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Identifier

Accession 1284

Inclusive Dates

1935-1993

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

115 pieces, .25 linear feet

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

This collection follows the career and life of Dr. Walter B. Roberts (1893-1993). Roberts, former head of the Winthrop Music Department (1925-1958), who founded the South Carolina High School Music Festival and contributed greatly to the formation of music programs around the state. The contents of this collection regarding Dr. Walter Roberts cover various aspects of his life such as his education, service in the military, and career at Winthrop. The contents include correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, a house blueprint, academic transcripts, program bulletins, and documents concerning his funeral.

Provenance

The Walter Roberts Papers were donated to the Archives by Mary Roberts Hardin.

Copyright

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

Walter Roberts Papers - Accession 1284

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