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Hampton McNeely Jarrell- ca1954

HAMPTON McNEELY JARRELL PAPERS, 1927-1981 (Accession 343)

Hampton McNeely Jarrell (1904-1980) was an author, historian, and professor of English at Winthrop College (1932-1970). The collection relates primarily to Jarrell’s professional activities, membership in organizations, and work as a Winthrop faculty member, and includes biographical data, correspondence, teaching materials, rough notes, and drafts of his published and unpublished books, journal articles, newspaper articles, speeches, research notes, and several maps of South Carolina during the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, relating to Jarrell’s publishing efforts, his activities as a Winthrop College faculty member, and his work with various historical, literary, and educational organizations as well as the history of the Jarrell Family Plantation. Research subjects include Rock Hill, S.C.; Col. William Hill; the Revolutionary War; the Civil War; Wade Hampton; William Gilmore Simms; York County, S.C.; and South Carolina history.

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