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Church Women United In Columbia Records - Accession 191, Church Women United, Columbia, Sc Jan 2015

Church Women United In Columbia Records - Accession 191, Church Women United, Columbia, Sc

Manuscript Collection

The Church Women United In Columbia was founded in 1915 as the Women’s Interdenominational Missionary Union whose purpose was to work for the betterment of social and economic conditions in the city of Columbia, South Carolina. The collection consists of constitutions, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, reports, financial records, newsletters, newspaper clippings, lists, and other records relating to the history and civic activities of the organization.


Jessie Huey Laurence Papers - Accession 5, Jessie Huey Laurence Jan 2015

Jessie Huey Laurence Papers - Accession 5, Jessie Huey Laurence

Manuscript Collection

The Jessie Huey Laurence Papers primarily consist of correspondence, but also included are speeches, program notes, minutes, financial records, photographs, clippings, and scrapbooks relating to her role in the South Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs (1928-1937); her promotion of a compulsory school attendance bill for South Carolina (1934-1936); the formation of the South Carolina Council for the Common Good (1935); Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Public Works Administration (PWA) projects in South Carolina; and her interest in the Catawba Indians of York County, as chairman of Indian Affairs Committee for the Catawba Chapter of the Daughters of the American ...


Lucile Kathryn Delano Papers - Accession 28, Lucile Kathryn Delano Jan 1980

Lucile Kathryn Delano Papers - Accession 28, Lucile Kathryn Delano

Manuscript Collection

The Lucile Kathryn Delano Papers consist of correspondence (1926-1966) relating to Delano’s research and retirement from Winthrop; travel diaries of trips to Spain during the early part of the Spanish Civil War (1936), to Switzerland (1950), and to Russia (1966); a draft of her book Oh Lovely Spain (1973); passports; an account of a trip to Europe in 1932-1933; her dissertation The Sonnet In Lope De Vega’s Comedias (1925); research notes; manuscript for her book Charles De Lannoy; Victor of Pavia; photographs; and newspaper clippings.


York County Multiethnic Heritage Project Collection - Accession 186, York County Multiethnic Heritage Project Jan 1978

York County Multiethnic Heritage Project Collection - Accession 186, York County Multiethnic Heritage Project

Manuscript Collection

The York County Multiethnic Heritage project collection includes a wide variety of material that can be used for research on York County and for instructional purposes by teachers. The collection consists of magazines, newspaper clippings, books, photographs, slides, audio tapes, video cassettes, slide transparencies, and copies of historical documents such as letters and land records.


Daniel Saye Hollis Papers - Accession 175, Daniel Saye Hollis Jan 1978

Daniel Saye Hollis Papers - Accession 175, Daniel Saye Hollis

Manuscript Collection

Daniel Saye Hollis (1885-1981) was a politician and community leader from Rock Hill, SC. The Daniel Saye Hollis Papers consist of correspondence, speeches, legislative bills, reports, newspaper clippings and other material relating to Hollis’ career, term of office as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, York County politics, and the South Carolina Democratic Party. Of particular interest is a memoir entitled, “I Remember," which focuses on his early life, rural attitudes, and growing up in a southern rural community in the early 1900s. There is also some information on St. John’s United Methodist Church, Rotary Club ...


Episcopal Churchwomen Of The Diocese Of Upper South Carolina Records - Accession 169, Episcopal Churchwomen Of The Diocese Of Upper South Carolina Jan 1978

Episcopal Churchwomen Of The Diocese Of Upper South Carolina Records - Accession 169, Episcopal Churchwomen Of The Diocese Of Upper South Carolina

Manuscript Collection

The Episcopal Churchwomen of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina Records consist of histories, minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, program notes, photographs, newspaper clippings, journals, handbooks, yearbooks, and scrapbooks relating to the history of the Episcopal Church in the Upstate of South Carolina and women’s role in the Church. Of particular interest are the records relating to the Bishops Committee on Race Relations and the Bi-Racial Committee, which was concerned with a Voorhees College disturbance in which black power militants seized control of the college facilities in 1967.


South Carolina Council For The Common Good Records - Accession 117, Council For The Common Good, South Carolina Jan 1977

South Carolina Council For The Common Good Records - Accession 117, Council For The Common Good, South Carolina

Manuscript Collection

The South Carolina Council for the Common Good Records consist of constitutions, bylaws, correspondence, minutes, reports, yearbooks, brochures, financial records, membership lists, and newspaper clippings relating to the council’s governance and its activities, including its work to improve child welfare (1959, 1967-1968); its lobbying against Richard Nixon’s 1970 cutback of public library funds (1969-1971); its lobbying for the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment (1970-1973); its work to promote passage of jury service to women in South Carolina; and its efforts to strengthen the South Carolina Status of Women’s Conference (1965-1977).


Rock Hill Council On Human Relations Records - Accession 47, Council On Human Relations, Rock Hill Jan 1976

Rock Hill Council On Human Relations Records - Accession 47, Council On Human Relations, Rock Hill

Manuscript Collection

The Rock Hill Council on Human Relations Records consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, program notes, newsletters, membership lists, and other records of a body organized in 1954 by the Rock Hill City Council to further communication between the city’s African- Americans and whites. The collection includes material relating to the South Carolina Council on Human Relations with which the Rock Hill Council was affiliated, American Friends Services committee, Southern Regional Council, and a black & white 16mm film pertaining to the origin and early development of the Council. Correspondents include Alice Spearman Wright, civil rights activist and former executive secretary ...


Episcopal Church Home For Children Records - Accession 31, Episcopal Church Home For Children Jan 1975

Episcopal Church Home For Children Records - Accession 31, Episcopal Church Home For Children

Manuscript Collection

The Episcopal Church Home For Children Records are a valuable source on the Church’s historical effort to extend its services for the social improvement of South Carolina (in this case the Episcopal Diocese’s program for destitute children.) The Episcopal Church Home was established in 1850 in Charleston, S.C. for orphan girls and was chartered by the S.C. General Assembly in 1852. Boys were admitted later in the century. The collection consists of a history, minutes, reports of the annual meetings, general correspondence, superintendent’s records, health records, attendance registers, financial records, newsletters (both bound and unbound ...


Mary E. Frayser Papers - Accession 1, Mary E. Frayser Jan 1974

Mary E. Frayser Papers - Accession 1, Mary E. Frayser

Manuscript Collection

The Mary E. Frayser Papers consist of correspondence, speeches, reports, clippings, minutes, histories, family histories, constitutions and bylaws, membership lists, program notes, photographs, and other papers, relating to her work with the South Carolina Extension Service (1912-1940) Winthrop College, her involvement with the South Carolina Council for the Common Good (1935-1952), the South Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs (1926-1952), the South Carolina Status of Women Conference (1945-1952), the South Carolina Division of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) (1929, 1935-1949), the South Carolina Interracial Institute (1938-1942), the South Carolina Division of the Southern Regional Council (1944-1951), and the ...