Title: William Marion Whiteside Collection
Creator: Whiteside, William Marion
Biography: includes image
Provenance: Accession # 1968-069 was donated by Betty Whiteside Craig in March 1968. Accretion # 2000-004 was donated by Betty Whiteside Craig and Dale Craig McCoin in October 2000. Accretion # 2007-040 was donated by Dale McCoin in May 2007. Accretion # 2011-072 consists of materials found in the Archives in August 2011.
Extent: 6.5 linear feet (11 boxes)
Date Range: 1908-1974
Abstract: The papers of William Marion Whiteside date from 1908 to 1974. They include correspondence relating to missionaries and pastors of South Carolina mill towns and churches, the Good Samaritan Hospital, the South Carolina Baptists Hospital, and personal affairs. The correspondence from 1913 to 1914 relates primarily to Whiteside’s work concerning mill town missions and churches. Churches mentioned include: Buffalo, Calhoun Falls, Calvary of Clinton, Catawba, Cherokee Ave. of Gaffney, First and Second Baptist Church of Chester, First Baptist Church of Clinton, Coneross of Walhalla, Darlington, Dillon, Enoree, Second Baptist Church of Fountain Inn, Graniteville Mill, Green Street of Spartanburg, First Baptist of Greenwood, Greenwood Mill, Langley, Lucas Ave., Marion, Mon-Aetna of Union, Monaghan Mill, Ninety-Six, Northside, Old Bethel Church of Woodruff, Pelzer Mill, Piedmont, Poe Mill, Seneca, Simpsonville, Southside, Tucapau, Union, Watts Mill, West End, First Westminister, First Baptist of Winnsboro, Woodside Mill, W.S. Gray Mill, and Second Baptist of Yorkville. The correspondence from 1937 to 1961 includes letters concerning the South Carolina Baptist Hospital and the Business Men’s Bible Class of First Baptist Church of Columbia, South Carolina.
The collection also includes articles and sermons by Whiteside, as well as papers relating to the Good Samaritan Hospital and the South Carolina Baptist Hospital. Ledger books from the years 1908 to 1917, photographs, publications, resolutions, memorials, letters, and newspaper articles covering the creation of the hospital are included. Also contained are personal items such as family letters, report cards, diplomas, and journals and some church histories, sermons, and bulletins.
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 1968-069, 2000-004, 2007-040, 2011-072