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Byrnes Downs Garden Club scrapbook

 Collection
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

Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1124
Abstract Photographs, correspondence, diaries and memoirs, genealogical materials, land records and certificates, and printed materials relating to the Cohen, Emanuel, Moses, and Seixas families. The families are related through the marriages of Eleanor H. Cohen to Benjamin Seixas in 1865, Mary Eleanor Seixas to Maurice Emanuel in 1888, and Charlotte Virginia Emanuel to Henry P. Moses in 1912. Of particular note is a diary belonging to Eleanor H. Cohen that documents the arrival of Union General...
Dates: 1806-2005; Majority of material found within 1865-1934

Herb Frazier papers

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Identifier: AMN 1088
Abstract Herb Frazier, an African American journalist based in the Lowcountry, has reported and edited for various newspapers in South Carolina and elsewhere since 1972. Frazier has been active in professional journalism associations and in education initiatives for minority journalism.The collection includes materials related to the personal and professional life of Herb Frazier. A small portion of the collection contains biographical, educational, and other personal information. The...
Dates: 1972-2006

Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer's Charleston "Freedman's Cottage" project collection

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Identifier: AMN 1140
Abstract Lissa D'Aquisto Felzer is a former Senior Preservation Planner for the City of Charleston and adjunct professor with the College of Charleston. This collection contains final reports from Professor Felzer's course, "Researching Historic Properties" (ARTH-290) taught at the College of Charleston in 2006. Students were assigned to write detailed property histories of houses identified as "Freedman's cottages." The property histories are derived from a variety of documents: deeds and indices;...
Dates: 2006

Virginia Geraty papers

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Identifier: AMN 1123
Abstract Virginia Mixson Geraty (1915-2004) was born in Summerville, South Carolina to Edward Miles Mixson and his wife Ethel Sarah Ray Mixson. Geraty attended Immaculate Catholic School at Hendersonville, North Carolina, where her family lived during part of her childhood. After the passing of her younger brother and father, Geraty and her family moved to Yonges Island, South Carolina. It was there on the island that Geraty became interested in Gullah, when she heard it being spoken by a family...
Dates: 1915-2007; Majority of material found within 1978-2004

James Logan scrapbooks

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Identifier: AMN 1010
Abstract James Raymond Logan (1874-1958) was the first native Charlestonian to receive a civil service appointment for work at the Charleston Navy Yard, and was the first African American appointee. Logan also directed Logan's Military Band and the choirs of Calvary Protestant Episcopal Church and Zion Presbyterian Church.This collection includes newspaper clippings, programs, photographs and correspondence that originally comprised two scrapbooks (now disbound) created by James Raymond...
Dates: 1896-1961

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

Mendelsohn family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1139
Abstract

Photographs, eulogies, audio interview, and clippings relating to the Mendelsohn family of Charleston, South Carolina. Benjamin Mendelsohn and his wife, Fay Zamler Mendelsohn, settled in Charleston in 1907 where Benjamin operated a tailor shop on King Street and Fay later opened her own store, the Bandbox, selling women's hats and dresses. The collection also includes images of the related Bluestein family.

Dates: 1920-1968, 2001

James Polzois papers

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Identifier: Mss 0215
Abstract

The collection consists of the papers of James Polzois, an artist who lived in Charleston, South Carolina. The papers include photographs, prints, and original artworks of Charleston area architecture and church organs. There are also photographs, correspondence, and military records documenting Polzois’ life. The papers also include Polzois’ writings and research files, with a special focus on his research into Denmark Vesey.

Dates: 1864-2018; Majority of material found within 1952-2018

J.N. Robson & Son records

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Identifier: Mss 0040
Abstract

Account books, ledgers, letterpress copybooks, and receipts for J.N. Robson & Son, who were Charleston, South Carolina commission merchants and wholesale and retail dealers in hay, grain, and groceries.

Dates: 1861-1902

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