Manuscript Collection

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Identifier

Accession 1234

Inclusive Dates

ca1900, 1952, 1990

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

105 pieces, .25 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

C. Harris Williams (1912-1960) was a Rock Hill, SC resident, owner of the Williams Gulf Station in Rock Hill, and was a member of the Brothers of the Brush.

Scope and Content Note

The C. Harris Williams Collection consists of newspaper clippings and photographs pertaining to the 1952 Rock Hill Centennial Celebration. C. Harris Williams (1912-1960) was a Rock Hill, SC resident, owner of the Williams Gulf Station in Rock Hill, and was a member of the Brothers of the Brush. Most of the photographs in the collection are of Mr. Williams and fellow members of the Brothers of the Bush participating in the 1952 Rock Hill Centennial events and include images of skits, parades, Rock Hill citizens, and Rock Hill Main Street and Downtown. There is also an original photograph of a cotton scene on Main Street in Rock Hill in the early 1900s (possibly 1911). The collection also includes several newspaper clippings related to the Centennial Celebration.

Provenance

The Harris Williams Collection was officially donated to the Winthrop University Archives and Special Collections, by Sarah Williams Webster, daughter of Harris Williams, on August 15, 2012.

Copyright

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

Harris Williams Collection - Accession 1234

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