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Edgar Wallace Knight papers, 1915-1953.

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Creator: Knight, Edgar Wallace, 1885-1953.
Collection number: 3904
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Abstract: Edgar Wallace Knight (1885-1953) was professor of education at Trinity College, 1913-1917, and at the University of North Carolina, 1919-1953. Papers of Edgar Wallace Knight 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…

Grace Brown Elmore papers, 1861-1872 (bulk 1864-1865).

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Creator: Elmore, Grace Brown, 1839-1912.
Collection number: 243
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Abstract: The collection includes an intermittent diary of Miss Elmore of Columbia, S.C., containing primarily personal and introspective entries except for a detailed account of life and Read more…

Daniel Augustus Powell papers, 1945-1983 (1950-1981).

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Creator: Powell, Daniel Augustus, 1911-1983.
Collection number: 4364
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Abstract: Daniel A. Powell was born on 29 July 1911 in Wilson, N.C. In the 1930s Powell worked as a salesman for the American Circulation Company, the Pacific Mutual Life Read more…

John Wroughton Mitchell papers, 1817-1865.

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Creator: Mitchell, John Wroughton, 1796-1878.
Collection number: 4282
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Abstract: John Wroughton Mitchell was in 1796 in Charleston, S.C., and elected Charleston city attorney in October 1817. That same year, he began his law practice in Charleston and became 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…

James Henry Hammond letters, 1831-1845.

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Creator: Hammond, James Henry, 1807-1864.
Collection number: 305-z
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Abstract: John Henry Hammond was a lawyer and newspaper editor of Columbia, S.C. In 1831 Hammond married Catherine E. FitzSimons, daughter of a wealthy Charleston merchant, and acquired the “Silver Bluff” cotton plantation Read more…

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

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Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Read more…

Archibald Hamilton Rutledge papers, 1766-1871.

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Creator: Rutledge, Archibald Hamilton, 1883-1973, collector.
Collection number: 2672
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Abstract: Letters, deeds, slave list and bills of sale, and miscellaneous other papers of the Grimball, Wilkins, Seabrook, and other families of Charleston, S.C., and the South Carolina low 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…