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1886 Earthquake Photographs

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Identifier: SCL-VM-201710013
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs and photomechanical images documenting the destruction caused by the 1886 earthquake in Charleston, Summerville, Aiken County, Berkeley County, and Charleston County, S.C. W.J. McGee, one of the first employees of the U.S. Geological Survey, compiled the following materials on the earthquake which struck near Charleston, S.C. McGee’s observations were rewritten for the 1887-1888 USGS report by Clarence E. Dutton, later published as The Charleston Earthquake of...

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...

Alfred English Doby papers, selected items

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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 Gov. 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,...

Alice Augusta Collar Tonge genealogical collection

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Identifier: SCL-MS-12048-1
Scope and Contents Collection of genealogical information on various families, arranged alphabetically. Collection also includes a number of topical folders regarding birth, death, and marriage records for various places, and cemetery records for South Carolina localities of Edisto Island and Catholic Presbyterian Church, Chester County, S.C.; and for the counties of Allendale, Greenville, Hampton, and Jasper, South Carolina.

Alice Cheatham Babcock papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-12684
Scope and Contents Teacher and avid gardener, Alice Hudson Cheatham was born in Appomattox, Virginia on April 17, 1899, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Cheatham. She attended Appomattox High School, graduating in 1915 and went on to obtain a Bachelor of Arts in 1919 from the Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg, Virginia. She also married Havilah Babcock in 1919. During 1925 and 1926, she attended graduate course at the College of William and Mary, and completed her Master of Education at the University...

Alice Hawkins Quinn genealogical collection

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Identifier: SCL-MS-1001-2
Scope and Contents Genealogical notes on approximately 120 families in South Carolina, some of whom are related to the Gibbes family; includes genealogical charts, church records, epitaphs from various cemeteries and abstracts describing the Motte Alston Read Collection (originals at South Carolina Historical Society).

Amelia Wallace Vernon oral history collection

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Identifier: SCL-MS-???-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:...

Andrew Charles Moore papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-7756
Scope and Contents A.C. Moore papers, 1882-1941; (bulk, 1890-1926) consist of correspondence with faculty and administrators at USC and elsewhere (chiefly in Carton 4), zoological notes, and botanical drawings documenting the life of A.C. Moore (1866-1928), and his long association with the University of South Carolina and higher education, including correspondence and drawings from the period of his graduate and post-graduate studies (1898-1900 and 1925) in botany and genetics at the University of Chicago, and...

Andrew Crawford Clarkson Jr. papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-2019.01.15

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Columbia (S.C.) -- Social life and customs. 16
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African Americans -- South Carolina. 14
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South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 5
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Real property -- United States. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 4
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University of South Carolina 9
Coker family 4
Moore family 4
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 3
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Dabbs, James McBride, 1896-1970 3
First Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 3
Hammond, James Henry 3
Miller family 3
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 3
Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 3
University of South Carolina. School of Law. 3
Young family 3
Allen University 2
Babcock, Alice 2
Babcock, Havilah 2
Ball family 2
Bellamann, Henry 2
Bennett family 2
Brown family 2
Charles family 2
Chestnut family 2
Chicora College for Women 2
Christian Action Council (Columbia, S.C.) 2
Claflin College (Orangeburg, S.C.) 2
Coker College for Women 2
Coker, Elizabeth Boatwright 2
Coker, James Lide, 1837-1918 2
College of Charleston 2
Columbia High School (Columbia, S.C.) 2
Confederate States of America. Army. 2
Couch family 2
Cox family 2
Elmore family 2
Gibbes, Robert W. (Robert Wilson), 1809-1866 2
Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972 2
Gregorie, Anne King 2
Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902 2
Hollings, Ernest F. 2
J.L. Coker & Company (Hartsville, S.C.) 2
Jackson, Rhett 2
Johnson C. Smith University 2
Jones family 2
Ladies Hospital Association (Columbia, S.C.) 2
Manning family 2
McCord, Louisa Susanna Cheves, 1810-1879 2
McCray, John Henry, 1910-1987 2
Means family 2
Milling, Chapman J. (Chapman James), 1901-1981 2
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 2
Port Royal Agricultural and Industrial School (Beaufort County, S.C.) 2
Progressive Democratic Party 2
Republican Party (S.C.) 2
Rhodes family 2
Richland County School District 1 2
Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970 2
Robertson family 2
Roper Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Shanklin, India Gordon 2
Shanklin, Joseph 2
Smythe, Louisa McCord, 1845-1928 2
Soldiers Relief Association (Charleston, S.C.) 2
South Carolina Council on Human Relations 2
South Carolina Education Association 2
South Carolina. Public Service Commission 2
Spears, R. Wright (Robert Wright), 1912-2015 2
Taylor family 2
United Methodist Church (U.S.) 2
United States. Army 2
United States. Congress. House. 2
Wayside Hospital (Charleston, S.C.) 2
Wayside Hospital (Columbia, S.C.) 2
Williams family 2
Abeles, Sigmund 1
Abell Family 1
Adams, Alma B. 1
Adams, James Luther, 1901-1994 1
Aiken County Historical Society (Aiken County, S.C.) 1
Alexander family 1
Alexander, Ellen Boykin 1
Alexander, Thomas Loryea 1
Alpha Phi Alpha Faternity 1
Alston Wilkes Society 1
Alston, Joseph 1
Altrusa Club of Columbia (Columbia, S.C.) 1
American Physical Therapy Association 1
American Booksellers Association 1
American Camping Association 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Legion. Auxiliary. Department of South Carolina 1
American Legion. Richland Post No. 6 (Columbia, S.C.) 1
American Occupational Therapy Association 1
Ammons family 1
Andrea, Leonardo 1
Arsenal Academy (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Atwater, Lee (Harvey LeRoy Atwater) 1
Avery Normal Institute 1
Aycock family 1
Ayer, Lewis M., Jr. 1
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