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Identifier

Accession 72

Inclusive Dates

1898-1986,1997-2000

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2,000 pieces, 1.00 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

The Perihelion Club of Rock Hill was organized in 1898 as a book club. It was federated with the South Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs in 1898 and with the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1929.

Scope and Content Note

The Perihelion Club of Rock Hill Records consist of minutes, financial statements, membership lists, yearbooks, correspondence and news clippings, concerning the literary activities of the club. The Perihelion Club of Rock Hill was organized in 1898 as a book club. It was federated with the South Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs in 1898 and with the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1929.


Additional Notes

The Perihelion Club of Rock Hill Records range from ca. 1898 until 1975, with most of the collection extending from the 1920s to 1975.

Provenance

The papers of the Perihelion Club of Rock Hill were received from Mrs Eva Wald on December 10, 1976, and an addition was made by Mrs. Helen McCosland of the club on September 11, 1978.

Keywords

Women, Women's History, Book Clubs, Literary Clubs

Copyright

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

Perihelion Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 72

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