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Horlbeck family book, 1853-1920 (bulk 1853-1854).

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Creator: Horlbeck family.
Collection number: 3672-z
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Abstract: The Horlbeck family of Charleston, S.C., included brothers John and Henry Horlbeck (fl. ca. 1817) and Henry’s sons John, Henry, Daniel, and Edward (all fl. 1853-1854). The collection Read more…

Categories: Slavery, South Carolina

Josiah Smith letter book, 1771-1784.

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Creator: Smith, Josiah, 1731-1826.
Collection number: 3018
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Abstract: Josiah Smith Jr. was a Charleston, S.C., merchant, financial agent, and Revolutionary War patriot. He was born in Cainhoy, St. Thomas’s Parish, S.C. A merchant for most of his life, he 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…

John Hill's Edgefield District (S.C.) militia and plantation record, 1830-1843.

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Creator: Hill, John, fl. 1830-1843.
Collection number: 236-z
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Abstract: John Hill operated a plantation, apparently in the Edgefield District, in South Carolina. He commanded the Springfield Beat Company of the South Carolina militia in the Read more…

N. Russell Middleton papers, 1761-1919.

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Creator: Middleton, N. Russell (Nathaniel Russell), 1810-1890.
Collection number: 507
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Abstract: Nathaniel Russell Middleton of Charleston, S.C., was a plantation owner, treasurer of the Northeastern Railroad Company, and treasurer of the city of Charleston. Other family Read more…

Francis Withers account book, 1833-1840.

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Creator: Withers, Francis, fl. 1830-1840.
Collection number: 3573-z
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Abstract: Francis Withers was a rice planter in Georgetown District, S.C. The collection is an account book showing Withers’s accounts with his Charleston factors; expenditures for his rice Read more…

Lawrence Gellert scrapbook, 1930s.

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Creator: Gellert, Lawrence, 1898-1979, collector.
Collection number: 4442
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Abstract: A 191-page typed manuscript called “Tales of One Time I’shman Told by Southern Negroes,” collected by Lawrence Gellert and apparently prepared for publication by the Hours Press, New York. The manuscript contains about seventy folk-tales Read more…

Wiliam Henry Wills papers, 1712-1921 (bulk 1803-1882).

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Creator: Wills, William Henry, 1809-1889.
Collection number: 792
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Abstract: William H. Wills was a general merchant, Methodist Protestant minister, and cotton planter of Halifax County, N.C. His wife was Anna Wills (1817-1893), and his children included Reverend Richard H. (1836-1891); George Whitaker (1842-1864); Mary (1848-1941); Lucy (b. Read more…

Pettigrew family papers, 1685-circa 1939.

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Creator: Pettigrew family.
Collection number: 592
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Abstract: Represented are four generations of the Pettigrew family of Washington and Tyrrell counties, N.C. Prominent family members included James Pettigrew (d. 1784), who emigrated Read more…

Zoe Lee Hunter Anderson papers, 1804; 1819; 1865.

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Creator: Anderson, Zoe Lee Hunter, collector.
Collection number: 2385
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Abstract: A record of the distribution of slaves from the estate of H. Hunter, 1865, no place indicated; a license to practice medicine in South Carolina, 1819; and microfilm of a recipe book, Read more…