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Dorothy Kelly MacDowell genealogical collection

Identifier: SCL-MS-9064

Consisting chiefly of genealogical files are DuBose, Gaillard, MacDowell, McDowell and related families, correspondence with family members in the U.S., Canada, and Scotland, and topical files are 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).


  • 1894 - 1994


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.


10 Linear Feet (8 cartons)


Also includes accession numbers 9066, 9103, 9636, 9879, 10363, 10676, 10798, 12233, and 14115

Repository Details

Part of the South Caroliniana Library Repository

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