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Hollings, Rita L. (Rita Liddy "Peatsy")

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1935 - 2012

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Peatsy Hollings

 File — Box: 648
Collection Description From the Sub-Series: Description of Materials for 1992 Senatorial Campaign The ten feet of 1992 campaign records consist of campaign organization files, correspondence, Democratic Party information, financial records, persons files (including opposition research), publicity files, strategy files, topical files, and voter research activities (including polling). The campaign organization records include schedules, staff notebooks and memos, and the files of Andy Brack, campaign spokesman...
Dates: 1992 (defeated Tommy Hartnett in the general election)

Peatsy (Rita Liddy, 1935-2012), married Sen. Hollings in 1971

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents Collection Description The papers of Rita Liddy "Peatsy" Hollings, the Senator's wife since 1971, consume most of the family files (5.5 ft). Mrs. Hollings, a teacher from Charleston, became interested in politics while attending graduate school at USC and worked on Hollings' successful campaign for the U.S. Senate in 1966. Afterward, she joined his staff as a research assistant in the Washington, D.C., office. Among other causes in the D.C. and Charleston areas, Peatsy devoted...
Dates: 1935-2004

Rita Liddy "Peatsy" Hollings

 Sub-Series
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...
Dates: 1952-2009

Rita Liddy "Peatsy" Hollings

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Collection Description Images consist of nine linear feet of photographs, contact sheets, slides, negatives, scrapbooks, and oversized, grouped first by format and then by topic. Photographs reflect Hollings' interest in a wide-range of issues (industry and trade, the budget, conservation, hunger) during his Senate career and his duties as Senator. A small amount of photographs reflect his time as Governor. Representing his longstanding commitment to a balanced budget, Hollings posed with...
Dates: 1943-2008

Wedding to Rita Liddy "Peatsy"

 File — Box: 698
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Collection Description Images consist of nine linear feet of photographs, contact sheets, slides, negatives, scrapbooks, and oversized, grouped first by format and then by topic. Photographs reflect Hollings' interest in a wide-range of issues (industry and trade, the budget, conservation, hunger) during his Senate career and his duties as Senator. A small amount of photographs reflect his time as Governor. Representing his longstanding commitment to a balanced budget, Hollings posed with...
Dates: 1943-2008

October 21, Introduction of Secretary of Education Dick Riley at Women's National Democratic Club (Peatsy)

 File — Box: 692
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: 1993