Topical, c. 1960-2005, documents Bass’s interest in such subjects as the Confederate flag and the 1970 murder of Wallace Youmans. The file on the 1986 Tax Reform Act consists of correspondence with several congressmen, such as Ernest F. Hollings and Strom Thurmond. The Persons files contain either correspondence with or information about such people as Bill Clinton, Ernest F. Hollings, and Richard Riley. The Practice of Oral History file contains a list of questions for interviewing federal judges. Additionally, Bass was interested in the nomination of Ed Carnes, a possible successor to Judge Frank M. Johnson on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Materials highlight the support for and against the Carnes nomination. Documents from a 1983 reapportionment case, South Carolina v. United States/NAACP, include injunction materials, depositions, and reference materials. Materials related to the voting rights case, NAACP, Inc., et al. v. City of Columbia, SC, et al., for which Bass served as a consultant and expert witness, are also present.
- Other: c. 1960-2005
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Library use only. Copyright of the Jack Bass Papers has been transferred to the University of South Carolina.
- From the Collection: Bass, Jack (1934) (Person)
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