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Alice D. Boyle collection, 1971-1975.

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Abstract: Dub of a Globe Recording Studio lp (a privately issued recording, ca. 1960) and tape recordings of Demus Green, an African American storyteller living in Charleston, S.C., originally from Whitehall, S.C., a plantation then owned by the Duponts. Read more…

Guy and Candie Carawan collection, 1959-1985.

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Creator: Carawan, Guy and Candie.
Collection number: 20008
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Abstract:  Candie Anderson and Guy Carawan met as a result of their mutual involvement in the civil rights movement and were married in 1960. The Carawans have been involved in the work of the Highlander Research and Education Center (formerly the Highlander Folk School) in Tennessee, an institution that supports and provides educational Read more…

Guy Benton Johnson papers, 1830-1987.

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Creator: Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
Collection number: 3826
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Abstract: Guy Benton Johnson was one of the original research assistants at the Institute for Research in Social Science and joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1927, retiring in 1969. In 1923, he married Guion Read more…

Howard Kester papers, 1923-1978.

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Creator: Kester, Howard, 1904-1977.
Collection number: 3834
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Abstract: Howard Anderson Kester was a theologian, educator, and administrator active in Christian movements relating to race relations, pacifism, and economic reform in the South from the 1920s until his retirement in 1970. Correspondence of Read more…

David Franklin Thorpe papers, 1854-1944 (bulk 1854-1870).

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Creator: Thorpe, David Franklin, 1836-1909.
Collection number: 4262
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Abstract: David Franklin Thorpe was plantation superintendent on Saint Helena Island, 1861-1869, and later Rhode Island businessman and state representative. Correspondence, legal Read more…

Marion A. Wright papers, 1912-1982.

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Creator: Wright, Marion A. (Marion Allan), 1894-1983.
Collection number: 3830
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Abstract: Marion Allan Wright (1894-1983) of South Carolina was an attorney, author, member of the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union, and civil rights supporter. Chiefly Read more…

Penn School papers, 1862-2004.

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Creator: Penn School papers, 1862-2004.
Collection number: 3615
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Abstract: The Penn School on Saint Helena Island, S.C., was founded during the Civil War by northern philanthropists and missionaries for former plantation slaves in an area occupied by the United States Army. Over the years, with Read more…

Herman Bell collection, 1967.

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Abstract: Interview conducted in Gullah (Sea Island Creole dialect) with Jim Milligan, Christiana Milligan, and Nettie Whaley, all African Americans of Edisto Island, S.C., about life on Edisto Island. Topics include the local environment, effects of the Civil Read more…

Edith M. Dabbs collection of papers relating to Saint Helena Island, S.C., 1791; 1860-1963.

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Creator: Dabbs, Edith M.
Collection number: 4285
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Abstract: Edith Mitchell Dabbs was born in 1906 in Dalzell, Sumter County, S.C. She married James McBride Dabbs in 1935, and, in 1937, settled at Rip Raps Plantation, the Dabbs family home just outside Sumter. She was active in documenting the Read more…

James McBride Dabbs papers, 1914-1980 (bulk 1923-1970).

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Creator: Dabbs, James McBride, 1896-1970.
Collection number: 3816
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Abstract: English professor, Presbyterian churchman, civil rights leader, and farmer of Mayesville, S.C. The bulk of the papers consists of writings, correspondence, subject files, and administrative records relating to Dabbs’s activities as professor of Read more…