Manuscript Collection

Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615

Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615



Accession 615

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

4 microfiche



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.


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


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

Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615

LC Subject Headings

Fraser family; Winthrop family; Fraser, Charles, 1782-1860; Fraser, Charles, 1782-1860--Correspondence; Winthrop, Joseph Augustus, 1791-1864--Correspondence; Artists--South Carolina; Plantations--South Carolina--Pictorial works; South Carolina--History--Sources