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Identifier

Accession 254

Inclusive Dates

1847-1979

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

4500 pieces, 2.25 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

The Fewell, Caldwell, and Carothers families were related by marriage and had a long history of business and civic service to Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of genealogical data, correspondence, speeches and essays, sermons, Civil War and World War I papers and memorabilia, diaries, legal and financial papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, and various papers relating to the Fewell, Caldwell, and Carothers families. The collection also contains records relating to Winthrop College, Winthrop Training School, and Salem College, Winston-Salem, N.C. Bound Volumes in the collection are scrapbooks realign to the college career of Eva M. Fewell (Carothers), and the civic and business careers of Benjamin M. Fewell and Erwin Carothers. Related by marriage, the Fewell and Carothers families have a long history of business and civic service to the city of Rock Hill. The collection represents a research source for information concerning Rock Hill, and the 1800’s sermons of Reverend Cyrus K. Caldwell suggest any number of editorial and research projects for history students and scholars.

The collection also contains genealogical information on Caldwell, Fewell, Carothers, Garrison, Broughton, Barron, Hope, Davidson, and Allison families. Includes papers of Anna Hope Caldwell, Erwin Carothers, Eva M. Fewell, Anne Carothers, and the sermons of Reverend Cyrus K. Caldwell of Tennessee.

Provenance

The papers of the Fewell, Caldwell, and Carothers families ofRock Hill, S.C. and Demark,Tennesseewere deposited with the Winthrop College Archives on July 1, 1979, by Mr. and Mrs. William Barron ofRock Hill.

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Fewell-Caldwell-Carothers Family Papers - Accession 254

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