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Vivienne Edwards Anderson papers

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Identifier: AMN 1144
Abstract Vivienne Edwards Anderson (1914-2006), a former student of Avery Institute (Class of 1933), and was one of the initial members of the Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture (AIAAH&C), which was established for the creation of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston. The collection contains brief documents relating to Edwards Anderson's life, genealogical information of her immediate family members: parents, Susanne...
Dates: 1920-2002, undated; Majority of material found within 1980-1995

Zig Boroughs papers

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Identifier: Mss 1065-040
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, memoirs, and other papers of Zig Boroughs, an American soldier who served with the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment during World War II. Two memoirs are included: one written by Edith Jakobs, a Jewish native of Germany who was liberated by members of Boroughs's unit while in hiding in the Netherlands; the other by Werner "Tom" Angress, also a Jewish native of Germany, who enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as an interrogator with Boroughs's...
Dates: 1984-2008

John L. Dart family papers

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Identifier: AMN 1069
Abstract John Lewis Dart (1854-1915) was born a free person of color in Charleston, South Carolina. He graduated from Avery Normal Institute in 1872 and attended Atlanta University in Georgia, and Newton Theological Seminary in Massachusetts, where he was ordained a Baptist minister. He returned to Charleston in 1886 and became pastor of Morris Street Baptist Church. Sixteen years later, Dart ministered the Shiloh Baptist Church. In 1894, he opened the Charleston Normal and Industrial Institute, a...
Dates: 1844-1947

Walter Earl Douglas papers

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Identifier: AMN 1127
Abstract Walter Earl Douglas (1923-1979), an African-American newspaper journalist and writer. A stanch conservative Republican, Douglas wrote columns under the byline of "The Earl of Charleston" and "W. Earl Douglas." His columns were featured in South Carolina newspapers including the "Charleston Chronicle," "The Charleston Evening Post" and "Black News" (Columbia), in addition to syndicated nationally papers including the "Union Leader" (Manchester, New Hampshire). Douglas' writings incorporate...
Dates: 1963-1979; Majority of material found within 1977-1979

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

Alwyn Goldstein papers

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Identifier: Mss 1096
Abstract

Biographical materials, correspondence, research files, printed materials, photographs, family scrapbooks, and family photograph albums of Alwyn Goldstein of Georgetown, South Carolina. Also included are materials relating to Alwyn’s Department Store and various administrative records of Temple Beth Elohim.

Dates: 1886-2014

Lowcountry Gay & Lesbian Alliance (LGLA) records

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Identifier: Mss 0206
Abstract These records contain operating files, newsletters, and event files documenting the activities of the Lowcountry Gay & Lesbian Alliance (LGLA), a Charleston, S.C. nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and opposing discrimination. Topics include LGBTQ civil and legal rights including same-sex marriage, homophobia, and coming out as a member of the LGBTQ community. Materials also relate to LGLA’s partnerships with other...
Dates: 1991-2005

William Vincent Moore papers

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Identifier: Mss 0153
Abstract Writings, printed materials, working files, correspondence, photographs, and audiovisual materials of William Vincent Moore, Professor of Political Science at the College of Charleston from 1972 to 2009. Materials document Moore's scholarly research of American political extremism, South Carolina politics, and Southern politics. Printed materials amassed by Moore make up a significant portion of the collection and consist of newspapers, newsletters, magazines, booklets, pamphlets, direct...
Dates: 1895-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2009

Ethelyn Murray Parker papers

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Identifier: AMN 1029
Abstract Ethelyn Murray was born in 1895 to Georgie Westcott and Robert J. Murray, in Charleston, S.C. Murray attended the Simonton School and the Avery Normal Institute, graduating in 1914. Murray worked at Voorhees for nine years and in 1936, she moved back to Charleston. She married Sebastian L. Parker in 1939. In the 1940s, Parker took a writing correspondence course and upon completion, she began a column for The Lighthouse and Informer, an African American...
Dates: 1899-1992; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Robert Lee Smith collection

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Identifier: AMN 1068
Abstract The Robert Lee Smith collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports and various documents generated and gathered by Margaretta Pringle Childs (Mrs. St. Julien Ravenel Childs). Newspaper clippings (1977-1984), mostly from the Charleston Chronicle, discuss the case and its possible link to the unsolved 1975 murder of George A. Payton, an African American attorney who was representing Smith. Childs' correspondence (1977-1979, and undated) is on...
Dates: 1976-1984, and undated

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Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture 8
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newspapers 6
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45 rpm records 1
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African American art -- South Carolina -- 20th century 1
African American artists -- South Carolina 1
African American business enterprises -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
African American educators -- South Carolina -- Charleston -- Photographs 1
African American families -- South Carolina 1
African American journalists -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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African American ministers -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Apartheid -- South Africa 1
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Free African Americans -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
Funeral homes -- South Carolina -- Charleston 1
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Southern States -- Politics and government 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives 1
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annual reports 1
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Avery Normal Institute 3
Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture 2
College of Charleston 2
Harleston, Edwin Augustus, 1882-1931 2
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 2
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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charleston Branch (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Alliance for Full Acceptance 1
Alwyn's Department Store (Georgetown, S.C.) 1
American Missionary Association 1
Amistad Research Center 1
Anderson, Steward Eugene, Jr., 1911-1997 1
Anderson, Vivienne Edwards, 1913-2005 1
Angress, Werner T. 1
Atlanta University 1
Avery Research Center 1
Baker, Frazier B., -1898 1
Ball, Edward, 1958- 1
Beth Elohim (Georgetown, S.C.) 1
Boroughs, Zig 1
Bronseaux, Anna Pierre Dart, 1896-1978 1
Bronseaux, Beverly 1
Butler, Nathaniel 1
Butler, Susan Dart, 1888-1959 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Charleston County School District 1
Charleston Normal and Industrial School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Childs, Margaretta Pringle, 1912-2000 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Coards Studio 1
Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998 1
Crum, William Demos, 1859-1912 1
Dart family 1
Dart, John Lewis, 1854-1915 1
Dart, Julia Pierre 1
Dart, William 1
Dart, William Andrews 1
Douglas, Rosslee Tenetha Green, 1928-2011 1
Douglas, Walter Earl, 1923-1979 1
Drago, Edmund L. 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Edwards, Jacob Francis, Jr., 1909-1941 1
Edwards, Jacob Francis, Sr., 1877-1963 1
Edwards, James B., 1927-2014 1
Edwards, John Arthur, 1911-1987 1
Edwards, Johnette Mencile Green, 1926-1977 1
Edwards, Richard Leon, 1903-2000 1
Edwards, Susanna Norena Simmons, 1880-1956 1
Fenwick, Susan 1
Friendly Moralist Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Goldstein family 1
Goldstein, Alwyn, 1915-2010 1
Greenspon, Roz G. 1
Harleston family 1
Harleston, Elise F. (Elise Forrest) 1
Helms, Jesse 1
Hollings, Ernest F., 1922-2019 1
Jakobs, Edith 1
Jenkins' Orphanage Band 1
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) 1
Loeb, William, 1905-1981 1
Lowcountry AIDS Services 1
Lowcountry Gay & Lesbian Alliance 1
McClennan, Alonzo C., 1855-1912 1
Miller, Thomas E., 1849-1938 1
Moore, Mark S. 1
Moore, William V. 1
Morris Street Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
North Central Neighborhood Council (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Oakes, Ziba B., 1806-1871 1
Parker, Ethelyn Murray 1
Payton, George A. 1
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 1
Smith, Robert Lee, 1958- 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
Talladega College 1
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 1
Tibbs, Allen 1
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 508th 1
Waring, Thomas R. 1
We Are Family (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Whitlock, Edwina H. (Edwina Harleston), 1916-2002 1
Williams, John T. 1
YMCA of Greater Charleston 1
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