Manuscript Collection

Michael Gaffney Biography 1775-1854 - Accession 132 - M59 (74)

Title

Michael Gaffney Biography 1775-1854 - Accession 132 - M59 (74)

Files

Identifier

Accession 132 - M59 (74)

Inclusive Dates

nd

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

17 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Captain Michael Robert Gaffney (1775-1854) was the founder of the city of Gaffney in Cherokee County, South Carolina.

Scope and Content Note

The Michael Gaffney Biography is a biography of Captain Michael Robert Gaffney (1775-1854), the founder of the city of Gaffney in Cherokee County, South Carolina. It was edited and issued by the Gaffney Chamber of Commerce and contains diary entries with biographical comments tracing “the travels, adventures, trials, quaint observations and industrial conquests” of Capt. Gaffney from his arrival in America from Ireland in 1797 to 1853.

Provenance

Transferred from Vertical File of Reference Department

Keywords

Gaffney SC, War of 1812, Personal Narratives, Gaffney Company of Infantry SC Militia Muster Roll

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Michael Gaffney Biography 1775-1854 - Accession 132 - M59 (74)

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