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Identifier

Accession 1482

Inclusive Dates

1856-1940, nd

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

1000 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Rock Hill Power Company Records contains thirty nine individual records owned by the Rock Hill Power Company and Rock Hill Water and Electric Company between the years 1856 to 1941. The records consist of abstracts of data, titles and deeds, agreements between the Rock Hill Power Company and other entities, minutes and proceedings letters, lawyer opinion regarding rights to supply water to Rock Hill, and a surveyor sketch. This collection of particular interest to researchers interested in the Rock Hill, SC’s early efforts to bring electric lights to the city in the early 1890s and Rock Hill’s legal authority to acquire ownership of local water and light plants. Also included is a legal statement on the installation of a street railway and information regarding the Rock Hill Little Theater.

Provenance

The Rock Hill Water and Light Company Minutes and Records were give to the Archives on May 1, 2014 by Wade Fairey.

Copyright

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

Rock Hill Power Company Records - Accession 1482

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