Manuscript Collection

Business Men's Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 1707 M822 (879)

Title

Business Men's Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 1707 M822 (879)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1707 - M822 (879)

Inclusive Dates

1920, 1923-1925

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

9 pieces, 1 bound volume

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of records related to the Business Men’s Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill. The object of the club was “to lead men and women to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ, and to enlist them in Christian activity.” The records consists of meeting minutes from October 9, 1923 through January 1, 1925, attendance records, a couple applications for membership, a couple newspaper articles, and a couple pieces of correspondence (1924) from South Carolina Governor Thomas McLeod and Alex Long, President of National Club, related to the clubs efforts to pass a Bill through a York County Delegation that would offer a final settlement between the Catawba Indians and the State of South Carolina. Many of the leading businessmen of Rock Hill, SC were members of this club including Alex Long who was also President of parent group, The Association of Business Men’s Evangelistic Clubs of America.

Provenance

The Business Men's Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill Records were donated to the Louise Pettus Archives by the York County Library on August 8, 2019.

Copyright

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

Business Men's Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 1707 M822 (879)

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