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Edward Patterson “Ted” Riley Papers

 Collection
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

Richard W. Riley Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RWR
Scope and Contents The collection series include Public, Personal, Speeches and Media, Audiovisual, and Clippings. Public papers include those from Riley’s service as a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1963 to 1967) and the South Carolina Senate (1967 to 1977), as Governor (1979 to 1987), and as Secretary of Education (1993 to 2001). Riley’s House papers include documentation of Greenville County issues, as well as a quantity of material on the...
Dates: c. 1898 - 2018

Ruth Locke Roettinger Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-RLR
Abstract

Ruth Locke Roettinger was a professor of government at Winthrop College in 1949, when a Committee to Study [the] Existing State Constitution was established to study South Carolina's 1895 Constitution and recommend necessary changes. Roettinger was appointed to the committee by Governor Strom Thurmond, and she served as its secretary.

Dates: 1948-1951 & 2001

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...
Dates: 1942-1999

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...
Dates: 1929 - 1998

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

Gregory D. Shorey Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-GDS
Abstract Businessman Greg Shorey became a leading force in developing the Republican Party in South Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s. In 1952, Shorey became an active leader of South Carolinians for Eisenhower in Greenville County. He worked again in support of Eisenhower in 1956, and was a leading figure in Barry Goldwater's 1960 and 1964 presidential campaigns. He served as Chair of the Party from 1958 to 1961, has been active at the local, state, and national levels, and continues to be an...
Dates: 1948-2019

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

Singleton Family papers

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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

South Carolina Coalition for the Equal Rights Amendment Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-ERA
Abstract Formed in January 1973, the Coalition was reorganized in 1975 as a public interest lobby to secure ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the federal constitution by South Carolina. The Coalition was co-funded by the League of Women Voters and the National Organization for Women and headed by Keller H. Barron as legislative coordinator to handle political strategy and Janet Wedlock as field coordinator to organize constituent lobbying. South Carolina is one of fifteen states that did...
Dates: 1963 - 1978

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Subject
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 71
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 16
Elections -- Southern states. 15
Women -- Political activity -- United States. 12
Politicians -- United States. 10
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African Americans -- South Carolina. 9
Lawyers -- United States. 8
Legislators -- United States. 7
Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century. 6
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Southern States. 5
Women -- Societies and clubs. 5
Columbia (S.C.) -- Social life and customs. 4
Elections -- United States -- History. 4
Liquor laws -- United States. 4
Political campaigns -- United States. 4
South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865. 4
South Carolina -- Politics and government. 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century. 3
African Americans -- Education -- Southern States. 3
Civil rights. 3
Legislators -- United States -- Biography. 3
Lobbying -- United States. 3
Loyalty oaths -- United States. 3
Plantations -- South Carolina. 3
Politicians -- United States -- Biography. 3
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Voter registration -- United States. 3
Watergate Affair, 1972-1974. 3
Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 3
Alcohol -- Law and legislation. 2
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 2
Columbia (S.C.) 2
Columbia (S.C.) -- History. 2
Columbia (S.C.) -- Politics and government. 2
Convict labor -- United States. 2
Cotton textile industry. 2
Cotton trade -- United States. 2
Education -- South Carolina. 2
Educational law and legislation -- South Carolina. 2
Equal rights amendments -- United States. 2
Farmers -- United States. 2
Governors -- South Carolina -- Election. 2
Governors -- South Carolina. 2
Greenville County (S.C.) 2
Greenwood (S.C.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century. 2
Judges -- United States -- Biography. 2
Judges -- United States. 2
Legislative bodies -- United States. 2
Legislators -- United States -- Correspondence. 2
Local elections. 2
Motion picture journalism. 2
Orangeburg Massacre, Orangeburg, S.C., 1968. 2
Political campaigns -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 2
Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States. 2
Presbyterians -- United States. 2
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc -- United States. 2
Savannah River Site (S.C.) 2
School integration -- United States. 2
Schools -- Standards -- South Carolina. 2
Television news. 2
Textile factories. 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975. 2
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government. 2
Water -- Fluoridation. 2
Advertising -- Social aspects. 1
Advertising agencies -- South Carolina -- Columbia -- History. 1
Advertising agencies -- United States -- Columbia -- Management. 1
Advertising, Political -- United States. 1
African American Presbyterians -- South Carolina. 1
African American clergy. 1
African American lawyers. 1
African American universities and colleges. 1
African Americans -- Folklore. 1
African Americans -- Southern States. 1
African Americans -- Suffrage. 1
Agricultural laws and legislation -- United States. 1
Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Southern States. 1
All-America City Award. 1
American Revolution Bicentennial, 1976. 1
American wit and humor, Pictorial. 1
Anti-communist movements -- United States. 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States. 1
Antislavery movements -- United States. 1
Apportionment (Election law) -- United States. 1
Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- United States. 1
Attorneys General -- United States -- States. 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Archives. 1
Authors, American -- Southern States. 1
Automobile insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States. 1
Baptists -- South Carolina -- Charleston County. 1
Baptists -- South Carolina -- Greenville. 1
Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Law and legislation. 1
Basic needs -- South Carolina. 1
Battlefields -- South Carolina. 1
Beaufort County (S.C.) 1
Businesswomen -- United States. 1
Cartoonists -- United States. 1
Church and social problems. 1
Civil rights -- United States. 1
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Names
South Carolina. General Assembly. House of Representatives 10
Democratic Party (U.S.) 6
Hollings, Ernest F. (Ernest Frederick), 1922-2019 6
McNair, Robert E. (Robert Evander), 1923-2007 6
Thurmond, Strom, 1902-2003 6
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Culbertson, John Bolt, 1908-1983 5
Russell, Donald Stuart, 1906-1998 5
West, John Carl, 1922-2004 5
Riley, Richard W. (Richard Wilson) 4
United States. Congress. Senate 4
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 3
Dorn, William Jennings Bryan, 1916-2005 3
Goldwater, Barry M. (Barry Morris), 1909-1998 3
League of Women Voters of South Carolina 3
Ravenel, Charles Dufort, 1938- 3
Republican Party (S.C.) 3
Simkins, Modjeska Monteith, 1899-1992 3
Timmerman, George Bell, 1912-1994 3
Bates, Lester L., Sr. (Lester Lee), 1904-1988 2
Campbell, Carroll A., 1940-2005 2
Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 2
Dennis, Rembert C. (Rembert Coney) 2
Earle, Willie, 1922-1947 2
Johnston, Olin D. (Olin Dewitt), 1896-1965 2
League of Women Voters of Columbia (S.C.) 2
Littlejohn, Bruce, 1913-2007 2
Mann, James R. (James Robert), 1920-2010 2
Morris, Earle E., Jr. 2
Riley, Ann Yarborough 2
Riley, 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. (William Douglas), 1914-1990 2
Zeigler, Eugene N. 2
Alda, Alan, 1936- 1
Alston, Joseph, 1778-1816 1
American Association of University Women. South Carolina Division 1
Americans United for Separation of Church and State 1
Appleby, Charles L., 1923-2021 1
Ashmore, Robert T. (Robert Thomas), 1904-1989 1
Ashmore, Willie Vance Linthicum 1
Atwater, Lee 1
Ayer, Lewis M., Jr. (Lewis Malone), 1821-1895 1
Ayer, Lewis Malone, 1769-1863 1
Badische Anilin- & Soda-Fabrik 1
Barron, Keller H., 1932- 1
Barrows, Charles M. (Charles Mason) 1
Bass, Jack (1934) 1
Bates, Lester L., Jr. (Lester Lee), 1931-2009 1
Bessinger, Maurice, 1930- 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, 1896-1986 1
Blatt, Solomon, Jr., 1921-2016 1
Blease, Coleman Livingston, 1868-1942 1
Boineau, Charles Evans, Jr., 1923-2005 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 (William Hodding), 1907-1972 1
Catawba Nuclear Generating Station (S.C.) 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, 1876-1939 1
Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina 1
Citizens Association of Beaufort County 1
Clinton, Bill, 1946- 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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