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Wilson, Addison Graves "Joe" (b. 1947)

Currently closed, this collection will document the life and public service of Congressman Joe Wilson. Before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (2nd District) in 2001, he served seventeen years in the S.C. Senate.
Wilkins, William W. (b. 1942)

Currently closed, this collection chiefly documents Wilkins' career as as Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 1986- 2007, and Chief Judge, 2003-2007. Previously, Wilkins served as U.S. District Judge, 1981 -1986; Chair of the U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1985-1994; and Solicitor for the 13th Judicial Circuit, 1974-1981.
Wilkins, David H. (b. 1946)

Currently closed, the collection documents the career of this attorney, legislator, and diplomat. Wilkins served in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Greenville County) from 1981 until his resignation in 2005 to become U.S. Ambassador to Canada. In the House, he chaired the Judiciary Committee, 1986-1992, and served as Speaker, 1994-2005.
Theodore, Nick A. (b. 1928)

Currently closed, this small collection documents Theodore's service as State Representative, 1963-1966 and 1970-1978, State Senator, 1967-1968 and 1981-1986, and Lieutenant Governor, 1987 to 1995.
Tenenbaum, Inez M. (b. 1951)

Currently closed, the collection documents Tenenbaum's service as State Superintendent of Education, 1999-2007, as well as her two campaigns for that position in 1998 and 2002. Other campaigns covered are her 1994 Lt. Governor and 2004 U.S. Senate races. This collection also documents her community service work with the United Way and the South Carolina Center for Family Policy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to reforming the state's juvenile justice system.
Tallon, Robert M. "Robin" (b. 1946)

Currently closed, the collection chiefly documents Tallon's service in the U.S. House of Representatives, 6th District, 1983-1992.
Spratt, John M., Jr. (b. 1942)

Currently closed, this collection ably documents Spratt's service as U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 5th congressional district, serving from 1983 until 2011.
Sanford, Marshall C. "Mark" Jr. (b. 1960)

Currently closed, the collection documents Sanford's three terms representing the 1st District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1995-2001, as well as his 1994 campaign for Congress, his 2002 campaign for Governor of South Carolina, and his two terms as Governor.
Ross, Daniel I., Jr. (1923-2008)

Currently closed, this collection documents the activities of Daniel I. Ross, Jr., a Blackville, SC, area native. Ross became active in the Republican Party of South Carolina in the early 1950s. He served as County Chair, State Executive Committeeman, 2nd District Chair, managed Jim Henderson's 1970 bid for Lieutenant Governor, Deputy State Chairman of the Nixon Presidential Campaign, District Campaign Chair for Strom Thurmond's 1972 reelection campaign, Chaired James B. Edwards 1974 gubernatorial primary campaign and co-chaired Edwards' successful general election campaign, and played a leading role in George Bush's 1988 and 1992 presidential campaigns. He served as Party chairman from 1976 to 1980.
Riley, Richard W. (b. 1933)

Currently closed, the collection primarily documents Riley's tenure as U.S. Secretary of Education, 1993-2001. A smaller portion consists of materials from his time as South Carolina Senator (Greenville County area), 1967-1976, and Governor, 1979-1987.
Peterson, Terry K. (b. c.1945)

Currently closed, this collection chiefly consists of material relating to Peterson's service as Counselor to Secretary Richard W. Riley at the U.S. Department of Education during the Clinton administration, 1993-2001.
Patterson, Elizabeth J. (b. 1939)

Currently closed, the collection documents Patterson's service in the South Carolina Senate (Spartanburg County area), 1979-1986, and the U.S. House of Representatives, 4th District, 1987-1993. Personal Papers reflect her campaigns for office and service outside of public office.
Palmer, Kate Salley (b. 1946)

Currently closed, the collection consists of drawings, sketches, and papers relating to Palmer's work as an editorial cartoonist and children's book author.
Leverette, Sarah (b. 1919)

Currently closed, this collection will primarily document Leverette's leadership in the League of Women Voters.
Johnson, I.S. (Isaac Samuel) Leevy (b. 1942)

Currently closed, this collection documents the life of this mortician, attorney, community leader, and politician. A Columbia native, Mr. Johnson served in the S.C. House from 1971-1972 and 1975-1981.
Inglis, Robert Durden "Bob" (b. 1959)

Currently closed, the collection documents Inglis' public service as U.S. Representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district, serving from from 1993 to 1999 and again from 2005 until 2011. The district includes much of the Upstate region, including Greenville and Spartanburg.
Hayes, Rita Derrick (b. 1942)

Currently closed, the collection documents Hayes' activities as Deputy U.S. Trade Representative in Geneva, Switzerland, and U.S. Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO), 1997-2001. Hayes was appointed Deputy Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2001.
Graham, Lindsey O. (b. 1955)

Currently closed, the collection documents Graham's representation of the 3rd District in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1995-2003, and service in the U.S. Senate, beginning in 2003.
Fowler, Donald L. (b. 1935)

Currently closed, the collection documents Fowler's leadership roles in the Democratic Party of South Carolina, the 1988 Democratic National Convention, and the Democratic National Committee.
Forbes, Wanda L.

Currently closed. Educator, General Assembly candidate, and Republican Party activist.
Edwards, James B. (b. 1927)

Currently closed, the collection primarily documents Edwards' term as Governor of South Carolina, 1975-1979, and as U.S. Secretary of Energy, 1981-1982. Personal papers include material concerning campaigns and Republican Party activities.
Dell, Wayne Eric

Currently closed. Eric Dell served as chief of staff for Congressman Joe Wilson.
Battiste, Luther James, III (b. 1949)

Currently closed, this collection documents the life and career of Battiste, an attorney and longtime member of Columbia's City Council.
Bass, Jack (b. 1934)

Currently closed, these papers concern the life and career of this author, journalist, and political candidate.
Barley, Willis Bryant "Bill," Jr. (b. 1941)

Currently closed, this small collection documents the work of this Columbia photographer, particularly for Governor Robert McNair, c. 1965-1971.

 

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