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Avery photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012

Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records

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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

Central Baptist Church records

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1034
Abstract

The Central Baptist Church, established in 1891, and is located in downtown Charleston on Radcliffe Street. Contains copies of pages from the Church Record Books: Book 1, 1891-1899, and Book 2, 1891-1916.

Dates: approximately 1891-1916

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

DeReef Court and Park collection

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1128
Abstract DeReef Court is a former African-American residential housing community in the City of Charleston, South Carolina established in 1854. Named after Joseph and Richard Edward DeReef, free men of color who were successful entrepreneurial brothers. Presently, the residential park known as DeReef Park represents the last green space in the Cannonborough/Elliotborough neighborhood.The collection holds ancestral histories, photocopied deeds and census reports regarding the DeReef...
Dates: 1854-2012; Majority of material found within 1990-2012

Ebenezer AME Church records

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Identifier: 00_00
Abstract

Ebenezer AME Church was established in 1903, having previously been associated with the Presbyterian Board of City Missions. The congregation constructed its current church at 44 Nassau Street in Charleston, South Carolina in 1949. this collection contains information on church officers, class members and leaders, as well as minutes of board meetings.

Dates: 1994-1996

Reverend John T. Enwright papers

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Identifier: AMN 1087
Abstract Reverend John Thomas Enwright (1904-1975), an African American minister, served the congregation at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Charleston, South Carolina from 1949 to 1974. A public figure as well as a religious leader, Enwright was also heavily involved in Charleston-area community organizations.The collection documents Reverend Enwright's personal life, ministerial work, and civic involvement from the 1930s to 1975. Personal papers document Enwright's...
Dates: 1884-1975

Julia Williams Glover papers

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Identifier: AMN 1109
Abstract Julia Williams Glover (1908-2000) an African American certifed nurse in South Carolina. She was the first African American registered nurse hired by Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Glover was also a School Nurse, serving twenty years with the Charleston County School District. The collection doucments Glover's professional and religious involvement from 1939 to 2000, with the bulk of materials spanning from 1952 to 1998. Materials include documents originating from Glover's...
Dates: 1927-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

Julia Alston Gourdine papers

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Identifier: AMN 1130
Abstract Julia Waites Alston Gourdine (1923-2009), an African-American elementary school educator who worked in the Charleston County School District for thirty-five years. Alston Gourdine was also an integral Senior Trustee Board member of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Robert H. Gourdine, Jr. in 1944, and they had one son, Robert H. Gourdine, III.The collection contains documents and photographs relating to Gourdine's...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1950-1996

Reverend Stephen Bradford Mackey papers

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Identifier: AMN 1116
Abstract Reverend Stephen Bradford McIver Mackey (1901-1984), an African American Episcopal minister, served the congregation at Calvary Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina as Priest in 1935 and Rector from 1940-1972. He also held the position of priest-in-charge of Epiphany Church, Summerville, SC from 1934-1940 and St. Andrew's Church, Charleston County from 1940-1972. His wife, Naomi Mackey was the Diocesan President of the Negro Branch of Woman's Auxiliary and organized the church's...
Dates: 1900-1993; Majority of material found within 1925-1980

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Avery Normal Institute 2
Centenary United Methodist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
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Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.) 2
United Church of Christ 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Allen University 1
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Alston, Addie Middleton 1
Avery Research Center 1
Baskervill Ministries (Pawleys Island, S.C.) 1
Beecher Congregational Church (New Orleans, La.) 1
Calvary Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Community Organization Federal Credit Union. 1
Concerned Clergy Committee (Charleston, S.C.) 1
DeCosta, Herbert A., Sr., 1894-1960 1
DeReef family 1
DeReef, Joseph, 1802-1876 1
DeReef, Richard Edward, 1798-1876 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Emanuel AME Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Enwright, John T., 1904-1975 1
Episcopal Divinity School 1
General Council of the Congregational Christian Churches of the United States 1
Glover, Julia Williams, 1908-2000 1
Gourdine, Julia Alston 1
Graves, J. Michael (James Michael), 1915-1996 1
H. A. DeCosta Company 1
Hunt, Eugene C. 1
Immaculate Conception School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Lincoln University (Pa.) 1
MacBeth, Arthur, L 1
Mackey, Naomi Richardson, -1996 1
Mackey, Stephen Bradford McIver, 1901-1984 1
Miller, Mary S. 1
Miller, Ruth M., 1943- 1
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 1
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Order of the Eastern Star. Grand Chapter of South Carolina 1
Philadelphia Divinity School 1
Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Plymouth Congregational Church (Charleston, S.C.). Board of Trustees 1
Political Action Committee of Charleston County (Charleston County, S.C.). 1
Porter, Anthony Toomer, 1828-1902 1
Pugh family 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 Church Board for Homeland Ministries 1
United Missionary Chapel (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Zion-Olivet United Presbyterian Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
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