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Accession 1719

Inclusive Dates

1930s-1940s, 2020s


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

Collection Size

.25 linear feet, 50 pieces



Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of material related to the Rock Hill Printing and Finishing Company (RHPFC) collected by Walter Thomas Jenkins. Walter Thomas Jenkins (1894-1947) was the general manager of the RHPFC from the 1937 through 1947 when he passed away in an automobile accident in 1947. The collection consists of photocopies of photographs of the interior and exterior of the Rock Hill Plant (also known as The Bleachery), a M. Lowenstein & Sons, Inc. calendar, and a William T. Jenkins RHPFC stamp.


The Walter Thomas Jenkins Collection was donated to the Louise Pettus of Archives and Special Collections by Walter T. Jenkins III via. Steven Turner on April 17, 2023.


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

Walter Thomas Jenkins Collection - Accession 1719

LC Subject Headings

Jenkins, Walter Thomas, 1894-1947--Archives; Rock Hill Printing & Finishing Co. (Rock Hill, S.C.)--Photographs; M. Lowenstein & Sons--Calendars; Textile factories--South Carolina--Rock Hill--Photographs; Rubber stamps--Specimens