World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Robert T. Ashmore Papers
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...
Harold R. Carter papers
Scope and Contents The papers of Harold R. Carter consist primarily of correspondence to his fiancé, later his wife, Sara Campbell of Rock Hill and Spartanburg, South Carolina. His letters are filled with longing for her and for a swift end of the war so that he can come home. She visited him in Arkansas in March 1942 and they eloped. While stationed overseas in North Africa and Italy, he makes few comments about his surroundings or where he is located. He remarked in a letter of 4 March 1944 that “We were...
Dates: 1942 - 1982
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / Harold R. Carter papers
Harold Simmons Tate papers
Scope and Content Note The Tate Collection consists of approximately eighteen linear feet of material representing every period of Harold S. Tate’s professional career. The earliest items in the collection date from 1922, just after Tate began his undergraduate studies at Clemson College, while the most recent are from the early 1980s. The collection is arranged and described in five series: Correspondence; Family Papers; Topical; Photographs; and Drawings, Greeting Cards, Postcards, Prints and Sketches. Within...
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / Harold Simmons Tate papers
Jak Smyrl Papers
Scope and Contents Thirty cartons plus forty-seven oversized, 3” deep flat file boxes, 1923-2014, of correspondence, personal papers, photographs, and artwork, reveal the life and work of this South Carolina artist who spent his entire working career (1949-1987) as the illustrator for The State newspaper. The single largest unit of materials in the collection consists of Smyrl’s artwork, most of it primarily created daily for the newspaper. Covering everything from local to global news, this artwork especially...
Dates: 1923 - 2014
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / Jak Smyrl Papers
Saussy Family papers
Scope and Content Five linear feet, 1616, 1693, 1830-2003, consist of personal papers and genealogical materials pertaining to the Perry, Saussy, and related families, whose ancestry is traced to the Shetland Islands, England, Canada, and the United States.The Wade Hampton Perry family lived in Charleston, South Carolina, but often visited relatives in England. They owned a home in Highlands, North Carolina, named Highfield after the ancestral home in England of Florence Charlotte Cropp Davies...
Dates: 1616-2003; Majority of material found within 1830 - 2003
Found in: South Caroliniana Library / Saussy Family papers
Johnnie M. Walters Papers
Abstract Johnnie M. Walters began his legal career with the Chief Counsel's Office of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, D.C., in 1949. In 1953, he moved to the private sector and eventually returned to practice law in his native South Carolina. In 1969, he was appointed Assistant Attorney General in the Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice. He was named Commissioner of Internal Revenue in 1971 and served until 1973. He is best known for his efforts to reorganize the IRS...
Dates: 1918 - 2003
William D. Workman, Jr. Papers
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