Plantation life -- South Carolina
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Charles Alfred DeSaussure memoirs (typescript copies)
Identifier: Mss 0034-020
Collection Overview Typescript copies of Charles Alfred DeSaussure's memoirs of plantation life (1850-1870) and life in the Confederate Army. The first manuscript describes special events and experiences primarily at Woodstock Plantation (Beaufort District, S.C.), the distribution of food and goods to slaves, the activities of slaves, names and descriptions of slaves and their work, religious life, Gullah language and people, and DeSaussure's education and recreational activities (swimming, boating, and...
Dates: approximately 1931
Diary of J.B. Grimball
Identifier: Mss 0021
Collection Overview Typescript copies (1937-1938) of 17 diaries (1832-1884) kept by John Berkeley Grimball of Pinebury and Old Fort Plantations, transcribed from the original by Frederica B. Keller during a 1935-1938 W.P.A. project.Entries include references to family matters, including the division of Grimball's mother's [Eliza Flinn] estate, social events, religion, a hot air balloon ascension (1834), a duel (1856), and Grimball's trips to Sulphur Srings, Virginia and elsewhere.The...
Found in: Special Collections / Diary of J.B. Grimball
Heyward and Ferguson family papers
Identifier: Mss 0092
Collection Overview The papers consist of family and business correspondence between members of the Heyward family. Nathaniel Heyward (1766-1851) of South Carolina and his wife Henrietta Manigault Heyward (1769-1827) correspond with their sons Nathaniel Heyward (1790-1819) and William Manigault Heyward (1788-1820); their grandsons Nathaniel Barnwell Heyward (1816-1891), James Barnwell Heyward (1817-1886) and William Henry Heyward (1817-1889); and other relations regarding plantation provisions and rice planting...