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Donald H. Holland Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DHH
Abstract Almost continuously in public office from 1950 until his death, Donald Holland served in both the South Carolina House of Representatives (Kershaw County), 1950-1954, 1956-1964, and Senate, 1969-2003. He was District Highway Commissioner from 1964-1968.
Dates: 1923, 1942 - 2004

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 current...
Dates: 1929 - 1998

Dotsy Diane Lloyd Boineau papers

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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

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

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

Erminie M. and John T. Nave Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EJN
Abstract Erminie McKnight Nave and her husband John Thomas Nave were active leaders in Republican politics from the 1960s to the early 1990s, chiefly in Greenwood County but also at the district and state levels. Mrs. Nave served as chair of the Greenwood County Republican Party and of the Third District Republican Party. Mr. Nave served as Mayor of Greenwood, Greenwood County Republican Party chair and as state executive committeeman.
Dates: 1916 - 1998

Ernest F. Hollings Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-EFH
Overview Hollings served in WWII, represented Charleston in the S.C. House, 1949-1954, and served as Lt. Governor and Governor, 1955-1963, and U.S. Senator, 1966-2005. In the House, he supported anti-lynching legislation, a sales tax for education, an increase in teacher salaries, and unemployment compensation reform. He went after industrial interests as Lt. Governor and built on this success as Governor. He worked to improve the state's educational system at all levels, develop industry, and balance...
Dates: 1943-2009

Eugene Noel "Nick" Zeigler, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-ENZ
Abstract Eugene Noel "Nick" Zeigler, Jr., personified the concept of the Renaissance man. He melded careers and interests as an attorney, public servant, naval officer, educator, playwright, gardener, scholar, spouse, and parent. More importantly, he achieved recognition and success in each of these areas. Zeigler had a distinguished legal career; during the sixties and seventies, his name was frequently mentioned whenever a vacancy occurred in South Carolina's Federal judiciary. His public service...
Dates: 1921 - 2012

Flynn T. Harrell Collection on the Separation of Church and State

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-FTH
Abstract A native of Columbia, South Carolina and a lifetime advocate for religious liberty, Flynn Thomas Harrell was born in 1934. Raised as a Baptist, Harrell learned early on of the Baptist belief in the separation of church and state. Harrell became enamored with the idea and has dedicated his life to the study and promotion of religious liberty. While his formal education was in accounting and his official work in finance and government, Harrell maintained a robust and fulfilling connection to the...
Dates: 1948-Present

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 that...
Dates: c.1904-1997

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South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives. 10
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
Hollings, Ernest F. 6
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 6
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 6
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Culbertson, John Bolt 5
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 5
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 5
League of Women Voters of South Carolina 4
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 4
Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 4
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 3
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 3
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 3
Ravenel, Charles DuFort, 1938- 3
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 3
Timmerman, George Bell, Jr. 3
Bates, Lester L., Sr. 2
Campbell, Carroll A. 2
Carter, Jimmy 2
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 2
Earle, Willie 2
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 2
League of Women Voters of Columbia/Richland County 2
Littlejohn, C. Bruce 2
Mann, James R. (Robert), 1920-2010 2
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 2
Republican Party (S.C.) 2
Riley, Ann Yarborough 2
Riley, Ted (Edward Patterson), 1900-1994 2
Sanders, Alex 2
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 2
Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 2
United States. Congress. House. 2
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 2
Workman, William D., Jr. (William Douglas) 2
Zeigler, Eugene N. 2
Alda, Alan 1
Alston, Joseph 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
Atwater, Lee (Harvey LeRoy Atwater) 1
Ayer, Lewis M., Jr. 1
Ayer, Lewis Malone 1
Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik. BASF 1
Barron, Keller H. (Keller Bumgardner) 1
Barrows, Charles M. (Charles Mason) 1
Bass, Jack 1
Bates, Lester L., Jr. 1
Bessinger, Maurice 1
Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States 1
Black on Nation 1
Black, G.W.Z. 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blatt family 1
Blatt, Ethel 1
Blatt, Solomon 1
Blatt, Solomon, Jr. 1
Blease, Coleman Livingston, 1868-1942 1
Boineau, Charles Evans, Jr. 1
Boineau, Dotsy Diane Lloyd 1
Bradley, Jane H. 1
Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
Brown, Tarleton, 1757-1845 1
Bryson family 1
Bryson, Joseph Raleigh, 1893-1953 1
Burke, Aedanus, 1743-1802 1
Butler, Pierce, 1744-1822 1
Butts, Frank A. 1
Campbell, John T. 1
Carter, Hodding, 1907-1972 1
Catawba Nuclear Station 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chandler, Cecil 1
Chestnut family 1
Christensen Realty Company 1
Christensen family 1
Christensen, A. M. H. (Abigail Mandana Holmes), 1852-1938 1
Christensen, Abbie Winch 1
Christensen, Andrea 1
Christensen, Arthur, 1875-1945 1
Christensen, Frederick Holmes 1
Christensen, Niels 1
Christensen, Niels, 1879-1939 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Citizens Association of Beaufort County (S.C.) 1
Clinton, Bill (William Jefferson) 1
Coast-Line Telephone Co. 1
Coker, May Roper, 1890-1976 1
Collier, Pat 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
Conyers, James Henry, 1855-1935 1
Cook, Weston Carrier 1
Cosmos Broadcasting Corporation 1
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