Plantations -- South Carolina.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 13 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 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,...
Scope and Contents Included in the Bertha West Nealey papers are poems and their numerous revisions from her two published books, White Plum Thickets (1978) and Altars to Kuan Yin Goddess of Mercy (1981); poems for two unpublished books, Sea Poems and Unsieved Songs of My Years; miscellaneous poems and their revisions; short stories; poems and short stories written by classmates in a creative writing class; correspondence, 1922-1981; news articles; and pencil sketches. Born in Chesterfield County, S.C., on 26...
Dates: 1913 - 1982
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
Summary The Griswold Papers include original typescript for The Tides of Malvern, published in 1930,and early drafts and edited carbon typescript drafts of A Sea Island Lady, published in 1939. Two final manuscripts of a short story, “Jerry,” and rejection notes from the American Mercury, Inc., and Two Worlds Publishing Company, Inc. as well as a handwritten draft of Labor for the Wind, 1927 and subsequent edited typescript drafts with the title changed to When the Wind Blows are also...
Scope and Content Notes The papers of James Lide Coker (JLC) (1837-1918) consist of approximately ten and one half linear feet of materials that serve to document his involvement in New South businesses in Hartsville and the Pee Dee region. Contextually, the papers span a sixty-year time frame, ranging from 1858 to 1918. The collection is divided into three series: (1) Plantation Records, (2) Correspondence, and (3) Personal Papers.Series I: Plantation RecordsSeries I is a short series of...
Dates: 1800 - 1947
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 John Blount Miller (1782-1851) was the patriarch of these families and is the principal correspondent in the collection. Miller served as Commissioner in Equity for Sumter District, S.C., over a forty-year period and was active in legal affairs. He was also a planter whose estate, probated in 1851, included thirty-three slaves and substantial lands.Letters addressed to J.B. Miler and other family members, chiefly from former residents of Sumter District who migrated to other...