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Identifier

Accession 1631

Inclusive Dates

1851-1960s

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2,500 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Francis M. 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 M. 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.

Provenance

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

Copyright

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

Francis M. Mack Sr. Papers - Accession 1631

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