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Barbara Simmons papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: A-03-2009.016

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of original and photocopied materials regarding Immaculate Conception School.  Materials were gifted to the archives by Barbara Simmons circa 2000, and officially accessioned on 21 July 2009.  The collection is divided into three series; Mr. and Mrs. Thaddeus Simmons, Barbara Simmons, and Reference materials.  Mr. and Mrs. Simmons materials include their high school diplomas; two (2) original copies of Beacon Light; two (2) event programs; and a vinyl recording of the school song, "Dear I.C.S" Barbara Simmons' materials include her kindergarten graduation and second grade promotion certificates; one (1) event program; three (3) graduation photographs; and sheet music for 'Dear I.C.S.  Reference materials include two (2) photocopied pictures of Barbara Simmons' family when she attended Immaculate Conception School; an Immaculate Conception High School book cover; and various materials regarding the history of Immaculate Conception School.


  • Created: 1930-circa 2000
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1938-1967
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/21/2009


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Barbara Simmons attended Immaculate Conception School from c.1953-1967. Her parents, Thaddeus Alvin Simmons and Dorothy Noisette Simmons both attended Immaculate Conception school, graduating in 1938 and 1940. Materials in this collection represent two generations of Immaculate Conception School.

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0.20 Linear Feet (1 slim box)

Language of Materials



Immaculate Conception School memorabilia collected by Barbara Simmons.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged by subject.

Source of Acquisition

Received from Barbara Simmons in July 2009.

Method of Acquisition


Related Materials

Ethnic Ministries, Black Catholics 2009.013.001

Processing Information

Processed by Jennifer E. Neal.

Inventory of the Barbara Simmons papers
Jennifer E. Neal
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Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US