African American churches -- South Carolina -- Charleston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Avery photograph collection
Identifier: AMN 1112
Dates: approximately 1890s-2012
Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church records
Identifier: AMN 1015
Abstract Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church, an African-American church, formed after the Civil War with the withdrawal of African-American members from Trinity United Methodist Church. In 1866, the congregation purchased its current building at 60 Wentworth Street, Charleston, South Carolina.The records in this collection cover the beginning of Centenary Methodist Episcopal Church (1866-1978). The collection is divided into two series: Member Records and Financial Records. Member...
Dates: 1857-1994; Majority of material found within 1866-1969
Central Baptist Church records
Identifier: AMN 1034
The Central Baptist Church, established in 1891, and is located in downtown Charleston on Radcliffe Street. Contains copies of pages from the Church Record Books: Book 1, 1891-1899, and Book 2, 1891-1916.
Dates: approximately 1891-1916
Margaretta P. Childs African American church records project
Identifier: AMN 1013
Abstract Margaretta Pringle Childs (1912-2000) worked as an archivist at the College of Charleston, was head archivist for the City of Charleston, and a field archivist for the South Carolina Historical Society. In addition to her archival work, Childs was a member of the Charleston Interracial Committee and a Civil Rights activist. The materials in this collection form the working files of Margretta P. Childs's attempted project to collect and house the records of Charleston's Black churches at the...
DeReef Court and Park collection
Identifier: AMN 1128
Abstract DeReef Court is a former African-American residential housing community in the City of Charleston, South Carolina established in 1854. Named after Joseph and Richard Edward DeReef, free men of color who were successful entrepreneurial brothers. Presently, the residential park known as DeReef Park represents the last green space in the Cannonborough/Elliotborough neighborhood.The collection holds ancestral histories, photocopied deeds and census reports regarding the DeReef...
Dates: 1854-2012; Majority of material found within 1990-2012
Ebenezer AME Church records
Ebenezer AME Church was established in 1903, having previously been associated with the Presbyterian Board of City Missions. The congregation constructed its current church at 44 Nassau Street in Charleston, South Carolina in 1949. this collection contains information on church officers, class members and leaders, as well as minutes of board meetings.
Reverend John T. Enwright papers
Identifier: AMN 1087
Abstract Reverend John Thomas Enwright (1904-1975), an African American minister, served the congregation at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Charleston, South Carolina from 1949 to 1974. A public figure as well as a religious leader, Enwright was also heavily involved in Charleston-area community organizations.The collection documents Reverend Enwright's personal life, ministerial work, and civic involvement from the 1930s to 1975. Personal papers document Enwright's...
Julia Williams Glover papers
Identifier: AMN 1109
Abstract Julia Williams Glover (1908-2000) an African American certifed nurse in South Carolina. She was the first African American registered nurse hired by Roper Hospital in Charleston, South Carolina. Glover was also a School Nurse, serving twenty years with the Charleston County School District. The collection doucments Glover's professional and religious involvement from 1939 to 2000, with the bulk of materials spanning from 1952 to 1998. Materials include documents originating from Glover's...
Dates: 1927-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1998
Julia Alston Gourdine papers
Identifier: AMN 1130
Abstract Julia Waites Alston Gourdine (1923-2009), an African-American elementary school educator who worked in the Charleston County School District for thirty-five years. Alston Gourdine was also an integral Senior Trustee Board member of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church in Charleston, South Carolina. She married Robert H. Gourdine, Jr. in 1944, and they had one son, Robert H. Gourdine, III.The collection contains documents and photographs relating to Gourdine's...
Dates: 1880-2002; Majority of material found within 1950-1996
Reverend Stephen Bradford Mackey papers
Identifier: AMN 1116
Abstract Reverend Stephen Bradford McIver Mackey (1901-1984), an African American Episcopal minister, served the congregation at Calvary Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina as Priest in 1935 and Rector from 1940-1972. He also held the position of priest-in-charge of Epiphany Church, Summerville, SC from 1934-1940 and St. Andrew's Church, Charleston County from 1940-1972. His wife, Naomi Mackey was the Diocesan President of the Negro Branch of Woman's Auxiliary and organized the church's...
Dates: 1900-1993; Majority of material found within 1925-1980