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Accession 1608

Inclusive Dates

1941-1959, nd


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

Collection Size

2000 pieces



Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of Log books of payments made to the Pratt Motor Company based in Rock Hill, S.C. and founded by Crawford C. Pratt (1910-1957) with client information, payment dates, addresses, and the make, model and year of vehicle sold. Information also includes serial numbers and motor numbers of vehicles. Some motor vehicle registrations are present, as well as a title.


The Pratt Motor Company Records which were found in a garage next to a stone house on highway 72 was donated to the Winthrop University Archives and Special Collections by John T. Misskelly in March 2017.


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

Pratt Motor Company Records - Accession 1608

LC Subject Headings

Pratt, Crawford C., 1910-1957--Records and correspondence; Pratt Motor Company (Rock Hill, S.C.)--Records and correspondence; Automobiles--Purchasing--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Automobiles--Registration and transfer--South Carolina--Rock Hill; Account books--South Carolina--Rock Hill