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A.J. Clement papers

Identifier: SCL-MS-12855
Scope and Contents Upon the death of Charlestonian A.J. Clement, Jr. (1908-1986), the city's mayor, Joseph P. Riley, Jr., cited him as a pioneer among Black business leaders "during a time of changing attitudes of the white race toward race relations." Riley credited Clement with helping to hasten "this positive change which improved our community." Further declaring that the city had lost one of its most dedicated citizens, the mayor alluded to Clement's many and diverse commitments—"There were no community...
Dates: 1926 - 1986

Allard Henry Gasque Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-AHG

Allard H. Gasque represented the 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1923-1938. This collection is comprised chiefly of constituent correspondence which reveals a great deal about life in South Carolina during the Depression, particularly in regard to the politics of the time. Gasque also served as Superintendent of Education, Florence County, 1902-1923, and on the Democratic State Executive Committee, 1912-1920.

Dates: 1920 - 1938

James R. Mann Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JRM
Abstract James Robert Mann represented Greenville in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1949 to 1953. That year, Gov. James Byrnes appointed Mann solicitor of the 13th Judicial Circuit to succeed Robert Ashmore, a position he held until 1963 when he returned to the full-time practice of law. Mann returned to public service in 1969 with his election to the U.S. House of Representatives, once again succeeding Ashmore. Mann represented the 4th District until 1979 when he returned home to...
Dates: 1948 - 2010

Milledge Luke Bonham papers

Identifier: SCL-MS-0088
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters and papers of Bonham's military service in the Seminole, Mexican and Civil Wars, and his public service governor and railroad commissioner, including family correspondence, genealogical information, and an unpublished biography of Milledge Lipscomb Bonham, Jr. Topics discussed include the Aztec Club of 1847, African Americans and slavery, Clariosophic Society of South Carolina College, the Whig Party, Secession, Reconstruction, politics at state, national, and international...
Dates: 1771 - 1940

Robert M. "Robin" Tallon Jr. Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RMT
Scope and Contents The collection chiefly consists of Tallon’s Congressional Papers, 1983 to 1992. It is arranged in the following series: Public Papers, Personal Papers, Speeches, Audio-Visual Records, and Clippings. Public Papers consists of two sub-series, South Carolina House of Representatives and U.S. House of Representatives. The South Carolina House of Representatives consists of a single folder concerning his 1981 to 1982 term. The U.S. House of Representatives sub-series, 1983 to 1992, is divided...
Dates: 1981-1992

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