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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Gressette, L. Marion

The collection documents Gressette's tenure in the South Carolina Senate (Orangeburg County area), 1937-1984. The bulk of the papers date from the 1970s to 1984. A small but significant group of records dates from 1953-1956. 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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