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Dorothy Kelly MacDowell genealogical collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-9064
Consisting chiefly of genealogical files re DuBose, Gaillard, MacDowell, McDowell and related families, correspondence with family members in the U.S., Canada, and Scotland, and topical files re Beech Island, S.C., and elsewhere.

In addition to family history files, Box 8 includes topical files on various aspects of S.C. history, including churches, cemeteries, the American Revolution in S.C.; and many aspects of life in Beech Island vicinity of Aiken County, S.C., including local families, African Americans, and dueling at Sand Bar Ferry, etc.

Other areas and historic sites represented include Abbeville, S.C. (Trinity Episcopal Church and other historic buildings); Berkeley County, S.C. (Belle Isle Cemetery, Black Oak Cemetery, and Rocks Church graveyard); Edgefield County & District, S.C.; Pickens County, S.C.; Ricetown Plantations; and York, S.C. (Church of the Good Shepherd).

Dates

  • 1894 - 1994

Creator

Accessing the collection

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

All rights reside with creator. For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact The South Caroliniana Library.

Extent

10 Linear Feet (8 cartons)