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Robert T. Ashmore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RTA
Collection Description The Ashmore collection consists of 3.75 ft. of material, chiefly correspondence, speeches, and clippings of United States Congressman Robert T. Ashmore (1904-1989). Ashmore represented South Carolina’s 4th District in the United States House of Representatives between 1953 and 1969. Also included are records of his campaigns for office, 1935-1970, and work with the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments, 1970-1985.General correspondence includes both personal and...
Dates: 1914-2002

Solomon Blatt Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-SB
Scope and Contents Public Papers chiefly relate to Blatt’s role as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Barnwell County, 1933-1986, and as Speaker, 1935-1946 and 1951-1973. The series includes general files, a “political file”, recommendations, and topical files. The political file subseries describes a discreet set of papers from 1963-1964 that document a range of political activities, including constituent service, correspondence with other public officials around the state, and...
Dates: 1916-1921, 1933-2016

John Drummond Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JWD
Abstract

John Drummond represented the Greenwood area in the South Carolina Senate for more than forty years, including service as president pro tempore, before retiring in 2008. These papers contain material relating to this public service career and also include material on Drummond's stint as a World War II fighter pilot and his reunions with other veterans from his air group.

Dates: 1944 - 2016

Allard Henry Gasque Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-AHG
Abstract

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

Butler Black Hare Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-BBH
Abstract

Butler Hare served South Carolina's 2nd District, 1925-1933, and 3rd District, 1939-1947, in the U.S. House of Representatives. As chairman of the House Insular Affairs Committee, 1931-1933, he authored the Philippine Independence Act, which began the process of granting independence to the Philippines, a United States possession since 1898.

Dates: c. 1900 - 2015; Majority of material found in c. 1928 - 1932 and 1942 - 1947

C. Alex Harvin, III Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CAH
Abstract

Alex Harvin served in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Clarendon and Williamsburg Counties) from 1977 to 2005. He was Majority Whip, 1979 to 1982, and Majority Leader, 1982 to 1986. Harvin was active in party politics, serving as vice chairman of the SC Democratic Party from 1976 to 1978 and chairman of the Clarendon County Democratic Party from 1979 until his death. In 1984, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.

Dates: 1968 - 2010

Robert Witherspoon Hemphill Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RWH
Abstract

Robert W. Hemphill served South Carolina's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1957-1964. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him to a federal district court judgeship in April 1964, and he served in that capacity until his death in 1983. Previous public service included a stint in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Chester County), 1947-1948, and as Solicitor for the 6th Judicial Circuit, 1951-1956.

Dates: 1926 - 1984

Ernest F. Hollings Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EFH
Overview Hollings served in WWII, represented Charleston in the S.C. House, 1949-1954, and served as Lt. Governor and Governor, 1955-1963, and U.S. Senator, 1966-2005. In the House, he supported anti-lynching legislation, a sales tax for education, an increase in teacher salaries, and unemployment compensation reform. He went after industrial interests as Lt. Governor and built on this success as Governor. He worked to improve the state's educational system at all levels, develop industry, and...
Dates: 1943-2009

Heyward Elliott McDonald Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-HEM
Abstract Heyward Elliott McDonald served in the South Carolina General Assembly from 1963 until 1984. His supporters regarded him as an honest politician with a heart for his community, unafraid to take a stand even when it wasn't popular. His service in the House representing Richland County spanned from 1963 to 1966. This term was followed by election to the Richland County school board, where he served from 1968 to 1970. He then served in the S.C. Senate representing Richland, Fairfield and...
Dates: 1962-2000, 2005

Elizabeth Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EJP
Scope and Contents Nineteen feet of material, chiefly 1979 to 1992, provides valuable information about Patterson’s public service in South Carolina and Washington, D.C. Public papers primarily document Patterson’s service in the General Assembly and Congress. Personal papers, which make up the bulk of the collection, include material on her campaigns for office, family, civic involvement, and education.Among the Public papers, Topical files demonstrate the range of issues Patterson was involved in...
Dates: circa 1930-2016

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West, John Carl, 1922-2004 2
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1904-1989 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Blatt family 1
Blatt, Ethel 1
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Blatt, Solomon, 1896-1986 1
Blatt, Solomon, Jr., 1921-2016 1
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 1
Campbell, John T. 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Cook, Weston Carrier 1
Culbertson, John Bolt, 1908-1983 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 1
Dent, Harry S. (Harry Shuler), 1930-2007 1
Drummond, John W. (John Willie), 1919- 1
Earle, Willie, 1922-1947 1
Gasque, Allard Henry, 1873-1938 1
Hare, Butler B. (Butler Black), 1875-1967 1
Harvin, C. Alex, III (Charles Alexander) 1
Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon), 1915-1983 1
Hollings, Ernest F. (Ernest Frederick), 1922-2019 1
Hollings, Rita L. (Rita Liddy "Peatsy") 1
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 1
Littlejohn, Bruce, 1913-2007 1
Mann, James R. (James Robert), 1920-2010 1
McDonald, Heyward 1
McEachin, Peter H. 1
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 1
Patterson, Liz, 1939-2018 1
Purity Presbyterian Church (Chester, S.C.) 1
Richards, James P. (James Prioleau), 1894-1979 1
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 1
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 1
South Carolina. Governor (1959-1963 : Hollings) 1
South Carolina. Office of Lieutenant Governor 1
South Carolina. Office of the Governor 1
Timmerman, George Bell, 1912-1994 1
Townsend, Leah 1
United States. Army. Air Corps 1
United States. Congress. House 1
United States. Congress. Senate 1
Waddell, James M. 1
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 1
White Oak Baptist Church (Greenville, S.C.) 1
Wickenberg, Charles H., 1923- 1
Williams, Arthur M. 1
Zeigler family 1
Zeigler, Anne Marion Lide 1
Zeigler, Eugene N. 1
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