South CarolinaAccession 1254 - M606 (659)
The collection consists of a booklet titled The Last Day’s Debate On The Tariff, In The Senate Of The United States. Address To the People of South Carolina, By Their Senators And Representatives in Congress And Address And Resolutions Adopted By The State Rights And Free Trade Party, At Charleston, July 30, 1832. Also, Proceedings Of a Meeting held in Georgia, &c. which was a debate on State Rights and Free Trade 1832-Tariff passed. This booklet discusses war and industry and effects they have on each other as well as the role the government plays in both and discloses the proceedings of State Rights and Free Trade Party of Charleston-July 30, 1832.
Report Of A Special Committee Of The Senate Of South Carolina On The Resolutions Submitted By Mr. Ramsay, On The Subject of State Rights - Accession 1253 - M605 (658)
South CarolinaAccession 1253 - M605 (658)
This collection consists of a report of a special committee of the Senate of South Carolina on the resolutions submitted by Mr. John D. Ramsay, on the subject of state rights. Printed on January 11, 1828 by order of the Senate of the United States. Also attributed to Robert J. Turnbull.
An Essay on the Agricultural Capabilities of South Carolina and the Best Means of Developing and Improving Them - Accession 1316 - M653 (707)
South Carolina AgricultureAccession 1316 - M653 (707)
This collection consists of an essay titled, An Essay On The Agricultural Capabilities Of South Carolina And The Best Means Of Developing An Improving Them, Read Before the State Agricultural Society of South Carolina, in November, 1847, And September, 1848, by Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook (1793-1855). Whitemarsh B. Seabrook was the 63rd Governor of South Carolina (1848-1850) and was President of the State Agricultural Society. The Essay offers a detailed account of Agriculture in South Carolina, historical trends, and how best to improve output.
South Carolina Clergy Consultation Service For Problem PregnancyAccession 66
The South Carolina Clergy Consultation Service For Problem Pregnancy Records consist of correspondence, financial records, case study questionnaires and reference materials, documenting the efforts of the Pro-Choice organization (SCCCS) to provide counseling service for women seeking abortions. The SCCCS opened its services in 1970. Correspondents include Rev. Howard Moody, National Clergy Consultation Service Coordinator; South Carolina Senators Ernest F. Hollings, and Strom Thurmond; and South Carolina Congressman James R. Mann.
Annual Address Before the Clariosophic and Euphradian Societies Of The South Carolina College - Accession 1292 - M636 (690)
South Carolina Culture, Clariosophic Society, Euphradian Society, and Stephen ElliottAccession 1292 - M636 (690)
This address titled, Annual Address Before The Clariosophic And Euphradian Societies Of The South Carolina College delivered by Reverend Stephen Elliott (1806-1866), Bishop of Georgia, focuses on keeping tradition and Southern culture alive. The Reverend argues that colleges are the way in which the venerable traditions are passed on, and that students represent the present and their family’s past with their behavior. Since it was delivered in 1859 and published in 1860, the speech provides valuable insight into the beliefs of the Southern religious establishment right before South Carolina became the first state to secede from the Union in December of 1860.
Into the 21st Century: A Plan for South Carolina Historical Records 2000-2005 - Accession 1040 - M467 (518)
South Carolina Department of Archives and HistoryAccession 1040 - M467 (518)
This collection consists of Into The 21st Century: A Plan for South Carolina’s Historical Records 2000-2005 which was published by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History was donated to the Winthrop Library in 2001. This publication is designed to provide a “roadmap that will ensure the availability of primary documentary evidence in the future. From mid-1998 through mid-2000, the South Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board (SC SHRAB) conducted a strategic planning project to establish priorities and goals for improving the management of, preservation of, and access to South Carolina's historical records for 2000-2005."
South Carolina Dialect and Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr.Accession 1294 - M638 (692)
This collection consists of a booklet titled, Lord Ashley Cooper’s Dictionary of Charlestonese written by Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr. of The Post and Courier as a humorous guide to non-Charleston, SC natives visiting the city to aid them in understanding the local dialect. Frank Gilbreth, Jr. (1911-2011) was an author and an newspaper columnist for Charleston’s Post and Courier who often used Ashley Cooper as a pen name.
South Carolina EducationAccession 1312 - M650 (704)
This series consists of a booklet titled, State of South Carolina State Department of Education: A State Program in Vocational Education prepared by Division of Vocational Education and issued by J.H. Hope, State Superintendent of Education in April 1925. The booklet was aimed to explain the Vocational Education program in the state of South Carolina and why it is important “to train people to earn a living from some honest occupation.”
South Carolina EducationAccession 1311 - M649 (703)
This collection consists of a booklet titled, A Study of Costs in Higher Institutions of Learning Prepared Under Direction of the Governor for The General Assembly of South Carolina by B.L. Parkinson, Director Extension Division, University of South Carolina which was printed under the direction of the Joint Committee On Printing General Assembly of South Carolina in 1925. This publication shows the results of a study conducted to find the costs of higher institutions of learning in the state of South Carolina.
South Carolina EducationAccession 1261 - M613 (666)
This collection consists of a booklet titled, Education in South Carolina: Prior to and during the Revolution which was a paper read before the Historical Society of South Carolina on August 6, 1883 by Confederate veteran and former South Carolina House of Representative General Edward McCrady, Jr. (1833-1903). This booklet by Edward McCrady refutes the accusation by John Bach McMaster (1852-1932) in his History of the People of the United States from the Revolution to the Civil War where he claims that South Carolina was guilty of neglecting education before and during the Revolution.
South Carolina EducationAccession 1288 - M632 (686)
This collection consists of a booklet titled, Proceedings Of A Convention Of Teachers Held In Accordance With The Suggestion Of His Excellency Gov. Seabrook At Columbia, July 12th 1850 and published by “Order Of The Governor” in Columbia, SC and printed by A. S. Johnston in 1850. The booklet deals with a teacher’s convention that took place on July 12, 1850 at Governor Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook’s request and includes a roll call of people attending and several reports that came out of the convention regarding the state of education in antebellum South Carolina. Governor Seabrook (1793-1855) was South Carolina’s 63rd Governor and served from 1848-1850.
South Carolina EducationAccession 1287 - M630 (684)
This collection consists of a booklet titled, The New Country School: A Survey of Development by William Knox Tate, state supervisor of country schools for South Carolina (1913). Included in the booklet is an essay titled, What The Youth’s Companion Has Done for School Improvement: An Address Delivered By Warren Dunham Foster Before A meeting Of The Inter-State League For The Betterment Of Public Schools, Held Under The Auspices Of The Summer School Of The South At The University Of Tennessee, July 11, 1913. This publication is concerned with the betterment of rural schools in South Carolina and of the South.
The Woman's Association for the Improvement of Rural Schools in South Carolina - Accession 1286 - M629 (683)
South Carolina EducationAccession 1286 - M629 (683)
This collection consists of a booklet title, The Women's Association For the Improvement of Rural Schools in South Carolina issued from the State Superintendent of Education in 1906. The booklet includes the Woman’s Association for the Improvement of Rural Schools constitution, its history, purpose and results, as well as several instructional sections explaining how to improve country schools. The association was begun at the urging of Dr. David Bancroft Johnson, President of Winthrop College, to improve the state of South Carolina's rural schools.
South Carolina Education and John Joyner BrantlyAccession 1293 - M637 (691)
This collection consists of a publication titled, An Address Before The Literary Societies of The Furman University, July 28, 1856 by Rev. John Joyner Brantly (1821-1902). The address focuses on the virtues of academia and the importance of pursing knowledge throughout one’s life. Brantly states that no one can fulfill their potential unless they have been properly educated in the literary classics of Greece and Rome.
Woman, Her Mission And Education: An Address Delivered Before The Baptist Female College of Greenville, SC at the Commencement, July 23, 1858 By Rev. J. M. C. Breaker - Accession 1289 - M633 (687)
South Carolina Education and Jacob Manley Cantey BreakerAccession 1289 - M633 (687)
This collection consists of Woman, Her Mission And Education: An Address Delivered Before The Baptist Female College of Greenville, SC at the Commencement, July 23, 1858 by Rev. Jacob Manley Cantey Breaker (1824-1894). The address was given at commencement at the Baptist Female College in Greenville, South Carolina in 1858. In his address, Rev. J.M.C. Breaker sates that women were put on Earth for the same reason men were: to glorify god. It goes on to explain that women are not any more or less intelligent than men, but that the two sexes are intelligent in different ways.
South Carolina Education and John J. McMahanAccession 1270 - M622 (675)
The collection consists of The Country School Problem which is an outline of an address delivered before the State Teachers’ Association at Harris Lithia Springs, SC on July 17, 1899 by John J. McMahan, State Superintendent of Education. John J. McMahan was the South Carolina State Superintendent of Education from 1898 through 1902.
South Carolina Education, South Carolina Rural School, Winthrop College, and Hetty Sibyl BrowneAccession 1266 - M618 (671)
This collection consists of a copy of An Experimental Rural School At Winthrop College Rock Hill, SC by Mrs. Hetty Sibyl Browne. Hetty Browne (1875-1966) was an education professor at Winthrop College from 1911 through 1919 who was chosen to lead the experiment by the SC Department of Education to create an environment that is conducive to the educational needs of children in South Carolina's rural population. This publication details her ground breaking work in rural school education. This report was published by the United States Bureau of Education in the 1913 Bulletin, No. 42.
South Carolina Education, John Eldred Swearingen, and Wil Lou GrayAccession 1290 - M634 (688)
This collection consists of publication which includes an article titled “Rules Relative To The Expenditure Of Appropriation For Public Night Schools For Adults” written by John Eldred Swearingen (1875-1957), State Superintendent of Education. This article lists ways to create strong programs for nontraditional students in the hopes of raising the percentage of literate adults in South Carolina. Also included is an article titled “To the Teachers Interested in Adult Work” by Wil Lou Gray(1883-1984), Supervisor Adult Schools which was approved and issued by J.E. Swearingen. This article is geared towards teachers of adult students and offers suggestions on how to teach this demographic. At the back of this publication there is a list of suggested books for adult pupils.
Proceedings of the Centennial Celebration of the First Meeting of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina Convened in the Town of Columbia in the Year 1791, Celebrated in the City of Columbia, South Carolina, May 13th,14th, 15th 1891 - Accession 1314 - M651 (705)
South Carolina Government and South Carolina General AssemblyAccession 1314 - M651 (705)
This booklet titled, Proceedings Of The Centennial Celebration Of The First Meeting Of The General Assembly Of The State Of South Carolina Convened In The Town Of Columbia In The Year 1791, Celebrated In The City Of Columbia, South Carolina, May 13th, 14th, 15th 1891 published by the Centennial Committee in Columbia, SC in 1893. This publication includes detailed accounts of the Centennial Celebration that was celebrated in the City of Columbia, South Carolina on May 13, 14th, and 15th, 1891. In addition, the order of the parade is included and of particular interest is a map of the City of Columbia in 1791 and 1891.
South Carolina, Home MoviesAccession 1281
The Home Movies of South Carolina Film Collection consists of seven 16mm films which mainly depict everyday life in South Carolina, however one film is labeled Saluda, NC. The creator of the films is unknown and were given to the donor who gave them to the Winthrop Archives. They appear to have been filmed in Myrtle Beach, SC and possibly Lancaster, SC but it is unclear where (and when) most of them were shot. Events commemorated are a parade, a classroom party, May Day, Boy Scout activities, and a family dog. Four of the seven films were labeled. Below is a listing of them:
- Unlabeled Film: Film is of family vacations
- Unlabeled Film: Unplayable and showing heavy film decay
- “Scout Institute: October 16, 17, 1948, Saluda, NC.”
- “Myrtle Beach: July 12, 1948”
- “Pie’s Dog, Eight Weeks Old”
- Unlabeled: Appears to be a parade in Lancaster, SC ca1950s
- “Pie’s Classroom Party, May 28, 1948,” “May Day, May 18, 1948,” and “Fish Stew”
South Carolina Laws, South Carolina Militia Laws, South Carolina Patrol Laws, and South Carolina SlaveryAccession 1297 - M641 (695)
This collection consists of The Militia and Patrol Laws of South Carolina, December 1844 published by order of the General Assembly. This publication was published by A.H. Pemberton, State Printer in Columbia, SC in 1845. This book offers a detailed list of laws regulation the behavior of the South Carolina military. It deals with everything from how much to fine a soldier who fails show up to the proper pay for an enlisted soldier. The book is particularly of interest to those studying the history of slavery in the South, as several of the regulations deal with what to do when coming upon an unattended slave on patrol.
South Carolina MagazineAccession 741 - M342 (393)
The South Carolina Magazine Collection consists of a copy of the August 1956 South Carolina Magazine. This edition has a write-up of Bowater Southern Paper Corporation building a new facility in York County, SC which was to bring 1,200 new jobs to the area. The Magazine also contains a general history of York County, SC as well. This edition would be a valuable source for anyone researching York County Industry and History.
South Carolina MagazineAccession 425 - M171 (212)
The published copies of the index to the South Carolina Magazine (1937-1947) by Gladys M. Smith, Reference Librarian, Winthrop College (nd) and one copy of the unpublished index to The State Magazine (1949-1953) by Susie Norwood McKeown, Winthrop College (1957).
A New and Accurate Map of the Province of South Carolina in North America - Accession 1214 - M579 (632)
South Carolina MapAccession 1214 - M579 (632)
The collection consists of a map of South Carolina from the Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure, v. 64, April, 1799. Measures 11.5 x 14.5 inches. The map is titled: "A New and Accurate Map of the Province of South Carolina in North America."
South Carolina Mother of the Year AwardAccession 1448
The South Carolina Mother of the Year Records include newspaper articles and clippings, nomination forms, photographs, by-laws, Tea Party plans, charter applications, agendas, minutes, financial policies, statements, correspondence and public relations material for the South Carolina Chapter of American Mothers Inc. It also contains American Mother Inc. information packets, guidelines, by-laws, and magazines.
South Carolina Railroad CompanyAccession 1262 - M614 (667)
This collection consists of a booklet titled, Reorganization Agreement of the South Carolina Railway Company which outlines the reorganization agreement of the South Carolina Railway Company. Written on January 20, 1892 by a committee that includes Charles S. Fairchild, George W. Dillaway, Thomas L. Manson, and H.K. Fomroy. The South Carolina Railway Company was the traces its history to the South Carolina Canal and Rail Road Company which was chartered under act of the South Carolina General Assembly of December 19, 1827.
South Carolina Tricentennial and York County WeekAccession 1704 - M821 (878)
This collection consists of two framed items with two medals each showing the obverse side and the reverse side. Both also have a blue sash, a gold sash, and a red sash. The four medals were made for the South Carolina Tricentennial celebration. The Province of South Carolina was founded in 1670 and the state celebrated its 300th anniversary in 1970 throughout the state with York County Week being held from June 30, 1970 through July 4, 1970. The tricentennial medals were made to be sold to patrons of the York County Week and is inscribed: “Battle of Kings Mountain October 7, 1780” on the obverse side and “Respect For The Past, Confidence In The Future: York County South Carolina Tricentennial 1670-1970” on the reverse. The “Blue sashes were presented to all descendants of the Battle of Kings Mountain who live anywhere in the U.S. who came to visit York during Tricentennial Week. Gold sashes were given to 1970 York County Residents who descended from Revolutionary War Families. Red sashes were given to Military personnel and others who participated in July 3rd Memorial Ceremonies.”
South Carolina Will TranscriptsAccession 582
The South Carolina Will Transcripts collection consists of select rolls of microfilm from the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. This collection of South Carolina Will Transcripts consists of typed manuscripts of pre-Civil War wills from Chester, Darlington, Union, and York counties in South Carolina. Each reel includes an index. The collection consists of 6 microfilm rolls of a 31 roll set including: [roll 6] Wills of Chester County, v. 1, 1789-1817; v. 2, 1817-1839, [roll 7] Wills of Chester County, v. 3, 1833-1853; Wills of Darlington County, v. 1 & 2, 1785-1853, [roll 27] Wills of Union County, v. 1, 1777-1814; v. 2, 1815-1849, and [roll 29-31] Wills of York County, v. 1, 1770-1815; v. 2, 1816-1839; v. 3, 1840-1853.
South Carolina Will Transcripts, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Judith M. Brimelow, and Wylma A. WatesAccession 1295 - M639 (693)
This collection consist of a booklet titled, Microcopy Number 9: South Carolina Will Transcripts 1782-1868 produced by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History as a guide the microfilmed copies of South Carolina will transcripts of the 18th and 19th centuries. This booklet was compiled by Judith M. Brimelow and Wylma A. Wates in 1980. The publication is divided into several parts; finding aids and related records; contents of rolls; microfilm of the manuscript volumes from which the transcripts were made; and the Works Progress Administration continuations of will transcripts;
South Carolina WomenAccession 993 - M435 (486)
This collection consists of an invitation, program, and calendar for the second annual Calendar Presentation Ceremony by the Greater Columbia Branch American Association of University Women (AAUW) held on November 10, 1998. The 1999 calendar is titled, Significant South Carolina Women Calendar and includes short biographies of the South Carolina women honored by the calendar. The women being honored are: Marguerite Tolbert (Winthrop Class of 1914); Kelly Mandrell; Idella Fallaw Bodie; Kate Vixen Wofford (Winthrop Class of 1916); Jean Hoefer Toal; Mary Gordon Ellis (Winthrop Class of 1913); Maude Callen; Sarah Ayers; Bathsheda Barber Benedict; Elizabeth Evelyn Wright; Althea Gibson; Major General Irene Torwell-Harris; Sarah and Angelina Grimke; Georgia O’Keeffe; Septima Poinsette Clark;
South Carolina Women in Higher Education Leadership Forum Information Book - Accession 1625 - M798 (855)
South Carolina Women of Higher Education, American Council on Education, South Carolina Leadership Forum for Women in Higher Education, and National Network of Women LeadersAccession 1625 - M798 (855)
This collection consists of the information book for the South Carolina Women in Higher Education Leadership Forum held January 13-13, 1999 at The University of South Carolina Spartanburg. This forum was sponsored by the South Carolina Women in Higher Education and the American Council on Education Office of Women in Higher Education under the auspices of the National Network of Women Leaders. The information book contains a schedule of events and details of the different sections, lists of members, Curriculum Vitae for members, and other supporting material related to the organization and the forum.
Southeastern Indian Guide Project and Native AmericansAccession 403
This Southeastern Indian Guide Project Records include surveys, questionnaires, correspondence, research notes, and reference materials for a book-length collaboration authored by Dr. Arnold Shankman and Ronald J. Chepesiuk concerning research materials on Indians of the Southeast. The book was published by Greenwood Press in 1982 and is entitled American Indian Archival Material: A Guide to Holdings in the Southeast.
Southern Governors, Convention of and William Meade FishbackAccession 1197 - M565 (618)
The collection consists of a copy of Proceedings of the Convention of Southern Governors, Held In The City of Richmond, Virginia, on April 12th and 13th, 1893: With Papers Prepared By The Governors of Arkansas, Alabama, South Carolina and Virginia, In Regard To The Physical Resources of Their Respective States published in Richmond, VA by C. N. Williams, Printer in 1893. The purpose of the convention was to advance by “co-operation and concert of action the industrial interests and well-being” of the states of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Missouri. Benjamin Ryan Tillman was in attendance from South Carolina, as well as Governors: William Meade Fishback (Arkansas; Thomas G Jones (Alabama); Murphy J. Foster (Louisiana); Frank Brown (Maryland); Elias Carr (North Carolina); Philip Watkins McKinney (Virginia); Included is a paper prepared by Gov. William Meade Fishback (1831-1903) of Arkansas concerning the physical resources of his state.
Southern Rights Association, Anderson DistrictAccession 128 - M55 (70)
The Southern Rights Association of Anderson District Records consist of the typescript account of a mass meeting of various citizens of Anderson District held at the courthouse on October 28, 1850 with the purpose of forming a Southern Rights Association for the district as a result of the alleged wrongs inflicted on the South by the 31st Congress. The collection includes the constitution, minutes, resolutions adopted at the meeting and a list of charter members of the Association.
South Pointe High SchoolAccession 1273 - M625 (678)
This collection consists of the inaugural yearbook from South Pointe High School in Rock Hill, SC titled the Equestrian.
Frances Lander SpainAccession 4
The Frances Lander Spain Papers consist of correspondence, clippings, photographs, memorabilia, and copies of her publications relating to her involvement with professional library organizations such as the American Library Association; her library work in Thailand as a Fulbright and Rockefeller Foundation grantee (1951-1952 and 1964-1965); and her work as coordinator of children’s services at the N.Y. Public Library (1953-1961). Correspondents include librarian Louis Round Wilson. There is also a family history which includes the family names Chambers, Collier, Cook, Crossland, Dantzler, Gran, Hardeman, Lander, McDaniel, McPherson, Miller, Pearce, Pierce, Schenk, Snead, Spain, Sparks, Warlick and Zimmerman.
Samuel SpencerAccession 1050 - M473 (524)
This collection consists of bound copy of In Memoriam Samuel Spencer: Exercises at the Unveiling of the Monument Erected by the Employees of the Southern Railway Company published in Atlanta, Georgia in 1910. The Memoriam includes a biography of Samuel Spencer (1847-1906) who was a railroad executive and a Confederate Cavalryman during the American Civil War. He became the first President of Southern Railway Company in 1894 and served as such until his death in a railroad accident in 1906. There is also information concerning the monument erected in his honor in Atlanta, Georgia in 1910 by employees of the Southern Railway Company.
Barnett SprattAccession 426
The collection consists of published and unpublished manuscripts by Miss Spratt and other authors, newspaper and periodical clippings, three scrapbooks, correspondence, photographs, and personal notes.
Thomas Dryden SprattAccession 50 - M26 (34)
The Thomas Spratt Memoir consists of a typescript account titled Recollections of the Spratt Family, detailing the history of the Spratt family of York County, South Carolina from the arrival in America of Thomas Spratt from County Down, Ireland, in 1740 to 1876.
Springs Cotton MillAccession 91 - M40 (53)
The Springs Cotton Mill History collection consists of a history of the Springs Cotton Mill based in Fort Mill, SC including a narrative and description of the company’s first 75 years of history from 1888 to 1963, which includes photographs and illustrations. Also included is a copy of the annual message to stockholders (a report of the 1962 calendar year) titled "Freedom to Fight with Both Hands" by H. W. Close, president.
Springs Foundation, Inc.Accession 1065 - M480 (531)
This collection consists of Fifty Tears Improving the Quality of Life Through Community Service: Springs Foundation 1942-1992 written by Marshall Doswell which offers a history of the Springs Foundation, Inc. which is the philanthropic arm of Springs Industries, Inc. The foundation was created to promote “the general welfare of the residents” of Lancaster, Chester, and York counties of South Carolina regardless of their race, religion, or place of employment. It concentrates its activity in recreation, education, healthcare, community service, and religion.
Springs Foundation, Inc.Accession 1079 - M490 (541)
This collection consists of a booklet titled Profiles In Family Philanthropy Community Kinship: The Story of the Springs Foundation written by Carol Robbins and published by the National Center for Family Philanthropy in 2000. The Springs Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Springs Industries, Inc. The foundation was created to promote “the general welfare of the residents” of Lancaster, Chester, and York counties of South Carolina regardless of their race, religion, or place of employment. It concentrates its activity in recreation, education, healthcare, community service, and religion. The Springs Foundation was developed in 1942 by Elliot White Springs, a textile plant owner, writer, and World War I veteran. This publication includes a genealogy chart of the Springs-Close Family and a timeline of the Springs Foundation
Springs Mills, Inc.Accession 170
The Springs Bulletin Collection consists of 13 microfilm rolls of a newsletter describing and listing the activities of Spring Mills, Inc. which is based in Fort Mill, SC.
Springs Mills, Inc.; Springmaid Fabrics; and Elliott White SpringsAccession 1555 - M759 (816)
This collection consists of includes eleven advertisements made for the Springmaid Fabrics line by Springs Mills, Inc. to promote their new products. Springs Cotton Mill traces its beginnings to the organization of the Fort Mill Manufacturing Company when it opened a plant in Fort Mill, SC in 1888. The Springmaid Fabrics line was introduced by owner Elliott White Springs (1896-1959) and he used sex appeal to advertise the line during the 1940s and 1950s. This collection includes several of the racy illustrated advertisements that made liberal uses of double entendres.
Springsteen Plantation House and Rock Hill, SC Historic HomeAccession 1351 - M675 (729)
The Springsteen Plantation House Collection consists of photocopies and photograph copies of photographs of the house from 1948, 1950, and 1962. There are also photographs of the Springsteen lot from November 2008 and of the Laurence Farm House and the Laurence Farm tenant house from July 2009. There is also a photocopy of an article by Elizabeth Reed that was published in the Evening Herald (Rock Hill, SC) on September 9, 1948 about the house and its history. There are also a series of articles written by former Springsteen resident Joanne Pittman Hopkins in The Quarterly: A Publication of the York County Genealogical and Historical Society from March 2009 through September 2009 about the house and her recollections. The Springsteen Plantation House can trace its roots back to the mid-1800s when Richard Austin Springs, relative of the prominent Springs Family of Fort Mill, SC, built the home. This historic Rock Hill home was later razed in 1962.
S. S. Rock Hill Victory Ship, World War II, and Rock Hill HistoryAccession 1706
This collection consists of the christening bottle used during the launch of the Victory Ship the S. S. Rock Hill. Also included is a commemorative book containing photographs of the ship, the ship’s construction, and the christening ceremony. The book also contains vital statistics of the ship and information about the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards in Baltimore, Maryland. The S.S. Rock Hill Victory Ship was launched on April 6, 1945 at the Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyards in Baltimore, Maryland with the daughter of Rock Hill Mayor Erwin Carothers, Ann Carothers, serving as sponsor. The bottle in this collection was used by Ann Carothers to christen the ship the S. S. Rock Hill. The S. S. Rock Hill Victory like most Victory ships was a cargo ship produced during World War II. It had the MC Hull No. 647, was a Type VC2-S-AP2, was keeled on February 15, 1945, Launched on April 6, 1945, and Delivered on May 2, 1945.
Eunice Ford StackhouseAccession 15 - M1 (1)
This collection consists of a biography of Eunice Ford Stackhouse (1885-1980) titled Eunice Ford Stackhouse: Educator and Civic Leader by Mary Frayser published in 1959. Mrs. Stackhouse was an educator and civic leader. Mary Frayser includes excerpts and original correspondence of Mrs. Stackhouse in the publication.
Eunice Ford StackhouseAccession 233
Eunice Ford Stackhouse (1885-1980) was an educator and civil leader. The Eunice Ford Stackhouse Papers consist of letters, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, photographs, and biographical sketches on the life and activities of Mrs. Eunice Ford Stackhouse. Included is information on the S.C. Federation of Women’s Clubs, and Limestone College. The collection also contains various poems and works written by Mrs. Stackhouse.
Eunice Ford StackhouseAccession 310 - M129 (164)
Eunice Ford Stackhouse (1885-1980) was an educator and civil leader. The Eunice Ford Stackhouse Papers consist of correspondence and biographical sketches of Mrs. Stackhouse, a bulletin, clippings, and a reminiscence of her days at Limestone College in Gaffney, SC where she served as instructor, professor, and Dean.
Eunice Ford StackhouseAccession 1031 - M458 (509)
Eunice Ford Stackhouse (1885-1980) was an educator and civil leader. The travel diary documents Eunice Ford Stackhouse’s visit to Europe viz. London, Paris, Rome, Venice, Amsterdam, Cologne and St. Petersburg in the summer of 1914 and across the United States in the summer of 1915 viz Atlanta, Georgia; Nashville Tennessee; St. Louis, Missouri; and numerous places in Colorado, Utah, & California. Also included are notes, receipts, a letter, a telegram, and two newspaper accounts of the wreck of the ship on which she traveled to Europe and the subsequent rescue of the passengers.