Manuscript Collection



Download Finding Aid (208 KB)

Download 1976 Brief History of 1820 Map of York County by Harold C. Johnson (348 KB)

Download 1976 Historical Sketch: York County, South Carolina by York County Historical Commission (137 KB)


Accession 575

Inclusive Dates

1893-1910, 1976, nd


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

Collection Size

500 pieces



Scope and Content Note

The Harold Clarke Johnson Papers mainly pertains to York County history and includes deeds, titles, bonds, county expenses, tax, and treasurer reports, and annual reports of the treasurer of York County to the state Superintendent of Education, and of the York County Treasurer. These records relate to the financial affairs of York County between 1889 and 1910 and offers a great insight into the finances of the county during that timeframe. The material was collected by the York (South Carolina) Historical American Bicentennial. Of special interest, is a brief history of an 1820 map of York County, written by Harold Clarke, Sr. (1913-1993), member of York (South Carolina) Bicentennial Committee, and a historical sketch of York County (1976) prepared by the York County Historical Commission.


The Harold C. Johnson Papers were deposited in the Archives on April 9, 1984 by Harold Clarke Johnson, Sr..


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Harold Clarke Johnson Papers - Accession 575

LC Subject Headings

Johnson, Harold Clarke, Sr., 1913-1993--Archives; Local finance--South Carolina--York County; Finance, Public--South Carolina--York County; York County (S.C.)--History