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Hilary A. Herbert papers, 1864-1931.

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Creator: Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919.
Collection number: 2481
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Abstract: Alabama and Washington, D.C., lawyer, author, Democratic U. S. representative, 1877-1893, and secretary of the Navy, 1893-1897. Correspondence, writings, speeches, and Read more…

Whitemarsh B. Seabrook papers, 1840-1859.

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Creator: Seabrook, Whitemarsh B. (Whitemarsh Benjamin), 1795-1855.
Collection number: 2180
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Abstract: Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook (1795-1855) was governor of South Carolina and president of the state Agricultural Society. Letters, 1849-1852, to and from Whitemarsh Seabrook Read more…

R. E. Coker papers, 1748-1968.

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Creator: Coker, R. E. (Robert Ervin), 1876-1967.
Collection number: 3380
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Abstract: Robert Ervin Coker (1876-1967) was a zoologist and marine biologist, associated with the United States Bureau of Fisheries from 1902 to 1923, professor at the University of North Read more…

Thomas Legare receipt book, 1767-1774.

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Creator: Legare, Thomas, fl. 1767-1774.
Collection number: 974-z
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Abstract: Thomas Legare was a commission merchant in Charleston, S.C., in the 1760s and 1770s. The volume contains receipts written to Thomas Legare from various individuals whose Read more…

John Blake White papers, 1732-1923.

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Creator: White, John Blake, 1781-1859.
Collection number: 773
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Abstract: Scattered papers of John Blake White, Charleston, S.C., lawyer, painter, and dramatist; of his son, Octavius Augustus White (1826-1903), physician in Charleston, the Confederate army, Read more…

James M. Gage papers, 1835-1868.

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Creator: Gage, James M.
Collection number: 1812-z
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Abstract: James McKibbin Gage (1813-1855) was a physician and horsebreeder of Union, S.C. He studied medicine in Paris and Charleston, S.C., from 1835 to 1837 before settling permanently in Union. The collection includes family and Read more…

George Coffin Taylor papers, 1808-ca. 1950.

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Creator: Taylor, George Coffin, 1877-, collector.
Collection number: 2502
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Abstract: George Coffin Taylor was born in Charleston, S.C., in 1877. He was a gentleman farmer, lawyer, and Shakespeare scholar. He served for 27 years on the faculty of the English Department Read more…

William Page papers, 1783-1825.

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Creator: Page, William, 1764-1827.
Collection number: 1254
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Abstract: William Page of Retreat Plantation, St. Simons Island (Glynn Co.), Ga., grew rice and Sea Island cotton. Page also owned Colonel’s Island, Ga. The collection is primarily business papers Read more…

Stoney and Porcher family papers, 1799-1862.

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Creator: Stoney and Porcher family papers, 1799-1862.
Collection number: 823
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Abstract: Records of a Charleston District, S.C., plantation, comprised of five parts: 1) Ophir plantation diary, notes, and records in five volumes, representing the years 1788, 1824, and 1826-1829; 2) miscellaneous letters and Read more…

William Curry Harllee papers, 1685-1944.

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Creator: Harllee, William Curry, 1877-1944.
Collection number: 1550
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Abstract: U.S. Marine Corps officer from South Carolina. Papers of and collected by William Curry Harllee include letters and documents, 1685-1899 (in part copies) of his ancestors, particularly the Harllee family of Mars Bluff and Read more…