Manuscript Collection

The Life and Times of the Cowpens Battleground Community - Accession 940 - M424 (475)

Title

The Life and Times of the Cowpens Battleground Community - Accession 940 - M424 (475)

Files

Identifier

Accession 940 - M424 (475)

Inclusive Dates

1976

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

8 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Bertha Smith (1888-1988) was a Winthrop graduate in 1913 and served 42 years as a Baptist missionary to China, 1917-1959. Miss Smith was a resident of Cowpens, South Carolina.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a booklet written and signed by Bertha Smith (1888-1988) concerning the history of the Cowpens Community, SC and battleground written in honor the United States Bicentennial. In this publication Miss Smith writes a brief history of the Battle of Cowpens and then writes about her family and personal recollections of the history of the Cowpens community through her family and personal experiences. The publication touches on the following Cowpns, SC related subjects: The Battle of Cowpens; Early Churches; Early Schools; Home Training; Association Meetings; The Whipping Post; Corn Shucking; Quilting Parties; Arrowood Baptist Church; Clothes Fashion; Life in Arrowood Community; Stores in Cowpens; My School Days; Community Life; Cowpens Churches; Cowpens Homes. Bertha Smith (1888-1988) was a Winthrop graduate in 1913 and served 42 years as a Baptist missionary to China, 1917-1959. Miss Smith was a resident of Cowpens, South Carolina.

Provenance

The Life and Times of the Cowpens Battleground Community was donated to the Archives by The Alumni Association of Winthrop.

Copyright

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

The Life and Times of the Cowpens Battleground Community - Accession 940 - M424 (475)

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