Manuscript Collection

Palmetto Literary Society Records - Accession 495 - M206 (248)

Title

Palmetto Literary Society Records - Accession 495 - M206 (248)

Files

Identifier

Accession 495 - M206 (248)

Inclusive Dates

1906-1928

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

16 bound volumes

Language

English

Historical Note

The Palmetto Literary Society was organized in 1898 in Chester, SC as a women's book club. One of their first objectives of the society was the creation of a public library for Chester, SC which happened in 1900.

Scope and Content Note

The Palmetto Literary Society Records consist of yearbooks of the Palmetto Literary Society of Chester, South Carolina’s for the period 1906-1928 which documents the women’s club’s growth, activities, and history.

Provenance

The Palmetto Literary Society Records were given to the Archives by Mrs. Goody Thomas on February 18, 1983.

Copyright

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

Palmetto Literary Society Records - Accession 495 - M206 (248)

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