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Pickens, Lucy Petaway Holcombe



  • Existence: 1832-1899
  • Existence: 1832 - 1899


Vice Regent for South Carolina (1866-1899), Mrs. Franckis Wilkinson Pickens

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

A.D. Emmart to Lucy Pickens, 1883 October 31

 File — Box 95
Scope and Contents A.L.S. Baltimore. Emmart and Quartley letterhead. Re restoration of dining room. Strength of plaster and woodwork good. Stucco ceiling, cornice, parts of mantel and walls need to be remodeled. Details method of doing work planned. Ceiling to be painted light grey, stucco and cornice picked out in soft white. Walls painted light tan drab (thinks original color), woodwork, door and window frames to be white, doors stained oak (thinks it was original), mantel stucco restored painted half...
Dates: 1883 October 31

Ann Pamela Cunningham to Lucy H. Pickens, 1867 November 12

 File — Box 65
Scope and Contents

A.L. in writing of Sarah Tracy. Notice to attend Council. RM-452, ER-3468

Dates: 1867 November 12

BW-571 - Mrs. Lucy H. Pickens - Vice Regent of South Carolina

 Item — Box 1 (5x7)
Identifier: BW-571
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Photographers primarily include staff members and contract photographers. The collection spans the 1930s to the 2000s and includes analog material made up of a variety of sizes of film negatives providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds, events, visitors, collection objects, personnel, restoration, and changes throughout the estate.

Dates: 1933 - 2005

Letter, Lucy Pickens to Lily Laughton, 1889 November 24

 Digital Work
Dates: Digitized: 2023

Lucy Pickens - cased photograph, undated

 Item — Box 118
Scope and Contents

Cased photograph (probably a daguerrotype) of Lucy Pickens. Note on the outer box reads in part "Re-photographed July 1935 for the album. Negative filed & photo held for Chairman Records."

Dates: undated

Lucy Pickens to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1889 November 24

 File — Box 99
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Edgewood. Re return of Stolle's portrait of Ann Pamela Cunningham to the artist, it's "worthless to the Association in its present condition." M-405 A

Dates: 1889 November 24

Lucy Pickens to Lily Macalester Laughton, 1876 February 29

 File — Box 85
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Charleston. Was unable to assume full duties of a Vice Regent, but Miss Cunningham did not want her to resign. She is now able to carry on the work and expects to attend next Council. ER-4, p. 276

Dates: 1876 February 29

Lucy Pickens to Susan Hudson, 1891 November 9

 File — Box 101
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. Edgewood. Pays tribute to the Regent, Mrs. Laughton, who died recently. Discusses calling Grand Council. Does not want control left in the hands of Superintendent only until June. Doubts if financial committee has authority to disburse funds. Possibility of seventh clause of the Constitution, electing a "President pro tem." Will vote for whatever seems best for Mount Vernon. Mrs. Hudson solicits opinions of the "original" Vice Regents. ER-4, p. 276

Dates: 1891 November 9

Nancy Halsted to Lucy Pickens, 1877 July 21

 File — Box 88
Scope and Contents

Draft copy. Mrs. Laughton's afflictions. Suggests removing care of chairmanship of Executive Committee from Mrs. Laughton for time being in order to get action on Mr. Blake's proposal. They cannot trifle with him any longer. Book of Minutes cannot be completed until letters "in those boxes" are arranged. No minutes found prior to 1866. ER-6, p. 157

Dates: 1877 July 21

Pickens, Lucy [South Carolina], 1866-1899

 File — Box 58, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

Biographical information; Clippings; Confederate 100 dollar note with her likeness; Booklet – “Charleston, S.C. and Mount Vernon"

Dates: 1866-1899

South Carolina Appeals, 1857, 1883

 Item — Box 5
Scope and Contents

One printed circular appeal by Lucy Pickens, Vice Regent for South Carolina, 1883. News clippings from South Carolina newspapers, 1857 and undated.

Dates: 1857; 1883

Additional filters:

Archival Object 10
Digital Record 1