Courtenay, William Ashmead, 1831-1908

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William Ashmead Courtenary was a Charleston and Columbia, S.C. businessman and newspaper editor. He served as mayor of Charleston from 1879 to 1887.

From the description of Fragments of Family Records and Papers Chiefly in South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, 1791-1891. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 775783242

Mayor of Charleston, S.C.

From the description of Letter : to E.D. Jordan, 1886 Sept. 15. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37521971

Mayor, 1879-1887, of Charleston, S.C.; newspaper editor, writer, and developer of textile industries.

From the description of William Ashmead Courtenay papers, 1872-1957 (bulk, 1872-1908). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 39139584

Charleston, S.C. mayor.

From the description of Memoranda of the condition of Charleston in the commencement of the 18th century, ca. 1900?. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 37522821

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. G.T. Beauregard papers, 1861-1893. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Cohen, Asher D. Asher D. Cohen papers, 1882-1909. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Chamberlain, Daniel Henry, 1835-1907. Daniel Henry Chamberlain papers, 1872-1925. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Carson, Ashmead Courtenay, 1876-1941. Ashmead Courtenay Carson papers, 1874-1965. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Jervey, William St. Julien, 1847-1915. William St. Julien Jervey papers, 1878-1915. South Carolina Historical Society
creatorOf Courtenay, William Ashmead, 1831-1908. Letter : to E.D. Jordan, 1886 Sept. 15. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Oscar Wegelin papers, Wegelin (Oscar) papers, 1899-1966 Brown University Library, Special Collections
creatorOf Cater, Henry A., 1923-. Henry Cater collection, 1899-1985, (bulk 1920-1985). Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
creatorOf Courtenay, William Ashmead, 1831-1908. Fragments of Family Records and Papers Chiefly in South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, 1791-1891. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn South Carolina. Militia. Infantry Regiment, 8th. Company B. Special requisition, 1862 March 31. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Hampton family. Hampton family papers, 1773-1974. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903. Papers of J. L. M. Curry, 1637-1939 (bulk 1866-1903). Library of Congress
referencedIn Logan family. Logan family papers, 1833-1954. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Furman, Charles James McDonald, 1863-1904. Charles James McDonald Furman papers, 1804-1903. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Courtenay, William Ashmead, 1831-1908. William Ashmead Courtenay papers, 1872-1957 (bulk, 1872-1908). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (bulk 1833-1895) Houghton Library
creatorOf Charleston (S.C.) Executive Department. To the contributers to the relief of the earthquake sufferers, 1886 Dec. 31. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy. Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy law firm records, 1853-1871, bulk 1866-1871. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Courtenay, William Ashmead, 1831-1908. Memoranda of the condition of Charleston in the commencement of the 18th century, ca. 1900?. South Carolina Historical Society
referencedIn Duncan, Thomas Cary, 1862-1928. Papers of the Wallace, Rice, and Duncan families, 1765-1933. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Courtenay, William Ashmead, 1831-1908. Isabel Cohen Doud collection, 1884-1930. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
creatorOf Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918. Letters to William Ashmead Courtenay [manuscript], 1904 June 9, 30. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Timrod, Henry, 1828-1867. Henry Timrod papers, 1851-1937; (bulk, 1851-1872). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893. person
associatedWith Carson, Ashmead Courtenay, 1876-1941. person
associatedWith Cater, Henry A., 1923- person
associatedWith Chamberlain, Daniel Henry, 1835-1907. person
correspondedWith Charleston (S.C.) Executive Department. corporateBody
associatedWith Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. corporateBody
associatedWith Cohen, Asher D. person
associatedWith Confederate States of America. Army. Gregg's Brigade. corporateBody
associatedWith Courtenay, Edward S. person
associatedWith Courtenay, Elizabeth S. person
associatedWith Courtenay family. family
associatedWith Courtenay, James Jervey person
correspondedWith Courtenay Manufacturing Company corporateBody
associatedWith Courtney family. family
associatedWith Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903. person
correspondedWith Dwight, Henry R. person
correspondedWith Furman, Charles James McDonald, 1863-1904. person
associatedWith Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918. person
correspondedWith Hagood, Johnson, 1829-1898 person
associatedWith Hampton family. family
associatedWith Hayne, Edmund T. Shubrick, 1843-1862. person
correspondedWith Houghton, Henry Oscar, 1823-1895 person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Jervey, William St. Julien, 1847-1915. person
associatedWith Logan family. family
associatedWith Magnolia Cemetery (Charleston, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Marion, Francis, 1732-1795 person
correspondedWith Seymour, Horatio, 1810-1886 person
associatedWith Smith family. family
associatedWith Snowden, Yates, 1858-1933. person
associatedWith South Carolina. Militia. Infantry Regiment, 8th. Company B. corporateBody
associatedWith Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918. person
correspondedWith Timrod, Henry, 1828-1867. person
associatedWith Wegelin, Oscar, 1876-1970 person
correspondedWith Whaley, Mitchell & Clancy. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
Boston (Mass.)
South Carolina--Charleston
Charleston (S.C.)
South Carolina--Charleston
South Carolina--Charleston
Oconee County (S.C.)
Orlando (Fla.)
United States
Charleston (S.C.)
Newry (S.C.)
South Carolina
South Carolina
Subject
Mayor
Newspapers
Political parties
Registers of birth, etc.
Textile factories
Charleston Earthquake, S.C., 1886
Cotton industry
Disaster relief
Earthquakes
Genealogy
Irish Americans
Occupation
Activity

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Birth 1831-02-04

Death 1908-03-17

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