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The Preservation Trust of Spartanburg was a non-profit organization that bought and renovated historic properties in the Hampton Heights neighborhood. This collection consists of records documenting the activities of the Preservation Trust including buying and renovating houses, helping with owner occupied renovations, and other administrative papers. There are also photographs, awards, VHS tapes, and CDs.
William Howard Taft was the president of the United States from 1909 to 1913. In November 1909, Taft became the first standing president to visit the city of Columbia, SC since Washington in 1791. This collection consists of one oversize photographic print produced by Columbia Photo Studio depicting President William Howard Taft riding in an early model automobile during this visit. The photograph may have been taken at the State Fairgrounds where Taft gave a speech.
Two (2) copies of James F. Byrnes Day (May 2, 1972) program, September 5, 1936 issue of South Carolina Newsview with cover article on JFB, January 6, 1947 issue of Time Magazine with James F. Byrnes named Man of the Year, and March 1947 issue of South Carolina Magazine with cover article on JFB.
Two photographic reprints of Pure Oil gas stations in the Spartanburg area. Exact location not identified.
A registry of voters for the Draytonville Election Precinct in the Union District of South Carolina. The Draytonville Election Precinct is located in Cherokee County.
One panoramic photograph by P. E. Witte depicting Camp Wadsworth on November 2, 1917.
The collection consists of original copies and reprints of Law's articles written for and published by numerous scholarly journals during the first half of the twentieth century.
Three photographs including one of the inside of Saxon Mills, one cabinet card of an unidentified man, and one high school graduation photo from the Converse High School 1899 graduation.
Lt. Herbert Rollins was a solider stationed at Camp Wadsworth and Camp Jackson during World War I. This digital collection consists of his letters, postcards, and photographs.
This collection consists of correspondence and invitations addressed to John D. Rush, an official with the United States Department of Agriculture during the 1940s and 1950s. The two letters are replies from Congressmen William Jennings Bryan Dorn and L. Mendel Rivers concerning their attendance of a "Congressional Night" dinner for Clemson University Alumni in 1954. The invitations all relate to conferences on industrial and occupational safety.
Archibald Rutledge was the first poet laureate of South Carolina. This collection consists of one signed photograph of a portrait of Archibald Rutledge and a poem that Rutledge wrote to Elizabeth Timberlake Clark that was placed on her grave. Rutledge was good friends with Clark through his wife's sister, Camilla Lucas.
Photographs and documents relating to various topics in Spartanburg County history collected by Scott Cromer.
The Senior Centers of Spartanburg County had an active facility for Seniors at the Evans Building in the 1970s and 1980s. This collection consists of slides showing this period of time.
On September 20, 2019, the largest climate change protest occurred in 150 countries with 6 to 7 million people participating. Inspired by climate change activist Greta Thunberg and her Friday school strikes, the protest took place three days before the United Nations Climate Summit. A small group of Spartanburg citizens participated in the strike, gathering on Morgan Square. This accession consists of three posters created by those who participated in the strike.
Published meeting minutes and a history of Bethel Baptist Church in Woodruff, SC, a total of 48 pages with covers.
This collection consists of newspapers, photographs, yearbooks, and papers related to the history of Cowpens and the extended Shoneke family. The newspapers include the Cowpens High School newspaper, The Breeze, and its later version, The Mighty Moo. The papers include information related to the USS Cowpens and the Cowpens Historic Battlegrounds in addition to family papers. Photographs range from family photographs from the late 1800s to modern photographs showing downtown Cowpens.
Emily Myrtle Smith was a nurse, nursing professor, and artist. This collection consists of her correspondence, diaries, photographs, and sketchbooks.
Enoch Ham Smith was a farmer who lived in Pauline, SC. A successful businessman, Smith owned a considerable amount of land with a grist mill, saw mill, and cotton gin. The collection consists of correspondence, deeds, receipts, and other papers related to Smith and his family.
This collection consists of two photographs donated by Mabel Smith. One photograph shows the seventh grade graduation at Carlisle Wesleyan Church near Boiling Springs, SC in 1949. The other photograph shows William Haywood Smith planting cotton near the Pacolet River in 1948.
Digital reproductions of four photographs depicting textile mills of the Clifton Manufacturing Company prior to and shortly after the Pacolet River flood of 1903. Two of the images are stereoscopic photographs, although one of the prints is missing its companion photograph.
This collection consists of 11 memorials to various South Carolina natives, including politicians, judges, doctors, writers, and priests.
This collection consists of 283 issues of the Southern Railway Company's Ties Magazine published from 1947 to 1982. There are also a few other items related to Southern Railway Company including 2 annual reports, 1 statistical report, 2 maps, 2 articles about the history of the Southern Railway, an agreement between the company and the conductors, and one brochure advertising an informational movie produced by the company.
This collection consists of one souvenir plane ticket that was given to customers to commemorate their flight in a Pitcairn plane at the flying fields in Spartanburg.
Eight (8) photos, mostly depicting Spartan Bakery including building at 326 East Main Street (early 1960s) and building at 151 North Church Street (1940s). Another 1965 photo depicts the Cleveland Park train.
This collection consists of one small cookbook with recipes gathered by the Spartanburg Book and Garden Club.
- photographs 106
- Spartanburg (S.C.) 56
- correspondence 33
- Spartanburg County (S.C.) 28
- postcards 22
- programs (documents) 22
- Military camps 20
- World War II 17
- World War, 1939-1945 17
- World War I 15
- World War, 1914-1918 15
- minutes (administrative records) 14
- newspapers 13
- clippings (information artifacts) 12
- Textile factories 11
- negatives (photographs) 11
- Civil War, 1861-1865 10
- Schools 10
- scrapbooks 10
- Central business districts 9 + ∧ less
- Camp Wadsworth (Spartanburg, S.C.) 13
- Spartanburg County School District Seven 9
- Camp Croft (Spartanburg, S.C.) 8
- Willis, Alfred, 1880-1945 8
- Spartanburg High School 7
- Wofford College (Spartanburg, S.C.) 5
- City of Spartanburg 3
- Clifton Manufacturing Company 3
- Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 3
- Spartanburg Downtown Memorial Airport 3
- Spartanburg Phillies (Baseball team) 3
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 27th 3
- B & B Studios 2
- Beaumont Manufacturing Company (Spartanburg, S.C.) 2
- Bilanchone, Linda Powers 2
- Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 2
- Clark, Shelby V.T. 2
- Frank Evans High School (Spartanburg, S.C.) 2
- Glendale Mills 2
- Hub City Writers Project 2 + ∧ less