Manuscript Collection

Council for the Common Good Collection - Accession 887 - M402 (453)

Title

Council for the Common Good Collection - Accession 887 - M402 (453)

Files

Identifier

Accession 887 - M402 (453)

Inclusive Dates

1936

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

12 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

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."

Provenance

The Council for the Common Good at the 21st Annual Club Institute Records was deposit on September 13, 1995.

Copyright

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

Council for the Common Good Collection - Accession 887 - M402 (453)

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