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Robert C. Edwards Correspondence

Identifier: Series-0012
Scope and Content Note This series contains the correspondence and reference files maintained by the Office of the President. The files deal with a variety of topics, among them, the Athletic Council and correspondence from the Atlantic Coast Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association about the passage of the "1.600 rule" and the "800 rule". Minutes of the Athletic Council and other correspondence record the opposition of Clemson and the University of South Carolina to the ACC...
Dates: 1930 - 1979; 1966 - 1979

Robert C. Edwards Correspondence

Identifier: Series-0013
Scope and Content This series contains the correspondence and reference files maintained by the office of the President. Although the files deal with topics too numerous to describe in great detail, the files may be divided into the following general categories: instructional programs and facilities development, relations with the state of South Carolina, and student affairs.1. Instructional programs and facilities developmentEfforts to improve the quality of programs and instruction at...
Dates: 1960 - 1979; 1971 - 1979

Robert C. Edwards Papers

Identifier: Mss-0285
Abstract Robert C. Edwards had a distinguished career in the textile industry from 1933-1942 and 1946-1956. In 1956, he returned to his alma mater, Clemson College as Vice President for Development. Upon the sudden death of President Robert F. Poole in 1958, Edwards was chosen as Acting President and elected the eighth President the following year. During his twenty-one year administration, Clemson College changed dramatically: University status was acquired, African Americans and women were...
Dates: 1942-1979, undated

Robert C. Edwards Speeches and Writings

Identifier: Series-0014
Scope and Content This series contains the speeches and press releases of Robert C. Edwards, Vice-President for Development, 1956-1958; Acting President, 1958-1959; and President of Clemson University, 1959-1979. The speeches fall into the general categories of agriculture, Clemson University, education, organizations, society, and South Carolina. The topics include building dedications at Clemson, the state of agriculture in South Carolina and associated economic problems, the state of education and progress...
Dates: 1956 - 1979; 1960 - 1979

Robert F. Poole Papers

Identifier: Mss-0073
Scope and Contents The Poole collection consists of several different types of records: Manuscripts, photographs, and microfilm. The manuscripts include correspondence 1925-1926, 1938-1958, and research notes concerning Poole's efforts to find methods of halting various plant diseases, 1920-1940. These research notes include some raw data, summaries of data, and various reports and articles written by Poole on diseases of cotton, peach trees, peanuts, sweet potatoes, tobacco, and other crops.The...
Dates: 1922 - 1958

Robert F. Poole Presidential Records: Administrative Files

Identifier: Series-0006-Series 6
Scope and Contents This series contains files about administrative staff members who worked for Clemson College during the presidency of Robert F. Poole. Depending upon the length of service of a staff member, most folders have these items in common: Employment agreements, notices of employment, letters, biographical information, and lists of publications. Files of other administrators who began their employment during this time and continued their service under the presidency of Robert C. Edwards are found in...
Dates: 1927 - 1955; 1941 - 1955

Robert F. Poole Presidential Records: Committee Files

Identifier: Series-0007
Scope and Contents This series consists of files that document the activities of Clemson College faculty committees that served from 1930 until 1955. Each of the files contains correspondence or memoranda from President Poole to the chairmen of the committees, and, in turn, reports, minutes, or memoranda from committees to the President or, in some cases, the Board of Trustees. The committee files may be categorized as those that document policy decisions of faculty and administration; departmental and student...
Dates: 1928- 1955; 1930 - 1955

Robert F. Poole Presidential Records: Speeches and Writings

Identifier: Series-0008
Scope and Contents This series contains the speeches and writings produced by Robert F. Poole. Included are the speeches Poole delivered as President of Clemson College, articles that Poole wrote during his academic career, and the master's thesis that Poole wrote in 1917. In the series are found copies of speeches that Poole delivered to faculty, cadets, alumni, and civic organizations such as Rotary, Kiwanis, and American Legion. The topics of most speeches concern agricultural production, textile...
Dates: 1918 - 1958; 1941 - 1958

Robert Richardson Coker Papers

Identifier: Mss-0297

Robert Richardson Coker had a distinguished career as a leader in agriculture and business and served as a life trustee of Clemson University. The correspondence, memos, minutes, newspaper clippings and other materials relate to his participation as a member of the Board of Trustees and various matters that came to its attention.

Dates: 1888-1988 1972-1987; 1972 - 1987

Rudolph Edward Lee Papers

Identifier: Mss-0041
Abstract The Lee Papers document the life of Rudolph E. Lee, a member of Clemson University’s first graduating class and part of the Architecture faculty for over sixty years, as well as the first head of the School of Architecture and the architect for several buildings on the Clemson campus. The papers also contain information relating to his wife, Mary Louise Lee, and his daughter, Louise Egleston Page. The Lee Papers are important for documenting the history of Clemson University, the School of...
Dates: 1891 - 1985; 1913 - 1945
Collection 99
Archival Object 1
Photographs. 11
Textile industry -- South Carolina. 7
Hartwell Dam (Ga. and S.C.) 6
Scrapbooks. 6
Audiocassettes. 4
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College trustees -- South Carolina. 4
Commencement ceremonies -- South Carolina -- Clemson. 4
Fort Hill Plantation (S.C.) 4
Maps (documents) 4
Articles 3
Correspondence. 3
Education -- South Carolina. 3
Affirmative action programs -- South Carolina. 2
Agricultural extension work -- South Carolina. 2
Agriculture -- South Carolina. 2
Athletics -- South Carolina -- Clemson. 2
Athletics -- South Carolina. 2
Blueprints (reprographic copies) 2
Chronologies (lists) 2
Clemson (S.C.) -- History. 2
Clemson Experimental Forest (S.C.) 2
Clemson University -- Alumni and alumnae 2
Clippings (information artifacts) 2
Cotton textile industry -- South Carolina. 2
Forests and forestry -- South Carolina. 2
Historic buildings -- South Carolina -- Pendleton. 2
Historic buildings -- South Carolina. 2
Hobcaw Barony (S.C.) 2
Home demonstration work -- South Carolina. 2
Horticulture -- South Carolina. 2
Industrial management -- Study and teaching (Higher) 2
Memorabilia. 2
Peach industry -- South Carolina. 2
Rural development -- South Carolina. 2
Rural electrification -- South Carolina. 2
Segregation -- South Carolina. 2
Sketches 2
South Carolina. -- Architecture 2
Textile Schools -- South Carolina. 2
Universities and colleges -- Planning. 2
Academic libraries -- Automation. 1
Academic libraries -- History. 1
Academic libraries -- South Carolina 1
Account books 1
Accreditation (Education) 1
African American county agricultural agents -- South Carolina. 1
African American home economics extension workers -- South Carolina. 1
Agricultural administrators -- South Carolina. 1
Agricultural colleges. 1
Agricultural experiment stations -- South Carolina. 1
Agricultural extension work. 1
Agricultural extension workers -- Photographs -- South Carolina 1
Agricultural extension workers -- Salaries, etc. -- South Carolina. 1
Agricultural extension workers -- Training of -- South Carolina. 1
Agricultural laborers -- California. 1
Agricultural price supports -- United States. 1
Agriculture -- California. 1
Agriculture -- Economic aspects. 1
Agriculture -- Social aspects. 1
Agriculture and state. 1
Agriculturists -- United States. 1
Alcohol -- Law and legislation -- South Carolina. 1
Allendale County (S.C.) 1
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976 1
American fiction -- 20th century 1
American fiction -- Southern states 1
American literature -- 20th Century -- Periodicals 1
American literature -- South Carolina -- History and criticism -- Periodicals 1
American literature -- South Carolina -- Periodicals 1
American poetry -- 20th century 1
Anderson (S.C.) -- History. 1
Architects -- Biography. -- South Carolina 1
Architectural drawings (visual works) 1
Architecture -- Periodicals. 1
Architecture -- Study and teaching -- South Carolina. 1
Architecture -- Study and teaching. 1
Art -- 20th Century -- Painting 1
Art -- 20th Century -- Sculpture 1
Art Teachers 1
Artists -- South Carolina 1
Artists -- Clemson University 1
Artists -- Georgia 1
Audiotapes. 1
Autobiographies. 1
Bamberg County (S.C.) 1
Baptist associations -- History. -- South Carolina 1
Baptists -- History. -- South Carolina 1
Barnwell County (S.C.) 1
Bird watching -- South Carolina -- Clemson. 1
Brenau College 1
Business and education -- South Carolina. 1
Cadet discipline Committee. 1
Calhoun Gold Mine (Ga.) 1
Camp Bob Cooper (Summerton, S.C.) 1
Camp Harry Daniels (Elloree, S.C.) 1
Camp Hope (Clemson, S.C.) 1
Ceramics in surgery. 1
Certificates 1
Charleston County (S.C.) -- Maps. 1
Chemistry -- Research -- South Carolina. 1
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