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August and Irma Howard Cook collection

Identifier: SCPL-2010-003


  • 1873 - 1990


Conditions Governing Access

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


0.5 Cubic Feet (Single box with sketches, watercolors, prints, notes, booklets, World War II ration books, and photographs created or assembled by August and Irma Howard Cook. ) : 116 items, .5 linear ft.

Biographical / Historical

August was founder of the Converse College art department, and his wife was a widely-respected art tutor who led classes from the Cook's home in the Converse Heights neighborhoold of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Physical Location

Processing Room


Repository Details

Part of the Kennedy Room of Local History and Genealogy Repository

Spartanburg United States