Stained glass window

Home > Manuscript Collection > Furman Personnel > James M. Richardson Manuscripts

James McDowell Richardson Manuscripts
Red text is clickable and links to appropriate webpages

Title: James McDowell Richardson Manuscripts
Creator: Richardson, James McDowell
Provenance: The James McDowell Richardson Manuscripts were donated to Special Collections and Archives by Steve Richardson in 2004. Byron Stone gave these to Steve in 1990; they were found in a barn loft in the Fairview section of Greenville County. Steve is related to James through his great-great-great grandfather.
Extent: 1 linear ft (1 box)
Date Range: c. 1941-1970
Languages: English
Restrictions: None
Abstract: This collection contains a typed and long hand manuscript representing parts of what appears to be two different documents. The document that is titled, “Scion of the Flat Woods, Poor Lands: Courageous People,” is Richardson’s autobiography which he evidently intended to publish at some time, but never did. From references within the work, it seems that it was largely written during the years of WWII. The other document is an incomplete work of fiction. There is also a photocopy of Richardson’s autobiography titled, “Scion of the Flat Woods, Poor Lands: Courageous People.”
Arrangement: Arranged by material type
Scope and Content: 1 Box
Collection Inventory
Location: Manuscript Collection
Accession #: 0000-016, 2004-032