A letter from Anna Bella Wilkinson to her father, who is in Charleston for business. She discusses her trips to Town, and passes on an apology from her mother for not packing Dr. Wilkinson's shaving apparatus.
In this letter, Emma apologizes for not keeping in touch with Anna since Emma's marriage, and reports that she has traveled frequently, from Beaufort to Charleston to Savannah and back. She also laments the damage done to Charleston by a fire, particularly the destruction of its two Methodist churches.
A letter from Dr. Willis Wilkinson to his daughter, from New York. He writes that he heard of the gale and the cholera outbreak in the Carolinas and for those reasons, he is coming home earlier than planned.
A letter from Anna Bella Wilkinson to her mother, sharing family news from Charleston. Anna reports that Mary has a family of goslings, and that Ellen was recently vaccinated. She also discusses the high cost of renting a house, and says that small houses are renting for $600 per year.
A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, her sister. She tries to clear up some confusion brought about by letters from their mother and Virginia. She says she does not have much news, and talks about Ellen (her daughter).
A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to "Stanner" - Anna Bella Wilkinson, her sister. She writes from Greenville, reporting that the weather has been very stormy and rainy. She talks about her children, and plans for their stay at Mamma's house in Charleston.
In this letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to her mother, Eleanora Wilkinson, Mary shares news from Charleston. She discusses two deaf-mute children who came to stay with her on their way to an institute in Hartford.
A letter from Mary Wilkinson Memminger to her mother. She mentions Stanna's [Anna Wilkinson's] trouble with her foot, and describes her daily afternoon ritual with her children, including sitting on the piazza and having tea. She also describes some health problems her daughter Ellen has been suffering.
Anna Wilkinson writes to her mother concerning her mother's offer to come stay with her during her illness. Anna says that she is welcome to stay with her, but that the room is warm so her mother may be more comfortable staying at her own house. She also mentions a way to use quicksilver to keep away bugs.
Mary Wilkinson Memminger writes to her mother, chastising her for not writing. She also shares news from Charleston, including the news that her daughter Ellen has returned to Montpelier Institute, a school for girls in Georgia run by Bishop Stephen Elliott. She also informs her mother that they have met a distant cousin, a Dr. Borland, a sugar planter who lives in Louisiana.
Letter from Arlene Zimmerman, Chairperson of the Contribution Committee of Service Merchandise to Dwight C., James, President of the Charleston Branch of the NAACP, regarding a requested contribution to the Freedom Fund Banquet.
Correspondence from Doris A. Timmerman, Assistant Director for Publications for the College of Agricultural Sciences Cooperative Extension Service, to Alfreda Gourdine, Health Educator for COBRA, regarding a request for pamphlets regarding nutrition and diet.
View of Washington Square Park. Monuments in image include statue of William Pitt the Elder, Washington Light Infantry monument, and General P. G. T. Beauregard monument. Page 9, Photo 1 of collection. 3.5" x 3.5" cyanotype print.
A consent form signed by Rodney Davis authorizing "the Charleston Branch of the NAACP to investigate [his] complaint and render [him] whatever assistance it deems necessary and appropriate to resolve [his] issue."
A black and white mounted photograph of one of three sides of a sliver chalice awarded as 'A premium from the Agricultural Society of So. [South] Carolina, to General [George] Washington for raising the largest jackass.' This side has an engraving of a donkey and the beginning and ending sentiments of the chalice.
Correspondence from Charles A. Straw, Director of Corporate Procurement of MCI Telecommunications Corporation, to Andre Woods, President of Handyman Network, Inc., regarding "small business/small disadvantaged - and women-owned business enterprise (SDWBE) program here at MCI."
Correspondence from Earl B. Higgins, Executive Assistant to the President for Affirmative Action/Minority Affairs for the Medical University of South Carolina, to Brenda Murphy of the Charleston Branch of the NAACP regarding the MUSC Equal Employment Opportunity report.
Charleston Branch of the NAACP memorandum from Dwight James to Standing Committee Chairpersons and Vice Chairpersons, Branch Vice Presidents, and Ad Hoc Committee Chairpersons, regarding planning a council meeting.
Photocopy of handwritten correspondence from Bernice Robinson to Elaine Nichols, Guest Curator for South Carolina State Museum, to Bernice Robinson regarding details about Robinson's lecture as part of the Education Department's lunchtime seminars on African-American culture. Enclosed handwritten discussion of lecture topic entitled, "Political Education/Working With Blacks in Rural South Carolina/Political Education."
Correspondence from Houston D. Anderson, Jr., Field Secretary of the NAACP, to J. Arthur Brown regarding a copy of a letter from Tom Waring, Editor of the News and Courier, with enclosed correspondence.