Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005
- Existence: 1916-2005
Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan [Congressman; see also: SC Democratic Party; Legal, Topical, Social Security Referee for SC]
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
File — Box: 70
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Campaign files detail Riley’s races for the House, Senate, and Governor, as well as his efforts for other candidates, including Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Al Gore, and numerous members of Congress. Of particular interest are the files documenting Riley’s campaign for governor in 1978. Riley entered the race early in 1977 and built a wide-ranging campaign organization, including finance and steering committees, advisory committees from the African-American, student, and senior citizen...
Dates: 1978, Gubernatorial [see also: 1976, Carter…Transition]
Abstract This small collection consists of 75 photographs of public figures, including Speaker of the House Sol Blatt, state senator Edgar Brown (both in photo at right), Governor Robert McNair, state senator James P. "Spot" Mozingo, and Governor John West. The photos were taken by Doug Mauldin, a South Carolina journalist and photographer who worked for The State, the Greenville News, and the Associated Press, frequently reporting on state government.
Filing Fee, Lawsuit Regarding (John Bolt Culbertson v. W.J. Bryan Dorn and the South Carolina Democratic Party)
File — Box: 8
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Personal series, the largest in the collection, includes a number of subseries. Campaign files incorporate correspondence, publicity, schedules, invitations, and other documents from Culbertson’s races for public office, from 1940 through 1980. Education files generally postdate Culbertson’s years in school, but provide information about his educational career. A scrapbook with photographs, letters, invitations, and other memorabilia from his college days is included in the collection...
Dates: 1980, Congress, 4th District, SC
File — Box: 28
Scope and Contents From the Series: Personal Papers is the largest series in the collection. Major topics include Zeigler’s work with Big Brothers and numerous cultural institutions in Florence, his education in Florence public schools and at Harvard Law, his service in the U.S. Navy, his family, his writings, and his involvement with the State Board of Corrections. His family files comprise two linear feet and include significant correspondence with his wife and mother, among other family members. The most recent additions to...
Dates: 1972-1973 [includes letter from W.J. Bryan Dorn]
File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: Campaign Files cover Zeigler’s earliest forays into politics in the 1950s and continue through his unsuccessful 1972 senatorial and 1974 gubernatorial campaigns. Files for the latter two campaigns are extensive, comprising four linear feet and making up the bulk of his campaign records.
Scope and Contents The papers of James Mitchell Reames (1920-1987) span the years 1907 through 1990. Included in the papers are correspondence, writings, reports, newsclippings, scrapbooks, and audio tapes. Units of material in the collection reveal Reames's dedication to librarianship and Methodism in South Carolina, and the collection focuses principally upon these two lifelong commitments. The primary focus of the collection is Reames's professional career as an academic librarian working in and for South...
Dates: 1907 - 1990
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.
Item — Box: 83
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Audiovisual series, 1967 to c. 2008, consists of materials in a variety of media, including photographs, photographic negatives, a compact disc, U-Matic and VHS tapes, audiocassette tapes, audio reels, and film.
Dates: 1967 to c. 2008
Abstract W.J. Bryan Dorn began his career in public service by representing Greenwood County in the S.C. House of Representatives, 1939-1940, and the S.C. Senate, 1941-1942. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1942 and served for eighteen months in the European theater. Returning to his political career in 1947, he was elected to represent the 3rd District in the U.S. Congress and served for thirteen terms through 1974. Dorn was active in the leadership of the South Carolina Democratic Party and served...
Dates: 1912 - 2006