Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Series: Audiovisual Materials (2 linear feet) include photographs, five audio recordings, and a sizable number of slides. Highlights of the slides include McNair’s 1966 gubernatorial campaign, Nixon’s visits to South Carolina in 1960 and 1973, the 1968 Southern Governor’s Conference, and a Bradley, Graham, and Hamby open house in 1967. Four of the audio recordings (1/4-inch reels) are radio spots from the 1972 “minibottle” campaign. The final recording (a 2-inch reel) is Strom Thurmond's September 16,...
Dates: 1946 - 2001
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Campaign Records relate to West's 1954, 1966, and 1970 campaigns as well as the presidential campaigns of Hubert Humphrey, 1968; Jimmy Carter, 1976; and Michael Dukakis, 1988. There is also material pertaining to Marshall Parker‘s 1962 campaign for lieutenant governor. Campaign records are divided into General, Financial Records, Organization Files, Publicity, and Topical Files.West's successful campaign for Lieutenant Governor is well documented. General files consist chiefly of...
Dates: 1970, West Gubernatorial
File — Box: 39
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...
File — Box: 40
Item — oversize: shelves
Collection Description From the Collection: The John C. West Collection consists of 52.5 feet of material, bulk 1942-2004, arranged in five series: Public Papers; Personal Papers; Speeches; Audio-Visual Records; and Clippings.Public PapersPublic Papers are arranged according to the office held by West.The Highway Commissioner file contains the certification of West‘s election, signed by the Secretary of State on June 1, 1948.South Carolina Senate papers, chiefly 1962 to 1965, consist mainly of...
Dates: 1970, campaign clippings, most pertaining to Albert Watson
File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: Newspaper Clippings (.5 linear feet) document roughly half of the agency's clients. Folders typically include examples of the clients’ newspaper advertisements not already documented in the Clients series.
File — Box: 81
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Clippings series, 1962 to 2006, is primarily concerned with elections, legislation, contemporary issues affecting the state and the nation, and people of interest to the DPSC.
File — Box: 39
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Ernest F. Hollings files contain Workman’s notes from Hollings’ gubernatorial press conferences, 1959-1961, gubernatorial campaign of 1958, and primary campaign for the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1962 (including transcripts of television appearances). The George Bell Timmerman and Donald Russell files also contain gubernatorial press conference notes and speeches.
Dates: 1915 - 1997
File — Box: 118
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Reference Files, 4.5 linear feet (in 5 cartons), are drawn from Senator Johnston's files of "Printed" and "Speech Material" consisting mostly of source material gathered by Johnston's office. Of particular interest are files concerning civil rights, 1957 to 1960, chiefly about attempts to impede the passage of a civil rights bill and hearings, 1957, held by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights. Among those appearing before the Subcommittee and /or corresponding...
Dates: 1914 - 2004; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1965
File — Box: 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Legal series includes material on Culbertson’s involvement with a number of legal associations, among them the South Carolina Bar, the National Lawyers’ Guild, and the National Association of Claimants’ and Compensation Attorneys, the forerunner to the modern American Association for Justice. Culbertson spoke before the NACCA’s national meeting in 1951, stating that textile manufacturers largely controlled South Carolina’s economy and took advantage of the state’s low wages and lack of...
Dates: 1971 (Blatt appointment)