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Accession 1631

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

Collection Size

2,500 pieces



Historical Note

Francis Murray Mack, Sr. (1887-1979) was a farmer, veteran of the Mexican Border Dispute, World War I, and World War II, Military Mayor of Taegu, Korea during the Korean War, and educator. He was also very involved in local organizations and clubs including but not limited to: York County Board of Education; the Fort Mill Chamber of Commerce; Masons, Catawba Lodge No. 56; the Mayflower Society; the Order of the Stars and Bars; the Sons of the American Revolution; the South Carolina Genealogical Society; the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Scope and Content Note

The Francis Murray Mack, Sr. Papers consist of a certificate from the governor of South Carolina, ledgers, books on military instruction and training, newspaper clippings, letters, army certificates, books concerning Mr. Mack’s fraternity (Sigma Alpha Epsilon), a family Bible (1851), various college publications, maps of South Carolina, church publications, historical publications, family genealogical papers, and manuals on the operation of machinery.


These papers were donated to the Archives by the family of Francis Murray Mack, Sr. on October 20, 1983.


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Francis Murray Mack Sr. Papers - Accession 1631

LC Subject Headings

Mack, Francis Murray, 1887-1979--Archives; Mack, Francis Murray, 1887-1979--Family; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; South Carolina--Maps