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.
A Collection Selection
Papers, c. 1904-1997, 2.5 ft.
George Bell Timmerman, Jr. served as governor of South Carolina from 1955 to 1959, leading the state during a period of growing racial strife. He served as lieutenant governor under both Strom Thurmond and Jimmy Byrnes, 1947-1955. From 1967 until 1984, Timmerman served as Judge for the 11th Circuit; he subsequently served as a special judge, filling in on the Circuit, until his death on Nov. 29, 1994.