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Christensen family papers

 Collection
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

Harriet Keyserling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-HHK
Abstract

Harriet Keyserling, a Democrat and self-proclaimed "New York Jewish liberal," represented Beaufort County in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1977 until her retirement in 1993. During her legislative career and her service in numerous cultural organizations, Keyserling was a tireless advocate of the arts, of education, and of the protection of the environment from nuclear waste and other energy hazards.

Dates: 1965 - 2011

Jack Bass Papers

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Identifier: SCU -SCPC-JSB
Scope and Contents The Jack Bass Papers, c. 1936 to 2017, consist of 25 linear feet of material chiefly documenting Bass’s work in researching and writing his books. The collection is divided into nine series: Academic, Campaign, Journalism, Personal, Publications, Topical, Audiovisual, Clippings, and Vertical File Materials. Academic, 1967-2011, documents Bass’s positions as a professor or instructor at various institutions. Material relates to job searches, classes taught, student work, and...
Dates: c. 1936-2017

John Bolt Culbertson Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JBC
Abstract John Bolt Culbertson, lawyer and activist, was a "liberal lion" of South Carolina's Upstate for most of the twentieth century, establishing a law practice in which he represented unions, the working class, disabled veterans, African-Americans, and others in need of a voice—many of whom could not afford to pay him. His outspokenness and his political leanings, atypical for South Carolina at that time, resulted in financial setbacks, insults, and even crosses burned on his lawn, but Culbertson...
Dates: circa 1886 - 2012

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

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

Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-MMS
Abstract A Columbia civil rights activist, Simkins served as the South Carolina State Secretary for the NAACP, 1941-1957. She also had leadership roles in the renovation of Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital and the Richland County Citizens Committee. Simkins was a founder, in 1921, of the Victory Savings Bank of Columbia. Now called South Carolina Community Bank, it survives as one of the oldest African-American owned banks in the country. As a voice of African-American leadership in the South, Simkins...
Dates: 1909 - 1992

Singleton Family papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-5176
Scope and Contents Chiefly correspondence, business records, and estate papers of Richard Singleton (1776-1852), including letter, 10 April 1823, from "Parson" Mason Locke Weems (Charleston, S.C.) to Richard Singleton (High Hills, Sumter District, S.C.), re mention of a box of books that Singleton had ordered, writing that he "took the liberty to place a little pamphlet of my own scribbling, just reprinted here a day or two ago. It is popular and Judge Waties who sat on the bench when the Heroine of this...
Dates: 1750-10-25 - 1956

Townsend Mikell papers

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

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Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 2
Ayer, Lewis M., Jr. 1
Ayer, Lewis Malone 1
Barrows, Charles M. (Charles Mason) 1
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Black, G.W.Z. 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Brown, Tarleton, 1757-1845 1
Butts, Frank A. 1
Christensen Realty Company 1
Christensen family 1
Christensen, A. M. H. (Abigail Mandana Holmes), 1852-1938 1
Christensen, Abbie Winch 1
Christensen, Andrea 1
Christensen, Arthur, 1875-1945 1
Christensen, Frederick Holmes 1
Christensen, Niels 1
Christensen, Niels, 1879-1939 1
Coast-Line Telephone Co. 1
Conyers, James Henry, 1855-1935 1
Culbertson, John Bolt 1
Edisto Island Presbyterian Church (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Elliott, William 1
Elmore family 1
Fisk University 1
Hammond, James Henry 1
Harper, John Roy, II, 1939 - 2003 1
Harper, John Roy, Sr., 1911 - 1980 1
Holmes, Rebecca Winch 1
Holmes, Reuben Graves 1
Humanities Council SC 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Jackson, Jesse (Jesse Louis) 1
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Legaré, George Swinton, 1869-1913 1
Ludlow, Peter 1
Manly, Basil 1
Master Academy (Camden, S.C.) 1
McCray, John Henry, 1910-1987 1
Michael family 1
Mikell, Isaac Jenkins 1
Mikell, Townsend 1
Mouth Holyoke College 1
Northminster Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Operation PUSH (U.S.) 1
Peeples, Darling, 1774-1850 1
Port Royal Agricultural and Industrial School (Beaufort County, S.C.) 1
Redfern II 1
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (S.C.) 1
Second Presbyterian Church (Camden, S.C.) 1
Shanklin, India Gordon 1
Shanklin, Joseph 1
Simkins, Andrew 1
Singleton family 1
Singleton, John Coles, 1813-1852 1
Singleton, John, 1754-1820 1
Singleton, Marion Videau, 1815-1862 1
Singleton, Rebecca Travis Coles, 1782-1849 1
Singleton, Richard, 1776-1852 1
Smith, Ellison DuRant, 1866-1944 1
South Carolina. Edisto Mounted Rifles 1
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives. 1
Stephen, William, Rev 1
Stuckey, J. Elspeth 1
Taylor family 1
Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 1
Townsend, Amarintha Jenkins 1
United Citizens Party 1
United States Naval Academy 1
University of South Carolina. School of Law. 1
Van Buren, Angelica Singleton, 1816-1877 1
Victory Savings Bank 1
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council) 1
Waring, J. Waties (Julius Waties) 1
Weems, M.L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825 1
Whaley, Richard Smith, 1874-1951 1
Whetstone family 1
Woman's Christian Temperance Union 1
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