Manuscript Collection

Hemphill/ Holmes Family Papers - Accession 1598 - M781 (838)

Title

Hemphill/ Holmes Family Papers - Accession 1598 - M781 (838)

Files

Download Hemphill Chronology by Rev. Dr. WT Holmes (344 KB)

Identifier

Accession 1598 - M781 (838)

Inclusive Dates

1968-2017

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

9 pieces

Language

English;

Scope and Content Note

The Hemphill/Holmes Family Papers consist of photocopies of newspaper clippings and articles, reminiscences, and family genealogies concerning the Hemphill and Holmes families of Chester, SC. Included in the collection is information about the 1865 torture and lynching of Burrel Hemphill (?-1865), an enslaved person on the plantation of Robert Nixon Hemphill (1816-1891) in Blackstock, SC, as well as genealogical/family history information about his descendants.

Additional Notes

The originals remain with the donor.

Provenance

The collection was given to the Pettus Archives on October 19, 2017 by Rev. Dr. W.T. Holmes.

Copyright

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

Hemphill/ Holmes Family Papers - Accession 1598 - M781 (838)

Share

COinS