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Edens, J. Drake, Jr. (James Drake)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1925-1982

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Bulletins (From State Chairman Drake Edens)

 File — Box: 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: Campaign Files, 1939-1982, are significant for their breadth. Extensive records document Workman’s 1962 Senate campaign. The series also contains newsletters and material regarding other elections, conventions, and general coverage of the state and national Democratic and Republican parties. Several files concern the States’ Rights Party and its campaigns in 1948 and 1956. There is an unusual example of campaign literature from the 1956 Presidential race—a cartoon book titled “Forward with...
Dates: 1963

Bulletins (From State Chairman Drake Edens)

 File — Box: 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: Campaign Files, 1939-1982, are significant for their breadth. Extensive records document Workman’s 1962 Senate campaign. The series also contains newsletters and material regarding other elections, conventions, and general coverage of the state and national Democratic and Republican parties. Several files concern the States’ Rights Party and its campaigns in 1948 and 1956. There is an unusual example of campaign literature from the 1956 Presidential race—a cartoon book titled “Forward with...
Dates: 1964

Bulletins (to campaign workers from State Chairman Drake Edens)

 File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Campaign Files, 1939-1982, are significant for their breadth. Extensive records document Workman’s 1962 Senate campaign. The series also contains newsletters and material regarding other elections, conventions, and general coverage of the state and national Democratic and Republican parties. Several files concern the States’ Rights Party and its campaigns in 1948 and 1956. There is an unusual example of campaign literature from the 1956 Presidential race—a cartoon book titled “Forward with...
Dates: 1962

Edens, J. Drake

 File — Box: 81
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Clippings series, 1962 to 2006, is primarily concerned with elections, legislation, contemporary issues affecting the state and the nation, and people of interest to the DPSC.
Dates: 1962-2006

Edens, J. Drake, Jr.

 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

J. Drake Edens, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JDE
Abstract J. Drake Edens is recognized by many as the father of the modern Republican Party in South Carolina. He campaigned for Charles E. Boineau, Jr., William D. Workman, Jr., Barry Goldwater, Albert Watson, and Richard Nixon. He served as chair of the Republican Party of South Carolina, 1963-1965, and Republican National Committeeman for South Carolina, 1965-1972.
Dates: 1943 - 1982