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Allard Henry Gasque Papers

 Collection
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

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

Solomon Blatt Papers

 Collection
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

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