Manuscript Collection

Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615

Title

Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615

Files

Identifier

Accession 615

Inclusive Dates

1700-1905

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

4 microfiche

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Fraser-Winthrop Papers consists of microfiche copies of “Sketches from Nature” by Alexander Fraser (1722-1860), a plantation owner and S.C. state legislator, and Charles Fraser (1782-1860), a Charleston, S.C. attorney and artist. The “Sketches” contain low country plantation and theater scenes, and studies of flowers and insects. Also included are notes (ca. 1700-1898) on the Winthrop family of Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, and Charleston, South Carolina, two letters (1842, 1844) to Joseph Augustus Winthrop (1791-1864), Charleston, and seven letters (1806-1846) from Charles Fraser to his sisters and Miss Mary Witherspoon of Charleston.

Additional Notes

There are digital scans of the microfiche available for use in the Pettus Archives Research Area.

Provenance

The microfiche was purchased from the South Carolina Historical Society as SCHS 6.

Copyright

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

Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615

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