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Guide to the Elliott Crayton McCants Papers, 1886-1950

Abstract

Superintendent of schools in Anderson, S.C.; author.

The collection contains largely correspondence concerning the publication of McCants' writings.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
McCants, Elliott Crayton, 1865-1953.
Title
Elliott Crayton McCants papers 1886-1950
Language of Material
English
Extent
2.5 Linear Feet, 163 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

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.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, 1908-1945
Box 1
Correspondence, 1946-1950, undated
Box 1
Miscellaneous Papers, various dates
Box 1
Notes, various dates and undated
Box 1
Works, undated (2 folders)
Box 1
Works, undated
Box 2
Ann Jeremiah's Seventh Husband, undated
Box 2
Aristocrat, The Ultimate Argument, Aristocracy, Simplicity, and One Talent or None?, undated
Box 2
Cateeche, undated
Box 2
Osceola, the Seminole and Cateeche II, undated
Box 2
A Colonial Romance, undated (2 folders)
Box 2
Cunningham, undated
Box 2
Kate Fowler, undated
Box 2
Works, undated (3 folders)
Box 2
Reminiscences and Remarks, undated (3 folders)
Box 3
Works, undated (4 folders)
Box 3
The Facts in the Case, undated
Box 4
The Fool of Feringhistan, undated
Box 4
Imports from Madagascar, undated (2 folders)
Box 4
Kate Fowler, undated
Box 4
Biographical Sketch, 1942
Box 4
Letters, various dates
Box 5
The Shakespeare Birthday Book, 1886
Box 5
Year Book, 1934
Box 5
Year Book, 1937
Box 5
One Long Trail, undated
Box 5
Teachers' Manual: Boys' High School, 1944-1945
Box 5
The Seed of Rice, undated
Box 5
Osceola, the Seminole, undated
Box 5
Pocket Book, 1925
Box 5
Memo Book, undated
Box 5

Historical Note

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

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Elliott Crayton McCants Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

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

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.