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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 itpublicized.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

Shanklin family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-3802
Scope and Content Notes The collection contains approximately 201 documents and 4 volumes in 18 letter size folders and 7 documents in one oversized folder. The collection consists primarily of correspondence among members of the Shanklin family.Researchers may find the following of interest in the collection: * Early years contain (primarily) letters from Joseph S. Shanklin to India Gordon while the two of them attended Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. It appears that India finished college...
Dates: 1899-1958