Manuscript Collection

Yorkville Female College Diploma - Accession 384 - M158 (199)

Title

Yorkville Female College Diploma - Accession 384 - M158 (199)

Files

Identifier

Accession 384 - M158 (199)

Inclusive Dates

1859

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1 piece

Language

English

Historical Note

Sarah Amanda Sandifer was born on April 2, 1842 in York County, SC and died on November 21, 1894 in Dallas, NC. She married Dr. Maurice Augustus Moore who was born May 24, 1832 in York County, SC on May 25, 1861. They moved to Dallas, NC shortly after the American Civil War where Dr. Moore practiced law until his death on December 10, 1876. Dr. Moore is the author of Reminiscences of York (F277.Y6.M6x) published ca. 1901.



Scope and Content Note

The Yorkville Female College Diploma is a photocopy of the original which was awarded to Sarah Amanda Sandifer of York, SC on June 16, 1859. Signatures on the diploma include that of John R. Schorb, Professor of Astronomy at Yorkville Female College.

Provenance

The Yorkville Female College Diploma was donated to the Archives by Mr. Conway S. Carter on March 23, 1981.

Copyright

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

Yorkville Female College Diploma - Accession 384 - M158 (199)

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