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South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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

P. Bradley Morrah, Jr. Papers

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Identifier: SCU-SCPC-PBM
Abstract P. Bradley Morrah, Jr., represented Greenville County in the South Carolina House of Representatives in 1940 and 1947 to 1948, and served in the state Senate from 1953 to 1966. During these years, Morrah and several senators, including John West, Earle Morris, and Marshall Parker, banded together to pursue their legislative goals in an informal group they called "the left field boys." The group challenged the old line establishment represented by Edgar Brown and Marion Gressette.
Dates: 1931 - 1990

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

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

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 other...
Dates: 1916-1921, 1933-2016

Townsend Mikell papers

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Identifier: SCL-MS-5092
Dates: 1826 - 1927