Abell Family Papers - Accession 338 - M160 (201)
Accession 338 - M160 (201)
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Scope and Content Note
The Abell Family Papers consist of correspondence, maps, poems, deeds, bills of sale, and various other papers, relating to the Abell family (E.H. [Ephraim Henry], Joshua Leland, and Alexander) of Chester County, South Carolina. Some family names included are Bratton, Boyd, Whisenant, Hambright, Mobley, Carroll, Brice, Dunn, and McNeel. The correspondence is mostly written to Joshua Leland Abell, Sr. [1866-1868] by friends and relatives. Of note is a letter written from Charlottesville, Virginia on March 13, 1863 concerning conditions in the Civil War.
The Abell Family Papers were donated to the archives by Helen Abell (Assistant Professor of Special Education at Winthrop College) on August 20,1980.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Abell Family Papers - Accession 338 - M160 (201)". Finding Aid 387.
LC Subject Headings
Abell family--Archives; Abell, Joshua LeLand, Sr., 1849-1917--Correspondence; Boyd family; Bratton family; Brice family; Carroll family; Dunn family; Hambright family; Mobley family; McNeil family; Whisenant family; Chester County (S.C.)--History; Chester County (S.C.)--Genealogy; Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865