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John Gary Anderson Papers - Accession 158, John Gary Anderson Jan 1979

John Gary Anderson Papers - Accession 158, John Gary Anderson

Manuscript Collection

The John Gary Anderson Papers consist of biographical sketches of J.G. Anderson and Alice Holler Anderson (wife of J.G. Anderson), newspaper clippings offering accounts of the success and failures of the Rock Hill Buggy Company, the Anderson Motor Company and “the Rock Hill Plan” for reduction of the cotton crop in the south. Also included is a map of Rock Hill dated 1891 and scrapbooks containing advertising materials for Anderson’s products, photographs, and correspondence relating to Anderson’s business, his will and years as a trustee of Winthrop College (1920-1937).


York County Multiethnic Heritage Project Collection - Accession 186, York County Multiethnic Heritage Project Jan 1978

York County Multiethnic Heritage Project Collection - Accession 186, York County Multiethnic Heritage Project

Manuscript Collection

The York County Multiethnic Heritage project collection includes a wide variety of material that can be used for research on York County and for instructional purposes by teachers. The collection consists of magazines, newspaper clippings, books, photographs, slides, audio tapes, video cassettes, slide transparencies, and copies of historical documents such as letters and land records.


Pindarian Club Of Rock Hill Records - Accession 166, Book Club Of Rock Hill, Pindarian Jan 1978

Pindarian Club Of Rock Hill Records - Accession 166, Book Club Of Rock Hill, Pindarian

Manuscript Collection

The Pindarian Club of Rock Hill, SC was organized on February 25, 1954 as a daughter club of the Perihelion Club. The purpose of the literary club is to encourage and sustain the intellectual development of its members and to promote better citizenship, inviting therein such social factors as may contribute to this purpose. The records consist of histories, constitutions, bylaws, minutes, membership records, photographs, yearbooks, and newspaper clippings documenting the club’s history.


Thomas Family Papers - Accession 147, Thomas Family Jan 1978

Thomas Family Papers - Accession 147, Thomas Family

Manuscript Collection

The Thomas Family Papers are a valuable source of information concerning family life in Rock Hill, S.C. during the period 1920-1945. The collection includes diaries, Thomas Tours brochures, newspaper clippings speeches, financial and estate records, genealogies, menus, photographs, memorabilia and an extensive body of correspondence comprising the largest part of the collection. Dr. Roy Zachariah Thomas brought his family to Rock Hill when he assumed the position of professor of Chemistry at Winthrop College in 1914. The correspondence in the collection traces the growth of the Thomas family and the tour business, Thomas Tours, Inc., that Dr. Thomas founded ...