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Greenville-Spartanburg-Asheville television market report

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-044
Content Description

Market report produced by the American Research Bureau documenting statistics on television audiences in Greenville, Spartanburg, and Asheville. Television stations enumerated include WFBC in Greenville, WSPA in Spartanburg, and WLOS in Asheville.

Dates: 1965-11

M. O. Gregory abstract of title

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-038
Content Description

An abstract of title is a summary giving details of the title deeds and documents that prove an owner's right to dispose of land, together with any encumbrances that relate to the property. This collection consists of an abstract of title for property owned by M. O. Gregory in Converse Heights. The property was bought from Florence Mason Allen and Paul Mason Allen. The current address of the property is 603 Norwood St.

Dates: 1935

Hall Brothers phonograph record

 Item — Box: Phonograph Records
Identifier: SCPL-2012-019
Content Description

The Hall Brothers was a bluegrass singing group consisting of North Carolina brothers, Roy and Jay Hugh Hall. The singing group got started in 1937 singing on WSPA Spartanburg. This collection consists of one phonographic record with the songs "Spartanburg Jail" and "McDowell Blues" sung by the Hall Brothers recorded on it.

Dates: 1937

George Hamby collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 2: 2011-2014
Identifier: SCPL-2012-016
Content Description

This collection donated by George Hamby includes the following items: 1973 issue of Gateway Magazine with article on arts in Spartanburg County, five photographic prints of Woodruff area buildings and landmarks, and one gelatin photograph of Durbin Creek covered bridge.

Dates: 1910 - 1973

Hardee's Restaurant memorabilia

Identifier: SCPL-2004-001
Content Description

The materials in this collection were received after the closing of E. Kennedy St. Hardee's restaurant. It consists of photographs, a letter, a paper hat, a Coke napkin dispenser, a mug, a #1 sign, and a plaque. There is also a newspaper detailing how the library acquired the items.

Dates: 1961 - 2004

Harrelson Family Reunion records

Identifier: SCPL-2020-014
Content Description

The Harrelson Family held annual family reunions from 1932 to 2018. This collection consists of two ledger books with the minutes of reunion meetings, reunion programs, two photographs, and newspaper clippings about the early reunions. Additionally, there is a small amount of information about members of the extended family including obituaries, two lineage charts, and photocopies of some family histories. There is also a floppy disk with digital copies of the reunion minutes.

Dates: 1932 - 2019

Joe Haywood records

 Collection — Box: Phonograph Records
Identifier: SCPL-2012-011
Content Description Joe Haywood was a soul singer and song writer from Spartanburg. This collection consists of six records that Joe Haywood record under various record labels including Rampage, Enjoy, Deesu, Front Page, and Fury. Records include:Rampage 1002: It Takes the Dark to Make You See the Light/I Love You Yes I DoEnjoy 2013: Warm and Tender Love/I Would If I CouldDeesu 316: I Wanna Love You/Play a Cornbread Song For Me and My BabyFront Page 1000: Strong...
Dates: 1965 - 1971

Heinitsh Family papers

Identifier: SCPL-2011-016
Content Description

The Heinitsh family operated a pharmacy in Spartanburg for about ninety years. This collection consists of letters, photographs, and various papers belonging to the Heinitsh family along with the Chambers, Fogartie, and Kearny families who married into the Heinitsh family.

Dates: 1840 - 1987

Bill Helms photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-029
Content Description

This collection consists of 14 photographs taken by Bill Helms. The majority of the photographs are of the Price House, inside and outside. A few of the photographs are of abandoned structures in Spartanburg County like the Anderson Mill, a barn near Highway 221 and Plantation Dr., a house on Anderson Mill Road, and a house on Hobbysville Road and Piedmont Dairy Road.

Dates: 1999

Andrew J.R. Helmus papers

Identifier: SCPL-2017-016
Content Description

Andrew J.R. Helmus worked as a manager of the Andrews Company, originally a loom-reed and harness works company that transitioned to ball-bearings during World War II. This collection consists of papers related to Helmus's work at the Andrews Company, poetry that he wrote, speeches and essays that he wrote including those that he gave for fund raising for the Red Cross during World War II, scrapbooks, and receipts that show local business's stationary from the 1940s.

Dates: 1910 - 1945

J.A. Henneman letter

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2008-003
Content Description

J. A. Henneman was a Spartanburg businessman who ran a jewelry store downtown. He was elected mayor in 1889 and was shot in office two years later. This letter was written to his cousin in Pennsylvania two weeks before Fort Sumter was attacked and predicts the attack.

Dates: 1861

Herald-Journal Willis Collection

Identifier: SCPL-1998-001
Content Description

This collection of over 400 images depicting Spartanburg from the 1880s through the 1960s was transferred to SCPL in 1998 from the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. Known for decades as the Willis Collection, most of the photographs were created by Alfred T. Willis and his son Bob Willis, but others were collected by the Willises from other sources. The collection itself consists of photographic prints, original negatives, internegatives, and resized negatives.

Dates: 1884 - 1975

High Family collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2010-009
Content Description This collection consists of 10 documents found in an abandoned Boiling Springs home. Most relate to the 1935 estate of John A. Cofer High. Collection includes Southern Dental College Class of 1910 commencement invitation and stationery examples from Commercial National Bank, J. F. Floyd Mortuary, Dr. O. W. Leonard, Attorneys L. W. Perrin and A. E. Tinsley, Barnes Hotel (Baxley, Georgia), Irwin's Drug Store, and Attorneys R. A. Dobson and R. W. Dobson. Also included is a Great Depression-era...
Dates: 1910 - 1936

Hodge Family collection

Identifier: SCPL-2015-040
Content Description Small collection of papers discovered in the Hodge family attic including a torn ticket stub from the Carolina Theatre in Spartanburg, a program from a 1940 performance of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo as presented by the Spartanburg Civic Music Association, a program from a 1953 performance of the Festival Youth concert by the Spartanburg Symphony Orchestra presented by the Music Foundation of Spartanburg, and a 1943 publication promoting Spartanburg and Camp Croft entitled "Spartanburg...
Dates: 1940 - 1983

Hoechst Celanese collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-006
Content Description

Industrial newsletters and publications, photographs, incorporation documents, construction details, and publicity relating to Hoechst Fibers, later Hoechst Celanese Corporation.

Dates: 1965 - 1995

HUB-BUB records

Identifier: SCPL-2015-029
Content Description

This collection consists of twelve folders documenting the founding and early operation of Hub-Bub, a Spartanburg arts and culture non-profit. A range of document types are included such as correspondence, posters and promotional materials, newspaper clippings, event documentation, musician set-lists, and committee minutes.

Dates: 2004 - 2013

Hub City Writers Project records

Identifier: SCPL-2016-005
Content Description

Records of Hub City Writers Project, Spartanburg, South Carolina, 1994-2005, consisting of photographs, research materials, correspondence, news clippings, promotional materials, manuscripts, first editions of books, and other materials. Photographs consist of historical images, portraits of authors, and activities of Hub City.

Dates: 1994 - 2006

Hughes and Leonard families papers

Identifier: SCPL-2019-020
Content Description

The Hughes and Leonard families were natives of the western part of Spartanburg County, particularly the Reidville and Woodruff areas. This collection consists of family photos, correspondence sent to three generations of women in the families, and a small number of other documents.

Dates: 1887 - 1988

Illustrative Readings in South Carolina History Manuscripts

Identifier: SCPL-1997-010
Content Description

The Illustrative Readings in South Carolina History collection was compiled by the Federal Writers' Project as part of the Work Projects Administration Spartanburg District Office. The stories collected came from newspapers, pamphlets, and out of print books in order to preserve history that would not be recorded in history books and encyclopedias.

Dates: 1936-1940

Inman Colored School architectural drawings

Identifier: SCPL-2013-009
Content Description

A single set of 13 rolled diazotypes--generically referred to as blueprints--for the Inman Colored High and Elementary School.

Dates: 1952 - 1953

Inman First Baptist Church photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2010-006
Content Description

Single photograph of the Red and Blue Club of Inman First Baptist Church, made in 1935 by Alfred Willis.

Dates: 1935

Inman Times, News Leader, and Woodruff News newspapers

Identifier: SCPL-2021-013
Content Description

Issues of the Landrum News Leader newspaper from September 3, 1987 to November 26, 2003; Woodruff News newspaper from August 19, 1993 to December 11, 2003; Inman Times newspaper from August 18, 1993 to November 15, 1995. There is also one issue of the Blacksburg Times from December 11, 2002.

Dates: 1987 - 2003

Inman Times newspapers

Identifier: SCPL-2010-018
Content Description

This collection consists of issues of the Inman Times newspaper, mostly from 1921 to 1926. The Inman Times newspaper was a weekly newspaper that ran locally in Inman from 1920 to 2012.

Dates: 1921 - 1969; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1926

Irvin Cribb papers

Identifier: SCPL-1997-025
Content Description

Irvin Cribb was the Sports Editor of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal and a train enthusiast. This collection consists of photographs of downtown Spartanburg showing the demolition and building of building, postcards of Spartanburg, photographs and articles about trains, and numerous press passes to various sporting events.

Dates: 1939 - 1987

Irwin From collection

Identifier: SCPL-2014-014
Content Description Collection with a baseball and transportation focus, but including a wide range of materials collected by the donor. It includes law enforcement patches, an Amtrak dining car menu, list of trial cases for October 1913 at the Spartanburg County Court of Common Pleas, four first day air mail covers, an envelope from the USS Spartanburg County, stationery from J. A. Lee and Son of Spartanburg (1883), stock certificates from First Citizens Bank (1983) and Clifton Manufacturing Company (1922),...
Dates: 1883 - 1999

Jackson Mills accounting ledgers

Identifier: SCPL-2013-013
Content Description

Ten ledgers documenting financial accounting at Jackson Mills near Wellford, South Carolina. Ledgers labeled 'Accounts Payable' cover October 1922-February 1927, January 1948-November 1954, and November 1959-April 1961. Ledgers labeled 'Journal' cover April 1946-March 1958 and March 1964-March 1973. A single 'Cash Book' ledger covers October 1948-July 1957.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1946 - 1973

James O. Erwin negatives and prints

Identifier: SCPL-2012-012
Content Description Small collection of glass negatives, film negatives and photographic prints made around 1916 and 1917. Photographs appear to have been made by James O. Erwin, Jr. Subject matter includes motorcycle races at Spartanburg fairgrounds (1916), fire company practice at fairgrounds, daytrips in early automobiles, World War I soldiers and nurses, J. O. Erwin home at 493 East Main St. in Spartanburg, and tennis scenes. James O. Erwin Jr. was the father of Jean Erwin, from whose estate this...
Dates: 1916 - 1917

Karl Jeffcoat photographic negatives

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2010-014
Content Description

Nineteen (19) photographic negatives created by Spartanburg High School teacher Karl Jeffcoat in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Subjects include: statue at Brookgreen Garden; bridge over Green River at Lake Lure, NC; irises at Swan Lake, Sumter, SC; bridges at Converse, SC; Pacific Mills at Lyman, SC; library at Converse College; ducks at Cleveland Park; covered bridges; High Hills Baptist Church in Stateburg, SC; Mr. and Mrs. D. R. Hill; and trains on the Saluda Grade.

Dates: 1935 - 1945

Jim Hudgens papers

Identifier: SCPL-2018-007
Content Description Jim Hudgens was a lawyer who practiced law in Spartanburg for a number of years. This collection consists of three scrapbooks that he created, which include newspaper clippings, photographs, event invitations, and correspondence about Spartanburg and South Carolina lawyers, judges, and political races. His father, T.K. Hudgens, was also part of the committee that oversaw the building of the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. Materials related to the auditorium include newspapers, photographs,...
Dates: 1947 - 2010

Joe Lynch papers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-032
Content Description

Joe Lynch was a native of Spartanburg who served in the Navy during World War II. This collection consists of 4 sheets of paper that relate to Joe Lynch's military service. Papers include his Notice of Separation from the US Naval Service, a Certificate of Satisfactory Service, a thank you note from President Truman, and a birth certificate issued in 1943 for his military records.

Dates: 1943 - 1946