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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

Marion H. Smoak Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-MHS
Abstract Marion H. Smoak helped form a viable Republican Party in South Carolina in the early 1960s through grassroots efforts and made history in 1966 when he became one of the first Republicans to serve in the South Carolina State Senate since Reconstruction. He graduated from The Citadel, served in WWII, taught at West Point, and served as a legislative liaison officer in D.C. He retired from military service in 1961 as Lieutenant Colonel. He served one term as State Senator and then worked with...
Dates: 1964 - 1968

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

Floyd Davidson Spence Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-FDS
Abstract This large collection primarily documents Floyd Davidson Spence's tenure serving South Carolina's 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1971-2001, where he chaired the Committee on National Security, later renamed the Committee on Armed Services (1995-2000). Spence served in the S.C. House of Representatives (Lexington County) from 1957-1962, when he announced he was leaving the Democratic Party and would run for Congress as a Republican, making him the first notable office...
Dates: 1928 - 2007

Robert M. "Robin" Tallon Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RMT
Scope and Contents The collection chiefly consists of Tallon’s Congressional Papers, 1983 to 1992. It is arranged in the following series: Public Papers, Personal Papers, Speeches, Audio-Visual Records, and Clippings. Public Papers consists of two sub-series, South Carolina House of Representatives and U.S. House of Representatives. The South Carolina House of Representatives consists of a single folder concerning his 1981 to 1982 term. The U.S. House of Representatives sub-series, 1983 to 1992, is divided...
Dates: 1981-1992

Nick Andrew Theodore Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-NAT
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 6 linear feet of material arranged in five series: Public, Personal, Speeches, Clippings, and Audiovisual. The public papers focus on Theodore’s time in the General Assembly. The largest category of topical material is education. Materials of interest are the Education Finance Act, which Theodore helped write in his time as Chairman of the House Education and Public Works Committee, and the Education Improvement Act. Personal papers are chiefly from his campaigns for...
Dates: 1960 - 1999

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

G. Thomas Turnipseed Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-GTT
Scope and Contents The collection series include Public, Personal, Clippings, Vertical File Materials, and Audiovisual totaling 8 linear feet. Public papers document Turnipseed’s term in the State Senate, 1976 to 1980. The General folder includes correspondence from constituents and from other legislators. There are extensive materials related to “The People Are Coming” rally, April 17, 1977, at the South Carolina State House. The rally took place to call for reform of the...
Dates: 1952-2020

James M. Waddell, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JAMW
Abstract

James Madison Waddell, Jr., represented Beaufort and Jasper Counties as a Democrat in the South Carolina General Assembly for over thirty-five years. He was particularly interested in coastal conservation issues, and was founder and chairman of the South Carolina Coastal Council (now the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management). In 1992 he resigned from the Senate to serve as an appointee of Governor Carroll Campbell on the state Tax Commission

Dates: 1887-1918, 1935-2004

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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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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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