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Byrnes Downs Garden Club scrapbook

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Identifier: Mss 0148
Abstract

This collection consists of a scrapbook documenting the history, projects, and activities of the Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) from 1948 to 1953.

Dates: 1948-1953

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

Fund and Kerner families papers

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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

Rudolf Herz papers

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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

Pollitzer and Hoben families papers

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Identifier: Mss 1140
Abstract Biographical materials, writings, correspondence, photographs and negatives, newspaper clippings, working files, born digital records, research materials, and publications/printed materials of the Pollitzer and Hoben families. In particular, the collection covers the life and activities of Margaret Pollitzer Hoben, progressive educator, writer, speaker, and former Director of The Walden School in New York City. Also included are the working files of an unpublished book entitled, “Her Past...
Dates: 1894-2013

Rabbi Jacob S. Raisin papers

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Identifier: Mss 1075
Abstract Clippings, correspondence, sermons, programs, certificates, diplomas, diaries, photographs, objects, and other papers of Jacob S. Raisin, Reform rabbi, author, and scholar. Raisin's writings focused on ethical behavior, intellectual history, religious observance and tradition. Materials also relate to Raisin's wife, Jane Lazarus Raisin, their children, Mordenai Lazarus Raisin Hirsch, Rachel Marla Raisin, and Aaron S. Raisin, and other family members, Raisin's record of professional...
Dates: circa 1700, 1889-2009

James Oliver Rigney, Jr., papers

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Identifier: Mss 0197
Abstract Papers of James Oliver Rigney, Jr., author of the epic fantasy Wheel of Time series of novels written under the pseudonym of Robert Jordan. Materials document Rigney's career as an author beginning with his early novels The Fallon Blood, The Fallon Pride, The Fallon Legacy, and Cheyenne Raiders, written under the pseudonyms of Reagan O'Neal and Jackson...
Dates: 1905-2012; Majority of material found within circa 1968-2012

Jakob Rosenthal papers

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Identifier: Mss 1109
Abstract

Biographical material, writings, typescripts, photographs, and other assorted papers of Jakob Rosenthal, historian, educator, and writer. As a journalist Rosenthal wrote extensively on contemporary Jewish history, literature, and life, as well as Zionism, its history, and the State of Israel, for various European, Middle Eastern, and American daily newspapers.

Dates: 1928-1995

James T. Sears collection

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Identifier: Mss 0207
Abstract This collection contains assorted ephemera, photographs, and audiovisual materials documenting the research interests of James T. Sears, author of several books on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) history in the South. The collection includes materials relating to female and male impersonators and LGBTQ music. Notable items include the typescript of a poem by Allen Ginsberg, a American flag belonging to openly gay airman Leonard Matlovich, and the signature of Sir...
Dates: circa 1908-2001

G. Theodore Wichmann papers

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Identifier: Mss 0075
Abstract

Theodore Wichmann (1886-1966) founded the Charleston Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra and taught music lessons in Charleston, South Carolina. This collection includes Wichmann's writings on Mozart, Bizet, Rossini, Beethoven, and Ambroise Thomas, printed programs, and business and personal correspondence for the Orchestra and Wichmann's school music lessons.

Dates: 1904-1966

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Byrnes Downs Garden Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston Symphony Orchestra (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Chase, Leah 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Clarke, Edward, Sir, 1841-1931 1
Clemson University 1
College of Charleston 1
Conan, (Fictitious character) 1
Deluca, Emily Peterson 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Elfe family 1
Fallon family 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Fund family 1
Fund, Claire 1
Gendelman, Betty Williams, 1921-2007 1
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997 1
Greenberg, Polly 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Hirsch, Mordenai Raisin 1
Hoben family 1
Hoben, Lindsay, 1902-1967 1
Hoben, Margaret Pollitzer, 1894-1983 1
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1
Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007 1
Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007. (Title of work: Wheel of time.) 1
Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 1
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Kerner family 1
Lindsay family 1
Matlovich, Leonard 1
McDougal, Harriet 1
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, 1756-1791 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 1
O'Neal, Reagan, 1948-2007 1
O'Reilly, Jackson, 1948-2007 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Peacock, Edwin, 1910-1989 1
Pollitzer family 1
Pollitzer, Alice K. 1
Potter, Mary Jo 1
Potter, William Zeigler 1
Quiroz, Roderick S. 1
Raisin family 1
Raisin, Aaron S., 1922-1989 1
Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 1
Raisin, Jane Lazarus, 1887-1965 1
Raisin, Rachel M. 1
Richmond, Zerline Levy Williams, 1898-1999 1
Rosenthal, Jakob 1
Rossini, Gioacchino, 1792-1868 1
Russell, Ina 1
Sears, James T. (James Thomas), 1951- 1
Seidler, Margaret Thorne 1
Syré-Herz, Ursula 1
Taylor, Prentiss, 1907-1991 1
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 1
Thomas, Ambroise, 1811-1896 1
United States. Navy 1
Ventola, Mary Williams 1
Walden School 1
Wichmann, G. Theodore, 1886- 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Arthur V. 1
Williams, Arthur V., 1878-1951 1
Zeigler, John 1
Ziegler family 1
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