Title: Mims Family Papers
Creator: Mims Family
Provenance: The provenance of this collection is largely unknown. Part of the collection was mailed to Furman with no name or return address.
Extent: 0.25 linear ft. (1 box)
Date Range: 1834-1878
Abstract:The Mims Family papers date from 1834 to 1878. They consist of correspondence between the family members of James Sessions Mims, Professor of Theology at Furman University from 1843 to 1855. The correspondents include: James S. Mims, Mrs. Sarah Mims, Columbia Mims, Samuel Mims, Samuel A. Mims, Catherine A. Mims, Olive Mims, Harriet McIver, Hannah McIver, P.K. McIver, and William Nolen. The bulk of the collection dates from 1844 to 1853 concerning family and friends.
Scope and Content: Box 1: Correspondence, 1834-1878
Location: Maunscript Collection
Accession #: 1967-063, 1976-139