South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
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 Governor 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,...
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,...
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 it publicized.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
Scope and Contents Chiefly family letters, many written in German, with son, Oscar Lieber and others; correspondence and reports to presidents and the Board of Trustees of South Carolina College with suggestions and comments on conditions; together with journals, a scrapbook of newspaper clippings, and other papers. Includes correspondence re publication of the Encyclopedia Americana. Lieber's teaching positions at S.C. College and Columbia University; the publication and editing of Lieber's writings; the...
Dates: 1808 - 1969
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
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters and papers of Bonham's military service in the Seminole, Mexican and Civil Wars, and his public service governor and railroad commissioner, including family correspondence, genealogical information, and an unpublished biography of Milledge Lipscomb Bonham, Jr. Topics discussed include the Aztec Club of 1847, African Americans and slavery, Clariosophic Society of South Carolina College, the Whig Party, Secession, Reconstruction, politics at state, national, and international...
Dates: 1771 - 1940
Collection — Carton 1
Scope and Contents Civil War letters chiefly addressed to Honour's wife, Rebecca Caroline Seignious Honour, describing military life in South Carolina and Virginia, including 27 Feb. 1862-April 1864, discussing activities at Morris Island, James Island, Fort Sumter, and other camps near Charleston, S.C., his consideration of hiring a substitute, and other matters; and summer 1864, Petersburg, Va., describing siege, reporting pests, disease and meager rations. Letters from Honour's father, J[ohn] H[enry]...
Dates: 1859-11-05 - 1865-06-05 and n.d.