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Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005



  • Existence: 1914-2005

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

22, Introduction of General William Childs Westmoreland, Civitan Club, YMCA, Spartanburg, SC

Collection Description From the Collection: The collection consists of 17.5 linear feet of records, 1861, and 1906 to 1998, chiefly 1935 to 1998, arranged in five series — Public, Personal, Clippings, Judicial Papers, and Vertical File 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 conferences and committees related to his service...
Dates: 1973

Clippings, 1973 - 1974, Westmoreland, William C.

 File — Box: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Clippings kept by Ravenel’s 1974 campaign staff make up the bulk of the collection and offer a surprisingly detailed account of the election process. These files consist mainly of articles relating to the 1974 campaign. The campaign office maintained an extensive collection of articles from international, national, regional and local newspapers. Feature articles are included along with editorials and local level responses to the campaign. Independent and county newspapers are well represented....
Dates: 1973 - 1974, Westmoreland, William C.

Dedication of Gen. William Childs Westmoreland Bridge, Charleston, 1992, 25 March

 Item — Box: 35
Scope and Contents From the Series: Speech files, 1950 to 2002, consist chiefly of texts, drafts, and outlines of speeches, related correspondence, and programs. Undated speeches, chiefly from his years as state senator, lieutenant governor, and governor, are found at the end of the collection. The speech index, at the end of the finding aid, only lists speeches that have texts or outlines, and does not list speeches which are only referred to in correspondence or programs.
Dates: 1992, 25 March

June 27, Floor Speech on Retirement of General William C. Westmoreland

 File — Box: 689
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: 1972

Westmoreland, General William C.

 File — Box: 53
Scope and Contents From the Series: GUBERNATORIAL PAPERS, 1965-1973, is arranged in nine subseries: General; Appointments; Executive Orders; Extraditions; Invitations; Messages to the General Assembly; Receipts for Acts; Staff Files; and Topical Files.General papers include correspondence, memoranda and other records of a general nature, arranged chronologically.Appointments document McNair‘s appointments to a variety of boards, commissions, and state offices. Material in this sub-series is arranged under...
Dates: 1965-1971

Westmoreland, William

 File — Box: 43
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: 1974

Westmoreland, William, 1974

 File — Box: 776
Collection Description From the Series: Clippings are newspaper, magazine, and other press articles from South Carolina, national, and international sources in which Senator Hollings' name appears in a significant manner. There are 19 linear feet of clippings (19 cartons) and 19 scrapbooks. A few clippings, 1952 to 54, shine a little light on his service as a state representative. Clippings from his eight years as lieutenant governor and governor, 1955 to 1963, are found throughout the general folders in the first 1 ½ cartons and in...
Dates: 1974

Westmoreland, William C.

 File — Box: 9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Gubernatorial papers, 1971 to 1975, are divided into General, Press Releases, Schedules, Topical Files, and papers of Mrs. Lois West as First Lady. Gubernatorial Press Releases consist of news releases, statements, and newsletters. The bulk of the releases, 1971, report on West's speeches, future engagements, thoughts on popular issues, and appointments to commissions or offices. Schedules detail West‘s meetings, travel plans, and prearranged events and functions during 1971, the final months...
Dates: 1971-1975

Westmoreland, William C.

 File — Box: 30
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Personal Topical Files cover issues and projects in which West was interested or involved as a private citizen. Middle East files, circa 1974 to 2003, consist chiefly of correspondence with businessmen, diplomats, and personal friends, as well as with American and Saudi Arabian government officials. Following his years as ambassador, West‘s continuing interest in the Middle East, its business opportunities, culture, and conflicts, is reflected in his ongoing correspondence with various Saudi...
Dates: c. 1840s, c. 1857, 1905, 1924, 1938-2004

Westmoreland, William C.

 File — Box: 622
Collection Description From the Sub-Series: Campaign for U.S. Senate, 1974 Senator Hollings had little trouble with his opponent, Gwen Bush, in his 1974 re-election, which is reflected in the 1 ½ feet of campaign materials. This campaign saw endorsements from several elected officials, notable among them a letter from Governor Jimmy Carter who pledged his support to Hollings. Financial files include the usual contributor lists and acknowledgements and information on a series of fundraising events including the Appreciation...
Dates: 1974 (defeated Gwen Bush in the general election)