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Solomon Blatt Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-SB
Scope and Contents Public Papers chiefly relate to Blatt’s role as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from Barnwell County, 1933-1986, and as Speaker, 1935-1946 and 1951-1973. The series includes general files, a “political file”, recommendations, and topical files. The political file subseries describes a discreet set of papers from 1963-1964 that document a range of political activities, including constituent service, correspondence with other public officials around the state, and...
Dates: 1916-1921, 1933-2016

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

Rembert Coney Dennis Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RCD
Abstract

Rembert Dennis was one of the most influential legislators of his time. His career spanned almost fifty years in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Berkeley County), 1939-1942, and the South Carolina Senate, 1943-1988.

Dates: 1938 - 1992

Allard Henry Gasque Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-AHG
Abstract

Allard H. Gasque represented the 6th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1923-1938. This collection is comprised chiefly of constituent correspondence which reveals a great deal about life in South Carolina during the Depression, particularly in regard to the politics of the time. Gasque also served as Superintendent of Education, Florence County, 1902-1923, and on the Democratic State Executive Committee, 1912-1920.

Dates: 1920 - 1938

Butler Black Hare Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-BBH
Abstract

Butler Hare served South Carolina's 2nd District, 1925-1933, and 3rd District, 1939-1947, in the U.S. House of Representatives. As chairman of the House Insular Affairs Committee, 1931-1933, he authored the Philippine Independence Act, which began the process of granting independence to the Philippines, a United States possession since 1898.

Dates: c. 1900 - 2015; Majority of material found in c. 1928 - 1932 and 1942 - 1947

Robert Witherspoon Hemphill Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RWH
Abstract

Robert W. Hemphill served South Carolina's 5th District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1957-1964. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed him to a federal district court judgeship in April 1964, and he served in that capacity until his death in 1983. Previous public service included a stint in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Chester County), 1947-1948, and as Solicitor for the 6th Judicial Circuit, 1951-1956.

Dates: 1926 - 1984

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 composed primarily of correspondence but also includes a photograph album, newspaper clippings, essays, and materials pertaining to Evans' participation in the Spanish-American...
Dates: 1793 - 1940; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1934

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

League of Women Voters of Spartanburg Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-LWVS
Abstract

Founded in 1948, the Spartanburg (S.C.) league was disbanded during the spring of 1960, and reorganized circa 1974-1975. The League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Dates: 1940-1961, 1973-1994

C. Bruce Littlejohn Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-CBL
Abstract

Cameron Bruce Littlejohn represented Spartanburg County in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1937 to 1943 and 1947 to 1949, the latter three years as Speaker. He resigned in 1949 when he won a judicial appointment. For the next thirty-five years, Littlejohn served on South Carolina's Seventh Circuit Court and the South Carolina Supreme Court, attaining the post of Chief Justice in his last two years on the Court.

Dates: 1861 and 1906-2007

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South Carolina Political Collections 13
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Subject
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 11
Lawyers -- United States. 4
Elections -- Southern states. 3
Legislators -- United States -- Biography. 3
Politicians -- United States -- Biography. 3
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Politicians -- United States. 3
African Americans -- South Carolina. 2
Convict labor -- United States. 2
Farmers -- United States. 2
Judges -- United States -- Biography. 2
Liquor laws -- United States. 2
Political campaigns -- United States. 2
Presbyterians -- United States. 2
African American Presbyterians -- South Carolina. 1
African American lawyers. 1
African American universities and colleges. 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century. 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 1
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States. 1
African Americans -- Suffrage. 1
Alcohol -- Law and legislation. 1
Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- United States. 1
Baptists -- South Carolina -- Charleston County. 1
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. 1
College presidents -- United States -- Biography. 1
College students -- Political activity -- United States. 1
Columbia (S.C.) -- Social life and customs. 1
Cotton growing -- Law and legislation. 1
Cotton textile industry. 1
Cotton trade -- United States. 1
Courthouses -- South Carolina. 1
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States. 1
Criminal procedure -- United States. 1
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States. 1
District courts -- United States. 1
Edisto Island (S.C.). 1
Election monitoring. 1
Farmers' markets. 1
Finance, Public -- United States -- States. 1
Floods -- United States. 1
Governors -- South Carolina -- Election. 1
Greenville (S.C.) -- Social life and customs. 1
Greenville County (S.C.) 1
Intracoastal waterways. 1
Judges -- United States. 1
Jury -- United States. 1
Juvenile courts -- United States. 1
Legislators -- United States. 1
Loyalty oaths -- United States. 1
Patronage, Political -- United States. 1
Philippines -- Politics and government -- 1935-1946. 1
Plantations -- South Carolina. 1
Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 1
Political participation -- United States. 1
Poll tax -- Law and legislation. 1
Practice of law -- United States. 1
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States. 1
Prisoners -- United States -- Social conditions. 1
Rare books. 1
Savannah River Site (S.C.) 1
School buildings -- United States. 1
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
South Carolina -- Race relations. 1
Southern States -- Race relations. 1
Spanish-American War, 1898. 1
States' rights (American politics). 1
United States -- Race relations. 1
Voter registration -- United States. 1
War crime trials. 1
Water -- Fluoridation. 1
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974. 1
Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation -- United States. 1
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 1
Women -- Political activity -- United States. 1
Women -- Societies and clubs. 1
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Names
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 4
Littlejohn, Bruce, 1913-2007 2
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 2
Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918 2
United States. Congress. House 2
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United States. Congress. Senate 2
Black on Nation 1
Black, G.W.Z. 1
Blacks United for Action 1
Blatt family 1
Blatt, Ethel 1
Blatt, Solomon, 1896-1986 1
Blatt, Solomon, Jr., 1921-2016 1
Blease, Coleman Livingston, 1868-1942 1
Bryson family 1
Bryson, Joseph Raleigh, 1893-1953 1
Butts, Frank A. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Coast Line Telephone Co 1
Cook, Weston Carrier 1
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 1
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 1
Earle, Willie, 1922-1947 1
Edisto Island Presbyterian Church (Charleston County, S.C.) 1
Elliott, William 1
Evans, John Gary, 1863-1942 1
Fisk University 1
Gary, Eugene B. (Eugene Blackburn), 1854-1926 1
Gary, Martin Witherspoon, 1831-1881 1
Gasque, Allard Henry, 1873-1938 1
Hare, Butler B. (Butler Black), 1875-1967 1
Harper, John Roy, II, 1939-2003 1
Harper, John Roy, Sr., 1911 - 1980 1
Hemphill, Robert W. (Robert Witherspoon), 1915-1983 1
Ingram, W.H. 1
Irby, John Laurens Manning, 1854-1900 1
League of Women Voters of Spartanburg (S.C.) 1
Legaré, George Swinton, 1869-1913 1
Littlejohn family 1
Ludlow, Peter, 1939- 1
Manly, Basil, 1798-1868 1
Mann, James R. (James Robert), 1920-2010 1
Mather Academy (Camden, S.C.) 1
Michael family 1
Mikell, Isaac Jenkins 1
Mikell, Townsend 1
Morrah, P. Bradley 1
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. South Carolina State Conference 1
Northminster Presbyterian Church (Columbia, S.C.) 1
Operation PUSH (U.S.) 1
Patterson, A. Howard 1
Pringle, George T. 1
Purity Presbyterian Church (Chester, S.C.) 1
Redfern II (James Redfern) 1
Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (S.C.) 1
Rosengarten, Dale, 1948- 1
Russell family 1
Salley, Ollin C. 1
Second Presbyterian Church (Camden, S.C.) 1
Smith, Ellison DuRant, 1866-1944 1
South Carolina. Edisto Mounted Rifles 1
South Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 1
South Carolina. Supreme Court 1
Thackston, T. B. 1
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 1
Townsend, Amarintha Jenkins 1
Union College (Schenectady, N.Y.) 1
United Citizens Party 1
United States. Army. Air Corps 1
University of South Carolina. School of Law 1
Voter Education Project (Southern Regional Council) 1
Wade, R.J. 1
Walsh, A.L. 1
Whaley, Richard Smith, 1874-1951 1
Whaley, W. Gibbes 1
Wyche family 1
Wyche, Charles Cecil, 1885-1966 1
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