Manuscript Collection

Strom and Jean Crouch Thurmond Scrapbooks - Accession 27

Title

Strom and Jean Crouch Thurmond Scrapbooks - Accession 27

Files

Identifier

Accession 27

Inclusive Dates

1943-1961

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

3 bound volumes

Language

English

Historical Note

James Strom Thurmond (1902-2003) was the Governor of South Carolina from 1947 to 1951 and a United States Senator from South Carolina for 48 years from 1954-2003. He was a member of the Winthrop Board of Trustees in 1937-1938.

Jean Crouch Thurmond (1926-1960) was a 1947 Winthrop graduate and was Strom Thurmond's first wife.

Scope and Content Note

The Strom and Jean Crouch Thurmond Scrapbook collection consists of three scrapbooks containing photocopies of clippings relating to Mr. and Mrs. Thurmond’s family life, as well as the political career of Strom Thurmond. Senator Thurmond’s first wife, Jean Crouch Thurmond was a 1947 graduate of Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women.

Provenance

The Strom and Jean Crouch Thurmond Scrapbooks were donated to the Archives by Senator Strom Thurmond of South Carolina. The exact date of gift is unknown.

Keywords

Politics, South Carolina Governor's Office, Winthrop

Copyright

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

Strom and Jean Crouch Thurmond Scrapbooks - Accession 27

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