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Camp Croft Collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-013
Content Description

This collection was created through muliple donations to create a fuller picture of Camp Croft during its use in World War II and its evoultion into a state park after the war. Many of the donations were made during the 50th anniversary of Camp Croft in 1991.

Dates: 1940-1997

Camp Croft: Spartanburg County Foundation collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-032
Content Description

The collection consists of two boxes of letters, minutes, maps, financial reports, legal documents, and other written materials relating to The County Foundation's 1947 purchase of a portion of Camp Croft property which was subdivided and resold to veterans to develop as home sites.

Dates: 1947 - 1981

Camp Croft Station Hospital Organization Day program

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-037
Content Description

Program booklet profiling the Camp Croft station hospital on the first anniversary of its organization in 1941. Booklet includes photographs of hospital, key personnel, and recreational activities of the hospital staff. Also included is a full roster of officers, nurses, and enlisted personnel.

Dates: 1942-02-10

Camp Wadsworth article

 Collection — Box: Misc. Oversized
Identifier: SCPL-2020-005
Content Description

The Mid-Week Pictorial was a weekly publication by the New York Times that began in 1914 as a way to show Americans the devastation occurring in Europe through photojournalism. The publication ran until 1937 when it was eclipsed by Life magazine. This collection consists of a two page photo spread of Camp Wadsworth from the Mid-Week Pictorial.

Dates: 1918

Camp Wadsworth collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-014
Content Description

The collection consists of nine file folders of information all relating to Camp Wadsworth in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Dates: 1918-1992

Camp Wadsworth Gas Attack Magazine collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-031
Content Description The Gas Attack magazine was the official publication of the 27th infantry division when it trained at Camp Wadsworth. This collection consists of a complete run of all 26 issues of the Gas Attack magazine. There were 24 regular issues that ran from November 23, 1917 to May 4, 1918. Two additional issues were published for Christmas 1918 and when the division returned home in March 1919. The first twelve issues were called "Wadsworth Gas Attack and Rio Grande Rattler" and the last twelve...
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Camp Wadsworth letter

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-027
Content Description

This collection consists of a four page letter sent from a soldier stationed at Camp Wadsworth. The soldier was a member of the New York National Guard 27th Division's 102nd Engineer Regiment. The letter discusses the soldier's impression of Camp Wadsworth and the surrounding area of Spartanburg.

Dates: 1917-09-01

Camp Wadsworth panoramic photograph

Identifier: SCPL-2018-009
Content Description

A panoramic photograph of Company D of the 3rd Pioneer Infantry at Camp Wadsworth.

Dates: 1917 - 1919

Camp Wadsworth panoramic photograph

Identifier: SCPL-2018-004
Content Description

Souvenir panoramic photograph of Camp Wadsworth with inset images of training activities.

Dates: 1918

Campobello High School booklet

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-049
Content Description

Booklet describing the facility, faculty, and academics of Campobello High School during the 1897-1898 session. The booklet also includes several photographs and a roster of students attending the school.

Dates: 1898

Campobello High School Literary Magazine

Identifier: SCPL-1997-015
Content Description

The collection consists of nineteen issues of the publication "Echoes of the foothills" from Vol. 1 No. 1 (November, 1923) to Vol. 3 No. 5 (May, 1926).

Dates: 1923-1926

Howard B. Carlisle house photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-033
Content Description

Twelve photographic prints depicting the exterior of the Howard B. Carlisle House on North Fairview Avenue, which was demolished soon after the photographs were taken.

Dates: 1985

Carlisle-Love architectural collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-013
Content Description

Original architectural plans created by John M. Carlisle, at times in partnership with Harry M. Love, primarily depicting residential and church buildings in the Spartanburg area. A small auxiliary portion of the collection contains drafting tools and handbooks.

Dates: 1955 - 2004

"Carolina Clay" vinyl record

 Item — Box: Phonograph Records
Identifier: SCPL-2018-011
Content Description

In 1981, Spartanburg celebrated its sesquicentennial and commissioned Joe Bennett to write a song celebrating the history of the city. Bennett was the singer and guitar player of the band "The Sparkletones." This collection consists one vinyl record of the song, "Carolina Clay" and a newspaper clipping discussing the song. The record was given by Joe Bennett to a student of his named David.

Dates: 1981

Carolina Cracker-Jacks song and picture book

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 2: 2011-2014
Identifier: SCPL-2011-023
Content Description

One booklet profiling the Carolina Cracker-Jacks, a four-piece string band associated with WSPA for many years. Booklet profiles band members Arthur Smith, Sonny Smith, Mary Lou Morris, and Pee Wee Dalton. Various WSPA staff members are also profiled.

Dates: 1941

R. H. F. Chapman house photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-011
Content Description

One original Alfred Willis photograph depicting the R. H. F. Chapman house on Glendalyn Avenue in Spartanburg in 1928. Chapman ran a grocery store in downtown Spartanburg and was involved with the mills, notably being in charge of the releif committee of the 1903 Pacolet Mill flood.

Dates: 1928

Circus elephants photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-021
Content Description

Single photographic print depicting team of circus elephants pulling circus wagons and drivers at an undetermined location in Spartanburg. Reverse of the print is imprinted "Eddie Jackson, Circus Photos, Box 477 Macon, Ga."

Dates: 1930

City of Spartanburg collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-002
Content Description Materials created and assembled by various city departments from the 1950s to the mid-1980s, most apparently used for promotional purposes. Highlights include city council minutes covering 1913-1916 and photographs covering a wide variety of areas including police and fire departments, city council, city staff, downtown neighborhoods, 1960 annual report draft and photos, 1968 civil rights protests at Spartanburg Herald Journal and YMCA, Urban Renewal sites, Model Cities projects, and...
Dates: 1913 - 1985

City of Spartanburg Model Cities Program records

Identifier: SCPL-1997-030
Content Description

The Model Cities Program was a five year urban aid program that was created as part of President Johnson's War on Poverty. The City of Spartanburg participated in the program and this collection includes the comprehensive plan for the program's third year, the plans for the Cemetery Street Urban Renewal, and the minutes of the Model Neighborhood Authority. The Model Neighborhood Authority became the Citizens Advisory Council following the program ending in 1974.

Dates: 1969 - 1975

Clarence Crocker Glendale research collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-005
Content Description Research files and scrapbooks containing narratives, clippings, and photographs on the Glendale, SC community. Topics include land transactions, liquidation of Glendale Mill assets, family profiles, 1948 mill office robbery, holiday activities, sports and recreation, the mill store, dam and bridges, road paving, floods, fire protection, streetcar, law enforcement, post office, Bivingsville Manufacturing Company, D. E. Converse Company, Glendale Mills, Indian Head Mills, presidents and...
Dates: 1880 - 2011

Cleveland Hotel matchbook

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-040
Content Description

One matchbook cover advertising the Cleveland Hotel.

Dates: 1935

Cleveland Junior High School memory booklet

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-046
Content Description

Booklet containing photographs of classes, faculty, and student organizations at Cleveland Junior High School during the 1955-56 school year. Other sections include autographs and personal notes.

Dates: 1956

Clifton Methodist Church photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2018-015
Content Description

This collection consists of one photograph from 1918 showing the Methodist Church in Clifton, SC.

Dates: 1918-12

Clifton Mills collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCPL-2011-007
Scope and Contents This collection contains miscellaneous materials produced by Clifton Manufacturing Company between ca. 1880 and 1988. They were collected by David Moore from residents of Clifton and Converse and used to help in writing two books, A Place Called Clifton and Clifton: River of Memories. When Clifton Mills closed, their business papers were left unguarded in the otherwise abandoned mills and were subjected to environmental hazards, complete disorganization, and theft. After some time, Clemson...
Dates: 1880 - 1988

Clifton Mills stereoscopic photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 2: 2011-2014
Identifier: SCPL-2012-009
Content Description

Three stereoviews depicting damage from the June 6, 1903 Pacolet River flood at Clifton Mills. Two depict interior scenes with workers amid the wrecked looms and debris, and the third depicts the collapsed portion of Clifton #1. All images photographed by Thomas R. Shuford.

Dates: 1903

Clifton Mills teachers' receipts

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-038
Content Description Discontinuous collection of payment receipts signed by teachers employed by the Clifton Manufacturing Company, spanning from 1896 to 1934, with a concentration in the early 1920s and 1934. Most documents name the teacher, the specific school and the salary rates. Named teachers include Bessie Crocker, F. C. Bates, Edna Darwin, Kate Magness, E. H. Kaminer, Ina H. McNally, Helen L. Prince, Posey Hardin, Imogene Snipes, M. Carrie Smith, Vera Mullinnix, Everett Humphries, Cora Hatchette, M. H....
Dates: 1896 - 1934

Clifton Mills wages roll

Identifier: SCPL-2015-012
Content Description

One oversize ledger containing Clifton Mills employee names and wages between June 1892 and August 1893.

Dates: 1892-06 - 1893-08

John R. Cochran letter

 File — Box: Pamphlet Files Box 1
Identifier: SCPL-PAM-006
Content Description

A photocopy of a 1922 letter written by John R. Cochran to the daughters of Major W. W. Humphreys praising their father during his service as the captain of the Palmetto Riflemen during the Civil War.

Dates: 1922

Cofield Family photographs

Identifier: SCPL-1997-023
Content Description

This collection consists of 212 photographs of the Cofield family and Spartanburg around 1910. Images of Spartanburg include the Kennedy Free Library, Harris Theater, Morgan Square, Converse College campus, Wofford campus, East Main Street, and Rock Cliff Park. There are also images of Clemson University, Columbia, and Gaffney.

Dates: 1910

Converse-Crawford House photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-010
Content Description

The Converse-Crawford House, located at 333 Pine Street, was built by Dexter Edgar Converse, founder of Converse College, around 1891. The house was sold to Sloan Crawford in 1914 and demolished in 1955. The former Pine Street library was built where the house formerly stood. This collection consists of 8 photographs showing the front of the house and the gardens.

Dates: 1891 - 1955