Virginia Wilson Lachicotte papers, 1910-1977.


Virginia Wilson Lachicotte papers, 1910-1977.

Family letters, business correspondence, literary criticism, and draft copies of poems document the work of poet Virginia Lachicotte Wilson; including correspondence, ca. 1936, with officials of The Galleon Press, Inc., re publication of The Runaway Path and Other Poems and her efforts to establish copyright privileges following the bankruptcy of the publishing company. Places discussed include Manning, Waverly Mills, and Pawley's Island, S.C., and New York, N.Y. Other items include letter and poem, 30 May 1941, mailed to Winston Churchill, recalling the Battle of Britain; reproductions of a 1976 poem, "De Gahden Club," by Florence Ward Lachicotte, re the Waccamaw Garden Club; and biographical information on South Carolina state senators David D. Wilson (1790-1868), of Williamsburg District, and John Isaac Ingram (1820-1888), of Clarendon District. Bound volumes include notebooks containing draft copies of poems and sketches of her childhood in Manning, including voume, 1915, commencement program, Clemson Agricultural and Mechanical College; volume, 2 Mar. - 7 June 1942, daily journal; volume, 16 Jan. 1932, notebooks containing draft copies of poems and letters to Henry Bellamann; and volume, 1970, commencement program, The Citadel. Correspondents include Joseph Auslander (b. 1897); Henry Bellamann (1882-1945); the Rev. H.D. Bull; Ellen Douglas Carruthers; William E. Gonzales; Alberta Lachicotte Quattlebaum; Archibald Rutledge (1883-1973); Caroline P. Rutledge; and Nancy Byrd Turner (b. 1880).

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Carruthers, Ellen Douglas (person)

Gonzales, William E. (William Elliott), 1866-1937 (person)

Newspaperman and diplomat. Editor of The State (Columbia S.C.), 1891-1903; editor-in-chief, 1903-1913; U.S. Minister to Cuba; 1913-c. 1919; U.S. Ambassador to Peru, c. 1919-1922; editor, The State, 1922-1926; and editor, publisher, and president of The State Company, 1926-1937. From the description of William E. Gonzales papers, 1922-1937. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28409152 ...

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Lachicotte, Virginia Wilson, 1892-1978 (person)

Poet, of South Carolina; b. Virginia Wilson. From the description of Virginia Wilson Lachicotte papers, 1910-1977. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28419216 ...

Bull, Henry DeSaussure, 1885-1957 (person)

Episcopal priest; rector, Prince George Winyah Episcopal Church, Georgetown, S.C.; author of various books of local and church history, including his 1948 book: All Saints Church, Waccamaw: the Parish, the Place, the People, 1739-1948. From the description of Henry DeSaussure Bull papers, 1911-1946. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 55859355 ...

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Rutledge, Archibald, 1883-1973 (person)

Poet and author; poet laureate of South Carolina, 1934-1973. From the description of Archibald Hamilton Rutledge papers, 1780-1983. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28415056 McClellanville (Charleston Co.), S.C. poet. From the description of Letter, 1939. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635469 ...

Lachicotte, Alberta Morel. (person)

Alberta Morel Lachicotte Quattlebaum was a daughter of Virginia Wilson Lachicotte, and a native of Georgetown County, S.C.; graduate of Winthrop University, Class of 1950. From the description of Challenge to Education : 1971 [typescript] / by Alberta L. Quattlebaum. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 298954526 From the description of Speech patterns of the Gullah dialect : 1971 [typescript] / by Alberta L. Quattlebaum, English 503 term paper. (University of...

Bellamann, Henry, 1882-1945? (person)

Author and Dante scholar. From the description of Papers, 1914-1945. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20839525 ...

Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965 (person)

Author, editor, and Library of Congress official. From the description of Letters, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149452 Joseph Auslander was an American poet, anthologist and novelist, known particularly for editions of a poetry anthology, The winged horse, first published in 1929. He served as poetry consultant to the Library of Congress in the years immediately preceding the United States' entry into World War II. His poetry appeared over the decades in many poetr...

Rutledge, Caroline P. (person)

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