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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
Eldred Prince Jr.
Tobacco, Tobacco industry in South Carolina, local history, Horry County history, South Carolina history
Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Eldred Prince Jr. is the director of the Waccamaw Center for Cultural & Historical Studies. He is also a professor of history and chair of the department of history, joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 1987. He earned a bachelor's degree, master's degree and Ph.D. in history from the University of South Carolina.
Prince wrote the prize-winning book "Long Green: The Rise and Fall of Tobacco in South Carolina," and was an associate editor of "The South Carolina Encyclopedia." (2006)