Manuscript Collection

The Country School Problem: An Address - Accession 1270 - M622 (675)

Title

The Country School Problem: An Address - Accession 1270 - M622 (675)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1270 - M622 (675)

Inclusive Dates

July 17,1899

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

John J. McMahan was the South Carolina State Superintendent of Education from 1898 through 1902. McMahan attempted to make the state the primary source of school funding instead of the counties which had previously been tasked with funding each county with inconsistent results. He also advocated for minimum standards for each district to meet in order to receive state funds.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of The Country School Problem which is an outline of an address delivered before the State Teachers’ Association at Harris Lithia Springs, SC on July 17, 1899 by John J. McMahan, State Superintendent of Education. John J. McMahan was the South Carolina State Superintendent of Education from 1898 through 1902.

Provenance

unknown

Copyright

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

The Country School Problem: An Address - Accession 1270 - M622 (675)

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