Nathaniel W. Stephenson family papers
Papers consist of Nathaniel Wright Stephenson's writings, correspondence (with Lancelot Minor Harris, among others), lecture notes, diaries, artwork, and miscellaneous items; correspondence (1888-1920) of Martha Stephenson; business records and correspondence (1845-1895) of Reuben [Henry] Stephenson; a Wright family genealogy; correspondence of various Stephenson family members and acquaintances; diaries and journals of Wright and Stephenson family members; a book of sermons (n.d.); photographs of Stephenson family members taken in Charleston, South Carolina and western Europe; and miscellaneous items.
Nathaniel Wright Stephenson's writings consist of drafts of his historical works, novels, plays, and an autobiography.
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Educator, historian, journalist, and writer. Stephenson was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Reuben Henry and Louisa Wright Stephenson. He became a professor of history and economics at the College of Charleston (Charleston, S.C.) in 1902. Stephenson was the author of numerous historical works and novels. His wife was Martha Stephenson.
12.5 linear feet (28 boxes)
Language of Materials
- Authors, American -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- Harris, Lancelot Minor, 1868-1941
- Historians -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- Novelists, American -- South Carolina -- Charleston
- South Carolina -- History
- Stephenson family
- Stephenson, Martha Tucker
- Stephenson, Nathaniel W. (Nathaniel Wright), 1867-1935
- Stephenson, Reuben Henry
- Wright family
- journals (accounts)
- lecture notes
- manuscripts for publication
- Inventory of the Nathaniel W. Stephenson Family Papers, 1833-1933
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