Time Period: U.S. Civil War (1861 - 1865)

Medical University of South Carolina University Bulletins, 1878-2002

The MUSC Bulletin is an official publication of the Medical University of South Carolina primarily for students. Beginning in 1825 as a simple list of Medical College students, graduates, and faculty, the Bulletin expanded over time to include additional information about the curriculum, facilities, hospital access and privileges, fees, and admission and graduation requirements. Over …


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Charles Family Civil War Era Letters

A collection of letters written by J. O. Charles to his wife, Martha Charles, which discuss his thoughts and concerns regarding camplife during the Civil War, 1861-1865. Charles served in the S.C. 16th Infantry (Greenville Regiment).


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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 …


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Benjamin H. Rutledge Family Papers, 1675-1867

The Benjamin H. Rutledge Family Papers, 1675-1867, collection includes a bound volume kept by politician and attorney general, Charles Pinckney, 1699-1758. Following the death of his first wife, Charles Pinckney married Eliza Lucas, 1722-1793, a successful women credited with the development of the Indigo industry in South Carolina. Together, the couple had four children: Charles …


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Sarah Campbell Allan, M.D. Papers 1895-1952

The Sarah Campbell Allan, M.D., Papers, 1895-1954, include a letter from John Gary Evans, Governor of South Carolina, offering her a position at the South Carolina State Lunatic Asylum; a copy of her will and other estate papers; her 1900 diary, kept while working at the South Carolina State Hospital and a typescript of the …


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Phillips Family Papers

The Phillips Family Papers collection is comprised of typescripts and manuscripts created by members of the Phillips family, prominent members of Charleston’s Jewish community in the Antebellum period. The collection contains recollections and a memoir, both serving as accounts of the family’s daily activities prior to and during the Civil War. Notable from the collection is a typescript copy account …


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Mulberry Plantation Journal, 1853-1908 (bulk 1853-1889)

The Mulberry Plantation Journals, 1853-1908 (bulk 1853-1889) collection is comprised of four bound journals containing records of Mulberry Plantation in Berkeley County, South Carolina kept by plantation owners John B. Milliken, Thomas Milliken and overseers C.A. Ward and R. Meynardie. Volume One kept by Thomas Milliken between 1853-1858, reports activities on the rice plantation such …


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Letters to Alfred Wardlaw, 1857-1862

The letters from Hiram Tilman to his father, Major Alfred Wardlaw, between the years 1857-1862 comprise the Letters to Alfred Wardlaw, 1857-1862 Collection. Sent from Memphis, Tennessee and other various locations to Charleston, South Carolina, these letters primarily concern slaves on the Wardlaw family plantation, the transport of slaves to Memphis, Tennessee and Hiram Tilman’s …


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Lazarus and Hirsch Family Papers

The Lazarus and Hirsch Family Papers collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, and documents created by and related to the Lazarus and Hirsch families, two prominent Jewish families in South Carolina. Notable from the collection are several letters between Jane Levy (Hart) and Mordecai M. Levy, grandparents of Jane Lazarus Raisin; a letter to Private …


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Berkeley County (S.C.) Memories – Daniel E. Smith, Jr. Collection

Thomas Smith, born in Exeter, Devon, England in 1648, came to South Carolina in 1684. He became a Landgrave in 1691 and Governor of South Carolina in 1693. His son, Judge Thomas Smith, Jr., Second Landgrave (1670-1738) bequeathed to his brother and sons acres of his Goose Creek lands, his Wassamasaw lands, and a proportional …


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