Manuscript Collection

Mai Rutledge Johnson Memorabilia - Accession 1578 M772 (829)

Title

Mai Rutledge Johnson Memorabilia - Accession 1578 M772 (829)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1578 - M772 (829)

Inclusive Dates

1940, 1946, 1963, nd

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

19 pieces, 1 bound volume

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes memorabilia that belonged to Mai Rutledge Johnson (1878-1978) who was the wife of Winthrop’s founder and first president, David Bancroft Johnson. One item included is a book of poems titled, The Heart’s Quest by Archibald Rutledge written by Archibald Rutledge with an inscription to Mai Rutledge Johnson, “Dear Mai, With Love From Archie, March 12, 1946. Archibald Hamilton Rutledge (1883-1973) was a poet and educator who was the first South Carolina port laureate from 1934-1973. Also included is a reunion booklet titled, Our Scrap Book by Margaret Jackson assisted by Lucy Hamilton which is a compilation of memories from the Winthrop days of the Class of 1929 scrapbook, a Winthrop Alumnae Magazine for Summer 1963, and a portrait labeled Dorothy Chisholm Johnson taken October 5, 1940.

Provenance

The Mai Rutledge Johnson Memorabilia was donated by J.C. and Ellen Crouch on December 13, 2016.

Copyright

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

Mai Rutledge Johnson Memorabilia - Accession 1578 M772 (829)

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