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Accession 1371

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

Collection Size

2,000 pieces, 1.00 linear feet



Historical Note

Abbie Dukes Bryan (1887-1981) valedictorian of her class at Sumter High School Class in 1905 and was a 1909 Winthrop graduate. She taught school in Columbia, SC, Edgefield, SC, Greenville, SC, Chester, SC, and Sumter, SC. She later operated a kindergarten from her home in Sumter, SC.

Scope and Content Note

The Abbie Bryan Papers consist of records from Winthrop Alumna, Abbie Dukes Bryan (1887-1981). Abbie Dukes Bryan was a graduate of Winthrop Normal and Industrial College in 1909 and also served as President of the Sumter Chapter of Winthrop Daughters Club several times. Included in the collection are a Winthrop Memories Scrapbook, three Sumter Chapter of Winthrop Daughters Club minute books, alumnae magazines, early college brochures, and photographs of Winthrop alumnae.


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Abbie Dukes Bryan Papers - Accession 1371

LC Subject Headings

Bryan, Abbie Dukes, 1887-1981--Archives; Winthrop Normal and Industrial College--Alumni and alumnae; Winthrop Normal and Industrial College--Collectibles