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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Ashmore, Robert T.

Ashmore represented South Carolina's 4th District in the United States House of Representatives between 1953 and 1969. The collection chiefly consists of correspondence, speeches, and clippings from his time as Congressman. Also included are records of his campaigns for office, 1935-1970, and work with the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments, 1970-1985. 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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