Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:
James Furman Brooks was the Spartanburg County Superintendent of Education in the 1930s and 40s and Ella Brooks Wilson was his sister who worked for Duke Power as their payroll mistress. This collection consists of an English-French Hand Book from Camp Wadsworth, a program for the opening of the educational building at First Baptist Church, a letter to Ella Wilson from Rep. Robert Ashmore, and an invitation to the inauguration of President Kennedy in Washington, D.C.
This collection consists of a four page letter sent from a soldier stationed at Camp Wadsworth. The soldier was a member of the New York National Guard 27th Division's 102nd Engineer Regiment. The letter discusses the soldier's impression of Camp Wadsworth and the surrounding area of Spartanburg.
A photocopy of a 1922 letter written by John R. Cochran to the daughters of Major W. W. Humphreys praising their father during his service as the captain of the Palmetto Riflemen during the Civil War.
Photographs, correspondence, writings and miscellaneous documents from the Edward Earle Bomar (1861-1947) family. Contents focus on the Bomar, Earle and Landrum families. Other subject areas include the Cleveland family, the Vernon family, Baptists, Spartanburg Male Academy, Spartanburg Female Academy, Downtown Spartanburg, the Civil War, Bivingsville and Glendale, Limestone College, Converse College, Wofford College, Wade Hampton, Red Shirts, Dexter E. Converse, and John G. Landrum.
Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American poet and writter. Through out his career, Sandburg was awarded three pultizer prizes: two for his poems and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. This collection consists of three letters regarding Horace Gilbert's visit to Carl Sandburg's home in Flat Rock, NC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, the Center for Civic Education developed a specially designed curriculum to teach students about the Constitution and Bill of Rights that centered around a national competition. Elaine Marks worked as the district coordinator for the South Carolina 4th District for the competition. This collection consists of the documents that Marks collected related to organizing the district competition.
Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, medals, and military records relating to the army service of Staff Sergeant Everett Pearson during World War II. Pearson was a Woodruff, South Carolina native active in France during 1944 and 1945 as part of the 249th Combat Engineers Battalion. Correspondence written to his mother and father in Woodruff makes up the bulk of the collection and spans from April of 1944 through October of 1945.
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.
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.
Two boxes containing photographs, correspondence, photocopies, and hand-written notes assembled and created by Ed Hall during his research into the history of the Spartanburg Memorial Airport. These materials were used in the production of his book on Spartanburg's downtown airport.
Documents generated by the Men’s Garden Club from the 1950s to 2010 and assembled by Henry Pittman in the process of writing a history of the organization. Documents include meeting notes, rosters, correspondence, maps, photographs, planning documents and brochures.
Original document written by Alexander W. Randall, First Assistant Postmaster General, to John A. Lee, reopening Spartanburg Post Office and reappointing him Postmaster, dated September 6, 1865. The document includes a list of official requirements and obligations.