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Erminie M. and John T. Nave Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EJN
Abstract

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

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-IDN
Abstract DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur. A leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina, he helped organize the Orangeburg branch of the NAACP in 1943, helped found the Progressive Democratic Party, and served the South Carolina NAACP as state field director from 1960 to 1969. From 1972 to 1974, he served as executive assistant to the Director of the S.C. Department of Social Services. From 1974 to 1981, he was Director of the...
Dates: 1929 - 2003

C. Kenneth Powell Papers

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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

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CDR
Abstract

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

Republican Party of South Carolina Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RPSC
Abstract

The papers of the Republican Party of South Carolina document the Party's activities at the local, state, and national levels. Headquartered in Columbia, the Party's primary purposes are to promote the Party's interests throughout the state, provide campaign assistance to Republican candidates for state and national office, and liaison with the national and local Republican parties.

Dates: 1932-2016

Ann Yarborough "Tunky" Riley Papers

 Collection
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

Edward Patterson “Ted” Riley Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EPR
Abstract Ted Riley served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of South Carolina, 1933-1952, with an interlude of service in the Navy during World War II. In 1953, he became the Greenville County Attorney. Always active in Democratic Party politics, Riley chaired the Greenville County Democratic Party Executive Committee, 1954-1955, and the South Carolina Democratic Party for two terms, 1960-1964. Riley played an important role in John F. Kennedy's 1960 Presidential election. Riley...
Dates: 1923-1979

Richard W. Riley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RWR
Scope and Contents The collection series include Public, Personal, Speeches and Media, Audiovisual, and Clippings. Public papers include those from Riley’s service as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1963 to 1967) and the South Carolina Senate (1967 to 1977), as Governor (1979 to 1987), and as Secretary of Education (1993 to 2001). Riley’s House papers include documentation of Greenville County issues, as well as a quantity of material on the...
Dates: c. 1898 - 2018

Ruth Locke Roettinger Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RLR
Abstract

Ruth Locke Roettinger was a professor of government at Winthrop College in 1949, when a Committee to Study [the] Existing State Constitution was established to study South Carolina's 1895 Constitution and recommend necessary changes. Roettinger was appointed to the committee by Governor Strom Thurmond, and she served as its secretary.

Dates: 1948-1951 & 2001

Joseph O. Rogers, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JOR
Abstract Joseph O. Rogers was the first gubernatorial candidate of the modern Republican Party in South Carolina. Elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives as a Democrat for Clarendon County, he served six consecutive terms, 1955-1967. Rogers gradually became discouraged with what he viewed as a lack of resolve on the part of South Carolina Democrats to resist federal encroachment into the affairs of state government. On March 7, 1966, Rogers formally announced that he was switching to...
Dates: 1942-1999

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Elections -- Southern states. 14
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Greenville County (S.C.) 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 2
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Cowpens National Battlefield (S.C.). 1
Cowpens, Battle of, Cowpens, S.C., 1781. 1
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District courts -- United States. 1
Election monitoring. 1
Electoral college -- United States. 1
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Eutaw Springs, Battle of, S.C., 1781. 1
Farmers' markets. 1
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Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1951- 1
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Names
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 10
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
Culbertson, John Bolt, 1908-1983 5
Hollings, Ernest F. (Ernest Frederick), 1922-2019 4
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 4
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Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 4
United States. Congress. Senate 4
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 4
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 3
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 3
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 3
League of Women Voters of South Carolina 3
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 3
Republican Party (S.C.) 3
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 3
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 3
Timmerman, George Bell, 1912-1994 3
Campbell, Carroll A., 1940-2005 2
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 2
Earle, Willie, 1922-1947 2
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 2
Littlejohn, Bruce, 1913-2007 2
Mann, James R. (James Robert), 1920-2010 2
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 2
Riley, Ann Yarborough 2
Riley, Edward Patterson, 1900-1994 2
Sanders, Alex 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 2
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 2
Workman, William D. (William Douglas), 1914-1990 2
Zeigler, Eugene N. 2
Alda, Alan, 1936- 1
American Association of University Women. South Carolina Division 1
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 1
Appleby, Charles L., 1923-2021 1
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1904-1989 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik 1
Barron, Keller H., 1932- 1
Bates, Lester L., Jr. (Lester Lee), 1931-2009 1
Bates, Lester L., Sr. (Lester Lee), 1904-1988 1
Bessinger, Maurice, 1930- 1
Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States 1
Blatt family 1
Blatt, Ethel 1
Blatt, Solomon, 1896-1986 1
Blatt, Solomon, Jr., 1921-2016 1
Boineau, Charles Evans, Jr., 1923-2005 1
Bradley, Jane H. 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Campbell, John T. 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Citizens Association of Beaufort County 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
Collier, Pat 1
Columbia High School (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Concerned South Carolinians for a Better Environment 1
Cook, Weston Carrier 1
Democratic Party (S.C.) 1
Democratic Women’s Council of South Carolina 1
Dent, Harry S. (Harry Shuler), 1930-2007 1
Derrick, Butler Carson, Jr., 1936-2014 1
Drummond, John W. (John Willie), 1919- 1
Duffy, John J. (1934) 1
Edens, J. Drake (James Drake), 1925-1982 1
Edens, Jenny 1
Edwards, James B. (James Burrows), 1927-2014 1
Ferillo, Bud (Charles Traynor Ferillo, Jr.) 1
Fowler, Donald L. (Donald Lionel), 1935-2020 1
Frederick, Keith 1
Freemasons 1
Graham, Cora Doten 1
Greenville County Bar Association 1
Grose, Philip G., 1938-2012 1
Hall, Wilton E. (Wilton Earle), 1901-1980 1
Hamby, Lottie D. (Dolly) 1
Harrell, Flynn T., 1934- 1
Harvin, C. Alex, III (Charles Alexander) 1
Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon), 1915-1983 1
Hendricks, Lloyd I. (Lloyd Inman) 1
Holland, Donald H. 1
Holleman, Frank 1
Hollings, Rita L. (Rita Liddy "Peatsy") 1
Humanities Council SC 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Jackson, Jesse, 1941- 1
Jennings, Peggy 1
Jewish Historical Society of South Carolina 1
Johnston, Gladys Atkinson (Gladys Elizabeth Atkinson), 1901-1976 1
Kelly, Mary T. 1
Keyserling, Harriet, 1922-2010 1
Kline Iron and Steel Co. (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Lader, Philip, 1946- 1
Lardner, Walt 1
League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.) 1
League of Women Voters of Spartanburg (S.C.) 1
Littlejohn family 1
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