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Identifier

Accession 571

Inclusive Dates

400-1978

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1000 pieces, .5 linear feet

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The William Robinson Simpson Papers consists of photocopies of materials collected by William Robinson Simpson, Jr. (1902-1993) that relate primarily to line of the Simpson Family descended from John Simpson, Sr. (1770-1834). The collection consists primarily with genealogical materials related to the Simpson, Pride, Jones, and Sitgreaves families based mostly in Chester County, SC and York County, SC from the 1800s-1978s. Some of the genealogies extend as far back 400 AD. The collection consists entirely of photocopies of correspondence, receipts, ledger entries, legal documents (wills, power of attorney, etc.), newspaper articles, photographs, family narratives and biographies, and lineage charts.

Provenance

The W.R. Simpson Papers were given to the Winthrop College Archives and Special Collections by Mr. W.R. Simpson in March, 1984.

Copyright

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

William Robinson Simpson Papers - Accession 571

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