Hemphill/ Holmes Family Papers - Accession 1598 - M781 (838)
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Accession 1598 - M781 (838)
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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.
The collection was given to the Pettus Archives on October 19, 2017 by Rev. Dr. W.T. Holmes.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Hemphill/ Holmes Family Papers - Accession 1598 - M781 (838)". Finding Aid 914.