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Holland, Donald H. (1928-2003)

Papers, 1923, 1942-2003, 17 ft.

Serving in the South Carolina House of Representatives (1951-1954, 1957-1964), as a South Carolina District Highway Commissioner (1964-1968), and in the South Carolina Senate for over thirty years (1968-2003), Holland worked with many prominent political figures. Beginning in his early years as a representative from Kershaw County, Holland established political and personal relationships with such individuals as Solomon Blatt, Edgar Brown, Rembert Dennis, Marion Gressette, and every South Carolina governor from James Byrnes to Jim Hodges. As an active member of the Democratic Party, Holland campaigned locally and nationally. 

Collection Finding Aid (pdf, 20 pages)
The collection documents Holland's political career from 1942 until 2003. Documents relate to Holland's campaigns, legislative work, constituent service in Kershaw County, and work as District Highway Commissioner. The collection has been organized in four main series: Public Papers, Personal Papers, Clippings, and Audiovisual.

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