Manuscript Collection

Elmer T. Crowson Papers - Accession 878 - M396 (447)

Title

Elmer T. Crowson Papers - Accession 878 - M396 (447)

Files

Identifier

Accession 878 - M396 (447)

Inclusive Dates

1942-1992

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

60 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Professor Elmer (Tom) Thomas Crowson (1917-2010) was a history professor at Winthrop from 1953 until his retirement in 1983. He became a member of the Winthrop Board of Trustees in 1998.

Scope and Content Note

The Elmer T. Crowson Papers consists of photocopies of correspondence written to Tom Crowson (including letters from Senator Strom Thurmond and President George Bush), letters of recommendations, newspaper clipping (concerning State Senator Hugh Leatherman and former Winthrop President Phil Lader), student evaluations, a vita, and a roster of the “The Whyte Guards” SC Battalion, 46 regiment as of April 18, 1861 during the American Civil War. Most of the collection is made up of correspondence to Professor Crowson concerning books he’d written, letters of congratulations, etc. Professor Elmer (Tom) Thomas Crowson (1917-2010) was a history professor at Winthrop from 1953 until his retirement in 1983. He became a member of the Winthrop Board of Trustees in 1998.

Provenance

The Elmer T. Crowson were deposit in the Archives on June 16, 1995 by Elmer Thomas Crowson.

Copyright

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

Elmer T. Crowson Papers - Accession 878 - M396 (447)

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