Watson, Harry Legare, 1876-1956

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Harry Legare Watson (1876-1956) graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1899 and went on to careers in law and journalism, chiefly in Greenwood, S.C.

From the description of Harry LeGare Watson photographic collection, 1899. WorldCat record id: 43026538

From the guide to the Harry Legare Watson Photographic Collection, 1899, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives.)

Newspaper editor of S.C.; born, Phoenix, S.C., son of Johnson Sale and Charlotte Louise Moseley Watson; graduate, UNC-Chapel Hill, A.B., 1899; married Ella Dargan, 1900; owner and editor, Greenwood Index, which merged in 1919 with the Journal to become the Index-Journal; editor, Spartanburg Herald, 1905-1906; manager, Carolina Melon Grower's Agency; partner, Adams and Watson General Merchandise, Phoenix, S.C.

Admitted to South Carolina Bar, 1908; trustee, Furman University, 1912-1920; Greenwood County highway commissioner; chairman, board of trustees, Greenwood Public Schools, 1915-1952; president, S.C. Press Association; director, Greenwood Chamber of Commerce.

From the description of Harry Legare Watson papers, 1884-1969. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 34415036

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creatorOf Watson, Harry Legare, 1876-1956. Abbeville District (S.C.) account book, 1804-1806. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf H. L. Watson and Company (Phoenix, S.C.). Account book, 1900-1901. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Watson, Harry Legare, 1876-1956. Harry LeGare Watson photographic collection, 1899. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Harry Legare Watson Photographic Collection, 1899 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives.
referencedIn Harvey, Wilson Godfrey, 1866-1932. Letter : Charleston, S.C., to H.L. Watson, Greenwood, S.C., 1908 Aug. 22. South Carolina Historical Society
creatorOf Watson, Harry Legare, 1876-1956. Harry Legare Watson papers, 1884-1969. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Watson, John Dargan, 1905-1978. John Dargan Watson papers, 1847-1976; (bulk, 1920-1950). University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Watson, Harry Legare, 1876-1956. Harry Legare Watson student notebooks, 1899 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Watson, Harry Legare, 1876-1956. Harry Legare Watson : the sage of Sunnyside, 1876-1956 ; 1998 Apr. 27 / by Ginny Carroll. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
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correspondedWith Aiken, Wyatt, 1863-1923 person
associatedWith Alston, Charles Skinner. person
correspondedWith Ball, W. W. (William Watts), 1868-1952 person
associatedWith Bellamy, Marsden, 1878- person
associatedWith Bowie, Thomas Contee, 1876-1947. person
associatedWith Brown, Charles Connor. person
associatedWith Bunn, James Philips. person
associatedWith Buxton, Cameron Belo. person
associatedWith Caldwell, Julius Alexander. person
associatedWith Canada, Charles S. person
associatedWith Carr, John R. (John Robert), 1878- person
associatedWith Carroll, Virginia H. person
correspondedWith Chaffin, J. Edward person
associatedWith Coker, Francis W. (Francis William), b. 1878. person
associatedWith Connor, R. D. W. (Robert Digges Wimberly), 1878-1950. person
correspondedWith Cothran, Frank Harrison, 1878-1948 person
associatedWith Coxe, Fred J. person
associatedWith Cox, William E. (William Edward), b. 1870. person
associatedWith Crawford, John Gurney. person
associatedWith Crawford, Walter S. person
associatedWith Davis, Harvey Lewis. person
associatedWith Denson, Claude B. (Claude Baker), 1878-1955. person
associatedWith Donnelly, John, 1878-1947. person
correspondedWith Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 person
correspondedWith Geer, Bennette Eugene, 1873- person
correspondedWith Gittman, James Thornton person
associatedWith Greenfield, John Mabry, b. 1878. person
associatedWith Grimes, Junius Daniel. person
associatedWith Harding, Henry Patrick. person
associatedWith Harris, Charles F. (Charles Foust) person
correspondedWith Harrison, Wade Cothran person
associatedWith Hartley, Eugene F. (Eugene Fuller), 1879-1961. person
associatedWith Harvey, Wilson Godfrey, 1866-1932. person
correspondedWith Hennig, Helen Kohn person
associatedWith Hewitt, J. H. (Joseph Henry), 1877-1916. person
associatedWith H. L. Watson and Company (Phoenix, S.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Holmes, Howard Braxton. person
correspondedWith Horton, McDavid, 1884-1941 person
correspondedWith Hoyt, James A. person
associatedWith Hume, Thomas, b. 1879. person
associatedWith Jones, V. L. (Virgil Laurens), b. 1875. person
associatedWith Kittrell, Robert Gilliam. person
associatedWith Kluttz, Warren Lawson. person
associatedWith Land, Edward Mayo. person
associatedWith Lane, Benjamin Benson. person
associatedWith Latta, James Edward. person
correspondedWith Lawton, Robert Oswald, 1882- person
associatedWith Lockett, Everett A. person
associatedWith McFadyen, John McLauchlin. person
correspondedWith McGlothlin, William Joseph, 1867-1933 person
correspondedWith McKissick, A. Foster person
correspondedWith McKissick, James Ryan, 1884-1944 person
correspondedWith Meriwether, Robert Lee, 1890-1958 person
associatedWith Miller, Alexander Clinton. person
associatedWith Osborne, Francis Moore. person
associatedWith Patterson, Edmund V. person
associatedWith Pearson, T. Gilbert (Thomas Gilbert), 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Reaves, Samuel Watson. person
correspondedWith Rice, James Henry, 1868-1935 person
correspondedWith Salley, A. S. (Alexander Samuel), 1871-1961 person
correspondedWith Self, James C. person
correspondedWith Sheppard, William Arthur person
associatedWith Sitterson, Joseph Murden. person
associatedWith Swindell, David Clarence. person
associatedWith University of North Carolina (1793-1962) corporateBody
associatedWith Vick, George D. person
associatedWith Wagstaff, Henry McGilbert. person
correspondedWith Wardlaw, Patterson, 1859-1948 person
correspondedWith Watson, Emory Olin, 1865-1935 person
associatedWith Watson family. family
correspondedWith Watson, John Dargan, 1905-1978. person
associatedWith Wilson, Louis Round, 1876-1979. person
associatedWith Wilson, William Sidney, 1873-1918. person
associatedWith Woodson, Ernest H. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
North Carolina
North Carolina
South Carolina--Greenwood
Greenwood (S.C.)
South Carolina
Abbeville County (S.C.)
South Carolina
Greenwood County (S.C.)
Edgefield County (S.C.)
Subject
Press and politics
Portrait photography
Editors
Cabinet photographs
Geology--Study and teaching--History--19th century
Evolution (Biology)--Religious aspects
School notebooks--History--19th century
Journalists
Evolution (Biology)--Study and teaching--History--19th century
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Birth 1876

Death 1956

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