The Avery Institute of Afro-American History and Culture's publication entitled, "The Bulletin," Volume 2, Number 1 for Spring 1982 containing an article about the Avery's acquisition of the Esau Jenkins papers and an exhibit of of its contents.
Program to the College of Charleston's "208th Founders Day Exercises and Parents Day" wherein the biographies of the honorary degree recipients' biographies are presented, one of whom is Septima P. Clark.
Minutes from a governmental committee regarding the teaching of Christianity to slaves. Consists of answers to questions asked of prominent slave owners throughout the state. There is a focus on the oral education of slaves as well as a white presence in any black congregation to ensure the slaves did not organize any retaliatory actions. Focuses on the demographics of the Christian slave population. Originally bound in v. 22 of the Thomas Smith Grimke pamphlet collection.
A sermon delivered by Reverend Benjamin M. Palmer in the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on September 22, 1822. The speech stresses obedience for enslaved people, often quoting the New Testament and Old Testament. References to the sermon on the mount and other teachings of Jesus. Stresses the role of paternalism in the treatment of enslaved peoples.
A sermon delivered by Reverend John B. Adger in The Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, S.C. May 9th, 1847. The speech stresses the master's caring for enslaved people, often quoting the New Testament and Old Testament. References to Jesus's compassion for the care and teaching of the poor. Stresses the role of paternalism in the treatment of enslaved peoples and teaching of the gospel. Originally bound in v. 22 of the Thomas Smith Grimke pamphlet collection.
The National Council of Negro Women, Inc. South Carolina State Mechanism program in honor of Mary McLeod Bethune including a schedule for the evening and names of speakers, chairpersons, and hostesses.
Standard Fire Insurance Policy of the States of North Carolina and South Carolina for the property owned by "The Young Women's Colored Christian Association of Charleston, S. C.," from January 27, 1917 to January 27, 1918.
Standard Fire Insurance Policy of the States of North Carolina and South Carolina for the property owned by "The Young Women's Colored Christian Association of Charleston, S. C.," from February 21, 1934 to February 21, 1935.
The C. D. Newsletter, A City of Charleston Community Development Publication, Summer Issue - 1982, discussing community development issues including rental housing, summer youth employment, and Joe McFarland.
Advertisement for the Avery Sextet featuring Holland Daniels, Eugene Hunt (seated), Andrew White, Leroy Anderson, Charles Phoenix, and Joseph Richardson. This group travelled up the East Coast to Massachusetts the summer of 1933 to raise money for the Jenkins Orphanage.
In this two page program for the Avery Alumni Association's Sixteenth Annual Reunion, various musical acts are listed alongside their performers. Also included is a list of the officers of the association.