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Culbertson, John Bolt, 1908-1983

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908 - 1983

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Culbertson, John Bolt

 File — Box: 97
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...
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

Culbertson v. Fowler

 Sub-Series
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: 1972

Democratic Party of South Carolina Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DPSC
Abstract

The Democratic Party of South Carolina Records document the party's efforts at the local, state, and national levels. Headquartered in Columbia, the party's primary purposes are to promote the its interests throughout the state, provide campaign assistance to Democratic candidates for state and national office, and serve as a liaison with the national and local Democratic parties.

Dates: 1924 - 2016; Majority of material found within , 1966- 2008

John Bolt Culbertson, Better Known as "Cotton Culbertson"

 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

Richter H. Moore, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RHM
Abstract Richter H. Moore, Jr., an active member of the Democratic Party, belonged to the States Rights Democrats Club and the Young Democratic Club as a student at the University of South Carolina in the late 1940s. He served on the Washington County (TN) Democratic Executive Committee, 1958 to 1972, and was a delegate to numerous state conventions and three national conventions. Moore enjoyed a long and distinguished career as an educator, teaching at East Tennessee State and Appalachian State for...
Dates: 1928, 1937-2003

Charles D. Ravenel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CDR
Abstract

In 1974, Charles D. Ravenel, a political newcomer, became the Democratic Party's nominee for governor, but a dispute over residency qualifications kept him off the general election ballot. Campaigns for the U.S. Senate in 1978 and for Congress in 1980 were also unsuccessful. However, Ravenel's innovative style and charismatic manner reinvigorated the political system, and his method of using the media as a campaign tool was a first for South Carolina and changed politics within the state.

Dates: 1973 - 1996

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Subject
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 5
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 2
Elections -- Southern states. 2
Elections -- United States -- History. 2
Politicians -- United States. 2