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Cathedral Register [newspaper] collection

Identifier: A-01-2007.007

Scope and Contents

Newspaper of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (Charleston, S.C.), intended to be published on the 1st and 15th of each month. The scope of the paper is diocesan, regional, national, and international news relevant to the Catholic Church. Although not the official newspaper for the Diocese of Charleston (S.C.), the Register must have served so in a de facto capacity. Distribution of the newspaper is unknown, but likely limited to Charleston and the surrounding area. Editor: Father Joseph "Doc" O'Brien Asstistant Editor: Father J.J. May Business Manager: A. W. Litschgi Treasurer: J. E. Wingo Eighty-seven issues from 15 December 1915 through 17 January 1920.


  • Created: 1915-1920


Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Diocese of Charleston makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives. In providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, the Diocese of Charleston does not assume any responsibility for determining the nature of any rights, ownership or interest therein; nor for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use; nor for determining the nature of any liabilities (for defamation and invasion of privacy) that may arise from any publication or use. This rests entirely with the researcher.


87.00 items

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Newspaper of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Charleston, South Carolina.

Arrangement Note

Chronological by issue and date.

Physical Access Requirements

Materials are in poor condition.

Technical Access Requirements

Microfilm copies available for general use.

Custodial History


Method of Acquisition

Found in the collection.

Existence and Location of Originals

Microfilm copies available for general use.

Processing Information

Processed by Brian P. Fahey, September 2009.

Inventory of the Cathedral Register [newspaper] collection
Brian P. Fahey
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Repository Details

Part of the Catholic Diocese of Charleston Archives Repository

114 Broad Street
Carriage House
Charleston SC 29401 US