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Gressette, L. Marion (Lawrence Marion)



  • Existence: 1902-1984

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Gressette Committee, 1954-1959

 File — Box: 20
Collection Description From the Sub-Series: Topical Files comprise the largest series. These files contain correspondence, reports, memoranda and other records relating to various state and federal agencies, subjects such as education and segregation, and prominent political leaders. Some files contain records generated prior to 1959 or after January 1963. Little overlapping exists between the material at SCPC and SCDAH among specific subjects. Among topics for which records exist in both places are: Appointments, Aeronautics Commission,...
Dates: 1954-1959

Gressette, L. Marion, 1980, July 29

Scope and Contents From the Series: The largest series, Publications, consists of materials related to Grose’s career as a writer, primarily his two biographies, including research notes, oral histories, drafts, and publicity for each book. McNair materials include copies of the FBI Report from Orangeburg and the court case U.S. vs. Addy, along with correspondence related to the 1969 Charleston Hospital Strike and the 1970 USC student protest. West material includes oral histories with West, copies of documents from the Jimmy...
Dates: 1980, July 29

Gressette, L. Marion

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

Gressette, L. Marion

 File — Box: 17
Scope and Contents From the Series: Clippings are arranged topically.
Dates: 1923, 1942 - 2004

Gressette, L. Marion

 File — Box: 11
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: There is a significant amount of research material for The Transformation of Southern Politics that reflects the travels of Bass and co-author Walter DeVries. Materials include notes, correspondence with interviewees, and interview transcripts. The pair also gathered statistical data on political leanings throughout the South from a number of research groups. Materials from 1993 to 1994 reflect research undertaken for the 1995 reprint of the book.
Dates: Other: 1968-2015

Gressette, Marion (6 drawings)

 Sub-Series — Box: 9
Scope and Contents From the Series: The illustrator was a gifted observer of the tenures of governors such as Robert McNair, John West, James B. Edwards, Richard Riley, and Carroll Campbell. Events in the careers of important political figures such as Senators Strom Thurmond and Ernest Hollings, Gen. William Westmoreland, Marion Gressette, Solomon Blatt, and Rembert Dennis are highlighted.Prominent black politicians such as Jesse Jackson and I. DeQuincey Newman also appear in the collection. The cartoons representing...
Dates: 1967 - 2009

Gressette, Marion [state legislator]

 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

L. Marion Gressette Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LMG
Abstract Marion Gressette served Orangeburg County for half a century in the South Carolina General Assembly. He began his public service in the House, 1925-1928, 1931-1932, and spent the majority of his career in the Senate, 1937-1984; President Pro Tempore, 1972-1984. Nicknamed the "Gray Fox" because of his legislative cunning and slicked-back gray hair, Gressette commanded the respect of political allies and adversaries alike.
Dates: c. 1920-1924, 1950-1984

n.d., Senator Marion Gressette (D-Calhoun) in Senate chamber; Senator Rembert Dennis (D-Berkeley) also visible (Photographs 71-73)

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