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Campaign, 1971-1988


Campaign, 1971-1988, chiefly documents Bass’s 1978 run for Congress. Topical files represent Bass’s positions on key issues from abortion to labor. In particular, Bass championed environmental issues and received much correspondence related to nuclear waste and the Russell Dam. After his defeat, condolence letters poured in from citizen supporters and politicians, including Vice President Walter Mondale and Senator Ernest F. Hollings. Other files document Bass’s involvement with various Democratic gubernatorial, senatorial, and presidential campaigns. For some candidates, he authored speeches and press releases; for others, he simply offered words of encouragement.


  • Other: 1971-1988

Conditions Governing Access

Library use only. Copyright of the Jack Bass Papers has been transferred to the University of South Carolina.


From the Collection: 26 Linear Feet (26 boxes)


Repository Details

Part of the South Carolina Political Collections Repository

Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library
1322 Greene St.
University of South Carolina
Columbia SC 29208 USA