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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

John Drummond Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JD
Abstract John Drummond represented the Greenwood area in the South Carolina Senate for more than forty years, including service as president pro tempore, before retiring in 2008. These papers contain material relating to this public service career and also include material on Drummond's stint as a World War II fighter pilot and his reunions with other veterans from his air group.
Dates: 1944 - 2016

John Lanneau McMillan Papers

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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

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 to...
Dates: 1918 - 2003

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 the...
Dates: 1942-1999

Joseph R. Bryson Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JRB
Collection Description 7 linear ft. of papers, 1917 to 1953, chiefly date from 1947 to 1953 and document Bryson‟s congressional service. The records are divided into four series: Public, Personal, Clippings and Photographs.Public Papers: Public Papers relate to Bryson‟s congressional service and are divided into Legislative Files, Invitations, Press Releases, Speeches, and Voting Record.Legislative files, 1930 to 1953 (mostly 1948 to 1953), include bills introduced by Bryson, related...
Dates: 1917 - 1953

Keller Bumgardner Barron Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-KB
Scope and Contents The Keller Bumgardner Barron collection consists of thirteen linear feet of material, c. 1916 to 2016, divided into six series: Personal, Public, Speeches, Clippings, Audiovisual, and Vertical File Materials. Personal papers include materials from Agnes Scott College, particularly from Barron’s involvement with its Alumni Association. Of note are scrapbooks that include clippings, documents, and photographs. The “Columbia Area Agnes Scott College Alumni Association” scrapbook,...
Dates: 1916 - 2016

L. Marion Gressette Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LMG
Abstract Marion Gressette served Orangeburg County for half a century in the South Carolina General Assembly. He began his public service in the House, 1925-1928, 1931-1932, and spent the majority of his career in the Senate, 1937-1984; President Pro Tempore, 1972-1984. Nicknamed the "Gray Fox" because of his legislative cunning and slicked-back gray hair, Gressette commanded the respect of political allies and adversaries alike.
Dates: c. 1920-1924, 1950-1984

League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LWVC
Abstract 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

League of Women Voters of South Carolina Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LWVSC
Abstract The League of Women Voters of South Carolina was formed in 1951 from the three local leagues then existing in Charleston, Columbia and Spartanburg. The League is a non-partisan organization that encourages citizens to learn about and become active in national, state, and local government.
Dates: 1919 - 2021

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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
Legislators -- United States. 9
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Politicians -- United States. 8
Lawyers -- United States. 7
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. 6
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 5
African Americans -- South Carolina. 4
Elections -- United States -- History. 4
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 4
Women -- Societies and clubs. 4
Education -- South Carolina. 3
Equal rights amendments -- United States. 3
Governors -- South Carolina. 3
Legislators -- United States -- Biography. 3
Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence. 3
Liquor laws -- United States. 3
Loyalty oaths -- United States. 3
Nuclear facilities. 3
Orangeburg Massacre, Orangeburg, S.C., 1968. 3
Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 3
Political campaigns -- United States. 3
Politicians -- United States -- Biography. 3
Savannah River Site (S.C.) 3
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 3
Alcohol -- Law and legislation. 2
Civil rights. 2
Columbia (S.C.) -- Politics and government. 2
Convict labor -- United States. 2
Cotton textile industry. 2
Diplomatic and consular service, American. 2
Educational law and legislation -- South Carolina. 2
Greenville County (S.C.) 2
Greenwood (S.C.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 2
Hurricane Hugo, 1989. 2
Judges -- United States -- Biography. 2
Judges -- United States. 2
Legislative bodies -- United States. 2
Lobbying -- United States. 2
Local elections. 2
Methodist Church -- United States -- History. 2
Methodists -- United States. 2
Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States. 2
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States. 2
Richard B. Russell Dam (Ga. and S.C.) 2
School integration -- United States. 2
Schools -- Standards -- South Carolina. 2
South Carolina -- Politics and government. 2
Textile factories. 2
United States -- Race relations. 2
Voter registration -- United States. 2
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government. 2
Water -- Fluoridation. 2
Abscam Bribery Scandal, 1980 1
Actions and defenses. 1
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
Armed forces. 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
China -- Foreign relations -- United States. 1
Church and social problems. 1
Church and state -- United States. 1
Civil rights -- United States. 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 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
Community development, urban -- United States. 1
Confederate Memorial Day. 1
Congaree Swamp -- (S.C.) 1
Constitutional amendments -- Ratification. 1
Courthouses -- South Carolina. 1
Cowpens National Battlefield (S.C.). 1
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Names
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives. 10
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 6
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 6
Culbertson, John Bolt 5
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Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 5
Hollings, Ernest F. 5
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 5
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 4
League of Women Voters of South Carolina 4
Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 4
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 4
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 3
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 3
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 3
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 3
Ravenel, Charles DuFort, 1938- 3
Republican Party (S.C.) 3
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 3
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 3
Timmerman, George Bell, Jr. 3
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 3
Workman, William D., Jr. (William Douglas) 3
Barron, Keller H. (Keller Bumgardner) 2
Bates, Lester L., Sr. 2
Campbell, Carroll A. 2
Carter, Jimmy 2
Clinton, Bill (William Jefferson) 2
Dent, Harry S., 1930-2007 2
Earle, Willie 2
League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County 2
Littlejohn, C. Bruce 2
Mann, James R. (Robert), 1920-2010 2
Riley, Ann Yarborough 2
Riley, Ted (Edward Patterson), 1900-1994 2
Sanders, Alex 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate. Judiciary Committee 2
Spence, Floyd Davidson 2
United States. Congress. House. 2
Zeigler, Eugene N. 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
Alda, Alan 1
American Association of University Women. South Carolina Division 1
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 1
Appleby, Charles L. 1
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas) 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik. BASF 1
Bass, Jack 1
Bates, Lester L., Jr. 1
Battiste, Luther J., III (Luther James) 1
Bessinger, Maurice 1
Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States 1
Blatt family 1
Blatt, Ethel 1
Blatt, Solomon 1
Blatt, Solomon, Jr. 1
Boineau, Charles Evans, Jr. 1
Bradley, Jane H. 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Brown, Edgar A. (Edgar Allan) 1
Bryson family 1
Bryson, Joseph Raleigh, 1893-1953 1
Byrnes, Maude 1
Campbell, John T. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Citizens Association of Beaufort County (S.C.) 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
Derrick, Butler Carson 1
Drummond, John 1
Duffy, John J. 1
Edens, J. Drake, Jr. (James Drake) 1
Edens, Jenny 1
Edwards, Jim (James Burrows), 1927-2014 1
Fendley, Furman 1
Ferillo, Bud (Charles Traynor Ferillo, Jr.) 1
Forbes, Wanda L., 1925-2020 1
Fowler, Donald L. (Donald Lionel) 1
Frederick, Keith 1
Freemasons 1
Gasque, Allard Henry, 1873-1938 1
Glad, Betty 1
Graham, Cora Doten 1
Greenville County Bar Association 1
Gressette, L. Marion (Lawrence Marion) 1
Grisso, Bud 1
Grose, Philip G., 1938- 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., 1934-2021 1
Harvin, C. Alex, III (Charles Alexander) 1
Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon) 1
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