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Bates, Lester L., Sr.

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1905-

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Bates, Lester

 File — Box: 141
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Campaign Files, 4 linear feet (4 cartons), 1938 to 1964, contain correspondence and other materials related to Johnston's campaigns for public office as well as other statewide campaigns. This series contains valuable records from the presidential races of 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960, and 1964. Particularly good material exists for the campaigns of Adlai Stevenson, 1952 and 1956, and Barry Goldwater, 1964. William C. Johnston's 1958 gubernatorial campaign is also documented with papers including...
Dates: 1950

Bates, Lester

 File — Box: 118
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Reference Files, 4.5 linear feet (in 5 cartons), are drawn from Senator Johnston's files of "Printed" and "Speech Material" consisting mostly of source material gathered by Johnston's office. Of particular interest are files concerning civil rights, 1957 to 1960, chiefly about attempts to impede the passage of a civil rights bill and hearings, 1957, held by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights. Among those appearing before the Subcommittee and /or corresponding...
Dates: 1914 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1965

Bates, Lester

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Series: General papers from 1946 document Timmerman’s efforts to win election as Lieutenant Governor. In writing Democratic Party leaders across the state during July, Timmerman introduced himself as “the youngest candidate in the race – in my thirty-fourth year. I volunteered my services in World War II, and served in the navy for the duration of the war, in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, encountering German submarines in one and Jap suicide planes in the other. I feel sure that I stand for...
Dates: 1954

Bates, Lester L.

 File — Box: 36
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Ernest F. Hollings files contain Workman’s notes from Hollings’ gubernatorial press conferences, 1959-1961, gubernatorial campaign of 1958, and primary campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1962 (including transcripts of television appearances). The George Bell Timmerman and Donald Russell files also contain gubernatorial press conference notes and speeches.
Dates: 1915 - 1997

Bates, Lester L.

 File — Box: 46
Scope and Contents From the Series: Clippings are arranged topically and mirror the other series to a certain extent. This series is a rich source of contemporary information on a wide range of subjects. Included are Workman's editorials from The State, coverage of political campaigns and parties, and state government, and files on a large number of individuals. This series concludes with seventeen scrapbooks in which Workman preserved copies of his articles. In addition to the twelve bound volumes of “South Carolina By-Lines,”...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

Bates, Lester L. [Columbia mayor]

 File — Box: 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Topical subseries, the largest in the Personal series, documents Culbertson’s many interests and activities. There are extensive Persons files, containing much of his correspondence with well-known figures such as Thurgood Marshall and Eleanor Roosevelt, and others whom he counted among his friends, including Judge J. Waties Waring, Modjeska Simkins, Olin Johnston, and Hubert Humphrey. Culbertson’s relationship with Judge and Mrs. Waring seems to have begun when, in response to the Warings’...
Dates: circa 1886 - 2012

c. 1968, Comedian Bob Hope speaks at a rally, possibly “Westmoreland Day” in Columbia, with General William Westmoreland, Columbia mayor Lester Bates, Governor Robert McNair, James F. Byrnes, and Senator Ernest F. Hollings visible on stage in various shots. (Photographs 12-16)

 File
Collection Description From the Collection: The papers consist entirely of photographic prints of public figures taken by Mauldin during his years as a political reporter. Most of the identifying information was provided by Mr. Mauldin on the reverse of the photos.

Vertical File Materials contain information gathered by SCPC relating to Mauldin and may duplicate information already present in the collection.
Dates: 1964-1974

c. 1968, Various attendees in groupings at the podium at above event, including Westmoreland, Hope, Byrnes, Bates, Dorn (Photographs 20-24)

 File
Collection Description From the Collection: The papers consist entirely of photographic prints of public figures taken by Mauldin during his years as a political reporter. Most of the identifying information was provided by Mr. Mauldin on the reverse of the photos.

Vertical File Materials contain information gathered by SCPC relating to Mauldin and may duplicate information already present in the collection.
Dates: 1964-1974

Dotsy Diane Lloyd Boineau papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-12770
Scope and Contents Consisting of correspondence, scrapbooks, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting Boineau's association with United Daughters of the Confederacy but also with such other organizations as Columbia Junior Chamber of Commerce [Jaycees]; S.C. Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation; S.C. Heart Association; S.C. Council for the Common Good; Y.W.C.A. of Columbia; Woman's Club of Columbia; S.C. Federation of Women's Clubs; Boys' Clubs of Greater Columbia; Columbia Museum of Art; Columbia Festival...
Dates: 1898-2000

Doug Mauldin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DM
Abstract This small collection consists of 75 photographs of public figures, including Speaker of the House Sol Blatt, state senator Edgar Brown (both in photo at right), Governor Robert McNair, state senator James P. "Spot" Mozingo, and Governor John West. The photos were taken by Doug Mauldin, a South Carolina journalist and photographer who worked for The State, the Greenville News, and the Associated Press, frequently reporting on state government.
Dates: 1964-1974