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200 pieces, .25 linear feet
Scope and Content Note
The Georgia Gatch Elder Papers mainly consist of newspaper clippings. The clippings relate to local history and include information on such subjects as Glencairn Gardens, Brattonsville, the United States Bicentennial, the Piggly Wiggly store, and the White House of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Also included are a premium list of the York County Fair (1965), photographs of the opening of the Piggly Wiggly store in 1926, and scenes of the interior of a Cash and Carry store on York Street in 1921.
Georgia Gatch Elder deposited her papers with the Winthrop University Archives on 12 November 1979.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Georgia Gatch Elder Papers - Accession 285". Finding Aid 330.
LC Subject Headings
Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co.; Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co.--Photographs; Historic buildings--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Agricultural exhibitions--South Carolina--York County; Grocery trade--South Carolina--Rock Hill--Photographs; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Glencairn Gardens (Rock Hill, S.C.); Brattonsville (S.C.); United States--Centennial celebrations, etc.; Rock Hill (S.C.)--History, Local; Rock Hill (S.C.)--History, Local--Photographs; York County (S.C.)--History, Local