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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Waites, Candy Yaghjian

This collection documents the activities of this former president of the League of Women Voters of Columbia, Richland County Councilwoman, State Representative for House District 75, Associate Director of Children's Services under Gov. Hodges, and Columbia College lecturer of Political Science. 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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