8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) South Carolina--Politics and government.

  1. Waddy Thompson papers, 1826-1882

    100 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. representative from South Carolina, lawyer, and diplomat. Chiefly correspondence relating to nullification, relations with Mexico, plantation life, slavery, and South Carolina and national politics. Includes family papers.

  2. F.H. Elmore papers, 1795-1858

    1,750 items ; 12 containers ; 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, banker, and United States representative from South Carolina. Chiefly business correspondence and financial papers relating to Elmore's manufacturing interests and his presidency of the Bank of South Carolina, Charleston.

  3. F.W. Pickens and Milledge L. Bonham papers, 1837-1920

    400 items ; 3 containers ; .6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Governor of South Carolina (F. W. Pickens), and governor of South Carolina, (Milledge L. Bonham). Correspondence, reports, resolutions, military papers, applications for office, petitions, administrative papers, memoranda, and newspaper clippings relating primarily to the governorships of Pickens and Bonham and to the Civil War.

  4. John C. Calhoun papers in the Library of Congress

    6 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Vice president of the United States, U.S. secretary of state and secretary of war, and U.S. senator from South Carolina. Chiefly correspondence reproduced from the John C. Calhoun Papers and other collections relating to Calhoun in the custody of the Library of Congress Manuscript Division. Includes his last Senate speech pertaining to the Compromise of 1850.

  5. Edward Frost papers, 1795-1901

    1,500 items ; 6 containers plus 1 oversize ; 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Planter, businessman, state legislator, and district attorney for South Carolina. Family correspondence, political, legal, and business records, commissions, appointments, wills, estate and plantation accounts, ledgers, and memorabilia relating to Frost's service as district attorney and states' rights delegate from Charleston to the South Carolina legislature and his interest in the Blue Ridge...

  6. James Henry Hammond papers, 1774-1875

    8,000 items ; 38 containers plus 3 oversize ; 10 linear feet ; 20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Senator, governor, and plantation owner. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, plantation manuals, account books, and scrapbooks pertaining chiefly to South Carolina and national politics in the three decades preceding the Civil War. Subjects include nullification, secession, slavery, the Southern Convention at Nashville, Tennessee (1850), state banks, states' rights, and the tariff. Also includes...

  7. Francis Lewis Cardozo family papers, 1864-1968

    60 items ; 1 container ; .2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Educator, clergyman, and public official. Correspondence, genealogical and biographical papers, miscellaneous documents, and a manuscript of a novel related to various members of the Cardozo family, a prominent African-American family of South Carolina and Washington, D.C.

  8. John C. Calhoun papers, 1818-1850

    70 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Vice president of the United States, U.S. secretary of state and secretary of war, and U.S. senator from South Carolina. Chiefly correspondence, a manuscript of Calhoun's last senate speech, and other papers relating to his career in government.