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Spartanburg Probate ledgers

Identifier: SCPL-2019-012
Content Description

This collection consists of two volumes of ledgers from Spartanburg Probate Court. One is a ledger of letters of administration and the other is a ledger of warrants of appraisal. These ledgers include the names of the estates being settled, those settling the estates, and wittnesses.

Dates: 1811 - 1825

Spartanburg Rotary Club records

Identifier: SCPL-1997-009
Content Description

The collection consists of the Spartanburg Rotary Club minutes of Directors' meetings and club luncheon meetings spanning more than three decades, from 1916-1947. There are also some items related to the history of the Rotary Club.

Dates: 1916-1947

Spartanburg Sesquicentennial Focus on Women papers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-004
Content Description Five files containing programs, photos, newspaper clippings, project overviews, a coloring book of women in Spartanburg, and a commemorative calendar, all produced for the Spartanburg Sesquicentennial in 1981.Full inventory: 1. Folder: Programs, Publicity a. Invitation to Birthday Celebration b. Three photos of Sesquicentennial events c. Two programs for “Spotlight on Spartanburg Women” event d. “Femonomics” Documentary proposal e. Copy of SHJ article, 5/31/1981 f. Copy of SHJ...
Dates: 1981

Spartanburg tourism collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-026
Content Description

This collection consists of six (6) published tourism guides to Spartanburg from the early 2000s. Most were produced by the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Dates: 2005 - 2010

Spartanburg Voting Precincts

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-020
Content Description

A page from a document from 1878 that lists the voting precincts in each county in South Carolina. In addition to Spartanburg County, the page also lists the voting precincts in the counties of Lancaster, Laurens, Lexington, Marion, Marlboro, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Pickens, Richland, Sumter, and Union. Parts of the lists for Williamsburg and Kershaw counties are also included.

Dates: 1878

St. Paul Catholic Church postcard

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-007
Content Description

One unsent photographic postcard depicting St. Paul Catholic Church in Spartanburg around 1920.

Dates: 1920

Stribling-Gooch map collection

Identifier: SCPL-2011-001
Content Description

A collection of approximately 25,000 plats, surveys, and maps created or accumulated by a multi-generational surveying business operated by the Stribling and Gooch families since the 1910s. The collection consists of physical documents, a small selection of surveying tools, and an electronic database containing keywords and images of many of the maps in the collection.

Dates: 1869 - 2010

Summers family papers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 7: 2020 -
Identifier: SCPL-2020-006
Content Description The Summers family was an African-American family that grew up in Orangeburg, SC. The Rev. James A. and Rebecca Summers had Leona, James, Lucille, and Margaret. James Jr. was a solider stationed at Camp Croft during World War II and Lucille was a teacher in Spartanburg in the 40s. Leona was a teacher at Cummings Street School and Carver High School for many years. This collection consists of three letters written to Leona. There is one identified photograph of Lucille and one of James Jr.....
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Billy Sunday Revival photograph

Identifier: SCPL-2015-010
Content Description

Yard-long photograph by Alfred Willis of the ushers who participated in the Billy Sunday revival held in Spartanburg from January 9 to February 19, 1922. Ushers are standing on the courthouse lawn on Magnolia Street and the image includes a much of the eastern side of Magnolia Street. The only person identified is the donor's grandfather, John Miller Johnson, who is seated second from far right.

Dates: 1922

T. S. Miller collection

 Collection — Box: Misc. Accessions 2014-2018
Identifier: SCPL-2011-028
Content Description Photocopies of two photographs and one novelty letter originally printed on cotton canvas stationery by the Bank of Spartanburg in 1915 promoting Spartanburg County cotton and industries. One photograph depicts the exterior of the Alva D. Carter Heating and Plumbing business at 113 South Church Street in Spartanburg around 1924. A. D. Carter is depicted on the far left and T. S. Miller, Sr. is on the far right. The other photograph depicts a large gathering of the Parris or Elder family...
Dates: 1903 - 1924

Textile Industrial Institute Baseball Team photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-036
Content Description

The Textile Industrial Institute was founded in 1911 as a way to provide high school level education to textile mill workers to prepare them for advanced education or employment. The Institute evolved into the Spartanburg Junior College, which provided associate degrees, before becoming Spartanburg Methodist College in 1974. This collection consists of one photograph of the Textile Industrial Institute's 1930 baseball team.

Dates: 1930

Textile Mills drawings

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-031
Content Description

This collection consists of 3 pages with 3 drawings each of various textile mills located in Spartanburg County. Textile Mills portrayed in the drawings include Whitney Mills, Drayton Mills, Beaumont Mills, Arkwright Mills, Clifton Mills #2, Cowpens Mills, Inman Mills, Saxon Mills, and Valley Falls Mills.

Dates: 2004

Textile Newspapers

Identifier: SCPL-1997-035
Content Description This collection consists of 10 newspapers that discuss the textile industry in Spartanburg and the labor issues that occured at the textile mills. There are local newspapers represented: the Spartanburg Daily Herald, the Spartanburg Journal, and the Spartanburg Herald-Journal. There are also newspapers from the National Labor movement: Union News Service (the Committee for Industrial Organization or CIO) and the T.W.O.C. Parade (Textile Workers Organizing Committee). There is also a bound...
Dates: 1902 - 1949

The Pacolet Neigh Newspaper

Identifier: SCPL-1997-036
Content Description

The Pacolet Neigh Newspaper was the monthly Pacolet Mills community newspaper that ran from 1949 to at least 1981. This collection consists of issues from 1949 to 1956. There is also one issue of The Telapaco News, the Pacolet High newspaper.

Dates: 1949 - 1956

Toast of the Town dvds

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-007
Content Description

The Spartanburg Salvation Army hosts an annual fundraiser, The Toast of the Town, where a prominent Spartanburg resident is roasted. This collection consists of three videos of the fundraiser from the years that Will Barnet, Dr. Benjamin Dunlap, and Jack Roper were roasted.

Dates: 2006 - 2010

Raymond C. Trail collection

Identifier: SCPL-2014-031
Content Description This collection consists of a scrapbook contents assembled by Raymond C. Trail Sr. including invitations, news articles, certificates, ribbons, speech transcripts, and photographs documenting the presentation of the Army-Navy E Award to Drayton Mills on April 14, 1943. Other items in the collection include a circa 1900 photograph of the Spartanburg Steam Bakery and C. J. Brede establishment on Morgan Square in downtown Spartanburg and a 1904 publication entitled "Illustrated Spartanburg"...
Dates: 1900 - 1943

Train derailment stereoscopic photograph

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-036
Content Description

One stereoview depicting a crowd investigating several overturned railroad cars adjacent to what appears to be a textile mill. Seller noted that the stereoview was found amidst others depicting the Pacolet River flood of 1903. No flood damage is evident in this image.

Dates: 1905

Train photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-030
Content Description

This collection consists of 9 photographs of trains. One photograph shows a train crossing the Broad River near Chesnee, SC. Four of the photos show trains belonging to the Southern Wood Piedmont Co. in Gulf, NC, Wilmington, NC, and Augusta, GA. One photo shows the Royal Hudson 2839 leaving Ashland, KY. The last three photos are unlabeled.

Dates: 1978 - 1979

Richard E. Tukey papers

Identifier: SCPL-2021-005
Content Description Richard E. Tukey (1918-1979) was the vice-president of the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce from 1951 until his death in 1979 and spearheaded the recruitment of foreign companies to the Spartanburg area. This collection consists of papers related to Tukey's career including his time in the army as a public relations office at Fort Benning, GA during World War II, working for the Cigar Institute of America, and the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce. There are also personal papers related his...
Dates: 1923 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1979

Dewey Tullis campaign poster

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-051
Content Description

Poster to elect W. Dewey Tullis to Spartanburg County Board of Commissioners, a predecessor of the Spartanburg County Council. Tullis lost the election to Elizabeth Patterson. Tullis, an Upstate educator and community leader, was inducted into the South Carolina Black Hall of Fame and was a recipient of the Order of the Silver Crescent.

Dates: 1975

Sarah Turner Tolley papers

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-015
Content Description

Sarah Turner Tolley worked as a nurse at the Station Hospital at Camp Croft during World War II. Her papers include administrative papers from the hospital, programs from various musical events, invitations to various events thrown by the YMCA and other organizations, and papers about fundraising initiatives.

Dates: 1940 - 1982

Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg records

Identifier: SCPL-2021-017
Scope and Contents The Unitarian Universalist Church of Spartanburg is a church congregation that has operated in Spartanburg since 1954. Starting as a group of ten, the congregation has grown over the years into a thriving church with over 100 members. This collection consists of the records that the church has created over its many years of operation. Items in the collection include meeting minutes, a monthly newsletter, membership information, church bullitens, financial records, photographs, oral...
Dates: 1946 - 2022

Upstate 1920s photographs

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections: Folio
Identifier: SCPL-2017-014
Content Description

This accession consists of two photographs taken in the summer of 1920. One photograph shows a man and a lady fishing at Lawson's Fork Creek, near Tuck's Bridge. The other photograph shows a house in Oconee County labeled as M.S. Stribling's residence at 205 Isundega St. Westminister, SC.

Dates: 1920

Vassey Family collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-022
Content Description Small collection of ten (10) items, pertaining to the Vassey and Ray families of northern Spartanburg County. Items include: 1. Photograph of Jonas Vassey, ca.1920 (reproduction); 2. Photograph of Phillip Ray family, ca. 1900 (reproduction); 3. Photograph of three Chesnee law enforcement officers on horseback, 1920s (reproduction); 4. Four men with disassembled still, 1920s (reproduction); 5. 1930s election card for Cordie Page; two search warrants, two arrest warrents, and a mortgage...
Dates: 1900 - 1932

Vera Davis Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy records

Identifier: SCPL-1997-026
Content Description

This collection consists of records from the Vera Davis Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy including membership applications, a program for the 85th annual convention, lists of tax paying members, and the chapter registrar.

Dates: 1919 - 1987

Catherine Vitale collection

 Collection — Box: Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-021
Content Description

This collection consists of items related to the Spartanburg Phillies Baseball team during its last season in Spartanburg. Items include ticket stubs, baseball cards, season schedule, and a flattened penny.

Dates: 1990 - 1995

W. Manchester Hudson Architectural collection

Identifier: SCPL-2014-010
Content Description

W. Manchester Hudson was a Spartanburg architect whose firm designed residences, schools, and other buildings in Spartanburg county from the 1940s to the 1970s. This collection consists of architectural drawings, photographs, and job specification documents.

Dates: 1946 - 1975

Wade and Thula Buchanan collection

Identifier: SCPL-2015-020
Content Description

Collection assembled by Wade and Thula Buchanan, long-time employees of Inman Mills, consisting of several copies of the Inman Times (1930s and 1950s-1970s), Inman Mills Baptist Church bulletins and photographs, Inman Mills employment records, a few North and South Carolina postcards, business receipts, a 1974 Miss South Carolina Pageant program, and a small batch of political ephemera from the 1970s.

Dates: 1913 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1980

Wellford Home and Garden Club scrapbooks

Identifier: SCPL-2017-018
Content Description

This collection consists of two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers showing the history of the Wellford Home and Garden Club.

Dates: 1957 - 2008

Westgate Mall report

 Item — Box: Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-008
Content Description

Sixteen page report created by Cushman and Wakefield Financial Services Group on the investment potential of Westgate Mall in Spartanburg, South Carolina. The report includes property and tenant descriptions, cash flow projections, and demographic data about the Spartanburg area.

Dates: 1991