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Alfred English Doby papers, selected items

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-4546
Scope and Contents The three hundred and twenty-six manuscripts of this collection presents in miniature the social, economic, and political history of South Carolina. Maria Elizabeth Preston Means of Fairfield Dist., niece of Governor John Hugh Means, married in 1843 John English, doctor and planter of Richland Dist. One third of the collection is the correspondence of this family connection including letters of Harriet Flud Hampton and Sally Campbell Preston. Comments on domestic and plantation activities,...
Dates: 1836-1917

Edith Mitchell Dabbs papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-8243
Scope and Contents The papers of Edith .Mitchell Dabbs (1906-1991) span the years 1791 to 1997 but the bulk of the papers date 1920 to 1980. Included in the collection are correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and notes. Units of materials reflect Dabbs' interest in the history of Penn School on St. Helena Island, and her desire to see it publicized.The primary focus of the collection is material compiled about Penn School and St. Helena Island by Dabbs. A native South Carolinian,...
Dates: 1791 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1980

Lewis Malone Ayer papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-10367
Scope and Contents The 1567 manuscripts in this collection document the economic and political activities of Lewis Malone Ayer (1769-1863), who served with Francis Marion in the Revolutionary War, and of his son, Lewis M. Ayer, Jr. (1821-1895), who served in the Confederate Congress. Topics discussed date to the Colonial era, the Revolutionary War, the Early National period, and the antebellum and Civil War periods. Correspondence with factors, merchants, and other planters shows the growth, especially during...
Dates: 1769 - 1863

Townsend Mikell papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-5092
Dates: 1826 - 1927

Williams, Chesnut and Manning families papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-9437
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence, 1766 - 1905 and 1927 (496 items) of the Williams, Chesnut, Manning and related families; topics discussed include national, state and local politics, legislation and controversies of the day; family news; reports on weather, crops and agricultural matters related to farming and farmers and owners plantation; collection includes letters, photographs, clippings, cards, recipes, and other items. Places represented include South Carolina (Camden and Charleston;...
Dates: 1766 - 1927

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Adams, James Luther, 1901-1994 1
Ayer, Lewis M., Jr. (Lewis Malone), 1821-1895 1
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Black, G.W.Z. 1
Brown, Tarleton, 1757-1845 1