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Donald S. Russell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DSR
Abstract Donald Russell began his career with the Spartanburg law firm of Nichols, Wyche and Byrnes, where he became a close friend and protege of James F. Byrnes. Thanks in part to this connection, Russell held several important positions with the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, including Assistant Secretary of State for Administration. In 1952, Russell was named president of the University of South Carolina. As president, Russell guided the school from regional significance towards its...
Dates: 1929 - 1998

Edward E. Saleeby Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EES
Abstract

A native of Hartsville, Saleeby was elected to the S.C. House in 1950 and served there from 1951 to 1959. In 1972 he opposed and defeated powerful incumbent South Carolina state senator "Spot" Mozingo, a legendary figure in South Carolina politics, in a fiercely competed Democratic primary contest and served in the Senate from 1972 until his death. Perhaps his greatest accomplishment during a distinguished career was his role in reforming South Carolina's automobile insurance industry.

Dates: 1968 - 2005

Gregory D. Shorey Papers

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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

Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-MMS
Abstract A Columbia civil rights activist, Simkins served as the South Carolina State Secretary for the NAACP, 1941-1957. She also had leadership roles in the renovation of Good Samaritan-Waverly Hospital and the Richland County Citizens Committee. Simkins was a founder, in 1921, of the Victory Savings Bank of Columbia. Now called South Carolina Community Bank, it survives as one of the oldest African-American owned banks in the country. As a voice of African-American leadership in the South, Simkins...
Dates: 1909 - 1992

South Carolina Coalition for the Equal Rights Amendment Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-ERA
Abstract Formed in January 1973, the Coalition was reorganized in 1975 as a public interest lobby to secure ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the federal constitution by South Carolina. The Coalition was co-funded by the League of Women Voters and the National Organization for Women and headed by Keller H. Barron as legislative coordinator to handle political strategy and Janet Wedlock as field coordinator to organize constituent lobbying. South Carolina is one of fifteen states that did...
Dates: 1963 - 1978

South Carolinians for Eisenhower Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-IKE
Collection Description

The collection consists of the contents of a single unbound binder arranged in two folders. General papers include financial summaries of receipts and disbursements, August to November 1952, a list of Minutemen for Eisenhower, and a few clippings. Lists, compiled by county, document state and county committeemen, and volunteers.

Dates: 1952 - 1952

George Bell Timmerman, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-GBT
Abstract George Bell Timmerman, Jr. served as governor of South Carolina from 1955 to 1959, leading the state during a period of growing racial strife. He served as lieutenant governor under both Strom Thurmond and Jimmy Byrnes, 1947-1955. In 1948, Timmerman was president of the state Democratic Convention and a delegate to the Democratic National Convention. On leaving office in 1959, he returned to his Lexington law practice and, in 1967, Timmerman was elected Judge for the 11th Circuit, holding...
Dates: c.1904-1997

Candy Yaghjian Waites Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CYW
Abstract

This collection documents the activities of this former president of the League of Women Voters of Columbia, Richland County Councilwoman, State Representative for House District 75, Associate Director of Children's Services under Gov. Hodges, and Columbia College lecturer of Political Science.

Dates: 1964 - 2010

Johnnie M. Walters Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JOMW
Abstract Johnnie M. Walters began his legal career with the Chief Counsel's Office of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C., in 1949. In 1953, he moved to the private sector and eventually returned to practice law in his native South Carolina. In 1969, he was appointed Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice. He was named Commissioner of Internal Revenue in 1971 and served until 1973. He is best known for his efforts to reorganize the IRS...
Dates: 1918 - 2003

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

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Elections -- Southern states. 14
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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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