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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

 Collection
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

 Collection — Box: 1
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

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

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

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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
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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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