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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Army and Navy Masonic Service Center postcard

 Item — Box Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2018-002
Content Description

Postcard depicting interior of Masonic Temple in Spartanburg in the 1940s, when a portion of the building was used as a recreation facility for Masonic servicemen. Postcard has been mailed by Private George Martin, stationed at Camp Croft, to his wife in Plainfield, Vermont.

Dates: 1943

Block House postcard

 Item — Box Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-041
Content Description

One postcard depicting the Block House at the boundary between North and South Carolina near Landrum, South Carolina. Mailed in 1912 by W. A. McClure of Spartanburg to Frank T. Henrietta of Fort Bayard, New Mexico.

Dates: 1912

Camp Croft -- "JEEP" cartoon book, 1942

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of two copies of JEEP, a cartoon book created by two soldiers at Camp Croft, John Bothwell and Peter Czerepak. There are also two postcards showing the 26th and 31st Infantry Training Battalion buildings.

Dates: 1942

Frederick Dicks postcard collection

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-013
Content Description

Frederick Dicks was a World War II solider who was stationed at Camp Croft. This collection consists of 13 loose postcards and two postcard packets that Dicks sent to his brother and parents. The postcards show scenes of Camp Croft and 1940s Spartanburg.

Dates: 1940 - 1945

Frank Evans High School postcard

 Item — Box Misc. Accessions 2014-2018
Identifier: SCPL-2014-042
Content Description

One postcard depicting the Frank Evans High School, otherwise known as Spartanburg High School, in 1925. Originally mailed to Mr. J. L. Alpert of Baltimore, Maryland.

Dates: 1925

Margi Gorczycu postcard collection

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 1: 1997-2011
Identifier: SCPL-2011-020
Content Description

This collection donated by Margi Gorczycu consists of six (6) postcards depicting scenes in Spartanburg. All unmailed. Images include Spartanburg General Hospital (ca. 1950), Spartanburg County Public Library (1960s), Episcopal Church of the Advent (1960s), Walnut Grove Plantation (1970s), Wofford College (1980s), and Converse College (1980s).

Dates: 1950 - 1990

Irvin Cribb papers

Identifier: SCPL-1997-025
Content Description

Irvin Cribb was the Sports Editor of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal and a train enthusiast. This collection consists of photographs of downtown Spartanburg showing the demolition and building of building, postcards of Spartanburg, photographs and articles about trains, and numerous press passes to various sporting events.

Dates: 1939 - 1987

Irwin From collection

Identifier: SCPL-2014-014
Content Description Collection with a baseball and transportation focus, but including a wide range of materials collected by the donor. It includes law enforcement patches, an Amtrak dining car menu, list of trial cases for October 1913 at the Spartanburg County Court of Common Pleas, four first day air mail covers, an envelope from the USS Spartanburg County, stationery from J. A. Lee and Son of Spartanburg (1883), stock certificates from First Citizens Bank (1983) and Clifton Manufacturing Company (1922),...
Dates: 1883 - 1999

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

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

Everett Pearson papers

Identifier: SCPL-2013-016
Content Description

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.

Dates: 1914 - 2007; Majority of material found within 1941 - 1945

Terri L. Phillips collection

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 3: 2014
Identifier: SCPL-2014-012
Content Description

The collection consists of a postcard depicting an old grist mill near Spartanburg (ca. 1950) and two election documents: a list of voters for the election of the Spartanburg District Ordinary on August 11, 1857 at Campobello and election tallies for various Spartanburg District polling places for the election of state legislators on October 15, 1828.

Dates: 1828 - 1950

"Pickaninny Review" postcard

 Item — Box Single File Collections Box 4: 2014-2015
Identifier: SCPL-2014-043
Content Description One postcard labeled "pickaninny review of army truck train, Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, S. C," depicting four black children watching an army truck pass by. Originally mailed in 1917 to Mrs. Delia Spoor of Mount Vernon, New York. Written content: "Hello! Pretty busy. Have to cut trees and pulls the stumps before we can pitch our tents. Mud is 2 feet deep here. My cold is just the same. Very sore throat and racking cough! Feel pretty good though. Rains. Very busy. Write later. Love,...
Dates: 1917

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

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

Spartanburg Confederate Monument postcard

 Item — Box Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-032
Content Description

One colorized postcard depicting the Confederate Monument on South Church Street in downtown Spartanburg. Reverse includes a message written by an unidentified Camp Wadsworth soldier in company A of the 106th machine gun battalion.

Dates: 1918

Spartanburg postcards

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 6: 2018-2019
Identifier: SCPL-2019-013
Content Description

This collection consists of nine postcards. Six are related to World War I and Camp Wadsworth, 2 are portraits of unidentified people, and 1 is of a destroyed house after the Second Battle of Bull Run.

Dates: 1912 - 1917

Spartanburg Postcards

 Collection — Box Single File Collections Box 7: 2020 -
Identifier: SCPL-2021-018
Content Description

This collection consists of 19 postcards bought at an antique mall in Virginia. Images include Camp Croft, Camp Wadsworth, First Presbyterian Church, Central M. E. Church, Southside Baptist Church, Bethel Methodist Church, Cleveland and Gresham hotels, and Converse College.

Dates: 1912 - 1941

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

Wightman Hall postcard

 Item — Box Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2015-035
Content Description

Unmarked postcard depicting Wightman Hall on the Wofford College campus. The building was built in 1957 and demolished in 1999.

Dates: 1965

Wilson-McMillan Family papers

Identifier: SCPL-2017-001
Content Description This collection was generated and inherited by Hugh Wilson and Beatrice Bell Wilson. Hugh Wilson’s parents were John Benjamin Wilson and Iris McMillan Wilson, both of whom came from families with deep roots in northern Spartanburg County, particularly New Prospect and Campobello. The collection includes over a hundred of Hugh’s letters to Beatrice during his service in World War II. There are documents related to his army service and also his hat from his army uniform. The collection also...
Dates: 1902 - 1995

Winter scene at Camp Wadsworth postcard

 Item — Box Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2017-010
Content Description

Photographic postcard depicting tents and roadway in deep snow. Reverse is labeled "Spartanburg, SC. Camp Wadsworth, Dec. 1917"

Dates: 1917-12

Wofford Street bridge postcard

 Item — Box Single File Collections Box 5: 2015-2017
Identifier: SCPL-2016-006
Content Description

Photographic postcard depicting steel road bridge under construction on Wofford Street in Spartanburg. A crew of three men stands in the foreground and streetcar tracks are visible on the street.

Dates: 1920