Council for the Common Good Collection - Accession 887 - M402 (453)
Accession 887 - M402 (453)
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The South Carolina Council for the Common Good was organized in 1935 as a composite group of various state and county organizations. Through co-ordination of the plans and policies of the various member organizations, the Council worked toward greater social progress in South Carolina. The council dissolved in April of 1977.
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of addresses by Strom Thurmond, Dr. Robert E. Seibels, and Dr. WM. P. Jacobs to the 21st Annual Club Institute-Third Institute on Public Affairs at Winthrop University July 9, 10, and 11, 1936 conducted by the Council for the Common Good. Senator Strom Thurmond's Address was titled, "Regular School Attendance-South Carolina's Most urgent Need." Dr. Robert E. Seibels' address was titled, "Maternal Mortality in South Carolina" where he discusses midwifery as well as deaths resulting from child birth including through natural causes and through abortions. Dr. William P. Jacobs, President of Presbyterian College and Secretary-treasurer of Cotton Manufacturers Association of South Carolina, address was titled, "The Place of Agriculture in South Carolina."
The Council for the Common Good at the 21st Annual Club Institute Records was deposit on September 13, 1995.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Council for the Common Good Collection - Accession 887 - M402 (453)". Finding Aid 617.