Timmerman, George Bell, Jr.
- Existence: 1912-1994
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 688
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...
Abstract George Bell Timmerman, Jr. served as governor of South Carolina from 1955 to 1959, leading the state during a period of growing racial strife. He served as lieutenant governor under both Strom Thurmond and Jimmy Byrnes, 1947-1955. In 1948, Timmerman was president of the state Democratic Convention and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. On leaving office in 1959, he returned to his Lexington law practice and, in 1967, Timmerman was elected Judge for the 11th Circuit, holding that...
File — Box: 53
Scope and Contents From the Series: Audio-Visual Materials includes a large subseries of Photographic Materials. The subseries is primarily arranged by image format and contains slides, negatives, prints, and scrapbook pages. It is secondarily arranged by county and topical content. The only exception is the scrapbook pages, which were left in their original order.Workman was an amateur photographer. His collection includes thousands of images taken across South Carolina and feature prominent South Carolinians within...
Dates: 1955, 18 Jan., Timmerman, George Bell
Collection Description The Lester Lee Bates, Sr. Collection consists of four linear feet of documents, arranged into five series: Mayoral, Personal, Clippings, Audiovisual, and Vertical File Materials. The collection as a whole chronicles the almost legendary life and the eventful mayorship of Lester Lee Bates, Sr.The Mayoral series includes portions of Bates’ correspondence and schedules, in addition to topical files about other cities and mayoral issues like law enforcement, city/county government...
Collection Description The Ashmore collection consists of 3.75 ft. of material, chiefly correspondence, speeches, and clippings of United States Congressman Robert T. Ashmore (1904-1989). Ashmore represented South Carolina’s 4th District in the United States House of Representatives between 1953 and 1969. Also included are records of his campaigns for office, 1935-1970, and work with the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments, 1970-1985.General correspondence includes both personal and public...
File — Box: 40
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...
File — Box: 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Clients series (3.25 linear feet) constitutes the bulk of the collection. This series is divided into two sub-series: General and Persons. The files in both sub-series are arranged alphabetically by client name. The General sub-series consists of accounts for businesses or issues of public interest. The Recommendations for Clients folders within this sub-series consist of client advertising and public relations recommendation packets prepared for clients not otherwise documented in the...
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
File — Box: 137
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Clippings consist of 15 feet of material (12 cartons), primarily 1958 to 1964. Clippings were kept by Johnston to provide background information on persons, issues, and current events. Most frequently from the Columbia State, Charleston News and Courier, and Greenville Times, clippings include extensive files on agricultural topics, the armed services, civil rights, political campaigns, education, persons, and postal issues. [While working with the clippings, you may notice there are gaps in...
Dates: 1914 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1965
File — Box: 55
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Legislative Files, 132.5 linear feet (106 cartons), contain correspondence and other material relating to bills and issues considered by Congress. Files often include copies of the pertinent bills and resolutions, committee prints, and official and constituent correspondence. Legislative files are arranged by year, with general papers followed by topical files for that year. The collection inventory, which follows, contains a detailed list of the files. Those for cities and counties usually...