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Jack Bass and Walter De Vries papers

 Collection
Identifier: AMN 1061

Collection Overview

The papers consist of eight interview transcripts conducted by Jack Bass and Walter De in 1974 Vries with prominent South Carolina public figures. The overarching theme of the interviews is race relations and the effect of race on South Carolina politics. Those interviewed include Thomas R Waring, Jr. (mentioning his uncle Julius Waties Waring, and his wife Elizabeth Waring); Terrell Glenn; Maurice Bessinger; Gedney Howe, Sr. (also mentioning Judge and Mrs. Waring, Strom Thurmond and James F. Byrnes); James Redfern (mentioning the Orangeburg Massacre); John West (mentioning the Ku Klux Klan); I. S. Leevy Johnson; and Julius S. Baggett

Collection Arrangement 1. Interview Transcripts

Dates

  • 1974

Creator

Language of Materials

Material is in English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

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Historical Note

In 1974, Jack Bass and Walter De Vries interviewed prominent South Carolina public figures. These interviews, among others, were used for their book, The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence since 1945. The entire group of interviews is housed at the University of North Carolina in the Southern Historical Collection Oral History Program.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 archival box)

Abstract

In 1974, Jack Bass and Walter De Vries interviewed prominent South Carolina public figures. These interviews, among others, were used for their book, The Transformation of Southern Politics: Social Change and Political Consequence since 1945. The papers consist of eight interview transcripts conducted by Jack Bass and Walter De in 1974 Vries with prominent South Carolina public figures. The overarching theme of the interviews is race relations and the effect of race on South Carolina politics. Those interviewed include Thomas R Waring, Jr. (mentioning his uncle Julius Waties Waring, and his wife Elizabeth Waring); Terrell Glenn; Maurice Bessinger; Gedney Howe, Sr. (also mentioning Judge and Mrs. Waring, Strom Thurmond and James F. Byrnes); James Redfern (mentioning the Orangeburg Massacre); John West (mentioning the Ku Klux Klan); I. S. Leevy Johnson; and Julius S. Baggett.

Collection Arrangement

1. Interview Transcripts

Acquisitions Information

Donated by Jack Bass, April 2008.

Processing Information

Processed by Jessica Lancia, April 2008

Encoded by Melissa Bronheim, August 2010

Edited by Melissa Bronheim, August 2010

Funding from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation supported the processing of this collection.

Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the encoding of this finding aid.

Creator

Title
Inventory of the Jack Bass and Walter De Vries Papers, 1974 -
Author
Processed by: Jessica Lancia; machine-readable finding aid created by: Melissa Bronheim
Date
© 2010
Description rules
DACS
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English
Sponsor
Funding from the Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelly Foundation and the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the collection processing and encoding of this finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture Repository

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