Manuscript Collection

Cuba Postcard from Ida J. Dacus - Accession 1333 - M667 (721)

Title

Cuba Postcard from Ida J. Dacus - Accession 1333 - M667 (721)

Files

Download Cuba Postcard from Ida Jane Dacus to Dr. Shelton Phelps - 1938 (313 KB)

Identifier

Accession 1333 - M667 (721)

Inclusive Dates

1938

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Ida Jane Dacus (1875-1964) was the first professionally trained librarian in the state of South Carolina and was the official Winthrop Librarian from 1902 to 1945, and an 1898 alumna. The Ida Jane Dacus Library at Winthrop College (now University) was built in 1969 and was named in her honor.

Dr. Shelton Joseph Phelps (1884-1948) was the President of Winthrop College from 1934-1944.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a postcard of the Capital Building in Havanna, Cuba from Ida Jane Dacus (Winthrop Librarian) to Shelton Phelps (The president of Winthrop) while she was in Cuba. The postcard is postmarked August 11, 1938.

Provenance

The Cuba Postcard from Ida J. Dacus was given to the Archives by Rebecca Lunsford.

Copyright

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

Cuba Postcard from Ida J. Dacus - Accession 1333 - M667 (721)

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