Elliott Crayton McCants papers, 1886-1950

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McCants, Elliott Crayton, 1865-1953
Superintendent of schools in Anderson, S.C.; author. The collection contains largely correspondence concerning the publication of McCants' writings.
2.5 Linear Feet
163 Items
Material in English
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Scope and content:

Chiefly correspondence by E.C. McCants concerning the publication of his writings. Some letters refer to school issues. Also includes contracts for published books, copies of his writings, clippings, and a program of a banquet given in 1940 in honor of E.C. McCants. His field of writing most often concerned South Carolina history and legends.

Biographical / historical:

Elliott Crayton McCants was superintendent of schools in Anderson, SC and an author.

Acquisition information:
The Elliott Crayton McCants Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a gift and deposit in 1956-1957.
Processing information:

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff, August 2011

Encoded by Kimberly Sims, August 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: A56-128, A56-147

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Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence
Publishers and publishing -- United States
Education -- South Carolina
Anderson (S.C.)
South Carolina -- History


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