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John Lanneau McMillan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JLM
Abstract

John Lanneau McMillan represented South Carolina's 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives for seventeen consecutive terms between 1939 and 1973. McMillan was called the "Mayor of DC" in recognition of his key role in the management of Washington, D.C., as chairman of the House Committee on the District of Columbia. He served as chair for over twenty years.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1938 - 1972; 1938 - 2006

Thomas S. and Clara G. McMillan Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-TCM
Abstract Thomas Sanders McMillan represented Charleston in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1917 to 1925, serving his last two terms as Speaker Pro Tem and Speaker. He was then elected to represent the 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He died in office in 1939, whereon constituents elected his wife, Clara Gooding, to complete his unexpired term. Clara did not run for re-election in 1940, but stayed in Washington and served in the National Youth Administration and,...
Dates: c. 1870 - 1980

Richter H. Moore, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RHM
Abstract Richter H. Moore, Jr., an active member of the Democratic Party, belonged to the States Rights Democrats Club and the Young Democratic Club as a student at the University of South Carolina in the late 1940s. He served on the Washington County (TN) Democratic Executive Committee, 1958 to 1972, and was a delegate to numerous state conventions and three national conventions. Moore enjoyed a long and distinguished career as an educator, teaching at East Tennessee State and Appalachian State for...
Dates: 1928, 1937-2003

P. Bradley Morrah, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-PBM
Abstract

P. Bradley Morrah, Jr., represented Greenville County in the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1940 and 1947 to 1948, and served in the state Senate from 1953 to 1966. During these years, Morrah and several senators, including John West, Earle Morris, and Marshall Parker, banded together to pursue their legislative goals in an informal group they called "the left field boys." The group challenged the old line establishment represented by Edgar Brown and Marion Gressette.

Dates: 1931 - 1990

Barbara W. Moxon Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-BWM
Abstract Speaker, motivator, mentor, recruiter and leader, Moxon dedicated her life to service. She knew citizen groups could accomplish their goals through cooperation, hard work, and perseverance. Moxon was involved in and held positions in organizations and campaigns such as Advocates for Comprehensive Health Education (ACHE), SC Division of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), Common Cause of SC, Constitutional Convention Repeal Campaign, Equal Rights Amendment of SC (ERA), SC...
Dates: 1964 - 2006

Erminie M. and John T. Nave Papers

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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

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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

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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

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South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 64
Elections -- Southern states. 15
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 13
Women -- Political activity -- United States. 12
Politicians -- United States. 8
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Lawyers -- United States. 7
Legislators -- United States. 7
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 4
African Americans -- South Carolina. 4
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. 4
Elections -- United States -- History. 4
Women -- Societies and clubs. 4
Legislators -- United States -- Biography. 3
Liquor laws -- United States. 3
Loyalty oaths -- United States. 3
Political campaigns -- United States. 3
Politicians -- United States -- Biography. 3
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974. 3
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 3
Alcohol -- Law and legislation. 2
Columbia (S.C.) -- Politics and government. 2
Convict labor -- United States. 2
Cotton textile industry. 2
Education -- South Carolina. 2
Educational law and legislation -- South Carolina. 2
Equal rights amendments -- United States. 2
Governors -- South Carolina. 2
Greenville County (S.C.) 2
Greenwood (S.C.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 2
Judges -- United States -- Biography. 2
Judges -- United States. 2
Legislative bodies -- United States. 2
Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence. 2
Lobbying -- United States. 2
Local elections. 2
Orangeburg Massacre, Orangeburg, S.C., 1968. 2
Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 2
Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States. 2
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States. 2
Savannah River Site (S.C.) 2
School integration -- United States. 2
Schools -- Standards -- South Carolina. 2
South Carolina -- Politics and government. 2
Textile factories. 2
Voter registration -- United States. 2
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government. 2
Water -- Fluoridation. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 2
Advertising -- Social aspects. 1
Advertising agencies -- South Carolina -- Columbia -- History. 1
Advertising agencies -- United States -- Columbia -- Management. 1
Advertising, Political -- United States. 1
African American clergy. 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century. 1
All-America City Award. 1
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976. 1
Anti-communist movements -- United States. 1
Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- United States. 1
Attorneys General -- United States -- States. 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives. 1
Authors, American -- Southern States. 1
Automobile insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States. 1
Baptists -- South Carolina -- Greenville. 1
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Law and legislation. 1
Basic needs -- South Carolina. 1
Battlefields -- South Carolina. 1
Beaufort County (S.C.) 1
Businesswomen -- United States. 1
Cartoonists -- United States. 1
Church and social problems. 1
Civil rights -- United States. 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
Civil rights. 1
Civil service -- United States. 1
Cold War -- Political aspects -- United States. 1
College presidents -- United States -- Biography. 1
Columbia (S.C.) 1
Columbia (S.C.) -- Commerce. 1
Columbia (S.C.) -- History. 1
Columbia (S.C.) -- Race relations. 1
Columbia Metropolitan Area (S.C) -- City planning. 1
Community development -- United States. 1
Confederate Memorial Day. 1
Constitutional amendments -- Ratification. 1
Courthouses -- South Carolina. 1
Cowpens National Battlefield (S.C.). 1
Cowpens, Battle of, Cowpens, S.C., 1781. 1
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States. 1
Criminal procedure -- United States. 1
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States. 1
District courts -- United States. 1
Election monitoring. 1
Electoral college -- United States. 1
Electrification. 1
Eutaw Springs, Battle of, S.C., 1781. 1
Farmers -- United States. 1
Farmers' markets. 1
Finance, Public -- United States -- States. 1
Floods -- United States. 1
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
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
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 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, Jr. 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
League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.) 2
Littlejohn, C. Bruce 2
Mann, James R. (Robert), 1920-2010 2
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 2
Riley, Ann Yarborough 2
Riley, Ted (Edward Patterson), 1900-1994 2
Sanders, Alex 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 2
United States. Congress. House. 2
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 2
Workman, William D., Jr. (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
Bass, Jack (1934) 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
Bryson family 1
Bryson, Joseph Raleigh, 1893-1953 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
Gasque, Allard Henry, 1873-1938 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
Hare, Butler B. (Butler Black), 1875-1967 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
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