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Ravenel family papers, 1790-1918 (bulk 1850-1890).

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Creator: Ravenel family.
Collection number: 1022
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Abstract: Descendents of early French Huguenots, the Revenel and related DuBose families of South Carolina ranked among the most prominent members of the state’s planter class. William Read more…

Bacot family papers, 1767-1887.

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Creator: Bacot family.
Collection number: 916-z
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Abstract: Members of the Bacot family were cotton planters of the Mars Bluff Plantation near Florence in the Darlington District, S.C., and, beginning in 1865, partners in the Jarrot & Bacot Drug Store in Florence. The collection includes Read more…

Boykin family papers, 1748-1932, 2001 (bulk 1830-1862).

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Creator: Boykin family.
Collection number: 78
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Abstract: The Boykin family of Camden, S.C., included Alexander Hamilton Boykin (1815-1866), cotton planter, state legislator, and Confederate officer. Family, business, and military papers of Boykin family members, chiefly 1830s through 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…

William Ervine Sparkman plantation journal, 1833-1888 (bulk 1833-1866).

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Creator: Sparkman, William Ervine, 1813-1846.
Collection number: 681-z
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Abstract: William Ervine Sparkman, South Carolina rice planter of the Georgetown and Williamsburg districts on the Black River, married M.A.E. Burgess in December 1836. He was the Read more…

Richard Dozier papers, 1787-1922 (bulk 1870-1900).

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Creator: Dozier, Richard, 1822-1901.
Collection number: 229
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Abstract: Georgetown, S.C., attorney, and South Carolina state legislator. Professional papers, especially 1870-1900, including briefs, summaries, correspondence, and other papers relating to cases handled by Dozier and his law partner, Benjamin H. Read more…

Basil Manly papers, 1842-1893.

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Creator: Manly, Basil, 1825-1892.
Collection number: 486-z
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Abstract: Basil Manly, Jr. (1825-1892) was a prominent Baptist minister and educator in South Carolina, Kentucky, and Virginia. Chiefly correspondence, 1842-1885, of Basil Manly, Read more…

William Porcher Miles papers, 1784-1906.

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Creator: Miles, William Porcher, 1822-1899.
Collection number: 508
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Abstract: William Porcher Miles (1822-1899) was a South Carolina educator, mayor of Charleston, S.C. (1855-1857), United States Representative (1857-1860), member of the 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…

John Berkley Grimball diaries, 1832-1883.

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Creator: Grimball, John Berkley, 1800-1892.
Collection number: 970
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Abstract: John Berkeley Grimball was a rice planter of Charleston and the Colleton District, S.C. Married Margaret Ann (“Meta”) Morris. Grimball’s diary discusses plantation management and cultivation of crops, especially rice; slavery and free Read more…