Publications and proceedings 1939-1990 ; 1942-1990.


Edgefield County Historical Society (S.C.). Publications and proceedings 1939-1990 ; 1942-1990.

Publications and proceedings 1939-1990 ; 1942-1990.

Photocopies of illustrated historical publications re history of Edgefield County produced ca. 1942-1990 for members of the Society; table of contents on first six pages; topics discussed include persons, events, and commemorations associated with the Mexican War and Civil War, as well as memorials to Private Sidney Weeks, Rebecca Calhoun Pickens Bacon, and others associated with the American Revolution. Other topics include Methodist and Baptist churches; Dr. William Bullein Johnson and organization of the Southern Baptist Convention; biographies of judges, governors, soldiers, and others; historic schools, academies, and original site of Furman University; Eliza Mims, portrait painter; historic buildings including home of Gov. John C. Sheppard; Edwards Oil Company, and cultivation of peaches in the area. Also including genealogical sketches of the Brooks, Hammond, Martin, Mims, Nicholson, Norris, Thurmond and related families of the region.

1 v. (0.33 linear ft.) : ill. ; 28 cm.

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