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Carolyn Essig Frederick (ca1906-2000) was a civic leader and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives for Greenville County from 1967-1976. Ms. Frederick was the first Republican woman to be elected to the House and played an important role in the passage of the Freedom of Information Act. She also authored legislation establishing Foster Care Review Boards, the Tuition Grants Program, and the South Carolina Commission on Women.
Scope and Content Note
Carolyn Essig Frederick (ca1906-2000) was a civic leader and member of the South Carolina House of Representatives for Greenville County from 1967-1976. The collection consists of newsletters, correspondence, speeches, clippings, financial and other records, relating to Frederick’s work as a state legislator, including service on committees. Subjects include criminal justice, child protection, education, crime prevention and prison reform, health care, nursing education, American Association of University Women (AAUW), transportation, and the political affairs of Greenville County.
The papers of Carolyn Essig Frederick were received by the Archives on January 22, 1980.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Carolyn Essig Frederick Papers - Accession 297". Finding Aid 337.
LC Subject Headings
Frederick, Carolyn Essig--Archives; American Association of University Women; Women legislators--South Carolina; Women civic leaders--South Carolina--Greenville County; Criminal justice, Administration of--South Carolina; Criminals--Rehabilitation--South Carolina; Crime prevention--South Carolina; Child welfare--South Carolina; Nursing--Study and teaching--Law and legislation--South Carolina; Education--South Carolina; Greenville County (S.C.)--Politics and government--20th century; South Carolina--Politics and government--20th century