Records of the National Division of the General Board of Global Ministries (1883-1992)
An index of folders of historical documents (photos, yearbooks, newspaper clippings, etc.) maintained by the General Commission on Archives and History (GCAH) of the United Methodist Church. The GCAH is in the United Methodist Archives and History Center of the United Methodist Church, located at Drew University, 36 Madison Street, Madison, New Jersey.
Scroll to near the bottom of the page to “Series: Youth Serving Ministries,” where you’ll see three sub-series links bearing Boylan-Haven's name and Mather’s name with descriptions of what's available at Drew.
The Mather Historical Marker is listed in this PDF document, which is arranged by county. Go to page 55 under Kershaw County.
Boylan-Haven-Mather Academy NATIONAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
Mather's story and several pictures are included on pages 65-68 in this report, prepared in 2006 by the Public History Program of the University of South Carolina at the suggestion of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Several Matherites who reside in Camden provided information and are recognized in the Acknowledgements.
A short section on Mather, posted May 3, 2009, is included on the home page of this site about Camden's county.
A biography of Mather's founder. On page 496 in the 1893 book, "A Woman of the Century: Fourteen Hundred-seventy Biographical Sketches Accompanied by Portraits of Leading American Women in All Walks of Life," compiled by Frances Elizabeth Willard and Mary A. Livermore, and others.