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Wightman Hall postcard

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-035
Content Description

Unmarked postcard depicting Wightman Hall on the Wofford College campus. The building was built in 1957 and demolished in 1999.

Dates: 1965

Henry and Edna Willard papers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 2: 2011-2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-003
Content Description Henry Belton (1926-2006) and Edna Simpkins Willard (1926-2008) were residents of Woodruff. Henry was a World War II soldier who fought during the Battle of Normandy. This collection consists of documents related to Henry’s service during World War II and other documents related to the war including correspondence from Edna’s brother, Cecil Simpkins. Other documents include tax and business receipts from Woodruff, Edna’s father’s World War I registration cards, and Edna’s Woodruff Plant...
Dates: 1910 - 1960

William T. Russel surgical notes and kit

Identifier: SCPL-2013-001
Content Description

Two items: a booklet listing and describing battlefield surgeries undertaken by William T. Russel between 1862 and 1865 while with the Holcombe Legion and a small case containing six ivory-handled surgical instruments, two needles, and a small lancet (?). Both are contemporary to Russel's work as a surgeon in the Holcombe Legion.

Dates: 1862 - 1865

Williams Family papers

Identifier: SCPL-2021-002
Content Description

The Williams family owned and operated a farm in the Glenn Springs area of Spartanburg County. These papers cover the family's operations over four generations with papers focusing on the heads of the households. Papers include land deeds and plots, real estate titles, correspondence, and receipts. A small number of papers also relate to the Wofford and Smith families who were neighbors with the Williams. There are also nine ledger books.

Dates: 1771 - 1984

Gayle Marie Kennedy Williams Genealogical Research collection

Identifier: SCPL-2019-023
Content Description Gayle Marie Kennedy Williams was a genealogist who lived in Spartanburg. This collection consists of her research on her various family lines including the Cathcart, Harrison, Kennedy, McCrary, Page, Reese, Rogers, Waddell, and Wesson families. Research documents include handwritten notes, photocopies of books and historic documents like censuses, photographs of graves, pedigree charts, and correspondence with other genealogists. There are also papers related to her membership in various...
Dates: 1932 - 2008

Hattie Hazard Wilson school papers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-028
Content Description

A large collection of papers consisting of writing assignments, spelling practice, arithmetic, and reports on historical persons and events completed in 1909 and 1910. Hattie was the daughter of Spartanburg attorney Stanyarne Wilson.

Dates: 1909 - 1910

Wilson-McMillan Family papers

Identifier: SCPL-2017-001
Content Description This collection was generated and inherited by Hugh Wilson and Beatrice Bell Wilson. Hugh Wilson’s parents were John Benjamin Wilson and Iris McMillan Wilson, both of whom came from families with deep roots in northern Spartanburg County, particularly New Prospect and Campobello. The collection includes over a hundred of Hugh’s letters to Beatrice during his service in World War II. There are documents related to his army service and also his hat from his army uniform. The collection also...
Dates: 1902 - 1995

Stanyarne and Hattie Hazard Wilson collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-022
Content Description Small collection of papers originally belonging to Stanyarne Wilson and his wife Hattie Hazard Wilson. Items include an unlabeled photo of a large group of children and adults from ca. 1920, a 1922 statement to Mrs. Stanyarne Wilson from the Country Club of Virginia, genealogical notes on the Wilson and Blackburn families, a 1928 letter from the Spartanburg Bar Association to Mrs. Wilson concerning a memorial service for her late husband, a small typewritten invitation to a social for Miss...
Dates: 1894 - 1949

Winter scene at Camp Wadsworth postcard

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-010
Content Description

Photographic postcard depicting tents and roadway in deep snow. Reverse is labeled "Spartanburg, SC. Camp Wadsworth, Dec. 1917"

Dates: 1917-12

Bessie Norris Wofford collected funeral programs, 1957-1991

Identifier: SCPL-2003-001
Scope and Contents

Funeral programs, 1957-1991 (bulk 1975-1991), collected by Bessie Norris Wofford, primarily of services in Spartanburg County, South Carolina, particularly Roebuck and Walnut Grove. Also included are a small number of programs for services for natives of South Carolina held in other states and programs for a service to license for Brother Alan W. Ferguson and a 21st anniversary celebration of Rev. A.M. Matthews' ministry at Harrison Grove Baptist Church, Walnut Grove.

Dates: 1959 - 1991

Wofford Street bridge postcard

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2016-006
Content Description

Photographic postcard depicting steel road bridge under construction on Wofford Street in Spartanburg. A crew of three men stands in the foreground and streetcar tracks are visible on the street.

Dates: 1920

Woodruff Cotton Mill photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-002
Content Description

Nine (9) photographs, most depicting employees of Woodruff Mill and Abney Mill. One image shows a man receiving a shot from a nurse and another shows a small crowd gathered in front of the Piedmont Natural Gas building in downtown Woodruff.

Dates: 1925 - 1960

Woodruff traffic ordinance booklet

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-023
Content Description

Small booklet reproducing entire text and illustrations of ordinance regarding traffic in the city limits of Woodruff, SC passed by the city council in 1921.

Dates: 1921-09-26

Mary H. Wright photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-054
Content Description

Photographic reprint depicting Mary H. Wright, an African-American educator and community activist in Spartanburg during the early 20th century.

Dates: 1930

YMCA of Greater Spartanburg records

Identifier: SCPL-2003-002
Content Description

In 2003, the YMCA of Greater Spartanburg celebrated the 100th year anniversary of its incorporation. As a part of this celebration, the YMCA presented the library with papers documenting over 100 years of its history. This collection consists of 3 scrapbooks, 4 books, photographs, newspaper clippings, and various papers detailing the history of the YMCA and its various fundraising campaigns.

Dates: 1869 - 2003