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Accession 939

Inclusive Dates

1834-1989, 1997


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

Collection Size

13,500 pieces, 6.75 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 contains records relating to Jimmie Nunnery’s career as a professor at USC-Lancaster. Included are correspondence, information about the scholarship program, fund raising, and the Lancaster County Educational Foundation, USC-Lancaster publications, promotion and tenure, indoor and outdoor recreation complexes, salary, building plans, committees, Medford Library, public relations, news releases, reports, conferences, expense reimbursement, teaching awards, faculty, newspaper clippings related to USC-Lancaster, and papers relating to teaching. The collection also contains personal papers, papers relating to early education, higher education, the S.C. National Guard, and the S.C House of Representatives, legal documents, various family papers, certificates, photographs, publications, general newspaper clippings, memorabilia, calendars, and various other materials.


The Jimmie E. Nunnery Papers were deposited with the Archives on June 16, 1989 by Mr. Jimmie E. Nunnery.


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

Jimmie E. Nunnery Family Papers - Accession 939

LC Subject Headings

Nunnery, Jimmie E. (Jimmie Ernest), 1930-2008--Archives; Nunnery, Jimmie E. (Jimmie Ernest), 1930-2008--Family; University of South Carolina. Lancaster Branch; University of South Carolina. Lancaster Branch--Faculty; South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives; South Carolina. National Guard