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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Wyman, Hastings

The collection chiefly contains correspondence, writings, topical files, and speeches. Writings include unpublished and published articles and annual editions of the Guide to Southern Politics (1985-1989). Topical files include information about political developments in Georgia between 2001 and 2003 and materials gathered about 1958 South Carolina local elections and the 1960 national elections for Wyman's undergraduate thesis. 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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