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Drayton papers

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Identifier: Mss 0152
Abstract

Diaries, ledgers, correspondence, inventories, plats, sketches, architectural drawings of John Drayton, Charles Drayton I-III, James Glen, Charlotta Drayton, Mary Middleton Drayton and others, relating mainly to affairs at Drayton Hall and other family plantations. Collection also includes artwork, reflections on eighteenth century literature, deeds, newspaper clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1701-2004

Florence Hebrew Benevolent Association records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1067
Abstract

Minute book, financial records, cemetery records, publications, and assorted papers of the Florence Hebrew Benevolent Association, a Jewish fraternal organization and the genesis of the Beth Israel Congregation, formed in 1887 in Florence, South Carolina.

Dates: 1887-1991

Lewis R. Gibbes papers

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Identifier: Mss 0020
Abstract Papers of Lewis R. Gibbes, Professor of mathematics, astronomy, and physics at the College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, from 1838-1892. Papers include materials relating to Gibbes' studies in France, assorted obituaries, eulogies, and memorials, his published papers and newspaper articles (collected into several scrapbooks) on his scientific work and other topics, assorted Elliott Society of Natural History materials, astronomical charts and calculations, assorted cartes de...
Dates: 1800s-1893, 1937

Grimke family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0176
Abstract Materials include Revolutionary War papers of John Paul Grimke and his son John Faucheraud Grimke, with materials re the latter as intendant (mayor) of Charleston. Papers of his son Thomas Smith Grimke document temperance, politics and education and contain an autograph collection. With papers of Thomas's siblings Frederick Grimke, abolitionists Sarah Moore Grimke and Angelina Grimke Weld and others. With materials of two more following generations, and genealogical materials on Grimke,...
Dates: 1678-1977, circa 1990s

Lancelot Minor Harris papers

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Identifier: Mss 0022
Abstract

The Lancelot Minor Harris papers contains personal papers, correspondence, and written materials. Correspondents include James Easterby, DuBose Heyward, Ludwig Lewisohn, Herbert Ravenel Sass, Albert Simons, Thomas Tobias, and others. Written materials include notes concerning Harris' classes and personal writing, prepared by Paul Weidner. Also included in the collection are the personal papers and correspondence of Carlotta Harris.

Dates: 1872-1940; Majority of material found within 1890-1930

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

Harrison Randolph papers

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Identifier: Mss 0076
Abstract Collection contains biographical information, personal diaries, correspondence, writings, teaching notes and other miscellaneous items of Harrison Randolph, President and Chair of Mathematics at the College of Charleston from 1897 to 1942. Papers include diaries from 1910 to 1941 except from mid 1928 to early 1931. Persons mentioned are M. Rutledge Rivers, George Daniel Grice, Thomas della Torre, James Harold Easterby, Horatio Hughes, Olin Burnham Chamberlain, and Williard Silcox Sr. Also...
Dates: 1885-1942

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

Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., papers

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Identifier: AMN 1147
Abstract Benjamin James Whipper, Sr., (1912-1998), a minister, religious leader, educator, and civic activist. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Reverend Whipper pastored two churches, Charity Baptist (1949), and Saint Matthew Baptist (1940). Whipper was the Moderator of the Charleston County Baptist Association; the treasurer with the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina; and the Assistant Secretary on the Executive Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA,...
Dates: approximately 1865-2008, undated

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Grice, George Daniel, 1900-1977 1
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Grimké, Frederick, 1791-1863 1
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Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Grimké, Thomas Smith, 1786-1834 1
Harris, Carlotta Letitia, 1865- 1
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Hebrew Benevolent Association (Florence, S.C.) 1
Herz, Rudolf, 1925-2011 1
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Hughes, Horatio 1
Jenkins Orphanage Institute (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007 1
Jordan, Robert, 1948-2007. (Title of work: Wheel of time.) 1
Kornblut, Harold 1
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 1
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 1
May, Philip S., Jr. 1
McDougal, Harriet 1
Morris College (Sumter, S.C.) 1
National Baptist Convention of the United States of America 1
O'Neal, Reagan, 1948-2007 1
O'Reilly, Jackson, 1948-2007 1
Orphan Aid Society (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Randolph, Louise Wagener 1
Rivers, M. Rutledge (Moultrie Rutledge), 1868-1940 1
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927 1
Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958 1
Silcox, Willard 1
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 1
St. Matthew Baptist Church (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Syré-Herz, Ursula 1
Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 1
Tobias, Thomas J. 1
United States. Department of State 1
Whipper, Benjamin James, 1912-1998 1
Whipper, Lucille, 1928-2021 1
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