Business Men's Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 1707 M822 (879)
Accession 1707 - M822 (879)
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
9 pieces, 1 bound volume
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.
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.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Business Men's Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 1707 M822 (879)". Finding Aid 1162.
LC Subject Headings
Business Men's Evangelistic Club of Rock Hill (Rock Hill, S.C.)--Archives; Association of Business Men’s Evangelistic Clubs of America; McLeod, Thomas G. (Thomas Gordon), 1868-1932--Correspondence; Businessmen--Religious life; Evangelistic work--South Carolina; Catawba Indians--South Carolina--History