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Preservation Trust of Spartanburg records

Identifier: SCPL-2019-017
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1990 - 2010

President Taft in Columbia, SC photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections: Folio
Identifier: SCPL-2015-042
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1909-11-06

Publications on James F. Byrnes

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-025
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1936 - 1972

Pure Oil gas station photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-047
Content Description

Two photographic reprints of Pure Oil gas stations in the Spartanburg area. Exact location not identified.

Dates: 1941

Registry of Voters for the Draytonville Election Precinct

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 7: 2020 -
Identifier: SCPL-2020-003
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1868

Reidville research collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-014
Content Description Photocopied documents relating generally to education in Spartanburg County but most especially to the establishment and development of the male and female schools at Reidville, South Carolina. Collection contains six files of photocopies including selected pages from the Carolina Spartan spanning 1849 to 1883, a photocopied publication "The Academy Moevement in the South" by Edgar W. Knight (1919), a photocopy of "History of the Reidville High Schools" from the Robert H. Reid Papers held by...
Dates: 1857 - 1883

Review of 27th Division, Camp Wadsworth photograph

Identifier: SCPL-2015-021
Content Description

One panoramic photograph by P. E. Witte depicting Camp Wadsworth on November 2, 1917.

Dates: 1917-11-02

Robert Adger Law collection

Identifier: SCPL-1997-021
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1911 - 1941

Robert Joseph and Dr. Love Rosa H. Gantt papers

Identifier: SCPL-1997-001
Abstract The Gantts were an important married couple in Spartanburg in the early 1900s. Robert Joseph Gantt was an attorney, a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives for Spartanburg County, and a writer. Dr. Love Rosa Hirschmann Gantt was one of the first two women to graduate from medical school in South Carolina and the first female physician in Spartanburg. She was a pioneer in public health, prevention of tuberculosis, medical inspection of schools, and social hygiene. Their papers...
Dates: 1898 - 1939

Rock Hill Library transfer

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 7: 2020 -
Identifier: SCPL-2020-021
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1899

Lt. Herbert Rollins digital collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-018-Digital
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1917 - 1919

John D. Rush collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-015
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1949 - 1956

Archibald Rutledge Signed Portrait photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections: Folio
Identifier: SCPL-2006-002
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1934 - 1963

Schuyler Building collection

Identifier: SCPL-2010-001
Content Description Six boxes of files and architectural plans salvaged from the basement of the Schuyler Building. Topics include tenant and building information on the Schuyler Apartment Building and a significant collection of documents relating to the R/UDAT planning process, Spartanburg Area Transportation Study, Spartanburg Development Council, Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce, and various residential and commercial development projects. The bulk of the material was assembled or created by Pat Cecil from...
Dates: 1950 - 1993

Scott Cromer collection

Identifier: SCPL-2012-003
Content Description

Photographs and documents relating to various topics in Spartanburg County history collected by Scott Cromer.

Dates: 1825 - 1970

Senior Centers of Spartanburg County slides

Identifier: SCPL-2015-045
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1971 - 1990

September 20th Global Climate Strike posters

 Collection — Box: Misc. Oversized
Identifier: SCPL-2019-022
Content Description

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.

Dates: 2019-09-20

Seventh Meeting of the Spartanburg Baptist Association minutes

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2016-012
Content Description

Published meeting minutes and a history of Bethel Baptist Church in Woodruff, SC, a total of 48 pages with covers.

Dates: 1882

Shoneke Family Collection

Identifier: SCPL-2017-004
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1886 - 2017

Emily Myrtle Smith papers

Identifier: SCPL-2017-017
Content Description

Emily Myrtle Smith was a nurse, nursing professor, and artist. This collection consists of her correspondence, diaries, photographs, and sketchbooks.

Dates: 1913 - 1981

Enoch Ham Smith Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCPL-2017-003

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.

Dates: 1822 - 1900

Mabel C. Smith photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 2: 2011-2014
Identifier: SCPL-2012-017
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1948 - 1949

Mrs. Ward Smith collection

Identifier: SCPL-2016-004
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1890 - 1903

South Atlantic Section, American Association of University Women meeting program

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-048
Content Description Single sheet program listing the meeting schedule, music program, and art exhibit of the fifth biennial conference of the South Atlantic Section of the American Association of University Women held on April 13 and April 14, 1934. Activities center on the Cleveland Hotel and Converse College and include an address on "National Socialism and the Maintainance of International Peace" by Dr. Esther Caukin Brunauer. The art exhibit, coordinated by August Cook, features the art of many South...
Dates: 1934

South Carolina Memorial Booklets

Identifier: SCPL-1997-022
Content Description

This collection consists of 11 memorials to various South Carolina natives, including politicians, judges, doctors, writers, and priests.

Dates: 1825 - 1934

Southern Railway Company collection

Identifier: SCPL-2019-004
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1947 - 1982

Souvenir plane ticket

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

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.

Dates: 1927-11-27

Spartan Bakery photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-008
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1940s, 1962, 1965

Spartan Communications, Inc. records

Identifier: SCPL-2019-009
Content Description Spartan Communications, Inc. was a local business that ran the local news station, WSPA-TV 7. Founded in 1947 by Walter J. Brown as Spartan Radiocasting Co., the company began with one radio station and by the time that it merged with Media Genral in 2000, the company ran 11 television stations across multiple states. This accession consists of annual reports for the company, the company by-laws, documents related to the company's merge with Media Genral, and photocopies of various legal...
Dates: 1947 - 2000

The Spartanburg Book and Garden Club Pet Recipes book

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-042
Content Description

This collection consists of one small cookbook with recipes gathered by the Spartanburg Book and Garden Club.

Dates: 1900 - 1956