Manuscript Collection

Springs Foundation History - Accession 1079 - M490 (541)

Title

Springs Foundation History - Accession 1079 - M490 (541)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1079 - M490 (541)

Inclusive Dates

2000

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

22 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a booklet titled Profiles In Family Philanthropy Community Kinship: The Story of the Springs Foundation written by Carol Robbins and published by the National Center for Family Philanthropy in 2000. The Springs Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Springs Industries, Inc. The foundation was created to promote “the general welfare of the residents” of Lancaster, Chester, and York counties of South Carolina regardless of their race, religion, or place of employment. It concentrates its activity in recreation, education, healthcare, community service, and religion. The Springs Foundation was developed in 1942 by Elliot White Springs, a textile plant owner, writer, and World War I veteran. This publication includes a genealogy chart of the Springs-Close Family and a timeline of the Springs Foundation

Provenance

The Springs Foundation History was given to the Archives by Louise Pettus on September 16, 2002.

Copyright

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

Springs Foundation History - Accession 1079 - M490 (541)

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