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Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: November 18, 1896 - April 18, 1965

Gender

  • Males

Occupations

Places

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

Audio Cassette Tapes, 1985, July 28, Speech of Dorn at the dedication of the Olin D. Johnston Memorial Boulevard

 Item — Box: 151
Scope and Contents From the Series: Audiovisual material includes photographs, c.1948-1983; audio-recordings, c.1956-1985; and video cassettes, 1984-1995. Included are photos of Dorn’s military service, veterans’ affairs activities, family and home, and campaigns and involvement with the Democratic Party. Audio recordings in reel and cassette form consist of interviews with Dorn during the campaign and relating to his service in Congress and speeches to diverse audiences like student groups and campaign rally attendees. Videos...
Dates: 1985, July 28, Speech of Dorn at the dedication of the Olin D. Johnston Memorial Boulevard

[c. 1965] defense of Russell appointment to Olin Johnston's seat

 File — Box: 19
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Speeches, 1.25 linear feet, 1953 to 1983, excluding those as University President, are arranged chronologically. Speech background files contain materials used by Russell in preparing speeches.

Dates: 1965

[c. April 1965], Statement in Memory of Senator Johnston

 File — Box: 19
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Speeches, 1.25 linear feet, 1953 to 1983, excluding those as University President, are arranged chronologically. Speech background files contain materials used by Russell in preparing speeches.

Dates: 1965

John Bolt Culbertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JBC
Abstract John Bolt Culbertson, lawyer and activist, was a "liberal lion" of South Carolina's Upstate for most of the twentieth century, establishing a law practice in which he represented unions, the working class, disabled veterans, African-Americans, and others in need of a voice—many of whom could not afford to pay him. His outspokenness and his political leanings, atypical for South Carolina at that time, resulted in financial setbacks, insults, and even crosses burned on his lawn, but Culbertson...
Dates: circa 1886 - 2012

Death of Olin D. Johnston

 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...
Dates: 1968

Elections, U.S. Senate, Johnston vs. Workman

 Sub-Series
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

February 4: Nomination of Olin Johnston for South Carolina Democrat of the Year

 File — Box: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Speeches, 1965 to 2016, include a speech nominating Olin D. Johnston for Democrat of the Year, remarks about William Jennings Bryan Dorn when Dorn was named South Carolina’s Democrat of the Year in 1965, and remarks about Ravenel to the Alliance of Concerned Citizens for Better Government. Ferillo also addressed groups such as the South Carolina Young Democrats and the South Carolina Teenage Democrats.

Dates: 1965

February, Chamber of Commerce Meeting Honoring Chief Justice Taylor, Judge Wyche, Governor Russell, Sen. Johnston and Judge Littlejohn, 1963

 File
Collection Description From the Collection: The collection consists of 20 linear feet of records, 1861, and 1906 to 2007, chiefly 1935 to 1998, arranged in eight series — Public, Personal, Clippings, Judicial Papers, Miscellaneous, Audiovisual, Vertical File Materials, and Oversize Materials.Public Papers document Littlejohn's legislative career as member and Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, 1936 to 1943 and 1946 to 1949, as well as his active participation and leadership in several local and national...
Dates: 1963

Flynn Harrell papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-RBSC-1981-1
Scope and Contents Collection of photographs and letters from political and other national figures throughout the United States mainly during the Truman Administration: includes cabinet members, senators, congressmen, state governors, Supreme Court justices, and other miscellaneous leaders. Prominent national figures include Dean Acheson, George C. Marshall, Margaret Chase Smith, Hubert H. Humphrey, John Foster Dulles, Olin D. Johnston, Lyndon B. Johnson, Omar N. Bradley, J. Edgar Hoover, Dwight D. Eisenhower,...
Dates: 1948 - 1981; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1950

Highway Department Feud of 1935 [a.k.a. "The Johnston-Sawyer Highway Feud"]

 File — Box: 14
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Writings, 1964 to 1988, 3 ft., includes drafts of Laugh with the Judge and Littlejohn’s Half-Century at the Bench and Bar, followed by notes, reference material, and correspondence between Littlejohn and his editors and publishers. Drafts and published articles dating from 1985 through early 1992 document Littlejohn's contributions to several publications, including a regular series published in the South Carolina State Bar's newsletter The Transcript, titled “Chatting with the Bar.” Also...
Dates: 1990