Papers, 1933-1999.


Stern, Theodore Sanders. Papers, 1933-1999.

Papers, 1933-1999.

This group of personal papers relates primarily to Stern's active participation in civic organizations. The collection is broken into two sections with Part A dealing with his civic activities while he was President of the College of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) and Part B containing information about his continuing involvement in community organizations after his retirement from the College in 1979. Part A of this collection is largely about Stern's volunteer work with Charleston civic organizations including, but not limited to the following. (1) Boy Scouts of America (as President of the Coastal Carolina Council and as a member of the Regional Executive Committee). (2) Charleston Trident Chamber of Commerce (as a member of its Board of Directors; Chairman, Steering Committee for Trident 2000; Chairman, Trident Area Human Services Council; and Chairman, Trident Forum for the Handicapped). (3) Rotary Club (President, Rotary Club of Charleston; Governor, Rotary District 774). (4) United Way of Charleston (Chairman). (5) First Presbyterian Church (Elder). Part A also includes files of general correspondence from 1965-1978, a separate correspondence with Robert Moses (a New York administrator and a cousin of Stern), and information relating to Stern's Naval career from 1940-1968. Part B includes extensive files on the study for a proposed merger of the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina in 1980-1981, general correspondence largely dating from 1979-1999, recent honors and awards, and photographs. The records of Stern's presidency are described separately as part of the College of Charleston Archives and the records of his work with Spoleto Festival, USA are primarily in the Spoleto Archives. Additional information is available in a separately described collection of Stern's scrapbooks.

8 linear ft.

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Charleston Trident Chamber of Commerce (corporateBody)

University of Charleston, South Carolina. (corporateBody)

First Presbyterian Church (Charleston, S.C.) (corporateBody)

Trident United Way (Charleston, S.C.) (corporateBody)

Menotti, Gian Carlo, 1911-2007 (person)

Composer. From the description of Papers, 1982-1989. (Ohio State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 21072004 Orlando Cole, American, cellist of the Curtis String Quartet, and educator (cello faculty, The Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa.), was a classmate of Menotti's and Barber's at the Curtis Institute. From the description of [Letter, 1936, summer, St. Wolfgang, Austria, to] Landy [Orlando Cole, Rockport, Me.] / Gian-Carlo ; Sam [Samuel Barb...

College of Charleston (corporateBody)

Moses, Robert, 1888-1981 (person)

Robert Moses (1888-1981) was a public official in New York from 1919 to the mid-1970s. He held many offices, of which the most notable among them were: President, Long Island State Park Commission; Chairman, New York State Council of Parks; Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks; New York City Planning Commissioner and Construction Coordinator; and Chairman, New York State Power and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authorities. He was responsible for the construction of many major public pr...

Charleston Chamber of Commerce (Charleston, S.C.) (corporateBody)

Established as the Charles Town Chamber of Commerce, the organization reorganized about 1784 as the Charleston Chamber of Commerce. From the description of Charleston Chamber of Commerce records, 1823-1936. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 31737470 ...

Boy Scouts of America (corporateBody)

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States of America and one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with more than 2.4 million youth participants and nearly one million adult volunteers. The BSA was founded in 1910, and since then, more than 110 million Americans have been participants in BSA programs at some time. The BSA is part of the international Scout Movement and became a founding member organization of the World Or...

Stern, Theodore Sanders. (person)

President of the College of Charleston, 1968-1978; retired Navy Captain and former commanding officer of the Naval Supply Center, Charleston (S.C.); alumnus of Johns Hopkins University; civic leader. From the description of Scrapbooks, 1927-1977. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 47800193 From the description of Papers, 1933-1999. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 47800235 ...

Naval Supply Center (Charleston, S.C.) (corporateBody)

Rotary Club (Charleston, S.C.) (corporateBody)