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Jimmie Nunnery, Mrs. Jimmie Nunnery, Mrs. Paul Hemphill, Lady Bird Johnson, David Gaston, and Mrs. David Gaston during Lady Bird Johnson's Tour of South Carolina in 1964
Jimmie Nunnery, Mrs. Jimmie Nunnery, Mrs. Paul Hemphill, Lady Bird Johnson, David Gaston, and Mrs. David Gaston during Lady Bird Johnson’s Tour of South Carolina in 1964


JIMMIE NUNNERY PAPERS
, 1815-2007 (Accession 404, Accession 436, Accession 939, Accession 1353)

Jimmie E. Nunnery was a professor at the University of South Carolina- Lancaster and a former representative in the South Carolina State House of Representatives (1963-1968). He retired as a major from the S.C. Army National Guard and as Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of South Carolina. While at USC, he twice served as chair of the University System Faculty Senate and as advisor to the Board of Trustees. He was also honored with several distinguished teaching awards at the university while teaching psychology, business and general studies at USC Lancaster. He was a member and Past Master of the Richburg Masonic Lodge 89 A.F.M. in Richburg, S.C.; Knight Templar of the Grand Commandry of North America; and a member of the Hejaz Shrine Temple in Greenville, S.C

The Jimmie E. Nunnery Papers consists of records relating to Jimmie Nunnery’s tenure in the South Carolina House of Representatives including general correspondence, constituency correspondence, bills, resolutions, acts, speeches and various other correspondence and papers relating to Nunnery’s career. The collection also contains personal papers including legal documents, various Nunnery family papers, certificates, photographs, publications, general newspaper clippings, memorabilia, calendars, as well as historical sketches of Landsford Canal, of General W.R. Davie and of Fort Lawn, papers relating to South Carolina Volunteers of the Confederate Army and Revolutionary soldiers.

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