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Carroll Ashmore Campbell, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CAC
Abstract In 1970 Carroll A. Campbell, Jr, was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives, where he represented Greenville County until 1974, when he ran unsuccessfully for Lieutenant Governor. He was elected to the state Senate in 1976. In 1978 he won a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, serving South Carolina's Fourth District (Greenville-Spartanburg). He served four terms in Congress before returning to South Carolina in 1986 to seek the state's highest office, which he won to...
Dates: 1978 - 2015; Majority of material found within Bulk dates, 1987 - 2001

Charles D. Ravenel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CDR
Abstract

In 1974, Charles D. Ravenel, a political newcomer, became the Democratic Party's nominee for governor, but a dispute over residency qualifications kept him off the general election ballot. Campaigns for the U.S. Senate in 1978 and for Congress in 1980 were also unsuccessful. However, Ravenel's innovative style and charismatic manner reinvigorated the political system, and his method of using the media as a campaign tool was a first for South Carolina and changed politics within the state.

Dates: 1973 - 1996

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