Temple Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) Records
The Temple Sinai (Sumter, S.C.) Records collection is comprised of various records regarding Temple Sinai, a Reform Judaism synagogue in Sumter, South Carolina. The digitized portion of this collection are the scrapbooks, correspondence, and several published poems written by Penina Moise, a prominent American poet and hymnist; and a scrapbook compiled by Abraham Moise. The …
Pinckney Family Papers, 1708-1878
The Pinckney Family Papers, 1708-1847, collection consists of two bound volumes kept by members or for members of the Pinckney family. Several members of the Pinckney family have been distinguished for service to South Carolina and the United States. Eliza Lucas Pinckney helped make indigo a major cash crop; she was the mother of two …
Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club Papers
The Phillis Wheatley Literary and Social Club was formed in 1916 under the direction of Jeannette Cox, wife of Avery Normal Institute principal Benjamin Cox. The club consisted of nineteen women members meeting to discuss literary works by such authors as W.E.B DuBois, Carter G. Woodson and others. The club women also helped fulfill their …
City Year Books for Charleston, South Carolina, 1880-1951
This collection of city year books (1880-1951) provides an overview of the city of Charleston’s annual status. Each year begins with an opening address by the mayor that is followed by data and reports from various municipal departments. Information in the year books includes: reports on Charleston’s economy, infrastructure, education, public health, census data, and …
City of Charleston Zoning Ordinances
A pamphlet containing the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Adjustment Under the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Charleston; the 1921 Act of the General Assembly of South Carolina Providing for a Zoning Ordinance; and the 1931 Zoning Ordinance of the City of Charleston. On October 13, 1931, the City of Charleston, South …
City of Charleston Collection
This collection highlights historical City of Charleston records. The collection focus is on archival planning and zoning records including City-authored and commissioned reports, studies, published plans, and visual images. More items will be added to this collection over time.
Charleston City Records Collection
The Charleston Library Society’s copy of the City of Charleston’s 1931 Report of the City Planning and Zoning Commission Upon a Program for the Development of a City Plan with Specific Studies of Certain Features Thereof was prepared for the city by Morris Knowles, Inc. The report contributes to the growing work surrounding the acknowledgement of race-based …
Greenville History and Genealogy eBooks
Collection of eBooks related to local history and genealogy.
World Friendship Project
Scrapbook of items sent from around the world to Camp Greenville. Director John B. Holmes oversaw the World Friendship Project where Rotary Clubs from around the world sent rocks, stones or other mementos to be placed in the wall of the Thomas F. Parker Lodge.
Walter Pantovic Slavery and African American History Collection
The Walter Pantovic Slavery and African American History Collection contains documents and images that reflect African American history primarily in the United States. Walter Pantovic was a Yugoslavian immigrant with an interest in Black history, in particular the history of Slavery and the Civil War. Highlights from this collection include slave bills of sale, glass …