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Identifier

Accession 61

Inclusive Dates

1947, 1952-1970

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

4,500 pieces, 2.25 linear feet

Language

English

Scope and Content Note

The York County Democratic Party Records primarily pertains to the various Democratic Party primaries held in York County every two years from 1952 to 1968 and document the work of the York County Democratic Party in choosing its candidates for elections. The type of records include memoranda and correspondence; legal and financial records; lists of candidates, members of the York County Democratic executive committee and delegates to the state convention; minutes of the executive committee and of the York County democratic convention; election records such as tally sheets and ballot slips; newspaper clippings and other related records. Correspondents include Joseph Rodney Moss, former Chief Justice of the South Carolina Supreme Court.

Provenance

The records of the York County Democratic Party were deposited in the Winthrop University Archives on September 20, 1976 by Mr. C.W.F. Spencer, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer of the York County Democratic Party.

Keywords

South Carolina Politics, Democratic Party Primaries

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

York County Democratic Party Records - Accession 61

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