Richard Pearce papers, 1975-1978.


Richard Pearce papers, 1975-1978.

Consisting of 7 printed manuscripts, ca. 7 Apr. - 19 Nov. 1975, illustrated newsletters of Pearce to the Alicia Patterson Foundation, N.Y., re textile industry in Graniteville, S.C.; topics discussed include history of the Graniteville factory and village, William Gregg and the Gregg family, and mill workers and their families in Aiken County, S.C. Also contains bound volume, [ca. 1975], photocopy of director's shooting script of episode titled "The Gardener's Son," by Cormac McCarthy, which aired on Visions, a weekly television anthology series of original dramas, often with period settings. Set in Graniteville, S.C., the drama centers around two families: the Greggs, the wealthy family that owns and operates the local cotton mill, and the McEvoys, a family of mill workers that includes a son injured in an industrial accident. The "Gardener's Son" episode won an emmy in 1977 for Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design and Title Sequences for graphic designer, Gene Piotrowsky.

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Alicia Patterson Foundation (New York, N.Y.) (corporateBody)

Graniteville Manufacturing Company (Graniteville, S.C.) (corporateBody)

McCarthy, Cormac, 1933-.... (person)

National Book Award-winning author Cormac McCarthy is perhaps best known for his novels, All the Pretty Horses (1992), The Crossing (1994), and Cities of the Plain (1998). From the description of Cormac McCarthy Collection, 1984, n.d. (Texas State University-San Marcos). WorldCat record id: 48226333 Cormac McCarthy, author of award-winning and best-selling novels including All the Pretty Horses, The Crossing, and Cities of the Plain, was born Charles McCarthy, J...

Gregg family. (family)

Pearce, Richard, 1943-.... (person)

Director, cinematographer, and producer of film and television works, born 25 Jan. 1943 in San Diego, California; director of The Long Walk Home (1990), and other works; sometimes credited under the name Dick Pearce or Richard Inman Pearce. From the description of Richard Pearce papers, 1975-1978. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 32188192 ...

Gregg, William, 1800-1867 (person)

Author, manufacturer, and public official of South Carolina. From the description of Papers of William Gregg, 1843-1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79454985 ...