Stanley "Stan" South Interview
Stan South was an American archaeologist who attended Appalachian State Teachers College in 1944 and then from 1946-1949. He was in the Navy from 1945-1946 and after leaving Appalachian he earned his MA in Anthropology at University of Chapel Hill. He is a distinguished archaeologist who is best known for his help in legitimizing archaeology as a scientific course of study and work as well as his research throughout North and South Carolina's historical locations. In 1969 he became a professor at the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology where he remained until his death in 2016.
Information discussed in the interview: childhood, early education, attendance at Appalachian State University, the dormitories, social events and habits, daily life, weather, relationships, sports, class life, jobs held while at school, the library, and life after graduation.
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