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Kennedy, Fronde



  • Existence: 1879 - 1961

College professor Elizabeth Fronde Kennedy was a native of Fairview (Greenville County, S.C.) and a daughter of J. Whit Kennedy and Penelope Kennedy; she attended Presbyterian College (Clinton, S.C.), the College for Women (Columbia, S.C.) and graduated, 1914, with an M.A. from Columbia University; during 1920s, Kennedy served as Dean of Women at Trinity College [now Duke University], and later served in same capacity at Stonewall Jackson College (Abington, Va.); she completed a history of Spartanburg County, S.C., while employed by the W.P.A. Federal Writers' Project; during the 1940s, she taught at Spartanburg High School (S.C.); also taught at Longwood College (Farmville, Va.), during 1914-1919, and later several colleges in North Carolina, including Montreat College (N.C.) from which she retired in 1953.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Fronde Kennedy papers

Identifier: SCPL-2012-007
Content Description Drafts, correspondence, source notes, newspaper clippings, and presentation notes relating to Fronde Kennedy's work on A History of Spartanburg County (published 1940).