Lathan, Robert, 1881-1937

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Robert Lathan, Jr., was a journalist awarded Pulitzer Prize in 1924 for his editorial, "The Plight of the South," published in the Charleston News and Courier on 5 Nov. 1924; worked (1900-1904) at The State (Columbia, S.C.); served as editor (1910-1927) of the News and Courier (Charleston, S.C.), and later as editor (1927-1937) of the Asheville Citizen (Asheville, N.C.)

From the description of Robert Lathan papers, 1901-1950. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28415765

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referencedIn Lowery, I. E. Letters of Robert Lathan, 1911, 1913, 1920. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
referencedIn Rice, James Henry, 1868-1935. Letter, 1935. College of Charleston, Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library
creatorOf Lathan, Robert, 1881-1937. Robert Lathan papers, 1901-1950. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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correspondedWith Ball, W. W. (William Watts), 1868-1952 person
correspondedWith Benet, Christie, 1879-1951 person
associatedWith Blease, Coleman Livingston, 1868-1942 person
correspondedWith Byrnes, James Francis, 1879-1972 person
correspondedWith Cohen, Octavus Roy, 1891-1959 person
associatedWith Eaton-Whaley News Bureau (London, England). corporateBody
associatedWith Grace, John P. (John Patrick), 1874-1940 person
associatedWith Hemphill, J. C. (James Calvin), 1850-1927. person
associatedWith League of Nations corporateBody
associatedWith North Carolina Press Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Pen-and Plate Club (Asheville, N.C.) corporateBody
associatedWith Poetry Society of South Carolina. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rice, James Henry, 1868-1935. person
correspondedWith Shaffer, Edward Terry Hendrie, 1880- person
associatedWith South Carolina. Governor corporateBody
associatedWith South Carolina Press Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Southern Settlement and Development Organization. corporateBody
associatedWith Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946. person
correspondedWith Ucker, Clement S. person
associatedWith United States. Congress corporateBody
correspondedWith Whaley, P. H. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Southern States
Charleston (S.C.)
North Carolina
South Carolina
Agriculture--Economic aspects
Pulitzer Prizes


Birth 1881

Death 1937



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