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C. Kenneth Powell Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CKP
Abstract C. Kenneth Powell was active in the establishment of the modern Republican Party in South Carolina, beginning with his work on Floyd Spence's landmark 1962 campaign for Congress as a Republican. He ran several times for elective office and became chair of the Richland County Republican Party in 1970, organizing the Party's first primary in the county. Powell served the S.C. Republican Party as its chair at a critical time in its development, 1971 to 1974. The election of 1974 was a turning...
Dates: 1964 - 1982

Charles D. Ravenel Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CDR

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

Charles Evans Boineau, Jr. Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CEB
Scope and Contents 2.5 ft. of materials, 1934-2003, chiefly 1961-1964, document more fully the emergence of a viable and active Republican Party in South Carolina than they do Boineau’s brief tenure in the South Carolina House of Representatives. The papers are arranged into nine series. In addition to the papers described herein, Mr. Boineau recorded an extensive interview with Modern Political Collections (now SCPC) regarding his education, wartime experiences, and political involvement.Campaign...
Dates: 1934 - 2003

Charles L. Appleby, Jr. Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CLA

Charles L. Appleby, Jr. spent the bulk of his working life as a manufacturer's representative with the Giant Portland Cement Company of Florence, South Carolina, but he may be best remembered for his role in developing the Republican Party in South Carolina and his dedication to the community of Florence. He served as chair of the 6th District Republican Party from c. 1980 to c. 1991 and was a delegate to the 1984, 1988, 2000, and 2004 Republican National Conventions.

Dates: c. 1980-2004

Democratic Party of South Carolina Records

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DPSC

The Democratic Party of South Carolina Records document the party's efforts at the local, state, and national levels. Headquartered in Columbia, the party's primary purposes are to promote the its interests throughout the state, provide campaign assistance to Democratic candidates for state and national office, and serve as a liaison with the national and local Democratic parties.

Dates: 1924 - 2016; Majority of material found within , 1966- 2008

Donald H. Holland Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DHH

Almost continuously in public office from 1950 until his death, Donald Holland served in both the South Carolina House of Representatives (Kershaw County), 1950-1954, 1956-1964, and Senate, 1969-2003. He was District Highway Commissioner from 1964-1968.

Dates: 1923, 1942 - 2004

Erminie M. and John T. Nave Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EJN

Erminie McKnight Nave and her husband John Thomas Nave were active leaders in Republican politics from the 1960s to the early 1990s, chiefly in Greenwood County but also at the district and state levels. Mrs. Nave served as chair of the Greenwood County Republican Party and of the Third District Republican Party. Mr. Nave served as Mayor of Greenwood, Greenwood County Republican Party chair and as state executive committeeman.

Dates: 1916 - 1998

Flynn T. Harrell Collection on the Separation of Church and State

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-FTH
Abstract A native of Columbia, South Carolina and a lifetime advocate for religious liberty, Flynn Thomas Harrell (1934-2021) was raised as a Baptist, and he learned early on of the Baptist belief in the separation of church and state. Harrell became enamored with the idea and dedicated his life to the study and promotion of religious liberty. While his formal education was in accounting and his official work in finance and government, Harrell maintained a robust and fulfilling connection to the...
Dates: 1948-Present

Gregory D. Shorey Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-GDS
Abstract Businessman Greg Shorey became a leading force in developing the Republican Party in South Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s. In 1952, Shorey became an active leader of South Carolinians for Eisenhower in Greenville County. He worked again in support of Eisenhower in 1956, and was a leading figure in Barry Goldwater's 1960 and 1964 presidential campaigns. He served as Chair of the Party from 1958 to 1961, has been active at the local, state, and national levels, and continues to be an...
Dates: 1948-2019

League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LWVC

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

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