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Christian Action Council records

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Identifier: SCL-MS-CAC
Scope and Contents The collection consists of approximately 18.75 linear feet that document the activities and concerns of the Christian Action Council (CAC) of South Carolina. The dates of the collection range from 1923 to 1996, with the bulk of materials dating from 1942 to 1985. The collection is comprised of correspondence, memos, meeting minutes, program itineraries, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and photographs relating to the ecumenical organization. The collection is divided into seven series:...
Dates: 1933-1996

J. Mitchell Reames papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-11084
Scope and Contents The papers of James Mitchell Reames (1920-1987) span the years 1907 through 1990. Included in the papers are correspondence, writings, reports, newsclippings, scrapbooks, and audio tapes. Units of material in the collection reveal Reames's dedication to librarianship and Methodism in South Carolina, and the collection focuses principally upon these two lifelong commitments. The primary focus of the collection is Reames's professional career as an academic librarian working in and for South...
Dates: 1907 - 1990

Joseph O. Rogers, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-013
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

William D. Workman, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-066
Abstract William D. Workman, Jr. is best remembered for his pivotal role in the emergence of the Republican Party as a viable alternative to the Democratic Party in South Carolina. In 1962, when the Democrats were the dominant political power in the state, he made a serious bid for the U.S. Senate as a Republican. Although ultimately unsuccessful, Workman received enough votes to signal to others of like mind that a Republican could win a state-wide race. In his career as a journalist, he wrote for...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

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Christian Action Council (Columbia, S.C.) 2
Spears, R. Wright (Robert Wright), 1912-2015 2
Betts, Alfred D. 1
Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972 1
Cannon, Ralph A. 1