South Carolina - Acts on Education Topics

An Act to Incorporate the Greenville Conservatory of Music.

December 26, 1884

Acts and Joint Resolutions of the General Assembly of South Carolina 1884, Pages 893-894.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of South Carolina, now met and sitting in General Assembly, and by the authority of the same, That Modeste G. DeCamps and his successors be, and they are hereby, created a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the Greenville Conservatory of Music, a college of music located in the city of Greenville, in the State of South Carolina, and as such and by the said name of the Greenville Conservatory of Music shall be capable and liable in law and equity to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, to have and use a common seal and to make such by-laws and rules for the regulation of said Conservatory of Music as they may deem necessary: Provided, Said by-laws and rules be not repugnant to the Constitution and laws of this State and of the United States.

SEC. 2. That the said Conservatory of Music shall have power and authority to appoint such officers as they may think necessary and proper for the organization and government of their own body; and also all the officers, professors, tutors, and instructors of and in the said Conservatory of Music,and to remove the same at pleasure, and to exercise such general control and supervision over the officers, professors, tutors, instructors, affairs, and government of said Conservatory of Music as they may deem advisable.

SEC. 3. That the said Conservatory of Music shall have power and authority to confer and award such distinctions, honors, licenses, and degrees as are usually conferred and awarded in Conservatories of Music in the United States.

SEC. 4. That the said Conservatory of Music shall have power and authority to acquire and hold all such real and personal property as may be deemed necessary to the proper establishment and maintenance thereof, not to exceed in value the sum of fifty thousand dollars.

SEC. 5. That this Act shall be deemed and taken to be a Public Act and shall continue of force until repealed.

In the Senate House, the twenty-fourth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-four.

John C. Sheppard, President of the Senate.
James Simons, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Approved: December 26th, A.D. 1884.
Hugh S. Thompson, Governor.



© 2016 - J.D. Lewis - PO Box 1188 - Little River, SC 29566 - All Rights Reserved