Latimer House Restoration Collection - Accession 1638 - M802 (859)
Accession 1638 - M802 (859)
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Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of 6 CDs containing scanned copies of a printed manuscript titled, The Restoration: Evolution of the “Latimer House” at 160 York Street, Chester, SC from about 1900 to 1980 by Howard and Helen Wilkerson, January 1997, also includes an update from July 2012. The manuscript details their experiences and how the restore the Latimer Home from when they purchased the property in 1974 and later sold it in 1979. The manuscript contains a history of the house and detailed explanations of their restoration efforts. It also contains many photographs and architectural drawings detailing their progress to completing the restoration. Also included in the collection are scanned copies of newspaper articles and clippings from the Chester News and Reporter (1975-1983) that relate to the Wilkerson’s restoration efforts and others related to the Wilkerson Family (including Howard and Helen Wilkerson and their children Howard R. Wilkerson, Eileen Wilkerson, and June Wilkerson Sealy (another son Alan Wilkerson is not represented by any articles) and several friends and neighbors in Chester, SC.
The Latimer House Restoration Collection was donated by Howard and Helen Wilkerson in 2018.
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, "Latimer House Restoration Collection - Accession 1638 - M802 (859)". Finding Aid 1088.