Manuscript Collection

Virginia Ravenel Papers - Accession 484 - M201 (243)

Virginia Ravenel Papers - Accession 484 - M201 (243)



Accession 484 - M201 (243)

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

77 pieces



Scope and Content Note

The Virginia Ravenel Papers consist of articles by Virginia Ravenel (1905-1982) concerning St. John’s Episcopal Church of Florence, South Carolina; John Rutledge and Rawlins Lowndes; “The Two Presidents of South Carolina” (South Carolina Magazine Aug.1959); “Little Mistress Children: A Veritable Happening of Colonial Carolina” (South Carolina Magazine Dec. 1960); “Maxcy Gregg [1814-1862]” (Florence Morning News November 29, 1981); Mars Bluff; Civil War Figure, Florena Budwin (d.1865); Leila Pettigrew Farmer (1867-1970) and Florence, SC; Turn of the Century (20th) Florence; and other historical subjects. Also included are newspaper clippings, obituaries, a typed copy of the will of French Huguenot and an early South Carolina land owner, Benjamin Marion (1670-1734) dated January 13, 1734, and two photographs, one of Ravenel and American poet, Archibald Rutledge (1883-1973), and one of the Henry Timrod School House.


The Virginia Ravenel Papers were donated to the Archives by M. Lea Richards on November 16, 1982.


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

Virginia Ravenel Papers - Accession 484 - M201 (243)

LC Subject Headings

Ravenel, Virginia, 1905-1982--Archives; Rutledge, Archibald, 1883-1973--Photographs; St. John's Episcopal Church (Florence, S.C.); Episcopal Church--South Carolina--Florence; Rutledge, John, Jr., 1766-1819; Lowndes, Rawlins, 1721-1800; Gregg, Maxcy, 1814-1862; Budwin, Florena, -1865; Marion, Benjamin, 1670-1734--Will; Farmer, Leila Pettigrew, 1867-1970; Historic buildings--South Carolina--Florence--Photographs; Mars Bluff (S.C.); Florence (S.C.)--History; South Carolina--History