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ca1900, 1952, 1990
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
105 pieces, .25 linear feet
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 Brush 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.
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.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Harris Williams Collection - Accession 1234". Finding Aid 984.
LC Subject Headings
Williams. C. Harris, 1912-1960--Archives; Rock Hill (S.C.)--Centennial celebrations, etc.--Photographs; Rock Hill (S.C.)--Social life and customs--20th century; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)--Specimens