Subject Source: Art & Architecture ThesaurusScope Note: Accounts or histories of the descent of persons, families, or other groups, from an ancestor or ancestors; enumerations of ancestors and their descendants in the natural order of succession.
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Isaac Auld collection
Identifier: Mss 0034-091
Collection Overview The collection includes a letter of recommendation from Dr. Auld, late principal of the Edisto Island Academy, dated March 10, 1815, from Rev. A.P. Thayer of the Classics Department of Edisto Island Academy. In this letter, Auld mentions that Thayer kept the school open during "the recent war" (the War of 1812). There is a copy of Auld's genealogy prepared by Earnest Malcom Auld in 1963. Also included is a copy of McDonald L. Burbedge's "Isaac Auld, A Founding Father of the Supreme Council,...
Dates: 1815, 2000, undated
Found in: Special Collections / Isaac Auld collection
Bacot family papers
Identifier: Mss 0003
Collection Overview Papers of Josephine Bacot contain correspondence with family and friends including letters (one describes the Charleston earthquake of 1886) from Daniel Huger Bacot (1847-1920), Daniel Huger Bacot (b. 1888), and Walter Rhett Bacot. Letters (1888-1904) from her father Robert Barnwell Rhett at Huntsville, Alabama, concern family matters. Papers (1891-1896) concern Munster Plantation (Ashepoo, S.C.). Genealogical information relates to the Bacot, Horton, Walton, Leftwich, Rhett, and Huger...
Found in: Special Collections / Bacot family papers
Harry Blas and Erika Stockfleth Blas papers
Identifier: Mss 1065-029
The collection consists mainly of copy negatives, slides, and digital images of pre-World War II photographs of the families of Harry Blas, born in Łódź, Poland, and Erika Stockfleth Blas, born in Grevesmühlen, Germany. Also included is a short memoir by Harry Blas detailing his experiences in the Łódź ghetto and Auschwitz concentration camp, and a handwritten genealogy of the Stockfleth family by Erika Blas.
Dates: circa 1910-circa 1980
Bryan, Carson, Moses, and Werber family papers
Identifier: Mss 1152
Abstract The Bryan, Carson, Moses, and Werber families of Sumter County, South Carolina, represent the relationships between Jewish and Christian families in 19th century South Carolina. Henry Claremont Moses, of a prominent Jewish family, married Andrena Werber, of a Christian family, in 1878; their daughter Catherine married William Alfred Bryan. This collection contains papers, correspondence, photographs/daguerreotypes, genealogical records, and artifacts from the Bryan branch of the family. A...
Dates: approximately 1840s-2011; Majority of material found within 1911-1984
John Cordes estate book, 1764-1798 (typescript copy)
Identifier: Mss 0034-017
Collection Overview Typescript copy of the John Cordes estate book (1764-1798) transcribed during a 1935-1937 W.P.A. project. Inventory and appraisal (1764) of the John Cordes estate contains lists of slaves (names and appraised values), dishes, furniture, linens, animals, rice, indigo, and other items. The volume also includes slaves (with names and valuations) taken by Catharine Cordes of Charleston (S.C.), and by Theodore Gaillard. Memorandums signed by the estate's executor Samuel Cordes are with other...
Ford-Fraser family papers
Identifier: Mss 0015
Collection Overview Papers include a bond, an obituary, genealogical information, and a family Bible.; The bond (1852) in Georgetown (S.C.) of John Potts Ford to James Rees Ford, trustee of the estate of George T. and Mary W. Ford is for $4,000. The obituary of Elizabeth Shackelford Ford pays tribute to the child. Family genealogy relates to the children (born 1826-1840) of Stephen C. and Hannah Ford, and to the Fraser family. Genealogy includes excerpts from two Fraser family letters (1893, 1896).; A family...
Dates: 1839-approximately 1926
Found in: Special Collections / Ford-Fraser family papers
Jacobosky-Friedburg-Gaeser-Altman family papers
Identifier: Mss 1011
Collection Overview Includes photographs, genealogies, correspondence, clippings, certificates, and typescripts. Papers cover four generations of Jacobosky, Friedberg, Gaeser, and Altman families and include genealogies, family memoirs (1861-1964) compiled by Etta Friedberg Gaeser (1936) and Francine Altman Lichtman (1964), correspondence (1930s-1980s), and certificates awarded to Walter Gaeser (Navy) and Ermine Gaeser Altman (including an original United Daughters of the Confederacy certificate,...
Levi and D'Ancona families papers
Identifier: Mss 1159
Collection includes assorted family records relating to the Levi and D'Ancona families as well as a small amount of materials relating to the Gruenwald/Greenwald family. Also included are the papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi Sr. and his son Dr. Wendell M. Levi Jr.
Dates: 1753-2016; Majority of material found within 1900-2016
Found in: Special Collections / Levi and D'Ancona families papers
Wendell Mitchell Levi papers
Identifier: Mss 0079
Collection Overview The papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi include his correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, notes, material related to his publications, and photographs. Correspondence includes personal and business letters from various individuals and businesses and organizations, and copies of letters sent by Levi. Topics include Levi's writings, pigeons (breeding, training, racing, care, diseases, and many other related subjects), a city ordinance banning pigeon raising, the controversy...
Found in: Special Collections / Wendell Mitchell Levi papers
Rosenberg, Loeb, and Winstock family papers
Identifier: Mss 1130
Abstract Photographs, scrapbooks, financial papers, diplomas, certificates, and genealogical research of the Rosenberg, Loeb, and Winstock family. Materials focus primarily on the merchant Abraham Rosenberg and his descendants. Genealogical research includes articles and Evelyn Rosenberg Gross-Brien's biographical information and Ph.D. thesis written on her ancestor and namesake Eva Leah Visanska Winstock. Of note is a scrapbook containing a large number of letters between members of the Rosenberg...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1900-1965