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Martha Johnson Sea Island papers (photocopies)

 Collection
Identifier: SCPL-1997-03
Photocopies of letters written by Martha Johnson (1822-1871), a Vermont native who volunteered to teach contraband slaves abandoned by their owners after Federal forces occupied the Port Royal / Beaufort, South Carolina area. The file includes 13 photocopied letters, a short handwritten biography of Martha, a typewritten historical overview and transcription of the letters by Betty Wilkinson, a biographical key to the people mentioned in the letters, and photocopies of certificates and reports from the National Freedman's Relief Association and the American Missionary Association.

Dates

  • 1863 - 1872

Creator

Condition Description

Several of the letters have lost content by being trimmed down.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available by appointment only. Please contact the Kennedy Room for more information.

Extent

1 Files

Physical Location

Vault. Misc. Accessions 1997-

Condition Description

Several of the letters have lost content by being trimmed down.

Repository Details

Part of the Kennedy Room of Local History and Genealogy Repository

Contact:
Spartanburg United States