Manuscript Collection

Moltke Family Papers - Accession 667 - M293 (344)

Title

Moltke Family Papers - Accession 667 - M293 (344)

Files

Identifier

Accession 667 - M293 (344)

Inclusive Dates

1983

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

21 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Moltke Family Papers consists of Joseph Hart's research concerning Count Oscar P. A. Von Moltke (1828-1882), who is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery in York, SC, and the Motlke Family from Denmark that lived in York(ville), SC in the 1870s-1980s. Included in the collection is a translated reminiscence of York(ville), SC by Harald Moltke (1871-1960), son of Oscar Motlke, which describes life in Yorkville, SC from the perspective of a Danish immigrant. Harald Motlke was an accomplished painter and participated as a draughtsman in several Arctic expeditions in the 1890s and early 1900s with such noted arctic explorers as Knud Rasmussen, Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen, and Jørgen Brønlund. Also, included is correspondence and book excerpts concerning the Moltke Family.

Provenance

The Moltke Family Papers was donated to the Archives by Joseph Hart on March 25, 1986.

Copyright

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

Moltke Family Papers - Accession 667 - M293 (344)

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