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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 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,...

Chapman James Milling papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-11292
Scope and Contents The papers of Chapman James Milling (1901-1981) span the years 1838 though 1987. Included in the papers are personal, family, and literary correspondence, literary pieces by Milling and other writers, newsclippings, photographs, genealogical files, and miscellaneous bound volumes. Units of material in the collection reveal Milling's literary and medical pursuits, and the collection focuses principally upon these two lifelong commitments. The primary focus of the collection is Milling's literary...

Hilla Sheriff papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-11149
Scope and Content During the 1930s the field of public health became an attractive area of service for idealistic and public-spirited medical personnel in the South. Doctors entering this sector were able to exert major beneficial influence upon the health of entire communities, help eradicate previously common diseases, and cut the infant and juvenile death rates. This is illustrated in the life and work of Dr. Hilla Sheriff (1903-1988), documented in this collection of ten linear feet, consisting of...