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Byrnes Scrapbook

Identifier: SCL-VM-10328
Snapshots removed from an album of James F. Byrnes and associates made during his term as South Carolina Governor (1951-1955), including the presidential campaign stop of Eisenhower in 1952, return of the Sword of State from England in 1951, the Southern Governors Conference in Boca Raton in 1954, and the Byrnes Dinner in 1950. Also photographs of the last days of Governor Strom Thurmond’s term. Many are unidentified. Wilma Smith took a large portion of the photographs.


  • 1949-1955

Conditions Governing Access

Open to research


161 Photographic Prints (Photographs of Governor James F. Byrnes during his time in office, and of his predecessor Governor Strom Thurmond.)

Physical Location

This collection is held by the South Carolinina Library, 910 Sumter St. Columbia, SC 29208. All collections are currently housed off-site and require 24-hours advance notice to retrieve. Please call (803) 777-3132 or email to request materials.


Photos removed from scrapbook for preservation concerns.

Repository Details

Part of the South Caroliniana Library Repository

910 Sumter St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA
(803) 777-5747 (Fax)

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