Papers, 1805-1952.

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Ball, W. W. (William Watts), 1868-1952. Papers, 1805-1952.

Papers, 1805-1952.

Personal and political correspondence, diary, business papers, speeches, editorials, notes, printed matter, personal account books, memorandum books, and scrapbooks. The papers reflect Ball's activities as editor of several newspapers, including the State, of Columbia, S.C., and the News and Courier of Columbia, S.C. The main group is concerned with national and South Carolina history for the first half of the 20th century, and includes discussion of politics, the South Carolina textile industry, Negro problems, the depression and the F.D. Roosevelt administration, newspapers and the newspaper business, education in South Carolina, conditions and problems of both World Wars, prohibition, state's rights, South Carolina social life and customs, Roman Catholicism in South Carolina, international issues, and general business and family matters. Correspondents include J.J. McSwain, D.C. Heyward, John Gary Evans, John Hays Hammond, M.F. Ansel, David D. Wallace, James C. Hemphill, Ambrose E. Gonzales, Thomas R. Waring, Nathaniel B. Dial, James F. Byrnes, Ulrich B. Phillips, Josephus Daniels, Bernard M. Baruch, Warrington Dawson, Ellison D. Smith, Max Fleischman, Nicholas Roosevelt, Wendell Willkie, Frederick H. Allen, and Archibald Rutledge.

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Waring, Thomas R.

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Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948

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Ball, W. W. (William Watts), 1868-1952

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Hemphill, J. C. (James Calvin), 1850-1927

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Hammond, John Hays, 1855-1936

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Ansel, Martin F., 1850-1945

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Wallace, David Duncan, 1874-1951

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Allen, Frederick Harold, 1890-

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Phillips, Ulrich Bonnell, 1877-1934

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Fleischman, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951.

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Heyward, Duncan Clinch, 1864-1943

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