Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615
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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.
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.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Fraser-Winthrop Papers - Accession 615". Finding Aid 1060.
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