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.L. in writing of Sarah Tracy. Notice to attend Council. RM-452, ER-3468
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.
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."
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
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
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
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
Biographical information; Clippings; Confederate 100 dollar note with her likeness; Booklet – “Charleston, S.C. and Mount Vernon"
One printed circular appeal by Lucy Pickens, Vice Regent for South Carolina, 1883. News clippings from South Carolina newspapers, 1857 and undated.