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John Duncan deed and plat

Identifier: SCPL-2014-039
Content Description

Original deed and plat for 50 acres off of the Tyger River in Spartanburg County granted to John Duncan on June 4, 1810. Adjacent property owners noted as Joseph Allen, William Allen, Leare, and Crook.

Dates: 1810

John Henderson papers

Identifier: SCPL-2018-008
Content Description

This collection consists of two copies of a souvenir program of the Little World Series that was held at Duncan Park in 1938 and every issue of the Spartanburg High School student newspaper "The Scribbler" from February 1939 to May 1941.

Dates: 1938 - 1941

Martha Johnson Sea Island papers

 File — Box: Pamphlet Files Box 1
Identifier: SCPL-PAM-007
Content Description Photocopies of letters written by Martha Johnson (1822-1871), a Vermont native who volunteered to teach contraband slaves abandoned by their owners after Federal forces occupied the Port Royal / Beaufort, South Carolina area. The file includes 13 photocopied letters, a short handwritten biography of Martha, a typewritten historical overview and transcription of the letters by Betty Wilkinson, a biographical key to the people mentioned in the letters, and photocopies of certificates and...
Dates: 1863 - 1872

Paul Jones collection

Identifier: SCPL-2015-014
Content Description

Collection focused on local livestock production. Files include Blue Ridge Fat Stock Show and Sale programs (1950-1977), Blue Ridge Fat Stock Show and Sale photographs, Spartanburg County Livestock Producers Association membership lists and programs (ca. 1970-2005), newspaper clippings related to cattle farming, and a collection of minstrel play scripts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2005

Joseph P. Pizzimenti photographic negatives

Identifier: SCPL-2017-002
Content Description

306 photographic negatives created by Joseph Pizzimenti while a soldier stationed at Camp Croft and Fort Jackson between 1941 and 1945. The collection mostly contains 4" x 5" negatives on nitrate film, with a handful of smaller negatives and color transparencies also included.

Dates: 1941 - 1945

Kate Barry Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter records

Identifier: SCPL-1997-028
Content Description

This collection consists of the records of the of Kate Barry Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. There are directories, postcards, files, and scrapbooks that contain newspaper clippings, photographs, and files.

Dates: 1923 - 1989

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).

Dates: 1931 - 1960

Kennedy Library Association Collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-006
Content Description

The collection consists of 30 booklets which are variously described as programmes, programs, year books, calendars, annual reports, and represent meetings and activities of Ladies' Library Association and Kennedy Library Association between 1892 and 1917.

Dates: 1892-1916

Key Club Week in Spartanburg proclamation

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-050
Content Description

Official City of Spartanburg proclamation signed by Mayor Robert Stoddard declaring October 26, 1969 - November 1, 1969 to be Key Club Week in Spartanburg. Key Club was a High School service club sponsored by Kiwanis with chapters at Spartanburg and Dorman High Schools.

Dates: 1969-10-23

Betty Koon collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-008
Content Description

This collection consists of four photographs, depicting activities and graduation exercises of the Spartanburg General Hospital School of Nursing class of 1948, 1948 graduation exercises program, and diploma and registered nurse certificate issued to Pearl Brown, class of 1947. There are also a copy of the Summer 1992 issue of "The Little General," the Spartanburg General Hospital School of Nursing's newsletter.

Dates: 1947 - 1948

Landrum High School newspapers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-1997-004
Content Description

The Landrum Hi-Times was a student newspaper produced by Landrum High School beginning in 1934. The newspaper changed its name to Hi-Lander in 1936. This collection consists of 18 issues of the newspaper from 1934 to 1937.

Dates: 1934-10-07 - 1937-09-30

Bessie Hatchette Lawson collection

Identifier: SCPL-2019-033
Content Description Bessie Lawson was a math teacher at Byrnes High School(which was previously Duncan High School and District 5 High School), Spartanburg High School, and Spartanburg Methodist College. This collection consists of programs for reunions for the Byrnes High School classes of 1950, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1956, and 1958. There is also a report done by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools on Spartanburg High School, three diplomas earned by the donor, and a yearbook for the 1951 class of the...
Dates: 1944 - 2012

A. Frank Lawter grocery store photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-023
Content Description

One original photograph depicting interior view of A. Frank Lawter grocery store in Spartanburg. First appearance of the store in city directories occurs in 1911, when the store is listed at 116 South Church Street, where it remains until the 1918 city directory, when it is listed at 118 South Church Street. This photograph likely dates to the store's opening in 1910 or 1911.

Dates: 1911

League of Women Voters of Spartanburg County records

Identifier: SCPL-2017-012
Scope and Contents The League of Women Voters is a national non-profit organization that was founded in 1920 after women got the right to vote. The League's goals include educating people on elections, encouraging voter participation, and fighting for environmental standards. The Spartanburg County chapter was started in 1975. This collection consists of papers, photographs, and booklets from the Spartanburg County League of Women Voters. The majority of papers consist of a monthly newspaper bulletin and board...
Dates: 1972 - 2011

Leo Glen Brown photographs

Identifier: SCPL-2009-002
Content Description

This collection consists of 31 photographs taken by Leo Brown. Leo Brown was a solider from Corning, NY who was stationed at Camp Wadsworth. The photographs show camp life at Camp Wadsworth. These photographs have been digitized and made part of the SCPL Historical Digital Collection. They are availble to view at SCPL Historical Digital Collection.

Dates: 1918 - 1919

Letter by Judge T. S. Sease to W. S. Hall

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-057
Content Description

Letter handwritten by Seventh Judicial Circuit Judge T. S. Sease of Spartanburg, South Carolina to W. S. Hall of Gaffney, South Carolina concerning his opinions on a legal case identified only as bank versus casualty company.

Dates: 1930-09-05

Letter from Senator Ernest Hollings concerning James F. Byrnes

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-056
Content Description

Letter on United States Senate stationery written by Senator Ernest "Fritz" Hollings to the librarian of the South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind originally enclosed with a bound copy of the tributes delivered in the United States Congress honoring the late James F. Byrnes.

Dates: 1972-12-05

Charles Lindbergh photograph collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-005
Content Description Eight medium format negatives and prints depicting Charles Lindbergh's visit to Spartanburg in 1927. Images show the Spirit of St. Louis at the Spartanburg Memorial Airport, Lindbergh's parade through downtown Spartanburg, and Lindbergh and Mayor Ben Hill Brown speaking at Duncan Park Baseball Stadium. One image depicts photographer Alfred Willis while he photographs the Spirit of St. Louis. Other items in this grouping include a class reunion of Spartanburg High School students standing in...
Dates: 1920 - 1975

Littlejohn and Smith Feed Store photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-053
Content Description

Halftone photographic reprint of Littlejohn and Smith Feed Store exterior and employees. In 1940, the business was located on Trade Street in downtown Spartanburg.

Dates: 1940

Dick Littlejohn scrapbook materials

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 2: 2011-2014
Identifier: SCPL-2012-008
Content Description

Contents of a disassembled scrapbook created by Broadus Richard "Dick" Littlejohn, Jr., past president of Community Cash Stores. File consists of fifteen (15) items most connected to his service in the Naval Reserve and his membership at First Baptist Church of Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Dates: 1940 - 1946

Suzan Mabry collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-019
Content Description

This collection consists of a variety of items from the Civil War and post-war era. These include a newspaper article listing the wounded and dead of Holcombe's Legion, a page of a ledger listing dead soldiers from the Newberry District, a letter to Capt. E.H. Bobo from H.S. Roger, list of wounded from the Wallace Brigade, a photograph of downtown Spartanburg from 1898, and a list of injuries of soldiers.

Dates: 1862 - 1898

Map of Camp Wadsworth

Identifier: SCPL-2016-008
Content Description

Blueprint depicting Camp Wadsworth in May 1918, shortly after the addition of land to the south of the camp

Dates: 1918-05

Margaret Lathrop Law papers

Identifier: SCPL-1997-008
Scope and Contents

The Margaret Lathrop Law papers consist of an autobiographical sketch, manuscripts, notes, photographs, and postcards. The manuscripts include Aimee, Law's published novel, along with notes about the research done for the novel. The other manuscripts in the collection appear to be of unpublished novels. The photographs and postcards were collected during Law's numerous trips abroad including trips to Japan, France, Spain, Italy, and Poland.

Dates: 1890 - 1988

Marshall Tucker Band contracts

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-039
Content Description Four performance contracts between the Marshall Tucker Band and venue managers including contracts signed by Tommy Caldwell of the Marshall Tucker Band, riders specifying dressing room requirements and technical needs, and stage layouts. All contracts on Paragon Agency letterhead. Performances covered by the contracts: June 13, 1975 (Independence Hall, Baton Rouge, LA), June 14, 1975 (Florence-Lauderdale Auditorium, Florence, AL), July 12, 1975 (Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ), and July...
Dates: 1975

Carla Mayo postcard collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-019
Content Description

This collection consists of nine postcards depicting scenes in downtown Spartanburg, all mailed by Lois to Ann Eitel in March of 1949. Scenes include the main building of Wofford College, First Baptist Church, US Post Office and Federal Court House, Frank Evans High School, Mills Ave, Main St. looking East and West, Morgan Monument, and Spartanburg General Hospital.

Dates: 1949

McGarity, Gilmore, Forester Architectural Collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-010
Content Description

Large collection of architectural plans depicting the work of several allied architects consisting primarily of commercial, educational, and governmental buildings. Most of the plans are original drawings or CAD prints.

Dates: 1955 - 2000

Dr. T. Sumter Means photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2016-013
Content Description

One photograph of a tintype photograph of Dr. T. Sumter Means. Dr. T. Sumter Means (1833-1900) was a physician during the Civil War and later in Spartanburg. An active member of the community, he served as Senior Warden of the Episcopal Church, trustee of the Kennedy Library, and president of the county medical association.

Dates: undated

Judge Arnold Merchant photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-017
Content Description

Arnold Ross was a Spartanburg judge. This collection consists of one photograph of Judge Arnold Ross Merchant in his judicial robes.

Dates: 1945

Military Ships collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-012
Content Description

The collection consists of materials related to three US milirary ships with connections to the Spartanburg area: USS South Carolina, USS Cowpens, and USS Spartanburg County. Materials include the programs for all three ships' commissioning ceremonies and the USS Spartanburg County's decommissioning cermony.

Dates: 1974-1995

Milliken & Company Breakfast Show records

Identifier: SCPL-1997-011
Content Description

The collection consists of seven file folders, each containing a program from an annual Milliken Breakfast Show held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. An eighth folder contains an undated career guide, "Milliken offers you a great career".

Dates: 1962-1978