Manuscript Collection

Rock Hill History Centennial Pageant Collection - Accession 1016 - M455 (506)

Title

Rock Hill History Centennial Pageant Collection - Accession 1016 - M455 (506)

Authors

Rock Hill, SC

Files

Identifier

Accession 1016 - M455 (506)

Inclusive Dates

1952

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

35 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a 28 page history of Rock Hill, SC and York County, SC, suggestions for scenes in the Rock Hill Centennial Pageant, and supplementary suggestions from the Pageant Committee. The history was written by Hampton M. Jarrell (1904-1980) for the Rock Hill Centennial in 1952 and includes the following chapters titled: “The Beginnings;” “The Revolution;” “Churches;” “Schools;” “The Negro;” “Coming of the Railroad;” “War, Reconstruction, and Red Shirts;” “Cotton To Town;” “The Mills;” “The Coming of Winthrop;” “Looking Backward;” The Suggested Scenes mirror the chapters in the History. The alternate title for the Rock Hill History Centennial Pageant was “Building the Good Town, Six Generations of People.” Hampton M. Jarrell was a professor of English at Winthrop from 1932 through 1969.

Provenance

The Rock Hill History Centennial Pageant collection was transferred to the Manuscript collection from Special Collections. Originally donated to the library in 1953.

Copyright

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

Rock Hill History Centennial Pageant Collection - Accession 1016 - M455 (506)

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