Download Finding Aid (318 KB)
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
1500 pieces, .75 linear feet
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of the records produced by the Book Review Club and consists of the constitution and bylaws, meeting minutes, correspondence, rosters, scrapbooks, a tribute to certain deceased members of the club, a summary on the club’s history, and various newspaper clippings and photographs, and other records. The Book Review Club was organized in Rock Hill, SC on April 6, 1934 and was federated in the fall of 1934. The object of the club was “to further the cultural, educational, and social interest of its members and to promote interest in civic development and welfare.” This collection can offer prospective researchers a glimpse of the social dynamic of Rock Hillians during the span of this collection.
The Book Review Club of Rock Hill Records were donated to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections by the York County Library via Jason Hyatt on October 11, 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, "Book Review Club of Rock Hill Records - Accession 1684". Finding Aid 1182.
LC Subject Headings
Book Review Club (Rock Hill, S.C.)--Archives; Book clubs (Discussion groups)--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Women--South Carolina--Rock Hill--Societies and clubs; Rock Hill (S.C.)--Societies and clubs; Rock Hill (S.C.)--Intellectual life