Archive

Archive for the ‘South Carolina’ Category

William Page papers, 1783-1825.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Page, William, 1764-1827.
Collection number: 1254
View finding aid.

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.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Stoney and Porcher family papers, 1799-1862.
Collection number: 823
View finding aid.

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.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Harllee, William Curry, 1877-1944.
Collection number: 1550
View finding aid.

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…

Wilmot Stuart Holmes collection, 1781-1932 (bulk 1840-1854).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Holmes, Wilmot Stuart.
Collection number: 1525
View finding aid.

Abstract: Family correspondence, chiefly 1840-1854, and other papers of Henry McCall Holmes (1790-1854), a physician of Charleston and Greenville districts, S.C.; of his wife, Eliza Ford Read more…

Singleton family papers, 1759-1905 (bulk 1815-1854).

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Singleton family.
Collection number: 668
View finding aid.

Abstract: The Singletons were cotton planters living near Sumter, S.C. Prominent family members include Richard Singleton (1776-1852), John Singleton (1754-1820), and Matthew R. Read more…

John Ewing Colhoun papers, 1774-1961.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Colhoun, John Ewing, 1750-1802.
Collection number: 130
View finding aid.

Abstract: John Ewing Colhoun was a planter, lawyer, South Carolina legislator, and U.S. Senator. The collection is mostly papers and correspondence related to Colhoun’s law practice and to his Read more…

James Barnwell Heyward and Robert Barnwell Heyward papers, 1854; 1879-1893.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Heyward, James Barnwell, 1817-1886.
Collection number: 1451
View finding aid.

Abstract: Contracts, 1879-1883, of J. B. Heyward, Colleton County, S.C., planter with tenants; bills and receipts of his son, Robert Barnwell Heyward, 1886-1893; and plantation Read more…

Manigault family papers, 1824-1897.

October 12, 2009 1 comment

Creator: Manigault family.
Collection number: 484
View finding aid.

Abstract: The Manigault family of Charleston, S.C., and plantations in the Berkeley District, S.C., and on Argyle Island in the Savannah River, Ga., included Charles, merchant and rice planter; and his sons Gabriel Edward, planter, physician, and curator Read more…

Thomas Whiteside papers, 1829-1875.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Whiteside, Thomas, fl. 1866-1871.
Collection number: 775-z
View finding aid.

Abstract: Plantation owner and lawyer of York County, S.C. Scattered items of the Faris and Patton families of York County, S.C., 1829-1875, and of Thomas Whiteside of York County, Read more…

David Gavin diary, 1855-1874.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Gavin, David, 1811-1874.
Collection number: 1103-z
View finding aid.

Abstract: David Gavin was a lawyer and owner of a plantation near St. George, S.C., which was probably in Dorchester County. The collection is one volume, consisting of Gavin’s diary, 1855-1871; personal accounts, Read more…