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James A. Grimshaw Jr.
Published: Oct 1 2001
The inclusion of this book in the Open Carolina collection is made possible by the generous funding of
Josephine Pinckney (1895–1957) was born in Charleston, South Carolina, where she maintained a home. She traveled widely and spent much of her time in New York City and New England. A published poet as well as the author of five novels, Pinckney was a founder of the Poetry Society of South Carolina in 1920 Pinckney was a founder of the Poetry Society of South Carolina in 1920 and a citizen deeply involved in Charleston's cultural life, especially historic preservation and the preservation of African American spirituals.
Barbara L. Bellows is the author of Benevolence among Slaveholders: Assisting the Poor in Charleston, 1670–1860. A professor of history at Middlebury College for seventeen years, she now divides her time between Charleston and Vermont.
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