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Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt papers

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Identifier: Mss 1089
Abstract

Writings, newspaper clippings, poetry, plays, publications, correspondence, photographs, and other personal papers of Benjamin Berendt and Anna Gelson Berendt of Charleston, South Carolina. Materials mostly relate to the Berendt and Gelson family histories as well as Benjamin's and Anna's travels. Also included are Aleph Zadik Aleph Chapter 143 publications from the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1866-2010

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

Lucille Roper Edwards papers

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Identifier: AMN 1143
Abstract Lucille Roper Edwards (1924-) worked as an African-American elementary schoolteacher teaching second graders in the Miami, Florida area for forty-seven years. Originally from Cordesville, South Carolina, Roper Edwards attended the Berkeley Training School (Moncks Corner, 1938), and the Avery Normal Institute (1940-1942).The majority of the collection holds Roper Edwards' lesson plans written when she was a second grade teacher at Poinciana Park Elementary School, Dade County,...
Dates: 1942-1994, undated; Majority of material found within 1961-1985

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

Harby family papers

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Identifier: Mss 1116
Abstract

Collection consists of materials relating to Isaac Harby, newspaper editor and publisher, teacher, playwright, drama critic, essayist, political and social commentator, and religious reformer, and Aline Harby, Isaac's great granddaughter. Materials include a copybook containing transcriptions of Isaac Harby's early essays, written between 1802 and 1812, a poetry clipping album from the late 19th century, and a bride's book.

Dates: 1810-1917

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

Paul Hamilton Hayne papers

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Identifier: Mss 0023
Abstract

Papers include letters, poems, and clippings from and about poet Paul Hamilton Hayne of Charleston, South Carolina. Also included is correspondence between his wife Mary Middleton Hayne and his aunt Susan B. Hayne, poems and letters from Paul Hamilton Hayne's son William H. Hayne, and typescript poems of Arthur Hugh Clough and Sidney Lanier.

Dates: 1859-1899, 1942

Leon H. Keyserling papers

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Identifier: Mss 1052
Abstract Letters, correspondence, writings, testimonies, and audiovisual recordings of Leon Hirsch Keyserling (1908-1987), American economist, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Harry S. Truman, lawyer, and founder and president of the Conference on Economic Progress (CEP). Materials primarily relate to Keyserling's professional life as a private consulting economist, especially to members and committees of Congress, as a practicing attorney, and with his nonprofit...
Dates: 1918-1990

Vincent P. Lannie collection

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Identifier: Mss 0077
Abstract Materials collected by Vincent P. Lannie relate to writer Elizabeth Waties Allston Pringle, Allston and Vanderhost family members and their enslaved people, Confederate imprints, a broadside advertisement for a rice planting device, Civil War ships USS Monitor and Keokuk, a Revolutionary era parole, and a letter of John Rutledge. Also includes letters to George N. Shuster, former president of Hunter College and editor of...
Dates: 1733-1974

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

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Berendt, Anna Gelson, 1913-2001 1
Berendt, Benjamin, 1912-2010 1
Berendt, Gerald E. 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Boroughs, Zig 1
Buist Elementary School (Charleston, S.C.) 1
Clark, Septima Poinsette, 1898-1987 1
Clough, Arthur Hugh, 1819-1861 1
Coards Studio 1
Commonweal (New York, N.Y.) 1
Conference on Economic Progress (U.S.) 1
Congregation Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) 1
Council of Economic Advisers (U.S.) 1
Easterby, J. H. (James Harold), 1898-1960 1
Edwards, Lucille Roper, 1924- 1
Evans, Virginia Geraty 1
Gelson family 1
Geraty, Edward Mixson 1
Geraty, Virginia Mixson 1
Harby family 1
Harby, Isaac, 1788-1828 1
Harrelson, Alice Moore 1
Harris, Carlotta Letitia, 1865- 1
Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941 1
Hayne, Mary Middleton Michel, 1831-1892 1
Hayne, Paul Hamilton, 1830-1886 1
Hayne, Susan Brandford, 1829-1895 1
Hayne, William Hamilton, 1856-1929 1
Hersey, John, 1914-1993 1
Heyward, DuBose, 1885-1940 1
Hicks, Judith Geraty 1
Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) 1
Hunter College 1
Jakobs, Edith 1
Keokuk (Ironclad steamer) 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Keyserling, Leon H. (Leon Hirsch), 1908-1987 1
Keyserling, Mary Dublin 1
Keyserling, William 1
Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881 1
Lannie, Vincent P. 1
Lewisohn, Ludwig, 1882-1955 1
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987 1
Massenburg, Joyce 1
May, Philip S., Jr. 1
McGehearty family 1
Monitor (Ironclad) 1
Moore, Aline Harby, 1897-1982 1
Moses family 1
Moïse, Penina 1
National League of American Pen Women 1
Parker, Ethelyn Murray 1
Poinciana Park Elementary School (Miami, Fla.) 1
Pringle, Elizabeth W. Allston (Elizabeth Waties Allston), 1845-1921 1
Resnik, Regina, 1922-2013 1
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800 1
Sass, Herbert Ravenel, 1884-1958 1
Shuster, George N. (George Nauman), 1894-1977 1
Simons, Albert, 1890-1980 1
South Carolina Educational Television Network 1
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs 1
Tobias, Thomas J. 1
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 1
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 508th 1
Vanderhorst family 1
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 1
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