Manuscript Collection

Superintendent of Schools Rock Hill Report - Accession 178 - M81 (102)

Title

Superintendent of Schools Rock Hill Report - Accession 178 - M81 (102)

Files

Identifier

Accession 178 - M81 (102)

Inclusive Dates

1934

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

50 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

The Rock Hill, SC Public School system began in 1888 with one building (Rock Hill Graded School), seven rooms, six teachers, and 125 pupils. Before the beginning of the Rock Hill Public School system, education in Rock Hill was mostly private and/or affiliated with a church.

Scope and Content Note

The Superintendent of Schools of Rock Hill Report is an annual report submitted by Superintendent of Schools R.C. Burts to the Board of Trustees of Rock Hill public schools on June 30, 1934. The report details expenditures, statistics, curriculum, and demographics of each of the schools located in Rock Hill, SC for the 1933-1934 academic year. Also included is a recollection of Rock Hill Schools from 1870 through the 1880s by Emma Roach Smith as well as a history of Rock Hill Public Schools from 1888-1932.

Provenance

The Superintendent of Schools Rock Hill Report was given to Dacus Library by Dr. Arnold Shankman and transferred to the Archives on March 29, 1978.

Keywords

Education, Rock Hill SC, History of Education

Copyright

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

Superintendent of Schools Rock Hill Report - Accession 178 - M81 (102)

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