Manuscript Collection

Abell Family Papers - Accession 338 - M160 (201)

Title

Abell Family Papers - Accession 338 - M160 (201)

Authors

Abell Family

Files

Identifier

Accession 338 - M160 (201)

Inclusive Dates

1833-1877

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

28 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The Abell Family Papers consist of correspondence, maps, poems, deeds, bills of sale, and various other papers, relating to the Abell family (E.H., Joshua L., and Alexander) of Chester County, South Carolina. Some family names included are Bratton, Boyd, Whisenant, Hambright, Mobley, Carroll, Brice, Dunn, and McNeel. The correspondence is mostly written to Joshua L. Abell [1866-1868] by friends and relatives. Of note is a letter written from Charlottesville, Virginia on March 13, 1863 concerning conditions in the Civil War.

Provenance

The Abell Family Papers were donated to the archives by Helen Abell on August 20,1980.

Copyright

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

Abell Family Papers - Accession 338 - M160 (201)

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