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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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Shorey, Gregory D. (b. 1924)

Papers, 1948-2009, 8 ft.
Businessman Greg Shorey became a leading force in developing the Republican Party in South Carolina during the 1950s and 1960s. He served as an active state leader in Eisenhower's presidential campaigns in 1952 and 1956, and in Barry Goldwater's presidential campaigns in 1960 and 1964.  He was chair of the state Party from 1958 to 1961, and continues his involvement to this day.