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James Prioleau Richards Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JPR
Abstract James Prioleau "Dick" Richards represented South Carolina's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1933 until his retirement following the 1956 session. He served on the Foreign Affairs committee throughout his Congressional career and became expert in the subject. Richards served as Special Assistant to President Eisenhower for the Middle East from January 1957 to January 1958. In this capacity he visited Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Morocco, Tripoli and Turkey, among...
Dates: 1932 - 1974

Ann Yarborough "Tunky" Riley Papers

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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

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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

Daniel I. Ross, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DIR
Scope and Contents The Dan Ross papers consist of 8.75 ft. of material, 1904–2008, arranged in four series: General Papers, Topical Files, Photographs and Clippings. The collection documents his leadership of the Republican Party in Barnwell County and in South Carolina, work at the Savannah River Plant, work on behalf of Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness [CNTA], interest in the history of Blackville and Barnwell County, ownership and rental of a beachfront home on Edisto Island, and the operation of...
Dates: 1904, c.1930s - 2008

Donald S. Russell Papers

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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

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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. 8
Politicians -- United States. 8
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
Orangeburg Massacre, Orangeburg, S.C., 1968. 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
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
Abscam Bribery Scandal, 1980 2
Alcohol -- Law and legislation. 2
Civil rights. 2
Columbia (S.C.) 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
Journalists -- United States. 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
Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968. 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
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
Voter registration -- United States. 2
Voting. 2
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government. 2
Water -- Fluoridation. 2
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
Charlotte Observer 1
China -- Foreign relations -- United States. 1
Church and social problems. 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.) -- 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
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Names
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 10
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 7
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 7
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
Hollings, Ernest F. (Ernest Frederick), 1922-2019 6
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West, John Carl, 1922-2004 6
Culbertson, John Bolt, 1908-1983 5
Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 5
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 4
Campbell, Carroll A., 1940-2005 4
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 4
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 4
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 4
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 4
United States. Congress. Senate 4
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 4
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 3
Dent, Harry S. (Harry Shuler), 1930-2007 3
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 3
League of Women Voters of South Carolina 3
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 3
Republican Party (S.C.) 3
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 3
Timmerman, George Bell, 1912-1994 3
United States. Congress. House 3
Workman, William D. (William Douglas), 1914-1990 3
Zeigler, Eugene N. 3
Barron, Keller H., 1932- 2
Bass, Jack (1934) 2
Bates, Lester L., Sr. (Lester Lee), 1904-1988 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 2
Derrick, Butler Carson, Jr., 1936-2014 2
Earle, Willie, 1922-1947 2
Edens, J. Drake (James Drake), 1925-1982 2
Fowler, Donald L. (Donald Lionel), 1935-2020 2
Gressette, L. Marion (Lawrence Marion) 2
League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.) 2
Littlejohn, Bruce, 1913-2007 2
Lourie, Isadore E. 2
Mann, James R. (James Robert), 1920-2010 2
Reagan, Ronald (Ronald Wilson), 1911-2004 2
Riley, Ann Yarborough 2
Riley, Edward Patterson, 1900-1994 2
Sanders, Alex 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate. Judiciary Committee 2
Spence, Floyd D., 1928-2001 2
Turnipseed, Tom (George Thomas Turnipseed), 1936-2020 2
Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 2
Watson, Albert 2
African Methodist Episcopal Church 1
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
Bates, Lester L., Jr. (Lester Lee), 1931-2009 1
Battiste, Luther J., III (Luther James), 1949- 1
Beasley, David M. 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
Brown, Edgar A. (Edgar Allan), 1888-1975 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 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
Drummond, John W. (John Willie), 1919- 1
Duffy, John J. (1934) 1
Eastwood, Clint, 1930- 1
Edens, Jenny 1
Edwards, James B. (James Burrows), 1927-2014 1
Eichel, Henry, 1944- 1
Farrow, Mia, 1945- 1
Fendley, Furman 1
Ferillo, Bud (Charles Traynor Ferillo, Jr.) 1
Finney, Ernest A., Jr. (Ernest Adolphus), 1931-2017 1
Forbes, Wanda L., 1925-2020 1
Frederick, Keith 1
Freemasons 1
Gasque, Allard Henry, 1873-1938 1
Glad, Betty 1
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