Author Archives: Kate Moore

The Orangeburg Massacre: Experience & History

A thoughtful post from author and SCPC researcher Jack Roper on the event known as the Orangeburg Massacre has been added to the blog. Continue reading

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Christmas on the Potomac

If you’ve ever enjoyed one of our annual Christmas card exhibits, here’s the backstory of how they began, as told by Herb. And check out this year’s version, now up at the front of Thomas Cooper Library! Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Mary T. Kelly

Remembering one of our donors, who recently passed away. Continue reading

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Enriching South Carolina’s Civil Rights History

The papers of civil rights leader I. DeQuincey Newman are now available online in their entirety. Coming soon, the digitized papers of Modjeska Simkins. Continue reading

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A Successful Parents’ Weekend

Open Gallery hours at the Hollings Library were a big success this past weekend. We’ll be open again this Saturday from 10-2, so come check out our exhibits! Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Jerry Beasley (1934-2013)

Herb reflects on the recent passing of a great friend to SC Political Collections and the University Continue reading

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Desk Musings

Herb ponders the significance of desks and what they can tell you about their owners…and describes historic desks that now reside in SCPC, including ones belonging to Governor Robert McNair and Rep. Liz Patterson. Continue reading

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“Wreaking Havoc: The Art of the Political Cartoonist”

Read about our latest exhibit and public program and check out the video. Continue reading

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Personal Letters added to the Nick Zeigler Collection

New addition to the papers includes charming family letters from Anne Zeigler to her husband. Continue reading

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Homegoings: The Role of the Funeral Director in the African American Community

Herb writes about a program he attended at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History on the funeral industry…and its connections to SCPC collections. Continue reading

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