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South Carolina -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Bacot family papers

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1860-1938

Brown Fellowship Society records

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Identifier: AMN 1005
Abstract The Brown Fellowship Society was a benevolent society of free African-American and racially mixed men, affiliated with St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina.The collection consists of organizational materials of the Brown Fellowship Society, including a corrected copy of Charles H. Holloway's Rules and Regulations of the Brown Fellowship Society as founded in 1794, but not published until 1844. Minute books detail the...
Dates: 1794-1990

Cuthbert family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0083
Abstract

This collection consists of assorted legal instruments and correspondence that document the ownership of parcels of land on the Pocotaligo River, Prince Williams Parish, Beaufort District from 1764 to 1850. Known variously as Myrtle Grove, Live Oak, Providence and/or Leith plantations, they were cultivated (circa 1799) in cotton and rice, and were owned by various members of the Cuthbert, Rutledge, Palmer, Stoutenberg, Corbett, Heyward, and other families.

Dates: 1764-1850; Majority of material found within 1764-1839

Diary of J.B. Grimball

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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...
Dates: 1832-1938

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

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

Esther Kaplan Pivnick collection

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Identifier: AMN 1138
Abstract Esther Kaplan Pivnick (1913-2001), a former patternmaker from New York, retired on Johns Island, South Carolina in the mid-1970s. Along with historian Elizabeth "Betty" Stringfellow, she embarked on an ambitious project to write an inclusive history of Johns Island, (the largest Sea Island in South Carolina, approximately thirty miles south of Charleston), and incorporating the adjoining islands of Edisto, Wadmalaw, Kiawah and Seabrook. Their goal was to write a "peoples'...
Dates: 1663-2000, undated; Majority of material found within 1863-1999

Frederick A. Porcher papers

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Identifier: Mss 0038
Abstract Papers consist of memoirs, lectures, essays, correspondence, and other assorted writings of Frederick A. Porcher, Professor of Belles Lettres and History at the College of Charleston from 1848 to 1886. Memoirs concern Porcher's life and career, including his childhood on Cedar Springs Plantation, his education at Yale, his life in politics, his travels abroad, and teaching at the College of Charleston. There are also personal reminiscences on South Carolina history and politics and the...
Dates: 1761-1878

Nathaniel W. Stephenson family papers

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Identifier: Mss 0050
Collection Overview Papers consist of Nathaniel Wright Stephenson's writings, correspondence (with Lancelot Minor Harris, among others), lecture notes, diaries, artwork, and miscellaneous items; correspondence (1888-1920) of Martha Stephenson; business records and correspondence (1845-1895) of Reuben [Henry] Stephenson; a Wright family genealogy; correspondence of various Stephenson family members and acquaintances; diaries and journals of Wright and Stephenson family members; a book of sermons (n.d.);...
Dates: 1833-1933