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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

Buchenwald concentration camp reports

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Identifier: Mss 1065-030
Abstract

The collection consists of two May 1945 U.S. Army reports written by F. van Wyck Mason describing conditions at Buchenwald concentration camp and other areas in Germany.

Dates: 1945

Charleston County Department of Social Services records

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Identifier: 0-00000
Abstract Charleston County Department of Social Services records are a compilation of non-confidential administrative reports and various public welfare studies. The majority of the material pertains to Charleston County, but some has statewide significance. Approximately 40% of the collection pertains to the African American experience in the region. The records contains letters, memoranda, reports, statistics and other documents regarding the system of social services and includes histories of the...
Dates: approximately 1919-1989

Alston Deas collection

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Identifier: Mss 0013
Abstract

Pamphlets, clippings, memoranda and related items collected by General Alston Deas relating to the American occupation of Japan (1945-1952) and World War II, specifically in Japan and the Pacific. Also includes United States government publications regarding the occupation, materials relating to former General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, and Japanese language materials.

Dates: 1861-1976; Majority of material found within 1945-1950

Edmund Lee Drago collection

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Identifier: AMN 1051
Abstract Scholar, author, and history professor, Edmund Lee Drago began his teaching career at the College of Charleston in 1975. He is the author of "Initiative, Paternalism and Race Relations: Charleston's Avery Normal Institute" (1990), among other books. His research focus is 19th century U.S. History, African American and Charleston history, and the American Civil War and Reconstruction. The Edmund Lee Drago Papers are organized in three series. The first consists of materials related to his...
Dates: 1784-2009, undated; Majority of material found in 1865-1991

Senator Burnet R. Maybank papers

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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

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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

Phillips family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1125
Abstract

Memoirs and journals written by lawyer and politician Philip Phillips, his wife, Eugenia Phillips, and their two youngest sons, lawyer William Hallett Phillips and Library of Congress Superintendent of Maps Philip Lee Phillips. Also includes a poem describing a Washington, D.C., ball in which Eugenia is referenced, and an address based on the writings and works of Philip Lee Phillips.

Dates: 1848-1889, 1998

L. Mendel Rivers papers

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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

Southern Jewish Historical Society records- Part II

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Identifier: Mss 1056b
Abstract

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: 1958-2010

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Ferris, Marcie Cohen 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
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Hox, Sharon 1
Jameson, John 1
Kahn, Cathy 1
Kalin, Berkley, 1936- 1
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 1
Mason, F. van Wyck (Francis van Wyck), 1901-1978 1
Maybank, Burnet R. (Burnet Rhett), 1899-1954 1
Morton, Ruth, 1900-1989 1
Moses family 1
Moïse, Penina 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
National Jewish Welfare Board 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Phillips family 1
Phillips, Eugenia Levy 1
Phillips, P. (Philip), 1807-1884 1
Phillips, Philip Lee, 1857-1924 1
Phillips, W. Hallett (William Hallett), 1853-1897 1
Potts, John F. 1
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 1
Santee Cooper Hydroelectric and Navigation Project 1
Shulman, Nat, 1914-2010 1
Silver, Helen, 1922-2003 1
Silver, Sidney, 1919- 1
Somebody Had To Do It (Project) 1
Southern Jewish Historical Society (U.S.) 1
Stine, Lenora 1
Tahsler, Barbara 1
United States. Army 1
United States. Brown v. Board of Education 50th Anniversary Commission 1
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United States. Congress. House 1
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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries 1
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Victory Hostess Organization 1
Washington, Samuel Walter, 1901-1978 1
Wax, Bernard 1
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