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John Bolt Culbertson Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-JBC
Abstract John Bolt Culbertson, lawyer and activist, was a "liberal lion" of South Carolina's Upstate for most of the twentieth century, establishing a law practice in which he represented unions, the working class, disabled veterans, African-Americans, and others in need of a voice—many of whom could not afford to pay him. His outspokenness and his political leanings, atypical for South Carolina at that time, resulted in financial setbacks, insults, and even crosses burned on his lawn, but Culbertson...
Dates: circa 1886 - 2012

John C. Meleney research files

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Identifier: SCL-MS-12526
Abstract Research notes re political life in Charleston, S.C., during early republican era of late 18th century; chiefly sources used in Meleney's published biography of Aedanus Burke, a native of Ireland who served in S.C. General Assembly, U.S. House of Representatives, and S.C. Convention to ratify U.S. Constitution; as well as material collected for an unpublished book on the legislative apportionment representation debate in South Carolina, 1778-1808, during the Revolutionary War and early national...
Dates: 1775 - 1986; Majority of material found within 1775 - 1808

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 Gary Evans papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-1649
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 7.5 linear feet of materials (plus two oversized folders) that primarily document the legal and political career of John Gary Evans (JGE). In date, the collection ranges from approximately 1793 to 1940, with the bulk of the papers ranging from 1880 to 1934. The collection is comprised primarily of correspondence but also includes a photograph album, newspaper clippings, essays, and materials pertaining to Evans' participation in the Spanish-American War....
Dates: 1793 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1934

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

John Roy Harper II papers

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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 Law...
Dates: 1870-2003; Majority of material found within 1930 - 2003

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

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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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