Martha Bray Carson Papers - Accession 995 - M437 (488)
Accession 995 - M437 (488)
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Scope and Content Note
Martha Bray Carson (1876-1953) was a native of Fairfield County, S C but lived most of her life in Chester County. She was very active in the South Carolina United Daughters of the Confederacy and wrote many historical articles for their magazine. She served as president of the state UDC and as president, historian and register for the Chester UDC Chapter. In 1950, she wrote the following salute to the South Carolina State Flag: “I salute the Flag of South Carolina and pledge to the Palmetto State love, loyalty and faith,” which was officially adopted by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1966. The Martha Bray Carson Papers consist of a copy of a photograph of Mrs. Carson and photocopies of newspaper articles, of her obituary, and the Salute to the Flag of South Carolina.
The Martha Carson Bray Papers were donated to the Archives by Scott Coleman.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Martha Bray Carson Papers - Accession 995 - M437 (488)". Finding Aid 655.
LC Subject Headings
Carson, Martha Bray, 1876-1953; United Daughters of the Confederacy. South Carolina Division; United Daughters of the Confederacy. Chester Chapter; Flags--South Carolina--Poetry; Allegiance--South Carolina; Patriotism--South Carolina; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Societies, etc.