Manuscript Collection

Lucile Huggin Papers - Accession 597 - M256 (305)

Title

Lucile Huggin Papers - Accession 597 - M256 (305)

Files

Identifier

Accesssion 597 - M256 (305)

Inclusive Dates

1862-1952

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

16 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Olive Lucile Huggin (1901-1985) was a 1921 graduate of Winthrop College with an A.B. in mathematics. She later received her M.A. from Columbia University. She taught advanced mathematics at Spartanburg High School. From 1967 to 1970 she taught mathematics at Winthrop College.

Scope and Content Note

The Lucile Huggin Papers consists of two letters written by Robert C. Patrick a Confederate soldier with the 18th South Carolina Infantry during the American Civil War, to his sister, Miss K.J. Patrick. Patrick wrote his letters from Wilmington, North Carolina (March 1, 1863) and Camp Isle of Hope near Savannah, Georgia (August 24, 1863). Also included is a letter dated February 25, 1865 from Mat. C. Whitesides and M.E. Whitesides of York, South Carolina to Miss K.J. Patrick which discusses the movements of the Union Army north following the fall of Columbia, SC and concern of the army marching through York, SC. The Huggin Papers, also contain a 1862 North Carolina banknote for one dollar, information from the Office of the Adjutant General, Department of the Army at Smith’s Ford, York District concerning Miss Huggin’s grandfather, G.W. McKown of 15th Infantry Co. F. SCV, and service records of Charles P. Huggin a private in Co. C. 13th Regiment SCV.

Provenance

The Lucile Huggin Papers were deposited in the Archives by Lucile Huggin.

Copyright

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

Lucile Huggin Papers - Accession 597 - M256 (305)

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