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Benjamin Wofford's grandfather clock

College Archives

These are the permanently valuable records of Wofford College and include materials such as the minutes of the Board of Trustees and the papers of presidents and faculty members.

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The Littlejohn Collection

A diverse special collection that consists of historical manuscripts, archival collections, archival ephemera, historical pamphlets, autographs and some historical objects.

Historic photo of gentleman with a beard

Methodist Collection

These records include the minutes of the sessions of the Annual Conference, the conference newspaper, the Southern Christian Advocate and an index of the obituaries appearing in the Advocate from 1837 to the present.

Small Methodist church

Special Collections

Includes a collection of 16th and 17th century books, the book collections of founding and prominent Wofford professors, a Leonard Baskin collection, the slide collection of late Wofford history professor and South Carolina historian Dr. Lewis P. Jones, local history materials, and some maps, manuscripts, ephemera, and archives.

Historic photo of elderly gentleman

Advocate Obit. Index

Search an index of obituaries that have appeared in the Southern Christian Advocate, since its inception in 1837, and in its successor newspaper, the South Carolina United Methodist Advocate.


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