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Accession 343

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

Collection Size

8,500 pieces, 2.5 linear feet



Historical Note

Hampton McNeely Jarrell (1904-1980) was an author, historian, and professor of English at Winthrop College (1932-1970).

Scope and Content Note

The Hampton McNeely Jarrell Papers consists of Dr. Jarrell’s professional activities, membership in organizations, and work as a Winthrop faculty member, and includes biographical data, correspondence, teaching materials, rough notes, and drafts of his published and unpublished books, journal articles, newspaper articles, speeches, research notes, and several maps of South Carolina during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, relating to Jarrell’s publishing efforts, his activities as a Winthrop College faculty member, and his work with various historical, literary, and educational organizations as well as the history of the Jarrell Family Plantation. Research subjects include Rock Hill, S.C.; Col. William Hill; the Revolutionary War; the Civil War; Wade Hampton; William Gilmore Simms; York County, S.C.; and South Carolina history.


The papers of Hampton McNeely Jarrell, educator, author and historian, were received as a gift by the Archives from Penelope Jarrell Fitch on February 28, 1983.


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Hampton McNeely Jarrell Papers - Accession 343