Biographical Note:Sol Blatt's legislative career in the South Carolina House of Representatives (Barnwell County) spanned more than half a century, 1933-1986. He served as Speaker 1937-1946 and 1951-1973. At the time of his death in 1986, he was honored as the country's longest-serving state legislator by the Council of State Governments in Lexington, Ky.
Papers, 1918-1986, 20 ft.
Collection Finding Aid (pdf, 25 pages)
(Finding aid includes an extended biographical note)
Memory Hold the Door (USC Law School)
The Bridge Builder: Solomon Blatt Reflects on a Lifetime of Service to South Carolina:
A collection of oral histories conducted with Speaker Blatt and published in a limited edition in 1986; now available via Digital Collections