Title: James Alfred Hoyt Collection
Creator: Hoyt, James
Biography: includes image
Provenance: Donated by Alester G. Furman, Jr. in April 1970.
Extent: 6 linear feet (5 boxes)
Date Range: 1870-1960
Abstract: The majority of the collected papers of Oliver Hart are photocopies of diaries, correspondences, and engagement lists from his time as pastor of the Charleston Baptist Church. There are nine binders containing these photocopies, as well as one folder. There are several folders containing original diaries from 1754 and correspondences with Richard Furman from 1784-1794. Additionally there is an entire box of secondary sources, namely biographies, family trees, and photographs of Rev. Hartís headstone and gravesite. The majority of Rev. Hartís papers are located at the South Caroliniana Library in Columbia, South Carolina. These particular papers were donated to Furman University in 1970.
Arrangement: Secondary Sources, Sermons, Correspondence, Diaries, Artifacts.
Scope and Content: 1 box including secondary sources, sermons, notes, correspondence, diaries, and artifacts.
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 1970-089
*see also the James and Nellie Hoyt Family Scrapbook.