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Box 3


Contains 127 Results:

4. Newspaper clippings, 1970

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings concerning topics including praise for L. Mendel Rivers, the GOP caucus deciding not to oppose L. Mendel Rivers, and Rivers' heart condition.

Dates: 1970

"Bird luncheon", 1970

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings containing articles concerning Representative Rivers' annual "bird luncheon."

Dates: 1970

Editorials, 1970-1971

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

Copies of newspaper editorials primarily concerning Representative Rivers' death and expressing condolences.

Dates: 1970-1971

Boyhood Home, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles concerning a failed fundraising campaign to restore the boyhood home of L. Mendel Rivers.

Dates: undated

4. Newspaper clippings, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

Undated newspaper clippings concerning topics including Rivers' appointment as chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, the Armed Services pay increase, and praise for Representative Rivers.

Dates: undated

Petition and protest, 1940 September 3

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents

A copy of the statement of L. Mendel Rivers on his petition and protest before the State Democratic Executive Committee in Columbia, South Carolina. Representative Rivers protested against alleged corruption during his run for the Democratic Nominee of the First Congressional District of South Carolina.

Dates: 1940 September 3

President Kennedy's death, 1963

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

The first page from a statement given by Representative Rivers concerning the death of President John F. Kennedy.

Dates: 1963

Commissioning of the John C. Calhoun SSB (N) 630, 1964 September 15

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Two copies of an address delivered by L. Mendel Rivers at the commissioning of the ballistic missile submarine John C. Calhoun in Newport News, Virginia.

Dates: 1964 September 15

"New Myths and Old Realities", 1969 June 14

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

A copy of a speech given by L. Mendel Rivers at the Texas State Convention for the Air Force Association in San Antonio, Texas, entitled "New Myths and Old Realities."

Dates: 1969 June 14

U.S.S. South Carolina, 1970-1971

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents

Copies of the transcripts and closing remarks given by L. Mendel Rivers at the Keel Laying Ceremony for the U.S.S. South Carolina.

Dates: 1970-1971