Guide to the Charles Cecil Wyche Papers, 1902-1963 and undated
Lawyer and U.S. District Judge, of Spartanburg, S.C. Personal, political, and professional letters and papers relating to Wyche's personal life, his early legal practice, social life and customs in South Carolina, local politics in South Carolina, his term in Congress (1913-1914), his service in World War I, the political career of Cole L. Blease, Wyche's interest in reform, and the 1924 senatorial election in South Carolina.
- Collection Number
- Charles Cecil Wyche papers
- 1902-1963 and undated
- Wyche, Charles Cecil, 1885-
- 13 Linear Feet, 9,736 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
- Material in English
Papers of Charles Cecil Wyche, lawyer and United States district judge for the western district of South Carolina, contain correspondence and papers concerning business and legal affairs, politics, and family matters. Specific topics include Wyche's support of John Gary Evans in his campaign to be United States senator from South Carolina, 1908; descriptions of Paris, Brussels, and Berlin in letters of Isoline Wyche, 1909-1910; an attempt to prevent the granting of a pardon by Governor Cole L. Blease of South Carolina, 1911; Wyche's term in the state legislature, 1913; Wyche's legal business, particularly relating to the collection of debts and suits for damages in cases of industrial and automobile accidents; the campaign of Cole L. Blease for the governorship of South Carolina, 1916; attempts by Wyche to form a regiment of volunteers for service in Mexico or Europe; the influenza epidemic of 1920; and the national and state election of 1924, especially Wyche's support for James F. Byrnes in his race for the United States Senate against Nathaniel Barksdale Dial.
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- Blease, Coleman Livingston, 1868-1942
- Governors -- South Carolina
- Legislators -- South Carolina
- Lawyers -- South Carolina
- Lawyers -- Political activity
- Lawyers -- Correspondence
- South Carolina -- Social life and customs
- South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950
- Wyche, Charles Cecil, 1885-
[Identification of item], Charles Cecil Wyche Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
The Charles Cecil Wyche Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library in 1954.
Processed by Rubenstein Library staff
Encoded by Ted Holt, May 2008
Accessions 48-1703, 48-1803, and 67-232 were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.