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South Carolina Association of Colleges records

Identifier: Mss 0080

Collection Overview

Two bound volumes (primarily mimeographs, last sheets are loose) containing minutes, correspondence, agenda, financial reports, the names of members (individuals and organizations), reports, and related materials to the South Carolina Association of Colleges. Topics discussed at meetings in volume 1 (1945 Feb. 9-1954 April 23) which contains a brief summary about the early years of the Association and volume 2 (1955 May 6-1965 Oct. 29) include the enrichment of curriculas in high school and college, the quality of teaching, the establishment of entrance and testing standards, accreditation, and related matters.


  • Creation: 1945-1965


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Historical Note

Organized as the Association of Colleges of South Carolina in 1902 to encourage higher education, to cooperate with the high schools and other schools of the State, with a view of securing more students thorough preparation for college, to aid in increasing the number of good preparatory schools, to foster kindly relations among the educational institutions and generally to promote all other educational interests of the State.


0.25 linear feet (1 slim document box) : 2 volumes

Inventory of the South Carolina Association of Colleges Records, 1945-1965
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