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Post-Bellum Rental Contracts Collection, 1868, 1896-1909

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Administrative Information


The donor of this collection is unknown. 

Custodial History

The rental contracts were in the possession of Furman’s Carnegie Library on the downtown campus in 1943. As was the custom of the time, the rental contracts were added to the unprocessed collections of John S. Hill and William D. Simpson accessioned in 1987. The contracts were removed in 2019 and made a separate collection.

Publication Note

The contracts were transcribed in “Post-Bellum Southern Rental Contracts,” by Furman professor Rosser H. Taylor in Agricultural History, Vol. 17, No. 2 (Apr., 1943), pp. 121-128.

Related Material

  • John S. Hill Family Papers, Acc. 1987-181
  • William Dunlap Simpson Papers, Acc. 1987-199

Access and Use

Access and Restrictions

Open to research without restrictions. Researchers are advised to contact Special Collections and Archives prior to visiting.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Post-Bellum Rental Contracts Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Furman University, Greenville, S.C.