Manuscript Collection

Williams Rock Hill History Collection - Accession 1105 - M508 (558)

Title

Williams Rock Hill History Collection - Accession 1105 - M508 (558)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1105 - M508 (558)

Inclusive Dates

1870-1990

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

40 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of memorabilia collected by Wade Morrow Williams (1918-2015) who was the owner and operator of the Williams Gulf Service Station in Rock Hill, SC. The collection consists of copies of historic photographs of Rock Hill, South Carolina from 1870-1960s, newspapers, and two paintings of Rock Hill including Main Street ca1912 by Jack Bolin and Trade Street, ca1971 by T. Clifford Hinson. The newspapers in this collection detail the history of Rock Hill including: Evening Herald Monday, February 13, 1956; The State Sunday, June 4, 1961; Evening Herald (Centennial) Saturday May 3, 1952; The Charlotte Observer Sunday July 4, 1976.

Provenance

The Williams Rock Hill History Collection was deposited in the Archives on July 22, 2003 by Celeste Brockington.

Copyright

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

Williams Rock Hill History Collection - Accession 1105 - M508 (558)

LC Subject Headings

Rock Hill (S.C.)--Pictorial works; Rock Hill (S.C.)--Photographs; Rock Hill (S.C.)--History; Streets--South Carolina--Rock Hill--Pictorial works

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