African Americans -- South Carolina.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Series:I. Personal papersII. Family papersIII. Topical filesIV. Audio-Visual materialsV. Ephemera and RealiaVII. OversizeVIII. LibraryPersonal papers include Harper’s political campaigns, correspondence with his family, friends, and acquaintances, greeting cards, invitations and programs for funerals, commencement ceremonies, and weddings, his education at Mather Academy, Fisk University, Harvard Law...
Dates: 1870-2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2003
Scope and Contents The papers of the Jones-Young Families, an African-American South Carolina family, consist of family history and biographical files, correspondence, topical files, institutions and organizations files, and photographs.The family history files, 1913 to 2001, are contained in one carton. These records pertain mainly to the Young family but include the family of Vivian Young Jones. Files on Vivian Young Jones and her husband, Thomas Banes Jones, include school papers and books....
Dates: 1890 - 2001
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 the...
Dates: 1769 - 1863
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract A Columbia civil rights activist, Simkins served as the South Carolina State Secretary for the NAACP, 1941-1957. She also had leadership roles in the renovation of Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital and the Richland County Citizens Committee. Simkins was a founder, in 1921, of the Victory Savings Bank of Columbia. Now called South Carolina Community Bank, it survives as one of the oldest African-American owned banks in the country. As a voice of African-American leadership in the South, Simkins...
Dates: 1909 - 1992
Scope and Content The collection consists of 52.5 linear feet of papers, 1934 to 1976. Its arrangement reflects the organization and programs of the Council and, wherever possible, the original organization of the records by the Council. Six series exist within the collection: Administrative records, Program Files, Topical Files, Clippings, Audio-Visual Material, and Miscellany. There is, by necessity, some overlap among the records filed in related sub-series.Administrative Records...