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Scope and Contents Anna Heyward Taylor, well-known for her watercolors and wood-block prints, received professional art training from William Merritt Chase in New York and B.J.O. Norfeldt in New England. She studied the works of classical printmakers in Japan and developed an appreciation for textile art. She traveled extensively, including trips to Asia, Europe, British Guiana, the Virgin Islands, and Mexico. During her travels, she wrote letters home that detailed her experiences and observations...
Dates: 1886 - 1992
Scope and Content During the 1930s the field of public health became an attractive area of service for idealistic and public-spirited medical personnel in the South. Doctors entering this sector were able to exert major beneficial influence upon the health of entire communities, help eradicate previously common diseases, and cut the infant and juvenile death rates. This is illustrated in the life and work of Dr. Hilla Sheriff (1903-1988), documented in this collection of ten linear feet, consisting of...
Scope and Contents note The records of the Young Women's Christian Association (Greenville, S.C.) document the organization's activities from its inception in 1917. Consisting chiefly of newspaper clippings, photographs, and administrative papers, the collection records the YWCA's locations and building campaigns, its involvement with racial and other social issues confronting Greenville, and its operation of Camp Burgiss Glen.The Building Fund Campaign of 1962 is a prominent feature of the collection,...
- Subject: Women -- South Carolina. X
- Columbia (S.C.) -- Social conditions. 2
- African American women -- South Carolina -- Columbia. 1
- Community development, urban -- United States. 1
- Medicine -- Practice -- United States. 1
- Photographs. 1
- Physicians -- United States. 1
- Public health administration -- United States. 1
- Women physicians -- United States -- Biography. 1
- Women physicians -- United States. 1 ∧ less
- College of Charleston 1
- Medical College of the State of South Carolina 1
- Sheriff, Hilla, 1903-1988 1
- Sistercare (Columbia, S.C.) 1
- Taylor family 1