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John Carl West Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JCW
Abstract John West served his state and nation well as a soldier during World War II, as a member of the South Carolina Senate, 1955 to 1966, as Lieutenant Governor, 1967 to 1971, as Governor, 1971 to 1975, and as United States Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1977 to 1981. Returning from Saudi Arabia, West practiced law, lectured on government and the Middle East at the University of South Carolina, served as Chairman of the Board of the Seibels Bruce Insurance Company, and engaged in a number of...
Dates: c. 1840s, c. 1857, 1905, 1924, 1938-2004

John Drummond Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JD
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

Robert T. Ashmore Papers

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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

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

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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

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Intracoastal waterways. 1
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West, John Carl, 1922-2004 2
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas) 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Blatt family 1
Blatt, Ethel 1