Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
CAMPBELL, Carroll Ashmore, Jr. (1940-2005)

CAMPBELL, CARROLL ASHMORE, JR., a Representative from South Carolina; born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., July 24, 1940; attended the public schools of Greenville, McCallie School, Chattanooga, Tenn., and the University of South Carolina; real estate broker, farmer, and businessman; served in the South Carolina house of representatives, 1970-1974; appointed executive assistant by the Governor, 1975; served in the South Carolina senate, 1976-1978; delegate to Republican National Convention, 1976; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; Governor of South Carolina, 1987-1995; president and chief executive officer, American Council of Life Insurance, 1995-2001; died on December 7, 2005, in Lexington, S.C.

Clemson University
Clemson, SC
Papers: 1978-1986, approximately 145 cubic feet.
The papers document the period 1978-1986 when Carroll Campbell served in the U.S. House of Representatives for the Fourth Congressional District (Greenville, Spartanburg, and Union Counties). The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence. The papers include the following series: Administration, Committees, Correspondence, Legislation, Media Relations, Newspapers Clippings, Photographs, Speeches, Video tapes, and Ways and Means Committee. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1984-1990, 16 commercials on 6 videocassettes.
The commercials were used during Carroll Campbell's campaigns for the 1984 U.S. congressional election in District 4 and the 1986 and 1990 gubernatorial elections in South Carolina, Republican Party.

University of South Carolina
South Carolina Political Collections
Columbia, SC
Papers: 1978-2001, 34 feet.
The bulk of the collection consists of Campbell's speeches, clippings, audiovisual materials, and some topical files from his terms as Governor of South Carolina and as President and CEO of the American Council on Life Insurance (ACLI), 1995-2001. These activities include his work in the National Governors Association and the Republican Party, his education and tax reform efforts as a member of several national policy groups, and his campaigns for public office.

Papers: In the Walt Lardner Papers, ca. 1967-1988, 25.5 feet.
Persons represented include Carroll Campbell.