Blatt, Solomon (1895-1986)
Papers, 1918-1986, 20 ft.
Collection Finding Aid
The collection documents Blatt's personal life, legal practice, and legislative career. In addition, there are photographs, loose newspaper clippings and forty-one scrapbooks, and papers relating to the life and career of son and federal judge Solomon Blatt, Jr.
Solomon Blatt: In His Own Words
A digitized collection of documents from the Blatt Papers detailing his career in public service.
The Bridge Builder: Solomon Blatt Reflects on a Lifetime of Service to South Carolina
This remarkable book is a collection of oral histories conducted with Speaker Blatt and published by McKissick Museum of the University of South Carolina in a limited edition. Blatt forged a remarkable career of service. He served as a doughboy in the trenches overseas during World War I, practiced law in Barnwell, and provided sound leadership to South Carolina as a member and long-time Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives (1937-1946 and 1951-1973). He also mentored many legislators who became important leaders in their own right.
Memory Hold the Door - USC Law School