April 18, 2006, (unprocessed) 2500 items, 5.00 cubic feet; Papers (ca. 1946-2005) relating to the Huguenot Society of South Carolina, the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Children of the Confederacy, and miscellaneous family, genealogical, and professional activities in North and South Carolina. Donor: Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers
February 25, 2008, (unprocessed addition 1) 66 items, 0.50 cubic feet; Papers (ca. 1847-2007) including Eleanor Flowers' family coats of arms, baby books, autograph book, & travels abroad book; daybook kept by John Hume Lucas, 1847-1853, 1888, 1895, an important slave owner and rice planter; also papers relating to the bicentennial of Historic Flat Rock, North Carolina; the plantations of the low country of South Carolina; John Palmer Gaillard, Jr. of Charleston, SC; Spirituals of the Low Country, etc. Donor: Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers
August 30, 2010, (unprocessed addition 2) 576 items, 2.75 cubic feet; Papers (1911-2009 [Bulk: 1944-2009], undated) relating to the creator’s interest in the American South & her Southern Heritage, especially in Charleston & the Low Country region of South Carolina, including its history, genealogy, religious, social & cultural organizations, & containing her correspondence, diaries, baby book, photographs, pamphlets, brochures, maps, newspaper articles, periodical issues, & published minutes, annual reports, etc.
July 7, 2011, (unprocessed addition 3) 0.25 cubic feet; Papers (1879, 1957-2010) include correspondence and programs. The 1879 letter is a scanned copy of a letter written by General William T. Sherman lamenting the death of James Simons of Charleston, S.C. Among the programs are two for the State Theatre of North Carolina productions at Flat Rock Playhouse, one for Faith Memorial Chapel at Cedar Mountain, N.C., and one for Carolina Day at St. Michael’s Church in Charleston, S.C. Donor: Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers
August 6, 2013, (unprocessed addition 4) 0.20 cubic feet; Papers (1987-2013) include correspondence, programs, and clippings. Several programs and newsletters concern Historic Flat Rock, N.C. (2007-2013). Donor: Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers
September 18, 2014, (unprocessed addition 5) 0.20 cubic feet; Papers (1923-2013) include correspondence (2011-2013), programs and publications (1923, 1929, 2012), a 1942 sketch about The Rocks Plantation in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, written by Mrs. A. P. Leise Palmer Gaillard, clippings, and a lady’s fan that has an invitation written on it. A few items concern Historic Flat Rock, N.C. (1975, 2012), and there is a 1923 booklet documenting the history (1896-1823) of the South Carolina Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Donor: Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers Papers (#1053), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
- Gift of Eleanor Gaillard Simons Flowers