Charleston County Democratic Executive Committee Minutes - Accession 611
December 28, 1875 - November 5, 1878, 1880
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Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of microfiche copies of minutes and records of the Charleston County Democratic Executive Committee. Members of the committee at one time or another: R.C. Barkley, T.A. Beckett, B. Belliman, N.C. Boylston, G.L. Buist, Wm. Byrne, Jas. Conner, W.A. Courtenay, F.W. Dawson, Hugh Ferguson, John Gonzales, T.A. Huguenin, James Kelly, Charles Kerrison, Jr., H.M. Lofton, T.L. McGaham, C.R. Miles, L.D. Mowry, M.D. O’Connor, D.T. Pope, B.C. Pressly, T.F. Redding, A.B. Rhett, G. Rieke, E.L. Rivers, W.W. Sale, Sam. Sanders, R. Siegling, Jacob Small, Wm. Smith, E.A. Smyth, J. Adger Smyth, W. F. Strong, G.N. Tharin, J.L. Tobis, George W. Walker, C.C. White, J.J. Williams, E. Willis and S.H. Wilson. Although the minutes extend from December 28, 1875 through November 5, 1878, there is also a list of the Executive Committee and Delegates to the State Convention for the Election of 1880. The Democratic Party dominated the political scene in post-Reconstruction South Carolina from 1877 to the 1970s and was a much more conservative body more analogous to the present day Republican Party.
The microfiche was purchased from the South Carolina Historical Society.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Charleston County Democratic Executive Committee Minutes - Accession 611". Finding Aid 1056.
LC Subject Headings
Democratic Party (Charleston County, S.C.). Executive Committee--History--Sources; Political parties--South Carolina--Charleston County--History--Sources; Charleston County (S.C.)--Politics and government--19th century; Charleston County (S.C.)--Genealogy
There are digital scans of the microfiche available for use in the Pettus Archives Research Area.