Archive for the ‘South Carolina’ Category

Blackwell Markham Papers, 1879-1988

January 18, 2012 Comments off

Creator: Markham, Blackwell.
Collection number: 5427
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Abstract: Blackwell Markham (1897-1977) was a general surgeon in Durham, N.C. He received his medical training at the University of North Carolina and at Harvard University. He served in the United States Army in World War II in North Africa and Europe. The collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, diaries, personal papers, a few business Read more…

Ernest B. McKissick Papers, 1918-1924

January 18, 2012 Comments off

Creator: McKissick, Ernest B. (Ernest Boyce), b. 1895.
Collection number: 5299
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Abstract: Ernest Boyce McKissick (Mack) was born in Kelton, S.C., in 1895. His family moved to Asheville, N.C., around 1900. McKissick served in France, 1918-1919, with the African American 92nd Infantry Division during World War I. Returning to Asheville after the war, McKissick Read more…

Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

R. Stanley Woodward Collection, 1932-2004

November 9, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Woodward, R. Stanley.
Collection number: 20446
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Abstract: Stan Woodward is a southern auteur and documentary filmmaker. The Woodward Studio Limited produces documentaries on southern folk culture through the themes of American foodway and related traditions. In the 1980s, Woodward served as director of the Media Arts Center and the Communication Wing at the Capital Children’s Museum in Read more…

Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Grigsby family.
Collection number: 5141
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Abstract: The Grigsby family of North Carolina and South Carolina; New Haven, Conn.; Detroit, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz., descend from Fred Grigsby (b. 1867), the son of a former slave. The Read more…

Wade Hampton papers, 1791-1907.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hampton, Wade, 1752-1835.
Collection number: 871
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Abstract: Antebellum business correspondence and antebellum and Civil War family correspondence of three generations of Wade Hamptons: Wade Hampton I (175421835), army officer and U.S. representative from Virginia; Read more…

William P. Hill diary, 1846-1849.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Hill, William P., fl. 1846-1849.
Collection number: 3159
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Abstract: William P. Hill was an itinerant Baptist preacher who travelled through South Carolina in the 1840s. Diary of Hill, recording his constant movement through South Carolina, preaching at Read more…

Martha Schofield papers, 1865-1869.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Schofield, Martha.
Collection number: 999-z
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Abstract: Martha Schofield was a northern Quaker teacher-missionary among the free blacks on Wadmalaw Island and Johns Island (Charleston County) and at Aiken, S.C. Diaries, 1865 (111 p.) Read more…

Thomas Neely Carruthers papers, 1926-1968.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Carruthers, Thomas Neely, 1900-1960.
Collection number: 3699
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Abstract: Thomas Neely Carruthers (1900-1960), Episcopal clergyman and bishop of South Carolina. Chiefly sermons and some correspondence,

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John H. Brown diary, 1862-1865.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Brown, John H.
Collection number: 4077-z
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Abstract: John H. Brown of Marblehead, Mass., served in the 24th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. John H. Brown’s diary, which references the military campaign in eastern North Carolina, October-November 1862, and the Read more…