D.D. McColl papers, 1774-1948; (bulk, 1900-1930).

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McColl, D. D. (Duncan Donald), 1877-1930. D.D. McColl papers, 1774-1948; (bulk, 1900-1930).

D.D. McColl papers, 1774-1948; (bulk, 1900-1930).

Correspondence, addresses, photographs, and other papers, documenting McColl's nineteen years in both houses of the state legislature (S.C. House of Representatives, 1903-1910, and S.C. Senate, 1918-1930), and his career as legal counsel for the Bank of Marlboro, Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Co., and Bennettsville and Cheraw Railroad Co. Consisting of 5,080 items and 24 volumes: letters re McColl's interest in civic improvements, including construction of school at Marlboro Cotton Mill, 1913; road improvements; and establishment of speed limit for automobiles, 1914; correspondence with the Carnegie Library Fund, New York, giving figures describing Marlboro County and its residents. Correspondents include Christie Benet, David R. Coker, James Lide Coker, John Gary Evans, Mendel L. Smith, and Benjamin R. Tillman; includes documents, 1811-1813, re land transactions in Marlborough District, S.C.; sermons, 1877-1891, of the Rev. J[ohn] A[lexander] W[illiam] Thomas (1822-1896); undated manuscript, "The Colored Race in Marlboro"; photographs, 1913, of scenes in Cuba and Panama. Genealogical information on Allston, Bedgegood, Coward, Davis, Feagan, Gillespie, Hamer, Harrington, Hicks, Irby, Kolb, Lide, McColl, McLaurin, McLucas, Mandeville, Ney, Pearce, Pegues, Pledger, Poellnitz, Stewart, Thomas, and other families.

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South Carolina. General Assembly

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Lawyer and state legislator, of Bennettsville, S.C. From the description of D.D. McColl papers, 1774-1948; (bulk, 1900-1930). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28418492 ...

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Tillman, Benjamin R. (Benjamin Ryan), 1847-1918

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Farmer, governor of South Carolina, 1890-1894, and U.S. senator, 1895-1918; from Trenton (Edgefield Co.), S.C. From the description of Papers, 1894-1897. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20400241 The series title represents "Personal Unprocessed" and was designed as such by staff at the South Caroliniana Library as part of their system of classifying collections. Apparently this part of the Tillman Papers was processed at a later date than the Incoming and Outg...

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Thomas, J. A. W. (John Alexander William), 1822-1896

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Thomas attended Wake Forest College 1840/41. He was a soldier in the 21st South Carolina. Infantry during the Civil War. He served as a Baptist pastor of several South Carolina. Baptist churches. From the description of John Alexander William Thomas Sermons, 1873-1878, 1933 (Wake Forest University - ZSR Library). WorldCat record id: 59882947 ...

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Lawyer, state legislator, and governor of South Carolina, 1894-1897; born 1863, Cokesbury, S.C.; married, 1897, to Emily Mansfield Plume; resident of Spartanburg, S.C.; nephew of S.C. Sen. Martin Witherspoon Gary (1831-1881). From the description of John Gary Evans papers, 1793-1965 ; (bulk, 1863-1942). (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 28408776 From the description of John Gary Evans papers: correspondence series: 1793-1940 (bulk 1880-1934). (University of...