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.
West, John Carl
View newly digitized selections from West's papers at John West: In His Own Words
The collection documents West's career in public service in the South Carolina Senate (Kershaw County area), 1954-1966; as Lt. Governor, 1966-1971; as Governor, 1971-1975; and as U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, 1977-1981. Personal files include material concerning West's political campaigns and military service, and the Middle East. View Collection
This extensive collection documents Hollings' career, chiefly as Governor of South Carolina, 1959-1963, and as U.S. Senator, 1966-2005. View Collection