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Bennie (Ward) Sinclair Papers, 1945-1969

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This collection is arranged alphabetically by material type, and then arranged by date if possible.

Folder 1.Certificates – W.G. Sinclair, Jr.

Folder 2.Correspondence, 1945-1969

Folder 3.Correspondence, undated

Folder 4.Ephemera

Folder 5.Miscellaneous documents - W.G. Sinclair, Jr. - The Citadel, 1954

Folder 6.Newspaper Clippings

Folder 7.Photographs and Negatives

Folder 8.Programs

Folder 9.Publications

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, ephemera, newspaper clippings, photographs and negatives, programs, publications, certificates, and grade reports relating to Bennie Lee Ward Sinclair and her son, W.G. Sinclair, Jr.

A majority of the correspondence is recipient copies to Mrs. Sinclair with a few between members of her family. There are six letters from Ella Mae Hollingsworth (Mrs. J.D.) 1960-1961 regarding hiring opportunities with her husband’s business.

The ephemera includes a bill, card, drawings, lapel tag, place card, signs, song lyrics, ticket and calling cards. The majority of newspaper clippings are undated, with the focus on Sinclair’s son or social events.