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Yates Snowden

South Carolina

Yates Snowden "is a native of Charleston, where he was born in 1858. He graduated at the College of Charleston in 1879, and was admitted to the bar in 1882. He soon after entered upon a career of journalism and was until 1904 an editorial writer on the staff of The News and Courier. The year following he was elected Professor of History in the South Carolina College . . . ."

[George Armstrong Wauchope, The Writers of South Carolina: With a Critical Introduction, Biographical Sketches, and Selections in Prose and Verse 38(Columbia, South Carolina: The State Co., Publishers, 1910)]


Yates Snowden, The Bourbon. The Dirge in the Pines (Walhalla, South Carolina: Keowee Courier Presses, 1906) [online text]


____________, Notes on Labor Organizations in South Carolina, 1742-1861 (Columbia, South Carolina: University Press, 1914)

____________ (ed.), History of South Carolina (Chicago: Lewis Pub. Co.,: 1920)(5 vols.)

____________, History of the New England Society of Charleston, S.C., 1819-1919 (Charleston, South Carolina: Walker, Evans & Cogswell, 1920)

____________, War-time Publications (1861-1865)(Charleston, South Carolina: Walker, Evans & Cogswell Co., 1922)

____________, Memories of the Early Seventies: The College of Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina: [Walker, Evans & Cogswell], 1924)


"Carolina, Hail!" (Columbia, South Carolina, 1925)(words by Yates Snowden)


John Bennett & Mary Crow Anderson, Two Scholarly Friends: Yates Snowden-John Bennett Correspondence, 1902-1932 (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1993)

In Memoriam Yates Snowden Born, May 8, 1858 Died February 22, 1933 (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1934)