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Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1015
Abstract Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, an African-American church, formed after the Civil War with the withdrawal of African-American members from Trinity United Methodist Church. In 1866, the congregation purchased its current building at 60 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina.The records in this collection cover the beginning of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1866-1978). The collection is divided into two series: Member Records and Financial Records. Member...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1866-1969

Margaretta P. Childs African American church records project

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Identifier: AMN 1013
Abstract Margaretta Pringle Childs (1912-2000) worked as an archivist at the College of Charleston, was head archivist for the City of Charleston, and a field archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society. In addition to her archival work, Childs was a member of the Charleston Interracial Committee and a Civil Rights activist. The materials in this collection form the working files of Margretta P. Childs's attempted project to collect and house the records of Charleston's Black churches at the...
Dates: 1849-1985

Mamie E. Garvin Fields papers

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Identifier: AMN 1023
Abstract Mamie Elizabeth Garvin Fields (1888-1987) was an African-American educator, civic and religious activist born in Charleston, South Carolina. Fields was an influential leader in the South Carolina African-American women's club movement. A culmination of Fields' life is detailed in her memoir, Lemon Swamp and Other Places, co-written with her granddaughter, Karen Fields.The majority of the collection details Fields' involvement with the National...
Dates: 1894-1987; Majority of material found within 1945-1985

Smith Atkins family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1142
Abstract The Smith Atkins family members included in this collection are William Henry Smith (1865-1941), his wife Anna Priscilla McLeish Smith (1870-1940), her father, James Wilkinson McLeish (1839-1897), and William and Anna's daughter, Maude Henrietta Smith Atkins (1898-1998). The bulk of the collection are comprised of materials created or collected by Maude Smith Atkins, as an Avery Normal Institute student, and as an organist. Smith Atkins co-authored "The Avery Song," in which the Library of...
Dates: 1877-1981, undated; Majority of material found within 1900-1950

William Saxon Wilson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1038
Abstract

The William Saxon Wilson papers mostly consists of business cards, invitations, event programs, broadsides, and various ephemera created in his business, The Sax Print Shop, which document social, church, educational and other aspects of African-American life in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1913-1983; Majority of material found in 1920-1982

Lillian Ransier Wright papers collection

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Identifier: AMN 1042
Abstract Compilation of the Ransier and Wright family history and contribution to the advancement of African-American community. The collection focuses on the contributions of Alonzo Jacob Ransier in the reconstruction era being a congressman and Lt. Gov. of SC. He was also Lillian Ransier Wright’s father. Lillian Ransier Wright was a graduate of the Avery Normal Institute and was teacher by profession and was involved in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church whereas her husband William G. Wright taught...
Dates: 1924-1995

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African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston 2
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Avery Normal Institute 3
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Atkins, Maude Henrietta Smith, 1898-1998 1
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Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Burke High School (Charleston, S.C.). Fields-Sims-Wright Vocational Center 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Coming Street YWCA (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Fields, Alfred B. 1
Fields, Karen E. (Karen Elise), 1945- 1
Fields, Mamie E. Garvin, 1888-1987 1
Hospital and Training School for Nurses (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Immaculate Conception High School (Charleston, SC) 1
Jenkins Orphanage (Charleston, S.C.) 1
MacBeth, Arthur, L 1
Marion Birnie Wilkinson Home for Girls (Cayce, S.C.) 1
McLeish, James Wilkinson, 1839-1897 1
Murray, Albertha J., 1889-1969 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Ransier, Alonzo J. (Alonzo Jacob), 1834-1882 1
Smith, Anna Pricilla McLeish, 1870-1940 1
Smith, William Henry, 1865-1941 1
Smith, Willie 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
South Carolina Historical Society 1
St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard, 1891- 1
Trinity United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Local 809 (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Unity and Friendship Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Wilkinson, Marion Birnie, 1873-1956 1
Wilson, William Saxon, 1893-1982 1
Wright, Lillian Ransier, 1905-1995 1
Wright, William G. 1
Zion-Olivet United Presbyterian Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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