South Carolina Newspapers


South Carolina Newspapers

Call Number

PN 4897 .S63 .B1 .H66 1988

Date of Publication


Collection Size

340 pages


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



Historical Note

Dr. John Hammond Moore was born in Houlton Maine on October 20, 1924. He served in the United States Navy during WWII. He studied at Hamilton College in NY earning a BA in 1949. Moore also earned an MA and PhD in History from the University of Virginia. He came to South Carolina in 1962 when he was hired to teach history at Winthrop College. He also taught at Georgia State University and Macquairie University in Sydney, Australia. He finally settled in Columbia, S.C. where he conducted research and published until about 2013. He wrote more than 20 books on topics including dueling, Australian/American relations, German POWs in America, South Carolina history, Errol Flynn, and newspapers and publishing. He died on September 2, 2017.


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South Carolina Newspapers is a comprehensive guide to the files of newspapers held within the state of South Carolina. The newspapers are listed alphabetically by county and includes not only where the files may be found but also brief notes on the history of the newspapers. Please see the attached index.

Additional Notes

The book contains a handwritten letter in the front to Reid H. Montgomery from USC Library System Director Emeritus Kenneth E. Toombs dated May 30, 1988.

The book is autographed by the author.


Gift of Reid H. Montgomery in 1988.


University of South Carolina Press


Columbia, SC


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South Carolina Newspapers