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Our collections include records of South Carolina’s leaders in Congress and the General Assembly, the state’s political parties, and other individuals and organizations playing substantive roles in politics and government.

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Edens, Martha (b. ca. 1928)

Oral History Transcript
Edens has been a well-known Republican figure in the state since the 1950s, serving as National Committeewoman for SC and Chair of the Richland County Republican Party. Her brother, Drake Edens, Jr. was state Party chairman, 1963-1965.