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Lester Lee Bates, Sr. Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LLB
Collection Description The Lester Lee Bates, Sr. Collection consists of four linear feet of documents, arranged into five series: Mayoral, Personal, Clippings, Audiovisual, and Vertical File Materials. The collection as a whole chronicles the almost legendary life and the eventful mayorship of Lester Lee Bates, Sr.The Mayoral series includes portions of Bates’ correspondence and schedules, in addition to topical files about other cities and mayoral issues like law enforcement, city/county government...
Dates: 1942-2010

Dotsy Diane Lloyd Boineau papers

Identifier: SCL-MS-12770
Scope and Contents Consisting of correspondence, scrapbooks, programs, and newspaper clippings documenting Boineau's association with United Daughters of the Confederacy but also with such other organizations as Columbia Junior Chamber of Commerce [Jaycees]; S.C. Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation; S.C. Heart Association; S.C. Council for the Common Good; Y.W.C.A. of Columbia; Woman's Club of Columbia; S.C. Federation of Women's Clubs; Boys' Clubs of Greater Columbia; Columbia Museum of Art; Columbia Festival...
Dates: 1898-2000

Lottie D. Hamby Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LDH

Dolly Hamby was a partner in the all-female, Columbia-based Bradley, Graham, & Hamby Advertising and Public Relations Agency. The firm worked for high-profile political candidates and businesses, and on issues of public interest.

Dates: 1946 - 2001

Jak Smyrl Papers

Identifier: SCL-MS-14uuuu
Scope and Contents Thirty cartons plus forty-seven oversized, 3” deep flat file boxes, 1923-2014, of correspondence, personal papers, photographs, and artwork, reveal the life and work of this South Carolina artist who spent his entire working career (1949-1987) as the illustrator for The State newspaper. The single largest unit of materials in the collection consists of Smyrl’s artwork, most of it primarily created daily for the newspaper. Covering everything from local to global news, this artwork especially...
Dates: 1923 - 2014

John Roy Harper II papers

Identifier: SCL-MS-14uuu
Scope and Contents Series:I. Personal papersII. Family papersIII. Topical filesIV. Audio-Visual materialsV. Ephemera and RealiaVII. OversizeVIII. LibraryPersonal papers include Harper’s political campaigns, correspondence with his family, friends, and acquaintances, greeting cards, invitations and programs for funerals, commencement ceremonies, and weddings, his education at Mather Academy, Fisk University, Harvard...
Dates: 1870-2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2003

League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LWVC

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

Sarah Leverette Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-SL
Scope and Contents The Leverette collection consists of 19 linear feet of material. Series include General, Topical, Audiovisual, Speeches, Clippings, Vertical File Materials, and Scrapbooks. Within the Topical series, the most extensive subseries pertains to the League of Women Voters, documenting Leverette’s and her colleagues’ work in that organization, including research, discussion, and advocacy efforts on political and governmental issues; outreach and education; and voter service and protection. The...
Dates: c. 1943-2017; Majority of material found within 2002 - 2013

Ann Yarborough "Tunky" Riley Papers

Identifier: SCU-SCPC-AYR

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

Singleton Family papers

Identifier: SCL-MS-5176
Scope and Contents Chiefly correspondence, business records, and estate papers of Richard Singleton (1776-1852), including letter, 10 April 1823, from "Parson" Mason Locke Weems (Charleston, S.C.) to Richard Singleton (High Hills, Sumter District, S.C.), re mention of a box of books that Singleton had ordered, writing that he "took the liberty to place a little pamphlet of my own scribbling, just reprinted here a day or two ago. It is popular and Judge Waties who sat on the bench when the Heroine of this...
Dates: 1750-10-25 - 1956

WIS-TV news collection

Identifier: COD0000005-ACC 1984-0001
Scope and Contents

This collection contains outtake footage shot by the news crews of Columbia, South Carolina's NBC affiliate from 1959 to 1980. It includes 16mm color and black and white films, both sound and silent, documenting people, events, and the political and cultural history of South Carolina. The collection also contains teleprompter scripts for broadcasts dating from 1963-1979.

Dates: 1959-1980

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Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 4
Hollings, Ernest F. (Ernest Frederick), 1922-2019 3
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 3
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 3
Bates, Lester L., Sr. (Lester Lee), 1904-1988 2
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League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.) 2
Atwater, Lee 1
Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik 1
Bates, Lester L., Jr. (Lester Lee), 1931-2009 1
Black on Nation 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Boineau, Dotsy Diane Lloyd 1
Bradley, Jane H. 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
Citizens Association of Beaufort County 1
Columbia High School (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Columbia Junior Chamber of Commerce 1
Concerned South Carolinians for a Better Environment 1
Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993 1
Cosmos Broadcasting Corporation 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dole, Robert J. (Robert Joseph), 1923-2021 1
Draper, William F., 1912-2003 1
Elmore family 1
First Baptist Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Fisk University 1
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 1
Graham, Cora Doten 1
Hamby, Lottie D. (Dolly) 1
Hammond Academy (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Harper, John Roy, II, 1939-2003 1
Harper, John Roy, Sr., 1911 - 1980 1
Hemmings family 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Kline Iron and Steel Co. (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Leverette, Sarah 1
Mather Academy (Camden, S.C.) 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
McNair, Josephine 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. South Carolina State Conference 1
Nebbia, Tom 1
Northminster Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Operation PUSH (U.S.) 1
Redfern II (James Redfern) 1
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (S.C.) 1
Riley, Ann Yarborough 1
Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 1
Russell, Virginia Utsey, 1906-2003 1
Second Presbyterian Church (Camden, S.C.) 1
Singleton family 1
Singleton, John Coles, 1813-1852 1
Singleton, John, 1754-1820 1
Singleton, Marion Videau, 1815-1862 1
Singleton, Rebecca Travis Coles, 1782-1849 1
Singleton, Richard, 1776-1852 1
Smyrl family 1
Smyrl, Betty Spires, 1932- 1
Smyrl, Jak (Oscar Jackson), 1923-2007 1
South Carolina Environmental Action, Inc. 1
South Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs 1
South Carolina Tricentennial Commission 1
Spears family 1
Taylor family 1
Thurmond, Nancy Moore 1
Timmerman, George Bell, 1912-1994 1
United Citizens Party 1
United Daughters of the Confederacy. South Carolina Division 1
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University of South Carolina 1
University of South Carolina. School of Law 1
Van Buren, Angelica Singleton, 1816-1877 1
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council) 1
WIS-TV (Firm) 1
Weems, M. L. (Mason Locke), 1759-1825 1
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 1
Whetstone family 1
Woman's Club of Columbia (Columbia, S.C.) 1
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