Manuscript Collection

Lucile Huggin Papers - Accession 597 - M256 (305)

Lucile Huggin Papers - Accession 597 - M256 (305)



Accesssion 597 - M256 (305)

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

16 pieces



Historical Note

Olive Lucile Huggin (1901-1985) was a 1921 graduate of Winthrop College with an A.B. in mathematics. She later received her M.A. from Columbia University. She taught advanced mathematics at Spartanburg High School. From 1967 to 1970 she taught mathematics at Winthrop College.

Scope and Content Note

The Lucile Huggin Papers consists of two letters written by Robert C. Patrick (1840-1865) a Confederate soldier with the 18th South Carolina Infantry during the American Civil War, to his sister, Kezia Jane Patrick McKown (1845-1913). Patrick wrote his letters from Wilmington, North Carolina (March 1, 1863) and Camp Isle of Hope near Savannah, Georgia (August 24, 1863). Also included is a letter dated February 25, 1865 from Mat. C. Whitesides and M.E. Whitesides of York, South Carolina to Kezia Patrick which discusses the movements of the Union Army north following the fall of Columbia, SC and concern of the army marching through York, SC. The Huggin Papers, also contain a 1862 North Carolina banknote for one dollar, information from the Office of the Adjutant General, Department of the Army at Smith’s Ford, York District concerning Lucile Huggin’s grandfather (and husband of Kezia Patrick), George Washington McKown (1842-1912) of 15th Infantry Co. F. SCV, and service records of Lucile Huggin's grandfather, Charles Perry Huggin (1843-1915) a private in Co. C. 13th Regiment SCV.


The Lucile Huggin Papers were deposited in the Archives by Olive Lucile Huggin.


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

Lucile Huggin Papers - Accession 597 - M256 (305)

LC Subject Headings

Patrick, Robert C., 1840-1865--Correspondence; McKown, Kezia Jane Patrick, 1845-1913--Correspondence; McKown, George Washington, 1842-1912; Huggin, Charles Perry, 1843-1915; Confederate States of America. Army. South Carolina Infantry Regiment, 18th; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives; South Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865