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Accession 219

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

10,000 pieces, 12 volumes, 5 linear feet



Historical Note

The Woman’s Club of Rock Hill was organized in 1939 and is affiliated with the South Carolina and General Federation of Women’s Clubs (GFWC), the largest and oldest women’s volunteer service organization in the world. The Woman’s Club of Rock Hill serves the community with many projects and implements program guidelines of the General Federation.

Scope and Content Note

The Woman's Club of Rock Hill's mission is to further the cultural, educational, and social interest of its members and to promote interest in Rock Hill’s civic development and welfare. The Woman's Club of Rock Hill Records consist of constitutions and bylaws, histories, minutes, reports, correspondence, memoranda, program notes, brochures, newsletters, membership lists, yearbooks, questions, certificates, awards, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The records also relate to the thirteen affiliated clubs comprising the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill: Amateur Arts, Arts Appreciation, Book Discussion, Book Lovers, Crafts, Hearthstone, Hermitage, Home Study, Lantern, Literary, Outlook, Palmetto, and Politeia, and to other records for the South Carolina Federation of Women’s Club and the General Federation of Women’s Clubs. Records of various organizations not directly related to the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill are also included, such as the Tri-County Parents Without Partners, the Rock Hill Community Council, the Rock Hill Model Cities Commission, the Rock Hill Senior Center, and the South Carolina Conference on the Status of Women.


The records of the Woman’s Club were deposited with the Archives by the Woman’s Club of Rock Hill via Doris Leverette on November 9, 1978


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Woman's Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 219

LC Subject Headings

Woman's Club of Rock Hill (Rock Hill, S.C.)--Archives; South Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs; General Federation of Women's Clubs; Women--South Carolina--Societies and clubs; South Carolina--Societies and clubs; Women in charitable work--South Carolina--Rock Hill