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Identifier

Accession 297

Inclusive Dates

1922-(1967-1978)

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

10,200 pieces, 9.50 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

Carolyn Essig Frederick (ca1906-2000) was a civic leader and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives for Greenville County from 1967-1976. Ms. Frederick was the first Republican woman to be elected to the House and played an important role in the passage of the Freedom of Information Act. She also authored legislation establishing Foster Care Review Boards, the Tuition Grants Program, and the South Carolina Commission on Women.

Scope and Content Note

Carolyn Essig Frederick (ca1906-2000) was a civic leader and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives for Greenville County from 1967-1976. The collection consists of newsletters, correspondence, speeches, clippings, financial and other records, relating to Frederick’s work as a state legislator, including service on committees. Subjects include criminal justice, child protection, education, crime prevention and prison reform, health care, nursing education, American Association of University Women (AAUW), transportation, and the political affairs of Greenville County.


Provenance

The papers of Carolyn Essig Frederick were received by the Archives on January 22, 1980.

Copyright

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

Carolyn Essig Frederick Papers - Accession 297

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