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A.J. Clement papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-12855
Scope and Contents Upon the death of Charlestonian A.J. Clement, Jr. (1908-1986), the city's mayor, Joseph P. Riley, Jr., cited him as a pioneer among Black business leaders "during a time of changing attitudes of the white race toward race relations." Riley credited Clement with helping to hasten "this positive change which improved our community." Further declaring that the city had lost one of its most dedicated citizens, the mayor alluded to Clement's many and diverse commitments—"There were no community...
Dates: 1926 - 1986

Amelia Wallace Vernon oral history collection

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Identifier: SCL-MS-AWV-0050
Scope and Contents Transcriptions of interviews used in researching Vernon’s 1993 book: African Americans at Mars Bluff, South Carolina Transcriptions of oral history interviews collected while researching Vernon's 1993 book: African Americans at Mars Bluff, South Carolina; topics discussed include African-American biography, family history, cultivation of rice, farming in general, construction, and other aspects of rural life.Family names represented include: Bailey, Brown, Bryant,...
Dates: 1977-1998

Ball and Gilchrist families papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-14226
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business papers, estate and legal papers, plantation journals and diaries, literary compositions, recollections of life on various Ball family properties, and photographic images of individuals, family gatherings, and homes and buildings ranging from daguerreotypes to snapshots have been added to the South Caroliniana Library’s holdings of the Ball and related families whose plantations were located along the banks of the Cooper River in St. John’s Parish, Berkeley District,...
Dates: 1746-1999

Bessie Lee Garvin genealogical collection

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Identifier: SCL-MS-11759
Genealogical Materials Chiefly genealogical materials on the Agee, Asbill, Barnes, Bartlett, Bissell, Brodie, Bryant, Burckhalter, Busby, Butler, Chafee, Chavis, Chiles, Clark, Cloninger, Cook, Coon, Cooper, Corbett, Corbitt, Corley, Creed, Cropper, Crum, Day, Eis, Emanuel, Evans, Fanning, Foster, Galloway, Gardner, Garvin, Gordon, Green, Hankinson, Harden, Hargrove, Harley, Hasting, Hatcher, Hitt, Howard, Hudgins, Hydrick, Ingram, Jennings, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Joslin, Jumper, Kennedy, Kennerly, Kirk,...
Dates: 1828-1982

Christensen family papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-12984
Scope and Contents Note Scope and Content NotesThe collection consists of approximately twelve linear feet of materials that document the life history of Abbie and Niels Christensen, their ancestors, and their descendants. In date, the collection ranges from approximately 1817 to 1999, with the bulk of the papers ranging from 1850 to 1935. The collection consists of six series: Correspondence, Family Papers, Port Royal Agricultural School, Beaufort History, Miscellaneous Oversized Materials, and Photographs and...
Dates: 1817 - 1999

Ethel Evangeline Martin Bolden papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-14957
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately fifteen linear feet of manuscripts and related materials providing important insights into the life and work of educator, librarian, and community leader Ethel Martin Bolden (1918-2002) in Columbia and throughout the greater South Carolina area. Augmenting the collection is a unit of material associated with Ethel Bolden’s elder son, astronaut Charles Bolden, Jr. (b.1946). Bolden received a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968,...
Dates: 1900-2002

Franklin Harper Elmore papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-0166
Scope and Contents This collection is chiefly family correspondence which gives a glimpse of antebellum life. Gov. John Taylor agrees to the marriage of Harriet and Elmore in a letter, 17 Oct. 1826, and states "what I may [be] able to give as a Dowry . . . I claim the Right of giving as I have given to my Daughter Rebecca." Although the collection provides little information on Elmore's career as a lawyer, banker and U. S. Congressman — serving in both houses — correspondence with his family reveals him as a...
Dates: 1818-1877

John Roy Harper II papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-14uuu
Scope and Contents Series:I. Personal papersII. Family papersIII. Topical filesIV. Audio-Visual materialsV. Ephemera and RealiaVII. OversizeVIII. LibraryPersonal papers include Harper’s political campaigns, correspondence with his family, friends, and acquaintances, greeting cards, invitations and programs for funerals, commencement ceremonies, and weddings, his education at Mather Academy, Fisk University, Harvard...
Dates: 1870-2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2003

Jones and Young families papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-14150
Scope and Contents The papers of the Jones-Young Families, an African-American South Carolina family, consist of family history and biographical files, correspondence, topical files, institutions and organizations files, and photographs.The family history files, 1913 to 2001, are contained in one carton. These records pertain mainly to the Young family but include the family of Vivian Young Jones. Files on Vivian Young Jones and her husband, Thomas Banes Jones, include school papers and books....
Dates: 1890 - 2001

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

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Black on Nation 1
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Dabbs, James McBride, 1896-1970 1
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Elmore, F.H. (Franklin Harper), 1799-1850 1
Elmore, Harriet Chesnut Taylor 1
Fisk University 1
Fraley family 1
Garvin, Bessie Lee 1
Gaskins family 1
Gilchrist family 1
Hammond, James Henry 1
Harbison Agricultural College (Irmo, S.C.) 1
Harper, John Roy, II, 1939 - 2003 1
Harper, John Roy, Sr., 1911 - 1980 1
Holmes, Rebecca Winch 1
Holmes, Reuben Graves 1
James, Leonidas S. 1
Johnson family 1
Johnson, Jesse 1
Johnson, Mordecai 1
Jones family 1
Jones, Thomas Banes 1
King's Mountain Iron Works (York County, S.C.) 1
Leeden, Elizabeth Cowan 1
Legaré, George Swinton, 1869-1913 1
Ludlow, Peter 1
Mack family 1
Manly, Basil 1
Marcus family 1
Master Academy (Camden, S.C.) 1
Matthias, Paul W. 1
McCain, James Thomas 1
McCray, John Henry, 1910-1987 1
McSweeney, Edward A. 1
Michael family 1
Mikell, Isaac Jenkins 1
Mikell, Townsend 1
Mitchell, Theo 1
Moody family 1
Mouth Holyoke College 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Nesbitt Manufacturing Company (Union County, S.C.) 1
North-Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company 1
Northminster Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
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Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 1
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Shanklin, India Gordon 1
Shanklin, Joseph 1
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