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Accession 899

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

15,000 pieces, 7.5 linear feet



Historical Note

The Rock Hill Rotary Club was chartered by the International Association of Rotary Clubs on February 1, 1919 as a service organization.

Scope and Content Note

The Rotary Club of Rock Hill Records consist of records related to the club that was organized in 1918 as a service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. The records consist of the club charter, correspondences, yearbooks, directories, membership lists, minutes, financial records, program notes and other records relating to the historical development of the Club which was organized in 1918. The records also contain handwritten notes, as well as newspaper articles on the Club as the history was being researched by Dr. Ronnie Faulkner, retired librarian at Winthrop University.


The Rock Hill Rotary Club Records were gifted to the Archives on March 12, 1996, January 22, 2007, and August 1, 2007 by David Lyon and August 17, 2017 by Dr. Ronnie Faulkner.


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

Rock Hill Rotary Club Records - Accession 899