Author Archives: Herbert Hartsook

Women in Elected Office

A recent issue of the Free Times, April 1-7, featured a fascinating article by Chris Trainor, titled “Women Are Few and Far Between in the South Carolina Legislature–And That’s a Problem.”  Trainor provides a number of statistics and stories showing … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Lori

Lori Schwartz, SCPC’s longtime Special Projects Archivist, will leave us in December to join the staff of the University of Nebraska Omaha’s Criss Library as the Chuck Hagel Archivist.  Hagel is the 24th and current U.S. Secretary of Defense.  The … Continue reading

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Remembering Modjeska Simkins

A new publication by the South Carolina Progressive Network tells the story of human rights activist Modjeska Simkins, including great photographs and extensive quotes from Ms. Simkins. Continue reading

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South Carolina Political Collections hosts congressional archivists

The ACSC meeting was a great success! Herb recounts some of the highlights. Continue reading

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Butler Carson Derrick, Jr. (1936-2014)

A memorial exhibit will be on display in the Brittain Gallery of Hollings Library through the end of May. Continue reading

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