African Americans -- South Carolina.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: 1926 - 1986
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:...
Scope and Contents Correspondence, business papers, estate and legal papers, plantation journals and diaries, literary compositions, recollections of life on various Ball family properties, and photographic images of individuals, family gatherings, and homes and buildings ranging from daguerreotypes to snapshots have been added to the South Caroliniana Library’s holdings of the Ball and related families whose plantations were located along the banks of the Cooper River in St. John’s Parish, Berkeley District,...
Genealogical Materials Chiefly genealogical materials on the Agee, Asbill, Barnes, Bartlett, Bissell, Brodie, Bryant, Burckhalter, Busby, Butler, Chafee, Chavis, Chiles, Clark, Cloninger, Cook, Coon, Cooper, Corbett, Corbitt, Corley, Creed, Cropper, Crum, Day, Eis, Emanuel, Evans, Fanning, Foster, Galloway, Gardner, Garvin, Gordon, Green, Hankinson, Harden, Hargrove, Harley, Hasting, Hatcher, Hitt, Howard, Hudgins, Hydrick, Ingram, Jennings, Johnson, Johnston, Jones, Joslin, Jumper, Kennedy, Kennerly, Kirk, Kitching,...
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
Scope and Contents This collection consists of approximately fifteen linear feet of manuscripts and related materials providing important insights into the life and work of educator, librarian, and community leader Ethel Martin Bolden (1918-2002) in Columbia and throughout the greater South Carolina area. Augmenting the collection is a unit of material associated with Ethel Bolden’s elder son, astronaut Charles Bolden, Jr. (b.1946). Bolden received a B.S. degree from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1968,...
Scope and Contents This collection is chiefly family correspondence which gives a glimpse of antebellum life. Gov. John Taylor agrees to the marriage of Harriet and Elmore in a letter, 17 Oct. 1826, and states "what I may [be] able to give as a Dowry . . . I claim the Right of giving as I have given to my Daughter Rebecca." Although the collection provides little information on Elmore's career as a lawyer, banker and U. S. Congressman — serving in both houses — correspondence with his family reveals him as a...
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
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
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