Manuscript Collection

Martha Bray Carson Papers - Accession 995 - M437 (488)

Title

Martha Bray Carson Papers - Accession 995 - M437 (488)

Files

Identifier

Accession 995 - M437 (488)

Inclusive Dates

1953, nd

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

5 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

Martha Bray Carson (1876-1953) was a native of Fairfield County, S C but lived most of her life in Chester County. She was very active in the South Carolina United Daughters of the Confederacy and wrote many historical articles for their magazine. She served as president of the state UDC and as president, historian and register for the Chester UDC Chapter. In 1950, she wrote the following salute to the South Carolina State Flag: “I salute the Flag of South Carolina and pledge to the Palmetto State love, loyalty and faith,” which was officially adopted by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1966. The Martha Bray Carson Papers consist of a copy of a photograph of Mrs. Carson and photocopies of newspaper articles, of her obituary, and the Salute to the Flag of South Carolina.

Provenance

The Martha Carson Bray Papers were donated to the Archives by Scott Coleman.

Copyright

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

Martha Bray Carson Papers - Accession 995 - M437 (488)

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