Manuscript Collection

Indian Land Oral History Transcripts - Accession 328 - M132 (168)

Title

Indian Land Oral History Transcripts - Accession 328 - M132 (168)

Authors

Indian Land, SC

Files

Identifier

Accession 328 - M132 (168)

Inclusive Dates

1975-1976

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

96 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Indian Land, SC is an unincorporated community in Lancaster County. Indian Land derives it's name from the fact that the area was inhabited predominately by Native Americans of the Catawba and Waxhaw tribes as European settlers moved into surrounding areas.

Scope and Content Note

The Indian Land Oral History Transcripts were of interviews conducted by Indian Land High School students with various members of the Indian Land community. Subjects include family history and genealogy (Belk, Hall, Ivy, Pettus, Morrow, Wilson, and Patterson), schools, churches, historic houses and buildings, landmarks, industry, family histories, and folklore and legends. Some of the interviews have been published.

Provenance

The Indian Land Oral History Transcripts were donated to the Archives by Louise Pettus on July 1, 1980.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Indian Land Oral History Transcripts - Accession 328 - M132 (168)

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