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South Carolina Political Collections supports the study of contemporary government and society by collecting and making available archival materials and oral histories documenting South Carolina government and political activities at the local, state, and national levels, primarily since World War II, and by providing relevant programming for scholars, students, and the public.

Our collections include manuscripts, electronic records, and audiovisual materials documenting the activities 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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Wyman, Hastings (b. 1939)

Papers, 1957-2006, 1.25 ft.
Hastings Wyman was an early Republican activist in South Carolina and worked as a legislative assistant for Senator Strom Thurmond from 1967 to 1973. He was manager of the unsuccessful gubernatorial campaign of Albert Watson in 1970. Since 1978, Wyman has written and published the Southern Political Report. The bi-weekly publication provides expert analysis of politics and politicians in the South.