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Accession 1611

Inclusive Dates

1905-1998, 2010


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

Collection Size

2,000 pieces, 1.0 linear feet



Scope and Content Note

The Laurence Knox Wells Papers consist mainly of papers relating to family and genealogical research done by Mr. Laurence Wells (1938- ) for various family members and groups of his family from the 1950s throughout the 1990s. These papers contain records of family members from the late 1700s through the early part of the nineteenth century including genealogical records of family in the Revolutionary War to copied letters of a Confederate soldier during the Civil War. The family names included in the research include: Barry; Davison; Faris; Foster; Hagans; Henry; Lattimore; Love; Martin; McKnight; Palmer; Ross; Smith; Stallings; Wells; Winborne;


The Lawrence K. Wells Papers were donated by Laurence Knox Wells to the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collection at Winthrop University on October 10, 2017.


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Laurence Knox Wells Papers - Accession 1611

LC Subject Headings

Wells. Laurence K.--Family; Wells family; Barry family; Davison family; Farris family; Foster family; Hagan family; Henry family; Latimer family; Love family; Martin family; McKnight family; Palmer family; Ross family; Smith family; Stallings family; Winborn family; York County (S.C.)--Genealogy