Allen Jones (1887-1975) papers, 1903-1975.


Jones, Allen, 1887-1975. Allen Jones (1887-1975) papers, 1903-1975.

Allen Jones (1887-1975) papers, 1903-1975.

Genealogical files, ca. 1933-1975, principally re the Batte, Davie, DuBose, Iredell, Jones, and Porcher families (PU-4); and oversize scrapbook, 1903-1925, re life in Columbia, S.C. (PU-5). Scrapbook, 1903-1925, containing programs, announcements, invitations, letters, and newspaper clippings reflecting the social and cultural life of Columbia, S.C., ca. 1903-1913; topics discussed include athletics; the boll weevil; education; elections; the burning of Columbia, S.C., during the Civil War; constitutions of S.C.; prohibition and temperance; African Americans; votes for women and suffragists; child labor; cotton textile mills; and persons such as Coleman L. Blease, Matthew Calbraith Butler, Eugene B. Gary, Wade Hampton III, Duncan Clinch Heyward, and Woodrow Wilson. Volume includes letter, 11 Jan. 1913, from USC president S[amuel] C[hiles] Mitchell praising Jones as "the type man for the present South: full of initiative, liberal in thought, pulsating with public spirit, and withal endowed with great constructive ability"; and Columbia High School and University of South Carolina graduation speeches by Jones.

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