Manuscript Collection

Colleen Cecilia Yates Papers - Accession 296

Title

Colleen Cecilia Yates Papers - Accession 296

Files

Identifier

Accession 296

Inclusive Dates

1862-1924-(1970-1978)

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

500 pieces .25 linear feet

Language

English

Historical Note

Colleen Cecilia Yates (1929- s.l.) was a 1950 graduate of Winthrop College and a politician and civic leader from Sumter, S.C.

Scope and Content Note

Colleen Cecilia Yates (1929- s.l.) was a 1950 graduate of Winthrop College and a politician and civic leader from Sumter, S.C. The Colleen Cecilia Yates Papers consist of biographical data, speeches, reports, memoranda, and newspaper clippings, mainly documenting her political activities, including her unsuccessful race against Congressman Ken Holland for the 5th district seat. Also included are some newspaper clippings relating to the Civil War and its aftermath. One clipping provides General Wade Hampton’s account of General William T. Sherman’s destruction of Columbia.

Provenance

Colleen Cecilia Yates deposited her papers with the Archives on 10 January 1980.

Copyright

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

Colleen Cecilia Yates Papers - Accession 296

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