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Charles H. Wickenberg, Jr. and Family Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CHW
Abstract Charles H. Wickenberg, Jr. enjoyed a distinguished forty-year career as a journalist, chiefly with The State newspaper in Columbia, S.C. He served in the Marine Corps in both World War II and the Korean War, and subsequently as Gov. George Bell Timmerman's Executive Secretary from 1955 to 1958. In 1970, Wickenberg and 59 other journalists accompanied H. Ross Perot to Vietnam in his effort to negotiate for the release of American POWs. The collection also contains papers concerning the...
Dates: c. 1835-2004

Democratic Party of South Carolina Records

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-DPSC
Abstract

The Democratic Party of South Carolina Records document the party's efforts at the local, state, and national levels. Headquartered in Columbia, the party's primary purposes are to promote the its interests throughout the state, provide campaign assistance to Democratic candidates for state and national office, and serve as a liaison with the national and local Democratic parties.

Dates: 1924 - 2016; Majority of material found within , 1966- 2008

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-IDN
Abstract DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur. A leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina, he helped organize the Orangeburg branch of the NAACP in 1943, helped found the Progressive Democratic Party, and served the South Carolina NAACP as state field director from 1960 to 1969. From 1972 to 1974, he served as executive assistant to the Director of the S.C. Department of Social Services. From 1974 to 1981, he was Director of the...
Dates: 1929 - 2003

Jack Bass Papers

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Identifier: SCU -SCPC-JSB
Scope and Contents The Jack Bass Papers, c. 1936 to 2017, consist of 25 linear feet of material chiefly documenting Bass’s work in researching and writing his books. The collection is divided into nine series: Academic, Campaign, Journalism, Personal, Publications, Topical, Audiovisual, Clippings, and Vertical File Materials. Academic, 1967-2011, documents Bass’s positions as a professor or instructor at various institutions. Material relates to job searches, classes taught, student work, and...
Dates: c. 1936-2017

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

Modjeska Monteith Simkins Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

Philip G. Grose Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-PGG
Abstract Philip Gibbs Grose, Jr., was a journalist, government administrator, speechwriter, public affairs aficionado, and author. Grose devoted his life to writing about and serving the government of South Carolina. Throughout his life, Grose’s words and actions documented South Carolina’s move to become a modern state, but his name and words were hidden behind the guise of a political journalist and government bureaucrat until late in his life when he became a published author. His papers span his...
Dates: 1966 - 2011

Robert T. Ashmore Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RTA
Collection Description The Ashmore collection consists of 3.75 ft. of material, chiefly correspondence, speeches, and clippings of United States Congressman Robert T. Ashmore (1904-1989). Ashmore represented South Carolina’s 4th District in the United States House of Representatives between 1953 and 1969. Also included are records of his campaigns for office, 1935-1970, and work with the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments, 1970-1985.General correspondence includes both personal and...
Dates: 1914-2002

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South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 11
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. 6
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 5
African Americans -- South Carolina. 4
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African Americans -- Education -- Southern States. 2
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Motion picture journalism. 2
Orangeburg Massacre, Orangeburg, S.C., 1968. 2
Politicians -- United States. 2
School integration -- United States. 2
Television news. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
African American Presbyterians -- South Carolina. 1
African American clergy. 1
African American lawyers. 1
African American universities and colleges. 1
African Americans -- Suffrage. 1
Alcohol -- Law and legislation. 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives. 1
Authors, American -- Southern States. 1
Baptists -- South Carolina -- Greenville. 1
Civil rights -- United States. 1
College students -- Political activity -- United States. 1
Columbia (S.C.) 1
Columbia (S.C.) -- Social life and customs. 1
Elections -- Southern states. 1
Equal rights amendments. 1
Jewish authors. 1
Journalism. 1
Journalists -- United States -- Biography. 1
Journalists -- United States. 1
Judge advocates. 1
Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
Lawyers -- United States. 1
Liquor laws -- United States. 1
Local elections. 1
Mass media and public opinion. 1
Methodist Church -- United States -- History. 1
Oral history. 1
Political campaigns -- United States. 1
Political participation -- United States. 1
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States. 1
Segregation in education -- United States. 1
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
South Carolina -- Politics and government. 1
South Carolina -- Race relations. 1
Southern States -- Race relations. 1
Textile factories. 1
Voter registration -- United States. 1
Women -- Political activity -- United States. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
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Names
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 4
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 4
Culbertson, John Bolt 3
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 3
Hollings, Ernest F. 2
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Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 2
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas) 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Bass, Jack 1
Black on Nation 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 1
Campbell, John T. 1
Carter, Jimmy 1
Chandler, Cecil 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Connally, John Bowden, 1917-1993 1
Cosmos Broadcasting Corporation 1
Democratic Party (S.C.) 1
Democratic Party (U.S.) 1
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 1
Dent, Harry S., 1930-2007 1
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 1
Earle, Willie 1
Fisk University 1
Fowler, Donald L. (Donald Lionel) 1
Frazier, Joe, 1944-2011 1
Grose, Philip G., 1938- 1
Harper, John Roy, II, 1939 - 2003 1
Harper, John Roy, Sr., 1911 - 1980 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
Jackson, Jesse (Jesse Louis) 1
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 1
Mann, James R. (Robert), 1920-2010 1
Master Academy (Camden, S.C.) 1
McCray, John Henry, 1910-1987 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012 1
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
Newman, I. DeQuincey (Isaiah DeQuincey) 1
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994 1
Northminster Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Operation PUSH (U.S.) 1
Ravenel, Charles DuFort, 1938- 1
Redfern II 1
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (S.C.) 1
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 1
Sanders, Alex 1
Second Presbyterian Church (Camden, S.C.) 1
Simkins, Andrew 1
Stuckey, J. Elspeth 1
Timmerman, George Bell, Jr. 1
United Citizens Party 1
University of South Carolina 1
University of South Carolina. School of Law. 1
Victory Savings Bank 1
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council) 1
WBTW-TV (Firm) 1
WIS-TV (Firm) 1
Waring, J. Waties (Julius Waties) 1
Westmoreland, William C. (William Childs), 1914-2005 1
White Oak Baptist Church (Greenville, S.C.) 1
Wickenberg, Charles H. 1
Williams, Arthur M. 1
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