Manuscript Collection

York County Library Photograph Collection - Accession 1728

Title

York County Library Photograph Collection - Accession 1728

Files

Identifier

Accession 1728

Inclusive Dates

1890s-1997

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2000 pieces, 1.0 linear feet

Language

English:

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photographs, negatives, and contact sheets collected by the York County Library. The collection consists mostly of photographs relating to York County SC, many of which are of Rock Hill, SC in particular, and includes photographs of people, places, and events in the county. Some of the subjects include graduating classes of Rock Hill Graded School and of early Rock Hill High School graduating classes, graded school of York faculty, Edgemore School, aerial photographs of downtown Rock Hill, Rock Hill Train Depot, Rock Hill businesses and street scenes, churches, Rock Hill events such as Circus Day and parades, local mills, local homes, Glencairn Gardens, Civil Rights Movement in Rock Hill, York County citizens and homes, and many of other topics of local interest. The collection also includes many photographs, negatives, and contact sheets produced and used by the Rock Hill Herald.

Additional Notes

Collection is unprocessed.

Provenance

The York County Library Photograph Collection was 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.

York County Library Photograph Collection - Accession 1728

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