AAUW- Rock Hill Chapter Records (American Association of University Women) - Accession 13
AAUW Rock Hill Chapter (American Association University Women)Accession 13
The AAUW- Rock Hill Chapter Records consists of minutes, membership lists, correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial statements, constitutions and by-laws and branch reports of the chapter’s presidents and committee chairmen to the national office, extending from 1925 to 1985.
Abell Family Papers - Accession 338 - M160 (201)
Abell FamilyAccession 338 - M160 (201)
The Abell Family Papers consist of correspondence, maps, poems, deeds, bills of sale, and various other papers, relating to the Abell family (E.H. [Ephraim Henry], Joshua Leland, and Alexander) of Chester County, South Carolina. Some family names included are Bratton, Boyd, Whisenant, Hambright, Mobley, Carroll, Brice, Dunn, and McNeel. The correspondence is mostly written to Joshua Leland Abell, Sr. [1866-1868] by friends and relatives. Of note is a letter written from Charlottesville, Virginia on March 13, 1863 concerning conditions in the Civil War.
Smith-Abell Family Bible - Accession 1138
Abell Family, Smith Family, and BibleAccession 1138
The Smith-Abell Family Bible Collection consists of The Holy Bible; Containing The Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of The Original Tongues; And With The Former Translations Diligently Compared And Revised. With Marginal Readings, References, And Chronological Dates published in New York by by Thomas Mason and George Lane, For The Methodist Episcopal Church, At The Conference Office, 200 Mulberry Street with James Collord, Printer in 1839. The Bible was owned by the Smith-Abell family and includes genealogical entries (birth and death dates) for family members from 1818-1883. Smith and Abell are the only surnames found in the entries. The Abell Family and, perhaps the Smith Family as well, were predominantly from Chester County, SC. The Bible is in good shape, but all the genealogical entries were scanned and the copies should be used as surrogates to help preserve the original Bible.
Joshua Leland Abell Family Papers - Accession 595
Joshua LeLand Abell, Abell Family, and Ephraim Henry AbellAccession 595
The Joshua LeLand Abell Family Papers consists of an account ledger for a store owned by E. H Abell (most likely Ephraim Henry Abell (1812-1889)) in Lowrysville, SC (now known as Lowrys, SC) and a photograph album which includes Abell family photographs, most of which are unidentified. The account ledger gives a sampling of everyday life at the turn of the century in Chester County such as costs of various items and services and is also a great source for names of various Chester County residents.
Ephraim Henry Abell was the father of Joshua Leland Abell, Sr. (1876-1897). Joshua Leland Abell, Sr. had several children with one being Charlie Boyd Abell (1885-1975) who had child named Joshua Leland Abell (1914-1969). This son married Winthrop professor Helen Barksdale Somerville Abell (1923-2004) on June 4, 1945 (divorced September 25, 1967) who donated the collection in 1984.
Abortion Interest Movement of South Carolina Records - Accession 67
Abortion Movement of South CarolinaAccession 67
The Abortion Interest Movement of South Carolina Records consist of correspondence, speeches, brochures, pamphlets, studies, newspaper clippings, and other records concerning abortion reform not only in South Carolina but in other states. The collection offers a good source of information on the movement to repeal abortion laws not only in South Carolina but also in other parts of the United States and in Europe. The Abortion Interest Movement (AIM) was organized in March, 1969 and developed as an extension of the People for Abortion Reform/Repeal. Its purpose is “to educate the citizens of South Carolina about the need for modern abortion legislation.”
Laws of Success And Failure In Life: An Address - Accession 1268 - M620 (673)
Jasper AdamsAccession 1268 - M620 (673)
This collection consists of an original copy of the publication titled Laws of success and failure in life: an address, delivered 30th October, 1833, in the chapel of the College of Charleston, before the Euphradian Society by Rev. Jasper Adams published in Charleston, SC in 1933 by A. E. Miller. : President of the College of Charleston, South Carolina- and (ex-officio) Horry Professor of Moral and Political Philosophy.
Addison Family Papers - Accession 672 - M294 (345)
Addison FamilyAccession 672 - M294 (345)
The Addison Family Papers consists of photocopies of deeds, a will, and family history charts relating to the Addison family descended from Thomas Addison (1730-1811). The papers cover the Addison Family from 1705 through 1834.
Jean C. Agee Papers - Accession 263
Jean C. AgeeAccession 263
The Jean C. Agee Papers consists of electrostatic copies of genealogical information, correspondence, legal records, publications, and other papers relating to the following families: Bratton, Clawson, Erwin, Kee (Key), Stroud, Crook, Gillespie, Watson, Hunter, McKinney, Moffatt and Williams. Descendants of these families have settled in Chester County and other regions of the S.C. piedmont district. The collection also includes church histories and/or cemetery records for Fishing Creek church, Hopewell Baptist Church, Bethesda Presbyterian Church, and Purity Church; and an autobiography of Reverend Abiah Morgan Cartledge (1817-1895) who served as minister of many churches in central and western S.C. The collection represents an excellent reference source for genealogical information concerning the aforementioned families, providing information as far back as the pre-revolutionary
City of Aiken Postcards - Accession 57 - M27 (39)
Aiken, South Carolina PostcardsAccession 57 - M27 (39)
The City of Aiken Postcards collection consists of five unused and undated postcards depicting scenes from Aiken, SC including Hitchcock Woods, Polo at Aiken, The Race Tracks at Aiken, Thoroughbred Trials, and the residence of Mrs. W.R. Grace, Barnard Road.
Clarence Holland Albright Papers - Accession 277
Clarence Holland AlbrightAccession 277
Clarence Holland "Icky" Albright (1906-2000) served on Rock Hill (SC) City Council from 1940-1944, as Mayor of Rock Hill from 1948-1954, and as South Carolina State Senator from 1966-1968. Icky Albright was a realtor, insurance executive, and the regional director of the Small Business Administration. He is also credited with being one of the driving influences in the founding of Rock Hill, SC's Come-See-Me Festival. The Clarence Holland Albright Papers consist primarily of correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings, but also included are biological sketches of Mr. Albright and of Richard B. Russell, (a Georgia congressman and governor), historical sketches, petitions and resolutions relating to Rock Hill, S.C., and a scrapbook which highlights Mr. Albright’s career as a realtor, insurance executive, Rock Hill City councilman and mayor, and regional director of the Small Business Administration. There is also information on Mr. Albright’s father, Dr. George C. Albright.
Ned Albright Papers - Accession 1594
Ned M. AlbrightAccession 1594
The Ned Albright Papers consist of documents that have been alphabetized with dividers. Ned Albright is a retired President of Albright Realty in Rock Hill, SC. His father, C.H. “Icky” Albright was the founder of Albright Realty. The collection includes hand drawn and printed diagrams of street layouts in various locations of Rock Hill such as Oakland Avenue and Cherry Rd. Includes survey maps from various decades and various realty companies such as Marshall Realty, Simpson Realty, Vinson Realty, The Peoples Trust Company, and Albright Realty. Some maps include properties already sold to others, and in some cases who resides in current properties. Maps predominantly cover the York County and Catawba region.
A Lecture Of The Origin And Development Of The First Constituents Of Civilization - Accession 1255 - M607 (660)
A Lecture On The Origin Of The First Constituents of CivilizationAccession 1255 - M607 (660)
The collection consists of a publication titled, A Lecture On The Origin And Development Of The First Constituents Of Civilization published in Columbia, SC in 1845. The publication consist of the printed text from a lecture given by Francis Lieber (1798 or 1800-1872) on the Origin and Development of the first Constituents of Civilisation in 1845. Francis Lieber was a German born jurist and political philosopher who would later become professor of history and political science at South Carolina College (now the University of South Carolina) from 1836 through 1856.
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Collection - Accession 1389
All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueAccession 1389
The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) Collection consists of a 1947 Fort Wayne Daisies Yearbook, a 1997 AAGPBL reunion program, a transcript of a 1997 interview of Elizabeth “Lib” Mahon by Jim Sargent, a CD of an interview of Jean Faut on August 6, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan during the AAGPBL Reunion by Dr. James Smither as part of the Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project, and a CD of a presentation given by historian Robert Gorman, on Jean Faut, Elizabeth “Lib” Mahon (Class of 1942), and the AAGPBL held at the Ida Jane Dacus Library at Winthrop University.
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Home Movies - Accession 1385 - M686 (742)
All-American Girls Professional Baseball LeagueAccession 1385 - M686 (742)
The collection consists of a DVD of home movies of the All-American Girls Professional League. There are three sections of the film: Rockford Peaches taking batting practice, Game Action: Rockford Peaches vs. Peoria Redwings 1949), and the All-American Girls Traveling Team on tour after the disbandment on the league in 1954. The origin of the film is unknown and was given to Jim Sargent by Dorothy (Dottie) Wiltse Collins (former AAGPBL player) who in turn donated to Robert Gorman, Reference Librarian at Winthrop University.
Ruth Born AAGPBL Collection - Accession 1461
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Ruth BornAccession 1461
The Ruth Born AAGPBL Collection consists of newsletters of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), correspondence, and a few newspaper clippings pertaining to the players or AAGPBL Players Association of which Ms. Born was a member. Ruth Born (1925- ) was a right-handed pitcher for the South Bend Blue Sox in the inaugural season of 1943. She finished the season and her career with a 4-5 record, a 3.59 Era, 1.61 WHIP, and 6Ks and 47 walks in 67 innings pitched.
Jean Faut Papers - Accession 1369
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Jean Anna FautAccession 1369
Jean Faut (1925-2023) was a pitcher for the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, and historians and baseball followers argue that she was the best over-hand pitcher in the league. The Jean Faut collection consists of newspaper clippings from her time with the AAGPBL and the movie A League of Their Own, which commemorated the league as well. Also included in this collection are numerous artifacts from her time in the league, photographs from the AAGPBL reunions, and correspondence from former players in the league, as well as official correspondence from the reunion committees throughout the years. The papers also consist of Ms. Faut’s contracts for the years she was in the league, as well as fan mail that she received over the years.
A Team of Their Own: All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Documentary - Accession 1534 M745 (802)
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Grand Valley State University Veterans History DepartmentAccession 1534 - M745 (802)
The collection consists of a DVD of the documentary A Team of Their Own: All-American Girls Professional Baseball League created by the Grand Valley State University Veterans History Project in 2015. From the cover: Here at last is the real story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) as told by the players themselves. The League’s teams played in cities across the Midwest between 1943 and 1954 and drew players from across the country and beyond. Follow the players as they learn to play ball, try out, train and play for the league, go their separate ways, and come back together many years later. Based on oral history interviews with dozens of former players, A Team of Their Own takes you inside the world of a remarkable group of women who were pioneers in American sports. Documentary Team: Executive Producers: Ed Warner, Jackie Erickson; Producers: Frank Boring, James Smither; Associate Producers: Janet Coryell, Melissa Nickels; Editors: James Christie, Melissa Nickels; Written and Narrated by Janet Coryell.
Sue Kidd AAGPBL Collection - Accession 1499
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Glenna Sue KiddAccession 1499
The Sue Kidd AAGPBL Collection consists of digital scans of scrapbook pages, programs, schedules, scorecards, tickets, player contracts, patches, and photographs relating to Glenna Sue Kidd (1933-2017) and her career in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) from 1949 through 1954 when the league disbanded. Sue Kidd was a star pitcher and first baseman who played for the Springfield Sallies (1949), Muskegon Lassies (1950), Peoria Redwings (1950), South Bend Blue Sox (1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954), and the Battle Creek Belles (1951). The collection is made up entirely of digital images and includes photographs of her and her teammates dating 1949-1954, 1993.
Elizabeth B. Mahon Papers - Accession 1215
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Elizabeth Bailey MahonAccession 1215
The Elizabeth B. Mahon Papers consists of the personal papers of former All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) standout Elizabeth “Lib” Mahon. This collection includes an extensive amount of memorabilia pertaining to the AAAGPBL and more specifically to Elizabeth “Lib” B. Mahon (1919-2001). Lib Mahon graduated from Winthrop College in 1942 and played in the AAGPBL from 1944-1952 mostly with the South Bend Blue Sox. Lib was a great athlete and an all-star outfielder. She twice led the league in RBIs and once stole over 100 bases.
The Mahon Papers consist of photographs, newspaper clippings, and memorabilia related to her playing career in the AAGPBL and to reunions of former players. There is also material related to her academic career as an undergraduate at Winthrop College (mostly related to reunions) and graduate work at the University of Indiana (mostly notes and academic papers), as well as records pertaining to her professional career as a teacher and counselor, to her personal life, and to her bowling exploits (mostly trophies).
Elizabeth Mahon Papers - Accession 992 - M434 (485)
All-American Girls Professional Baseball League and Elizabeth Bailey MahonAccession 992 - M434 (485)
Elizabeth “Lib” Mahon is a Greenville, South Carolina native and a 1942 graduate of Winthrop College. She was an outfielder and second baseman for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) from 1944 to 1952 and played for the Minneapolis Millerettes, the Kenosha Comets and the South Bend Blue Sox. The Elizabeth Mahon Papers consists of an article titled “Journey from the Sandlots: Elizabeth “Lib” Mahon” by Jim Sargent, an article about Lib Mahon titled “Of Women’s Baseball League,” several copies of photographs of Lib during her AAGPBL career (also Tommie Thompson and Marge Stefani), and a signed reproduction baseball card, with her photograph and statistics. Also included in the collection is a program of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame in which Lib Mahon was inducted in 2005.
Robert Duvall Allen WWI Certificate - Accession 1007 - M444 (495)
Robert Duvall AllenAccession 1007 - M444 (495)
The Robert Duvall Allen Certificate was awarded to Corporal Robert Duvall Allen (1895-1942) following his service in The Third Division during World War I on June 10, 1919 by Robert P. Bell , First Lieutenant Infantry, USA, Commanding Officer of the Third Division Postal Department. The certificate includes Corporal Allen's military history and the operations he took part in during his service in Europe from April 1918 through 1919 including: Champagne-Marne Defensive (July 15-18, 1918); Aisne-Marne Offensive (July 18-Aug. 6, 1918); Training Period Gondrecourt Area (Aug. 18- Sept. 6, 1918); St. Mihiel Offensive (Sept. 12-16, 1918); Meuse-Argonne Offensive (Sept. 26-Nov. 11, 1918); Chemin des Dames (June 1-5, 1918); Army of Occupation Dec. 1, 1918);
Allison Family Genealogy - Accession 473 - M195 (311)
Allison FamilyAccession 473 - M195 (311)
The Allison Family Genealogy consists of an unbound manuscript detailing the Allison family genealogy from the Col. William Allison line titled The Family of William Barry Allison 1714-1968 compiled by William Floyd Allison, Jr. The manuscript includes a biography of Col. William Allison, a brief sketch concerning how the manuscript was compiled, as well as extensive genealogical charts of the Allison family.
Alston Family Papers - Accession 1691
Alston Family and Wroton FamilyAccession 1691
This collection consists of a materials collected by the Alston Family of Rock Hill, SC. Included in this collection are: a newspaper clipping about a monument to honor South Carolina poet Henry Timrod; a portrait of Miss F.B. Stoney that belonged to Alston Wroton, who might be Butler Alston Wroton (1897-1981); a portrait of Presbyterian Preacher from Camden, Arkansas Rev. Robert Alston which states he was the “brother of Captain Butler Pearson Alston’s (1834-1886).” Captain Alston was a Confederate Veteran of the 6th Regiment South Carolina Infantry; a biography of Captain Butler Pearson Alston by J.R.D. Smith; a tribute titled, The Confederate Woman! My Tribute to Her by C.L. Wroton (most likely Charles Langdon Wroton (1865-1942) of Rock Hill, SC; and speeches by Gen. John A. Alston, principal of the Mt. Zion Institute in Winnsboro, SC., two of which appear to have been delivered to the school to “Mr. President and members of the Institute” and one which was delivered in Chester, SC to Confederate veterans (6th Regiment, South Carolina Infantry) “Mr. President, fellow citizens and Surviving Comrades of the Sixth.”
Jose Maria Alvarez Biographical Sketch and Commentary - Accession 171 - M76 (92-94)
Jose Maria Alvarez and Juan Miguel MargalefAccession 171 - M76 (92-94)
The Jose Maria Alvarez Papers consist of a paper titled “Conversaciones con Jose Maria Alvarez” by Juan Miguel Margalef in collaboration with Jesus Munarriz and Csaba Csuday. Alvarez is a Spanish author and historian who has written articles, books, movie scripts and poetry. The paper contains biographical information concerning Alvarez as well as comments on his writing. The paper is written in Spanish.
American Association of University Professors Records - Accession 1619
American Association of University ProfessorsAccession 1619
The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was created in 1915 in an effort to protect the academic freedom of educators of higher education in the United States. They primarily work to ensure academic freedom is maintained for tenured professors as well as to identify and administer censure for institutions that do not promote academic freedom. This collection consists of memorandums, reports, a TIAA-CREF retirement plan, pamphlet, an issue of Academe, and finally a Title IX Self Evaluation of Winthrop College from 1975-1976 all affiliated with the AAUP. These items describe events, such as the Sixtieth Annual Meeting of the AAUP, in which various themes of salary equity, the economics of the professor profession, and the organization’s goals were presented and discussed.
American Association of University Professors- Winthrop College Chapter Records - Accession 248
American Association of University Professors, Winthrop College ChapterAccession 248
The Winthrop Chapter of the American Association of University Professors was founded in 1958 to ensure the academic freedom for Winthrop faculty members. The collection consists of minutes, correspondence, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, membership records, and other records related to the local and national organizations. Also included are records relating to the South Carolina State Conference and Southeast Regional Conference to the AAUP.
American Civil Liberties Union-South Carolina Chapter Records - Accession 386 - M159 (200)
American Civil Liberties Union, South Carolina ChapterAccession 386 - M159 (200)
The American Civil Liberties Union South Carolina Chapter Records consist of several American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) newsletters. Also included are two ACLU student handbooks entitled, “Student Rights and Responsibilities in South Carolina,” one being a revised edition.
Civil War Discharge Certificate - Accession 511 - M216 (260)
American Civil WarAccession 511 - M216 (260)
The Civil War Discharge Certificate is a photocopy of a 1865 American Civil War discharge certificate for Roswell R. Seaver, a Union soldier from Massachusetts.
Civil War Letter - Accession 558 - M244 (292)
American Civil WarAccession 558 - M244 (292)
The Civil War Letter consists of a one page letter dated October 9, 1862 written from Gordonsville (Gardensville?), Virginia by an unknown Confederate soldier to his Aunt and Uncle during the American Civil War. The soldier describes the physical conditions of the Army and the war.
Civil War Pamphlet Collection - Accession 508 - M215 (256-258)
American Civil WarAccession 508 - M215 (256-258)
The Civil War Pamphlet Collection consists of several pamphlets related to the American Civil War and it's beginnings and impact on the South. The titles of the pamphlets include "Army and Navy of the Confederate States”, “Battles and Leaders: The Surrender and Results”, “History of Slavery: All the South Did Not Fight To Hold Slaves”, “Truths of History” by Mildred Lewis Rutherford, “Things that Make for Peace”, “The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln”, “The True Story of the Cotton Gin-Why is Cotton King?-States Rights Stressed”, “The South Must Have Her Rightful Place in History”, and “History of the Ladies Memorial Association: Monuments to the Confederate Soldiers.”
Civil War Photographs - Accession 1038 -M465 (516)
American Civil WarAccession 1038 - M465 (516)
The Civil War Photograph Collection consists of reproductions of three American Civil War photographs including: (1) Columbia, South Carolina on February 18, 1865 the day after General Sherman captured the city; (2) Union African-American soldiers on Jubilation Day, January 1, 1866 in Yorkville, South Carolina; (3) Confederate Veterans Reunion in Rock Hill, South Carolina in 1931 in front of Peoples Bank and Trust Company.
Civil War Records - Accession 181 - M82 (103)
American Civil WarAccession 181 - M82 (103)
The Civil War Records consist of dispatches during the American Civil War from General P. G. T. Beauregard mainly to General Robert E. Lee but also to Lieutenant General Wade Hampton and Major-General Lafayette McLaws concerning the movement and position of Union and Confederate troops in North and South Carolina; dispatches to and from Lieutenant General Wade Hampton concerning the movement and deployment of Union and Confederate troops; summary of principle events in South Carolina from January to March, 1865; and a report of Lieutenant-Colonel James E. Burton 33rd Infantry on operations of Union troops in South Carolina for February, 1865. The dispatches are invaluable to anyone researching General Sherman's march through South Carolina and burning of Columbia, SC during the American Civil War in 1865. All are typescript copies.
Military and Naval Operations in SC, 1860-1865- Accession 1179 - M547 (600)
American Civil WarAccession 1179 - M547 (600)
This collection consists of a publication titled, Military and Naval Operations in South Carolina, 1860-1865: a Chronological List, with References to Sources of Further Information which was compiled by Nora M. Davis with a foreword by W. Edwin Hemphill. It was published by the South Carolina Archives Department for the South Carolina Confederate War Centennial Commission in Columbia, South Carolina in 1959. This publication consists of “a list of 227 military and naval operations by forces of the United States, on one side, and those of South Carolina and the Confederacy, on the other. It was compiled by Dr. Nora M. Davis while she was serving as secretary of the South Carolina Historical Markers Survey, 1936-1945.”
South Carolina Militia, Fourth Brigade Account Book - Accession 609
American Civil WarAccession 609
This collection consists of microfiched copies of lists, receipts, and expenditures relating to the South Carolina Militia, under General David Flavel Jamison (Jamieson, SIC) (1810-1864) and president of South Carolina’s Secession Convention in December 1860. The account book starts on January 1, 1861 before the Confederate States Army was officially established in late February–early March 1861, continues through the bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston, SC (April 1861), and up until October 1861. General Jamison’s son, David Rumph Jamison (1834-1908), was with his father during the bombardment of Fort Sumter and was a quartermaster during the American Civil War for the Confederacy and may have been the author of the South Carolina Militia Account Book.
The Civil War Soldiers and Civilians - Accession 1028 - M454 (505-506)
American Civil WarAccession 1028 - M454 (505-506)
This collection consists of The Civil War Soldiers and Civilians: A supplemental Teaching Unit from the records of The National Archives which was produced by the National Archives and Records Service. Also included in the collection are copies of original documents and photographs from the National Archives which includes various correspondence letters, several photographs of civil war soldiers, newspaper articles dealing with the war, three maps of Ball’s Bluff, Virginia, and designs of various innovative weapons introduced during the American Civil War.
The Correspondence Between the Commissioners of the State of South Carolina to the Government at Washington and the President of the United States - Accession 1188 - M556 (609)
American Civil WarAccession 1188 - M556 (609)
The collection consists of a booklet titled, The Correspondence between the Commissioners of the State of South Carolina to the Government at Washington and the President of the United States: together with the statement of Messrs. Miles and Keitt. This booklet includes the correspondence between the government of the seceded state of South Carolina, James Buchanan, President of the United States and other government entities. The letters are concerned with South Carolina’s desire to inform the President of their willingness to negotiate terms for a peaceful dissolution of their ties to the United States government and their request that all Federal troops be withdrawn from Fort Sumter and Buchanan’s refusal to withdraw troops whom he deemed were protecting the public property of the United States. South Carolina Commissioners were Robert W. Barnwell, James H. Adams, and James L. Orr. There is also a statement of William Porcher Miles and Lawrence M. Keitt concerning what transpired between the President and the South Carolina Delegation.
The Record of Fort Sumter - Accession 1033 - M460 (511)
American Civil WarAccession 1033 - M460 (511)
This collection consists of The Record Of Fort Sumter From Its Occupation By Major Anderson To Its Reduction By South Carolina Troops During The Administration Of Governor Pickens compiled by W. A. Harris and published in 1862. The Record consists of correspondence, orders, instructions, reports, notes, speeches and other communications pertaining to the discussions about the incidents that took place at and around Fort Sumter between December 17, 1860 and August 3, 1861, just before and just after the start of the American Civil War. Participants in these incidents and discussions include South Carolina Governor F.W. Pickens, United States President James Buchanan, South Carolina Militia General James Simons, United States Army Major Robert Anderson, Isaac W. Hayne, United States President Abraham Lincoln and others.
Twenty-First Ohio Volunteers Reunion Photograph - Accession 627 - M302 (353)
American Civil WarAccession 627 - M302 (353)
The Twenty-First Ohio Volunteers Reunion Photograph Collection consists of a photograph taken at Mount Vernon of a reunion of the 21st Ohio Volunteers in 1885. The 21st Ohio Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War in the Western Theater.
United States Army Quartermaster Reports - Accession 610
American Civil WarAccession 610
The collection consists of microfiche copies of the United States Army Quartermaster reports from Hilton Head Island during the American Civil War for the U.S. Army from October 1, 1861-July 28, 1862. The author of the reports was Captain (later Colonel) Herbert Austin Hascall (1835-1890) who was the Assistant Quartermaster to General Thomas West Sherman (1813-1879) during the Captain Samuel Dupont- General Sherman expedition against Hilton Head and Bay Point, South Carolina. The Battle of Port Royal occurred on November 7, 1861 and resulted in Fort Walker on Hilton Head Island and Fort Beauregard on Bay Point falling to Union forces. Hilton Head Island then became the headquarters for the US Army’ southern department.
The reports include a listing of “Names of Persons And Articles” “Designation And Occupation” Dates of service”, Salary, “Date of Contract, Agreement, or Entry Into Service”, “Remarks” and Time, And The Amount Due and Remaining Unpaid.” There is also a “Report of Contraband Negroes Employed and Hired at Head Quarters by Captain H. A. Hascall, Quartermaster US Army.” These entries include the same entries as the others, but also has an entry for “By Whom Owned.” The documents are not in strict chronological order.
Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers - Accession 870 - M390 (441)
American Civil War, Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers, and Patrick J. McCawleyAccession 870 - M390 (441)
This collection consists of a booklet titles, Artificial Limbs for Confederate Soldiers, by Patrick McCawley. The booklet describes South Carolina's efforts to supply artificial limbs to injured Confederate veterans following the conclusion of the American Civil War. Included is an index of state records at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History that document the numerous applications for artificial limbs from Confederate Veterans from 1867-1909. The index lists the soldiers names who applied and where their files are located. The publication also describes other records that additional information and documents South Carolina's efforts to provide artificial limbs.
Memoirs of James Augustus McDonald Carraway - Accession 731 - M336 (388)
American Civil War and James Augustus McDonald CarrawayAccession 731 - M336 (388)
The James Augustus McDonald “Mack” Carraway Memoirs consists of his typescript memoirs as related to Neva Goodman on March 22, 1931. Of particular interest are his descriptions of his experiences in the Civil War. He witnessed the bombardment of Fort Sumter in April, 1861 from the vantage point of Morris Island, participated in the Battle of Seven Pines and the Seven Days Campaign. He was probably in the 26th Infantry Co. I until 1862, then later joined the 1st Artillery Co. E with the rank of 1st Sergeant. He was born on February 9, 1842 and died on July 4, 1931 and is buried at Bethel Baptist Cemetery in Olanta, Florence County, SC. Also included is a typescript letter from W. M. Larke relating the death of LT. Simeon S. Kirby (1838-1865) who was killed at the Battle of Rivers Bridge, SC on February 3, 1865.
Civil War Diary of Captain I.N. Chamberlin - Accession 458 - M190 (232)
American Civil War and I. N. ChamberlinAccession 458 - M190 (232)
Capt. I. N. Chamberlin served in Company A, 123rd Regiment, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, VIII Corps. Capt. Chamberlin kept an account of his daily activities and the actions of his Regiment while statione din Winchester, VA (April 1863-Sept. 1863). He was involved in Court Martial proceedings and chronicled the judgments. When Capt. Chamberlin was killed at the Second Battle of Winchester, the diary was “Presented by Capt. E. Bateman to John Hamilton, Sept. 18th 1863.” Dr. John Hamilton then used it as a ledger 1864-1875 and inscribed it by stating “The former Yanky officer, having fallen with many in the field of Battle at Winchester June 15th 1863 had no further use for a memorialism book, it fell into the hands of a Confederate officer.”
The Destruction of Columbia, S.C. : A Translation From the German by WM. H. Pleasants of 19th,20th,21st and 22nd Chapters of Lights and Shadows in American Life During The War of Secession by August Conrad. Published at Hanover , 1879 - Accession 1222 - M580 (633)
American Civil War and Columbia, SCAccession 1222 - M580 (633)
The Destruction of Columbia, S.C. is a reprint of a translation of a portion of an 1879 German book titled Lights and Shadows in American Life During the War of Secession by August Conrad. The reprint concerns the destruction of the city of Columbia, S.C. in February, 1865, by General William Tecumseh Sherman. Conrad, a German gentleman, was an eye witness to the destruction. The translation, by William H. Pleasants, is of the 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd chapters of the book. The translation was reprinted by The Wade Hampton Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy of Columbia, S.C. in 1926.
6th Regiment S.C. Volunteers Records - Accession 512 - M217 (261)
American Civil War and Confederate ArmyAccession 512 - M217 (261)
The 6th Regiment South Carolina Volunteers were a southern military unit organized in 1861 during the American Civil War which included numerous York County citizens. The records include photocopies and typescript copies of rosters, muster rolls, parole records, regiment movements, anecdotes, and other information compiled by William M. Ferguson concerning the regiment.
Confederate States Army Records - Accession 612
American Civil War and Confederate States ArmyAccession 612
The Confederate States Army Records collection consists of microfiche copies of a ledger containing general and special orders issued from Confederate Headquarters in Charleston, SC, 1st Military District, Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida during the American Civil War from May 8, 1863 to August 22, 1863.
Civil War Song - Accession 56 - M26 (38)
American Civil War and Confederate States of AmericaAccession 56 - M26 (38)
The Civil War Song consists of a photocopy of handwritten lyrics of the American Civil War song entitled, “The Bonny Blue Flag”. This document was produced in the 1860s.
Declaration of The Immediate Causes Which Induce And Justify The Secession of South Carolina - Accession 1256 - M608 (661)
American Civil War and Confederate States of AmericaAccession 1256 - M608 (661)
This collection consists of a booklet titled, Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union and the Ordinance of Secession printed by order of the convention in 1860. Written by the clerk of convention, Benjamin F. Arthur.
Civil War Booklets - Accession 897 - M411 (462)
American Civil War and Confederate VeteransAccession 897 - M411 (462)
This collection consists of booklets containing reminiscences, anecdotes, and recollections of the American Civil War. The collection includes Army Letters of Personne 1861-1865: News from the Front which was issued monthly by Frederick G. De Fontaine in 1897 and published by the War Record Publishing Company of Columbia, South Carolina. Personne was the pen name of de Fontaine who had been a correspondent and had published several newspapers in South Carolina during the war. Also included is The Southern Soldier Boy: A Thousand Shots for the Confederacy by James Carson Elliot of Co.F 56 Reg North Carolina Troops, CSA of Shelby, North Carolina. This booklet published in 1907 contains a history of Co. F. Reminiscences of the war including tales of Petersburg, Point Lookout Prison, Andersonville, Appomattox, and other remembrances by fellow soldiers.
The 40th Annual Reunion of the United Confederate Veteran's Program - Accession 63 - M29 (41)
American Civil War and Confederate VeteransAccession 63 - M29 (41)
The 40th Reunion of the United Confederate Veteran's Program describes sessions of the Confederate Veterans of the American Civil War and Sons of the Confederate Veterans at the 40th annual reunion in Rock Hill, South Carolina June 17-19, 1931.
Confederate Veterans Association Catawba Camp No. 278 Records - Accession 579
American Civil War, Confederate Veterans, and Catawba Camp (CVA) No. 278Accession 579
This collection consists of photocopies of records related to the Confederate Veterans Association Catawba Camp No. 278. The majority of the records consist of minutes, but also includes membership lists, newspaper clippings, and resolutions. Also included in the collection are Catawba Camp flag and two ribbons. The Catawba Camp was organized in 1893 and was based in Rock Hill, SC with Colonel Cadwallader Jones as the Commander.