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Identifier

Accession 1103

Inclusive Dates

1910-1947

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1228 pieces. 36.00 linear feet

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of architectural drawings and other related items of Alfred D. Gilchrist (1873-1944). Gilchrist predominately operated in South Carolina and North Carolina from 1913 to 1940. He started working in Rock Hill, SC as the manager of the Rock Hill office of Hook and Rogers, Architects in 1913 and by 1920, he opened his own office in Rock Hill which he maintained through 1940.

The drawings consist of homes, public buildings (i.e. schools, city government buildings, etc.), and private businesses that were mainly located in York County (SC) and Chester County (SC). Some of Mr. Gilchrist’s architectural drawings were done in other cities/locations including: Blackstock, (SC), Darlington (SC), Dillon (SC), Gaffney (SC), Kershaw (SC), Lancaster (SC), Liberty Hill (SC), Mullins (SC), Morganton (NC), Shelby (NC), Winnsboro (SC), Winston-Salem (NC).

Provenance

The Architectural Drawings of Alfred D. Gilchrist were deposited with the Winthrop University Archives in June 2003.

Copyright

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

Alfred D. Gilchrist Architectural Drawings - Accession 1103

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