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Rivers, L. Mendel (Lucius Mendel), 1905-1970

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1905-1970

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

1966, Rivers' Address to Democratic Convention, Charleston County

 File — Box: 752
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Collection Description Audio and video recordings consist of over 700 video recordings and 800 audio recordings in multiple formats, arranged chronologically within format. Featured prominently across the formats are Hollings campaign ads, senatorial debates, and related campaign interviews and events, most notably footage and commentary from his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President in 1983-1984. Hollings made numerous media appearances to discuss legislative and campaign...
Dates: 1943-2008

A.J. Clement papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-12855
Scope and Contents Upon the death of Charlestonian A.J. Clement, Jr. (1908-1986), the city's mayor, Joseph P. Riley, Jr., cited him as a pioneer among black business leaders "during a time of changing attitudes of the white race toward race relations." Riley credited Clement with helping to hasten "this positive change which improved our community." Further declaring that the city had lost one of its most dedicated citizens, the mayor alluded to Clement's many and diverse commitments—"There were no community...
Dates: 1926 - 1986

Congress, House, 1st Congressional District, Rivers, L. Mendel

 File — Box: 39
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Elections series, 1944 to 2008, consists of records documenting the work of the party in Democratic campaigns for public office at the local, state, and national levels. Primary, general, and special elections are all represented in this series, which is arranged by year. Records in this series include filing forms, correspondence, informational materials about candidates, documents on campaign strategy and activities, campaign fundraising materials, voter registration materials, and...
Dates: 1968

February 1, Commissioning of L. Mendel Rivers

 File — Box: 691
Collection Description From the Series: Speeches consist of 8 linear feet of material (8 cartons), 1952 to 2004, and are arranged chronologically within two sections: speech texts (approx. 1450 in all) and speech-related material. Speech texts include full texts of speeches, notes for speeches, speech drafts (edited and unedited), and speech memos. Hollings often spoke without a full text version in front of him. Filed throughout the speech texts are speaking invitations and event programs. Speech-related material consists of...
Dates: 1985

February 12, Moore County Republican Executive Committee Dinner (Southern Pines, NC), on Mendel Rivers and national defense

 Item — Box: 59
Scope and Contents From the Series: Speeches includes General files, mostly speech texts and talking points for specific speeches, and Speech Material, which consists largely of quotes, anecdotes, general talking points on a variety of subjects, and notes. An attached speech index lists the identifiable speech texts in the General files. Texts of and notes for speeches made on the floor of the House, and statements made in committee hearings and meetings, are mostly found in the Topical series.
Dates: 1971

John Marion Lofton papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-11490
Scope and Content Note The papers of John Marion Lofton, Jr. (1919-1990), span the years 1909 through 1990 although the bulk of the collection falls between 1940 and 1980. Included in the papers are correspondence, writings, press releases, bulletins, newsclippings, and newsletters. Units of material in the collection reveal Lofton's involvement in the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Unitarian Church, political events during the tumultuous years of racial integration and Vietnam War protests, and such related...
Dates: 1909 - 1990

Pay Increase, H.R. 5725 (introduced by Mendel Rivers) and H.R. 9075

 File — Box: 74
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Topical Files, 1947-1974, comprise the largest and most important set of records in the collection. The files are arranged by topic alphabetically in two-year periods mirroring each Congressional session. Files contain legislative matter, reference material, and correspondence with colleagues, constituents and other interested members of the public, and persons in state and local government. Topics reflect Dorn’s committee assignments: Agriculture, Public Works and Veterans Affairs; subjects of...
Dates: 1965-1966

Rivers' Address to Democratic Convention, Charleston County

 File — Box: 747
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Collection Description Audio and video recordings consist of over 700 video recordings and 800 audio recordings in multiple formats, arranged chronologically within format. Featured prominently across the formats are Hollings campaign ads, senatorial debates, and related campaign interviews and events, most notably footage and commentary from his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President in 1983-1984. Hollings made numerous media appearances to discuss legislative and campaign...
Dates: 1966

Rivers, L. Mendel

 File — Box: 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Clippings series includes contemporary newspaper clippings chronicling the New South Life Insurance Company, Bates’ mayoral achievements, and his 1988 obituaries. One particularly noteworthy piece of this series is the posthumous tribute to Bates in the 15 March 1988 Congressional Record.
Dates: 1942-2010

Rivers, L. Mendel

 File — Box: 147
Collection Description From the Collection: The collection consists of 151 linear feet of records, 1912-1995, divided into Congressional Papers, General Assembly Papers, Personal Papers, Clippings, Audiovisual, Speeches, Press Releases, Newsletters, and Vertical File Materials. Congressional Papers make up a majority of the collection with 127 boxes and cover Dorn's twenty-six year tenure in Congress. Personal Papers include extensive, valuable records documenting Dorn's and others' political campaigns, 1938-1984, his leadership in the...
Dates: 1912 - 2006