South Carolina Political Collections

 

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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McMillan, Thomas S. & Clara G.

The McMillans both served the 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives, he from 1925-1939, and she completing his term after he died, 1939- 1940. The collection includes correspondence from Clara with her son Edward and other family members, speeches, photographs, and clippings. View Collection

 

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  Hollings, Ernest F. "Fritz"

This extensive collection documents Hollings' career, chiefly as Lt. Governor and Governor of South Carolina, 1955-1963, and as U.S. Senator, 1966-2005. Also included are records from his personal life, leadership in the Democratic Party, and campaigns for office, starting with his re-election campaign for S.C. House in 1950.  View Collection

 

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