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Accession 763

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

12,000 pieces, 6.00 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of the papers of Myra Potter Bregger (1905-2001), community leader and social activist, and includes personal correspondence and papers spanning over sixty years. Also included are records from various organizations with which Mrs. Bregger worked, such as UNICEF, American Association of University Women, and the South Carolina Citizens Committee on Children and Youth. Especially interesting in this collection are letters written during the Great Depression and during World War II, as well as records kept by Mrs. Bregger on her Children and Nutrition Tour in 1965.

Additional Notes

Disposition of Items: “The Mulvane News” removed March 6, 1991 to oversize.


The papers of Myra P. Bregger were deposited with the Archives on November 7, 1991 by Myra P. Bregger.


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

Myra Potter Bregger Papers - Accession 763

LC Subject Headings

Bregger, Myra P. (Myra Potter)--Archives; UNICEF; American Association of University Women; Unitarian Universalist Association; South Carolina Citizens Committee on Children and Youth; Nutrition--United States; Children--Nutrition; Depressions--1929--United States; World War, 1939-1945; Women--United States--Societies and clubs; Children--United States; Community organization--South Carolina; Women in community organization--South Carolina; Citizens’ associations--South Carolina; Child welfare--South Carolina; Child welfare--International cooperation; International cooperation--Societies, etc.; Women college graduates--Societies, etc.; Women in charitable work--South Carolina