Sabritt Doty Dunn papers, 1882-1956.


Sabritt Doty Dunn papers, 1882-1956.

Chiefly correspondence from Edwin G. Seibels re University of South Carolina reunions for the Class of 1885; Fitz Hugh McMaster re history of Mt. Zion Society, and James Henry Rice, Jr., re conservation of natural sites, philosophy, and history of South Carolina College and USC. Letters from James Henry Rice, Jr. include 19 Sept. 1930, re the mindset of S.C. residents in the past and present, and a noted expansion of enrollment at the University, attributed to August Kohn, "S.C. intellect functioned on four things only: Politics, Cotton, Horses, and Religion... football and the Ford car have usurped the place held by horses; and money has shoved religion aside.... Gus Kohn had a new [student admissions] policy adopted [at USC]... take in everybody... 'guskohning' of the institution gradually sent up the enrollment"; and letter, 21 June 1931, "Our State Game Department is permitting the destruction of wild life for revenue - a rash and unwise policy." Two bound volumes: register for the "Junior Class" of 25 students attending an unidentified school during 1910-1911 (student names include Boineau, Efird, Gignilliat, Mobley, Rast, etc.); and "Nonsense : Pure and Unadulterated," verse and prose by Dougal Bissell, a physician of New York, who produced multiple copies of this booklet at the time of the 50th class reunion, 4 June 1935: "With many happy memories of you Sabe Dunn, on this, our Golden Jubilee."

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Rice, James Henry, 1868-1935 (person)

James Henry Rice was a conservationist, historian and newspaper columnist from Wiggins, South Carolina. From the description of Letter, 1935. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 48644424 Naturalist and author. From the description of Cheeha-Combahee, 1932. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71130484 Naturalist, conservationist, and local historian, of Wiggins (Colleton County), S.C. From the description of P...

Mount Zion Institute (Winnsboro, S.C.) (corporateBody)

Kohn, August, 1868-1930 (person)

Journalist, business man, historian, and antiquarian of Columbia, S.C.; August Philip Kohn was a native of Orangeburg, S.C., whose education included enrollment in Sheridan Classical School in Orangeburg, the public schools of New York City, and South Carolina College [later USC], Class of 1889; in 1894, married Irene Goldsmith, a union that produce three children: Helen Kohn Hennig (1896-1961); August Kohn, Jr.; and Theodore Kohn. From the description of August Kohn papers, 1865-194...

Dunn, Sabritt Doty, 1862-1956 (person)

Native of Fairfield County, S.C.; graduate, 1885, of University of South Carolina; son of Gatewood B. Dunn and Susan A. Dunn; educated at Mt. Zion Institute (Winnsboro, S.C.) and following completion of his college degree, served as assistant principal (1885-1890); manager of Fairfield Oil and Fertilizer Company in Winnsboro, S.C. From the description of Sabritt Doty Dunn papers, 1882-1956. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 609599955 ...

McMaster, Fitz Hugh, 1867- (person)

Bissell, James Dougal, 1864-1935. (person)

South Carolina College (corporateBody)

Seibels, Edwin G. (Edwin Granville), 1866-1954 (person)

Manager of insurance company: Cotton, Fire, & Marine Underwriters, of Columbia, S.C. From the description of The Great Experiement : typescript, 1933 [Feb. 18] / by Edwin G. Seibels. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 35748919 ...