Colleen Cecilia Yates Papers - Accession 296
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500 pieces .25 linear feet
Colleen Cecilia Yates (1929- s.l.) was a 1950 graduate of Winthrop College and a politician and civic leader from Sumter, S.C.
Scope and Content Note
Colleen Cecilia Yates (1929- s.l.) was a 1950 graduate of Winthrop College and a politician and civic leader from Sumter, S.C. The Colleen Cecilia Yates Papers consist of biographical data, speeches, reports, memoranda, and newspaper clippings, mainly documenting her political activities, including her unsuccessful race against Congressman Ken Holland for the 5th district seat. Also included are some newspaper clippings relating to the Civil War and its aftermath. One clipping provides General Wade Hampton’s account of General William T. Sherman’s destruction of Columbia.
Colleen Cecilia Yates deposited her papers with the Archives on 10 January 1980.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Colleen Cecilia Yates Papers - Accession 296". Finding Aid 353.
LC Subject Headings
Yates, Colleen Cecilia, 1929- --Archives; Winthrop College, the South Carolina College for Women--Alumni and alumnae; Women civic leaders--South Carolina--Sumter; Women politicians--South Carolina--Sumter; Women political candidates--South Carolina; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Hampton, Wade, 1818-1902; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891; Columbia (S.C.)--History--Burning, 1865