Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers Papers, ca. 1847-2013 (bulk 1944-2013)

(Manuscript Collection #1053)

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Series 1 :
Original Donation [received 10/28/2005. 5.0 cubic feet. 5 containers.]
  • Box 1
    HUGUENOT SOCIETY/FRENCH PROTESTANT (Huguenot) CHURCH
    • Folder a
      Huguenot - Transactions 1968 - present
    • Folder b
      Huguenot Society of SC Tours 1985, 1994, 1995, 1997, 2 in 1998
    • Folder c
      Huguenot Society of SC - miscellaneous material
    • Folder d
      French Protestant (Huguenot) Church - Charleston SC misc. material
    • Folder e
      Huguenot Society - Certificate of Membership - Eleanor Gaillard Simons
  • Box 2
    UNITED DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDERACY/CHILDREN OF CONFEDERACY
    • Folder a
      United Daughters of the Confederacy
    • Folder b
      Minute Books
    • Folder c
      Convention Programs
    • Folder d
      General Organization
    • Folder e
      South Carolina Division
    • Folder f
      Children of the Confederacy
    • Folder g
      Minute books
    • Folder h
      Convention Programs
    • Folder i
      General Organization
    • Folder j
      South Carolina Division
    • Folder k
      Children of Confederacy - correspondence
    • Folder l
      CHARLESTON DAILY COURIER - reprint April 1961
    • Folder m
      Rev. Dr. John Johnson Chapter - Children of the Confederacy
    • Folder n
      Confederate History - miscellaneous
    • Folder o
      Charleston Chapter #4 United Daughters of the Confederacy - By Laws
  • Box 3
    MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS
    • Folder a
      National Society of Colonial Dames of America - South Carolina and Georgia
    • Folder b
      Ladies Memorial Association of Charleston SC
    • Folder c
      South Carolina History - Miscellaneous Material
    • Folder d
      Scottish Related Material
    • Folder e
      Charleston, SC - Confederate Centennial Celebration 1961-1965
    • Folder f
      Miscellaneous Family Material
    • Folder g
      Ava Gardener paper dolls
    • Folder h
      Roy Rogers comic book
  • Box 4
    MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS (including newspaper clippings)
    • Folder a
      Simons Nursery
    • Folder b
      Suburban Garden Club - Augusta, GA
    • Folder c
      Town and Country Garden Club - Augusta, Gad
    • Folder d
      Historic Augusta, Inc - Georgia
    • Folder e
      Junior League of Charleston, SC
    • Folder f
      First Families of South Carolina
    • Folder g
      Miscellaneous invitations and programs
    • Folder h
      Augusta State University, Augusta GA
    • Folder i
      St. Andrews Parish Schools
    • Folder j
      The Hunley - THE BLUE LIGHT
    • Folder k
      The Charleston Museum - Charleston, SC
    • Folder l
      Flat Rock Playhouse, Flat Rock, NC
    • Folder m
      Society for the Preservation of Spirituals, Charleston, SC
    • Folder n
      Charleston Area Churches - Miscellaneous Material
    • Folder o
      Radcliffborough Tour of Homes, Charleston SC
    • Folder p
      Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
    • Folder q
      Morris Museum of Art, Docents Handbook
    • Folder r
      Landscape Pavers Limited, Charleston SC
    • Folder s
      Berkeley County South Carolina Historical Society
    • Folder t
      Naturalization Project - friends from Russia
    • Folder u
      Hurricane Hugo - Charleston SC
    • Folder v
      Christening of Navy plane - CITY OF CHARLESTON
  • Box 5
    MISCELLANEOUS PAPERS (including newspaper clippings)
    • Folder a
      Middleton Place Foundation, Inc.
    • Folder b
      Middleton Place Foundation - NOTEBOOK
    • Folder c
      Charleston SC - politics
    • Folder d
      South Carolina Tri Centennial celebration
    • Folder e
      Girl Scouting
    • Folder f
      Confederate Home and College - Charleston SC
    • Folder g
      Camp Illahee, Brevard, NC - counselor
    • Folder h
      South Carolina State Museum, Columbia SC
    • Folder i
      Miscellaneous Church material -
    • Folder j
      Old St. Andrews Parish Church - miscellaneous material
Series 2 :
Addition #1 [received 1/29/2008. 0.5 cubic feet. 1 container.]
  • Box 6
    • Folder a
      Daybook and loose papers (1847-1853, 1888, 1895) kept by John Hume Lucas of Charleston & Georgetown Counties, South Carolina. 1 vol. & 6 documents. 7 items. 55 p. Note: Includes historical notes by donor.
    • Folder b
      Clippings (1978, 1981) relating to Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers & artist Samuel Ravenel Gaillard. 2 items. 2 p.
    • Folder c
      Spirituals of the Lowcountry, by JAS, Jr. (Fe3b. 1999) Published by the Society for the Preservation of Spirituals, Charleston, South Carolina. Paperback. Photocopy typescript. 1 vol. 100 p. Note: Includes Gullah spirituals.
    • Folder d
      The Trail of Tears Drama, by Kermit Hunter (1986) The Theater at Tsa-La-Gi, Tahlequah, Oklahoma: Cherokee National Historical Society. 1 vol. & 4 loose items. 5 items. 30 p. Note: Includes outdoor drama program pamphlet.
    • Folder e
      The Governor Stone 'We The People' Ball Souvenir Program (6 Feb. 1988) Sponsored by Historic Hope Plantation, Windsor, North Carolina. Paperback. 1 vol. 107 p. Note: Binding torn. Pages loose. Needs conservation.
    • Folder f
      Gaillard, John Palmer Obituaries, Etc. (2006) by family members. 5 items. 16 p.
    • Folder g
      Historic Flat Rock, Inc. Collection (1974-2007) related to bicentennial of Historic Flat Rock Village, North Carolina, including correspondence, printed materials, etc. 29 items. 82 p. Note: Includes historical notes by the donor.
    • Folder h
      Flowers, Eleanor Gaillard Simons. Baby Books & loose items (1944-1946) including lock of hair, photographic prints, greeting cards, etc. 2 vols. & 11 items. 77 p.
    • Folder i
      Flowers, Eleanor Gaillard Simons. Autograph Book (1954-1958) Manuscript vol. Leather bound. 1 item. 58 p.
    • Folder j
      Flowers, Eleanor Gaillard Simons. Travels Abroad Book (16 July - 11 Aug. 1970) describing trip from Charleston, South Carolina to Luxembourg - Belgium - Netherlands - Germany - Austria - Italy - Switzerland - France & England. Manuscript volume. 1 item. 45 p.
Series 3 :
Unprocessed Addition #3
  • Box 12
    • Folder a
      Scanned copy of an 1879 letter from Gen. William T. Sherman to the editor of the News and Courier of Charleston, S.C., re Hon. James Simons.
    • Folder b
      General Correspondence received by Eleanor Simons Flowers. 2009-2010.
    • Folder c
      General Correspondence received by Eleanor Simons Flowers. 1957-2010.
    • Folder d
      Programs and Publications including among others two programs for State Theatre of North Carolina productions at Flat Rock Playhouse (2007, 2010), program for Carolina Day (2010) at St. Michael's Church in Charleston, S.C., and the Spring 1982 issue of The Independent Republic Quarterly published by the Horry County Historical Society, S.C.
Series 4 :
Unprocessed Addition #4
  • Box 12
    • Folder e
      Clippings, 2008-2012.
    • Folder f
      General Correspondence received by Eleanor Flowers. 1987-2009.
    • Folder g
      General Correspondence received by Eleanor Flowers. 2009-2011.
    • Folder h
      Programs and Newsletters--most concerning the Historic Flat Rock in N.C. 2007-2013.

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