Manuscript Collection

St. Mary Catholic Church (Rock Hill, SC) History - Accession 808

Title

St. Mary Catholic Church (Rock Hill, SC) History - Accession 808

Files

Identifier

Accession 808 - M365 (417)

Inclusive Dates

1992

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

93 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

St. Mary's Catholic Church is located in Rock Hill, SC on Crawford Road. It was founded in 1945 by Fr Edward Wahl. St. Mary's Cathloic Church states their Mission as "We the Catholic people of St. Mary Parish, historically rooted in the Black Community and integrated in the local community, strive to listen, share, challenge, and help each other. We are committed to action and will do this by carrying on God's work under the guidance of the blessed Mother and St. Martin de Porres."

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a history of the St. Mary Catholic in Rock Hill, SC from about 1932 to 1992 written by Micheal Rukstelis titled, bRING iT aLL bACK hOME: A Brief History of St. Mar's Cathloic Church Rock Hill, South Carolina. The church history also offers a glimpse into the lives of members of the African American community in the Crawford Road area of Rock Hill from the 1930s through the 1990s.

Provenance

St. Mary Catholic Church in Rock Hill History was deposit in the Archives on November 20, 1992 by Michael Rukstelis.

Copyright

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

St. Mary Catholic Church (Rock Hill, SC) History - Accession 808

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