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Identifier

Accession 55

Inclusive Dates

1950-1966

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

.25 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

Sallie Alta Pearce Musser (1902-1974) was a home demonstration agent (1930-1957), and head of the South Carolina Home Demonstration Service (1957-1965).

Scope and Content Note

Sallie Alta Pearce Musser (1902-1974) was a home demonstration agent (1930-1957), and head of the South Carolina Home Demonstration Service (1957-1965). The Sallie Pearce Musser Papers consist of biographical data, correspondence, letters of appreciation upon her retirement, newspaper clippings, photographs, and term papers written by Mrs. Musser while she was working on her MA in 1950 at George Peabody College for Women.

Provenance

The papers of Sallie Pearce Musser, state home demonstration agent and leader were deposited with the Archives on July 25, 1976 by Benjamin Pearce, nephew of Miss Musser.

Keywords

Home Demonstration, Home Extension, Home Economics, Women's History

Copyright

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

Sallie Pearce Musser Papers - Accession 55

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