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Accession 492

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

2,000 pieces, 1.00 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

The Lynn Mann Hornsby Papers include materials collected by Mrs. Hornsby during her service as a delegate to the 1979 White House Conference on Library and Information Services, and her participation in related regional conferences. Lynn Mann Hornsby is a Winthrop graduate (Class of 1970) and won the 2020 Mary Mildred Sullivan Award from Winthrop “for selfless dedication of time, energy and talent in service to others.” Lynn has served on several boards and volunteered extensively in the community in different roles. The collection itself includes a wide variety of background papers relating to library and information services and issues facing the profession at that time. The collection provides extensive documentation of the proceedings of the White House conference including pre- and post-conference mailings, conference schedules, resolutions and working papers. The papers also include materials related to the 1979 South Carolina Governor’s conference on Library and Information Services.


Lynn Mann Hornsby deposited this collection of her papers with the Winthrop Archives on February 8, 1983.


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

Lynn Mann Hornsby Papers - Accession 492