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Identifier

Accession 175

Inclusive Dates

1927, 1940-1980

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1,000 pieces, 0.50 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

Daniel Saye Hollis (1885-1981) was a politician and community leader from Rock Hill, SC. He was born in Lewisville, SC and was the supervisor of Lewsiville Township in 1907. He also helped found the York County Farm Bureau and served as it's first president. Mr. Hollis served as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1950 to 1952.

Scope and Content Note

Daniel Saye Hollis (1885-1981) was a politician and community leader from Rock Hill, SC. The Daniel Saye Hollis Papers consist of correspondence, speeches, legislative bills, reports, newspaper clippings and other material relating to Hollis’ career, term of office as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, York County politics, and the South Carolina Democratic Party. Of particular interest is a memoir entitled, “I Remember," which focuses on his early life, rural attitudes, and growing up in a southern rural community in the early 1900s. There is also some information on St. John’s United Methodist Church, Rotary Club of Rock Hill, and Farm Bureau Insurance Company.

Provenance

The papers of Daniel Saye Hollis, member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, 1950-1952, were deposited with the Archives on March 23, 1978, and July 23, 1980.

Keywords

South Carolina Politics, York County SC Politics, Democratic Party, South Carolina Legislature, Memoirs, Insurance, Rock Hill SC, Chester County SC

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

Daniel Saye Hollis Papers - Accession 175

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