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Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
1000 pieces, .5 linear feet
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.
The W.R. Simpson Papers were given to the Winthrop College Archives and Special Collections by Mr. W.R. Simpson in March, 1984.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "William Robinson Simpson Papers - Accession 571". Finding Aid 1105.