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Accession 404

Inclusive Dates



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

Collection Size

7500 pieces, 3.50 linear feet



Historical Note

Jimmie E. Nunnery was a professor at the University of South Carolina- Lancaster and a former representative in the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1963-1968). He retired as a major from the S.C. Army National Guard and as Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of South Carolina. While at USC, he twice served as chair of the University System Faculty Senate and as advisor to the Board of Trustees. He was also honored with several distinguished teaching awards at the university while teaching psychology, business and general studies at USC Lancaster. He was a member and Past Master of the Richburg Masonic Lodge 89 A.F.M. in Richburg, S.C.; Knight Templar of the Grand Commandry of North America; and a member of the Hejaz Shrine Temple in Greenville, S.C

Scope and Content Note

The Jimmie E. Nunnery Papers consist of personal correspondence, legal papers, financial papers, compositions of Iva Jordan Nunnery, genealogical papers, historical sketches of Landsford Canal, of General W.R. Davie and of Fort Lawn, papers relating to South Carolina Volunteers of the Confederate Army and Revolutionary soldiers, newspaper clippings, photographs and various papers relating to members of the Nunnery family of Chester County.


The Jimmie E. Nunnery Family papers were deposited with the Archives on June 9, 1981 by Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie E. Nunnery.


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Jimmie E. Nunnery Family Papers - Accession 404

LC Subject Headings

Nunnery, Jimmie E. (Jimmie Ernest), 1930-2008--Archives; Nunnery, Jimmie E. (Jimmie Ernest), 1930-2008--Family; Nunnery, Iva Jordan; Davie, William Richardson, 1756-1820; Soldiers--South Carolina; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783; Chester County (S.C.)--Genealogy; Landsford Canal (Chester County, S.C.)--History