William E. Gonzales papers, 1922-1937.


William E. Gonzales papers, 1922-1937.

Mainly correspondence, 1926-1937, reflecting Gonzales' management of The State, his activities in state and local affairs, and his personal business interests, and documenting his efforts to increase the newspaper's circulation, attract advertising, boost state business, and compete with The Record, Columbia's afternoon newspaper, run first by William Lavarre, then by the International Paper Co., of N.Y. Includes incoming letters praising Gonzales' editorial stands on child labor, race relations, and other issues of the day; personal correspondence reflecting his leadership activity and interest in The Community Chest, Woodyard Fund, Rotary Club, Trinity Episcopal Church, Woodrow Wilson Boyhood Home, and affairs in Latin America; and papers documenting the management of Fairwold Farm, which belonged to his deceased brother, Ambrose Gonzales, and was later renamed Fairwold Farm Dairy, located outside of Columbia. Correspondents include William Watts Ball, Bernard Baruch, Ibra C. Blackwood, James F. Byrnes, Robert Beverley Herbert, McDavid Horton, Hugh MacRae, James Henry Rice, Jr., John G. Richards, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Fred Wellington Ruckstull, Archibald Rutledge, Stanhope Sams, Edwin G. Seibels, Ellison D. Smith, Harry Worcester Smith, Leroy Springs, and Frank C. Withers.

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Macrae, Hugh, 1865-1951

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Gonzales, Ambrose Elliott, 1857-1926

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South Carolina newspaper publisher. From the description of Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Joseph I. Waring, Charleston, S.C., 1922 Nov. 23. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 32144711 ...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Byrnes, James F. (James Francis), 1882-1972

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James F. Byrnes was born on May 2, 1882, in Charleston, South Carolina, to Elizabeth McSweeney and James Byrnes. On May 2, 1906, he married Maude Busch, who was born in Aiken, SC, on October 22, 1883. Byrnes was elected Court Solicitor of the Second District in 1908; U.S. Congressman from 1911-1925; U.S. Senator from 1931-1941. He was appointed to serve as a Justice of U.S. Supreme Court 1941-1942. He also served as Director of the Office of Economic Stabilization, 1942; Director of the Office o...

Sams, Stanhope, -1933

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Richards, John G. (John Gardiner), 1864-1941

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First four-year term governor of South Carolina, 1927-1931; lawyer and politicians of Kershaw, S.C.; organizer of Liberty Hills Rifles (South Carolina 3rd Battalion); member, S.C. Railroad Commission, U.S. Railroad Commissiona and S.C. Tax Commission; member, S.C. House of Representatives, 1898-1926. From the description of John G. Richards papers, 1889-1966. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28415634 ...

Herbert, Robert Beverley, 1879-

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R.B. Herbert (1879-1974) was a lawyer in Columbia, S.C.; native of Fauquier County, Va. In 1897, Herbert settled in Columbia, S.C., studied law at the University of South Carolina (then South Carolina College) and graduated in 1899; soon thereafter he married Georgia Rucker Hull, of Augusta, Georgia, a union that produced four children. From the description of Robert Beverley Herbert papers, 1879-2009. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 681733394 ...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Rutledge, Archibald, 1883-1973

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Poet and author; poet laureate of South Carolina, 1934-1973. From the description of Archibald Hamilton Rutledge papers, 1780-1983. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28415056 McClellanville (Charleston Co.), S.C. poet. From the description of Letter, 1939. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36635469 ...

Rice, James Henry, 1868-1935

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James Henry Rice was a conservationist, historian and newspaper columnist from Wiggins, South Carolina. From the description of Letter, 1935. (College of Charleston). WorldCat record id: 48644424 Naturalist and author. From the description of Cheeha-Combahee, 1932. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 71130484 Naturalist, conservationist, and local historian, of Wiggins (Colleton County), S.C. From the description of P...

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Seibels, Edwin G. (Edwin Granville), 1866-1954

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Manager of insurance company: Cotton, Fire, & Marine Underwriters, of Columbia, S.C. From the description of The Great Experiement : typescript, 1933 [Feb. 18] / by Edwin G. Seibels. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 35748919 ...

Ruckstull, F. W. (Fred Wellington), 1853-1942

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

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Journalist, author, and newspaper editor of The News and Courier (Charleston, S.C.) from 1927 to 1951; native of Laurens County, S.C. [in vicinity of Watts Mill, later Wattsville, S.C.]. From the description of W.W. Ball collection, 1932-1953. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 54401934 William Watts Ball (1868-1952) was a conservative newspaper editor, author, and born in Laurens, South Carolina. He attended South Carolina College, graduating in 1887, and s...

Gonzales, William E. (William Elliott), 1866-1937

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Newspaperman and diplomat. Editor of The State (Columbia S.C.), 1891-1903; editor-in-chief, 1903-1913; U.S. Minister to Cuba; 1913-c. 1919; U.S. Ambassador to Peru, c. 1919-1922; editor, The State, 1922-1926; and editor, publisher, and president of The State Company, 1926-1937. From the description of William E. Gonzales papers, 1922-1937. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28409152 ...

Blackwood, Ibra C. (Ibra Charles), 1878-1936

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Governor of South Carolina, 1931-1935; lawyer who joined the bar in Spartanburg, S.C., in 1902; educated at Furman and Wofford College, from which he graduated in 1898; S.C. House of Representatives, 1902-1906; and as Solicitor, Seventh Judicial Circuit of South Carolina, 1916-1930. From the description of Ibra C. Blackwood papers, 1926-1932. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 642693017 ...

Horton, McDavid, 1884-1941

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Journalist, artillery officer veteran of World War I, secretary to U.S. Senator Nathaniel Dial, businessman of Anderson, S.C.; and editor of The State newspaper of Columbia, S.C. From the description of McDavid Horton papers, 1902-1970, (bulk, 1919-1927) (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 61282151 ...