Manuscript Collection

Hurricane Hugo Newspaper Articles - Accession 1083 - M493 (544)

Title

Hurricane Hugo Newspaper Articles - Accession 1083 - M493 (544)

Authors

Hurricane Hugo

Files

Identifier

Accession 1083 - M493 (544)

Inclusive Dates

September 22, 1989 - October 11, 1989

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

48 pieces

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The Hurricane Hugo Newspaper Articles Collection consists of newspaper articles (September 22, 1989 – October 11, 1989) from The Herald, The Charlotte Observer, and The York Observer concerning the impact of Hurricane Hugo as it moved through South Carolina and North Carolina in September 1989. Hurricane Hugo made landfall as a Category 4 Hurricane on Isle of Palms, SC on September 22, 1989. It was still a tropical storm when it passed over Charlotte, NC. Damage from the storm was estimated at $5.9 billion in South Carolina alone and Hugo claimed 35 lives in SC.

Provenance

Hurricane Hugo Newspaper Articles were given to the Archives by Ross Webb on November 2002.

Copyright

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

Hurricane Hugo Newspaper Articles - Accession 1083 - M493 (544)

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