wright Institute for the Study of Southern African-American History, Culture and Policy. This initative was designed as a multi-disciplinary research project to identify the “first children” who “sacrificed their youth” in implementing the Brown vs. Board of Education decision of 1954. After the creation of a database identifying the names,...
Dates: 2003-2013, and undated; Majority of material found within 2006 - 2013

Moses Henry Nathan collection

Identifier: Mss 1071
Collection Overview This collection consists of information on Moses Henry Nathan (1821-1875) together with photocopied annual reports of the City of Charleston Fire Department, 1859-1861, 1866-1872 which were delivered to the Charleston Board of Fire Masters. The original annual reports are bound into a volume titled on the spine "Annual reports of the Chief of the Fire Department of Charleston, 1859-1872" and impressed on the front cover "M.H. Nathan." The collection also includes a photograph of Chief M.H....
Dates: 1855, 2002, 2009, undated

L. Mendel Rivers papers

Identifier: Mss 0094
Abstract Correspondence, speeches, memoranda, legislative files, political files, and committee files of L. Mendel Rivers (1905-1970), Democratic United States Representative from South Carolina's 1st Congressional District from 1941 to 1970. Materials primarily relate to Rivers' service in Congress from 1955 to 1962 with topics including the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, Bay of Pigs invasion, Civil Rights, public school desegregation, and the United States Armed Services and defense programs. Also...
Dates: 1940-1962; Majority of material found within 1957-1962

South Carolina Association of Colleges records

Identifier: Mss 0080
Collection Overview Two bound volumes (primarily mimeographs, last sheets are loose) containing minutes, correspondence, agenda, financial reports, the names of members (individuals and organizations), reports, and related materials to the South Carolina Association of Colleges. Topics discussed at meetings in volume 1 (1945 Feb. 9-1954 April 23) which contains a brief summary about the early years of the Association and volume 2 (1955 May 6-1965 Oct. 29) include the enrichment of curriculas in high school and...
Dates: 1945-1965

Southern Jewish Historical Society records-Part II

Identifier: Mss 1056b

Meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, programs, publications, and other administrative records of part II of the Southern Jewish Historical Society (SJHS). Materials relate to the organization and function of SJHS with resources relevant to southern Jewish History.

Dates: 1958-2019

Temple Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) records

Identifier: Mss 1083

Records of Temple Sinai, a Reform Jewish synagogue in Sumter, South Carolina. Materials document the administrative, financial, social, educational, charitable, and spiritual activities of the congregation and its members. Also included are materials documenting prominent Jewish individuals and families of Sumter, including Penina Moïse and the Moses family.

Dates: 1789-2012; Majority of material found within 1920-1996

Victory Hostess Organization minutes and annual report

Identifier: Mss 1034-100

Monthly steering committee minutes and annual report of the Victory Hostess Organization established in Charleston, South Carolina, by Nat Shulman of the National Jewish Welfare Board. Minutes and annual report were recorded by Lenora Stine, Secretary and Chairwoman of the Jewish Welfare Board Entertainment Committee. The Victory Hostess Organization (VHO) was established to host dances and entertainment for Jewish GIs in eastern South Carolina during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1944

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