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Ann Yarborough "Tunky" Riley Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-AYR
Abstract

Ann Osteen Yarborough Riley served as South Carolina's First Lady from 1979 until 1987. She was known not only for her gracious hospitality and warmth, but for her work toward improving South Carolina's educational system and her active involvement in the Governor's Mansion renovations.

Dates: c. 1880s-2008, bulk 1978-1988

League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LWVC
Abstract

The League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County (S.C.) was organized as a provisional league in 1947, and recognized as a local league in 1950, one year after the recognition of the Charleston and Spartanburg leagues. These three local organizations formed the nucleus of the state League. The League is a non-partisan organization that encourages citizens to learn about and become active in national, state, and local government.

Dates: 1942 - 2021

Lester Lee Bates, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LLB
Collection Description The Lester Lee Bates, Sr. Collection consists of four linear feet of documents, arranged into five series: Mayoral, Personal, Clippings, Audiovisual, and Vertical File Materials. The collection as a whole chronicles the almost legendary life and the eventful mayorship of Lester Lee Bates, Sr.The Mayoral series includes portions of Bates’ correspondence and schedules, in addition to topical files about other cities and mayoral issues like law enforcement, city/county government...
Dates: 1942-2010

Lottie D. Hamby Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LDH
Abstract

Dolly Hamby was a partner in the all-female, Columbia-based Bradley, Graham, & Hamby Advertising and Public Relations Agency. The firm worked for high-profile political candidates and businesses, and on issues of public interest.

Dates: 1946 - 2001

Sarah Leverette Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-SL
Scope and Contents The Leverette collection consists of 19 linear feet of material. Series include General, Topical, Audiovisual, Speeches, Clippings, Vertical File Materials, and Scrapbooks. Within the Topical series, the most extensive subseries pertains to the League of Women Voters, documenting Leverette’s and her colleagues’ work in that organization, including research, discussion, and advocacy efforts on political and governmental issues; outreach and education; and voter service and protection. The...
Dates: c. 1943-2017; Majority of material found within 2002 - 2013

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Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 2
League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County 2
Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik. BASF 1
Bates, Lester L., Jr. 1
Bates, Lester L., Sr. 1