Author Archives: Kate Moore

Oral Histories and Civil Rights Leaders

Newly available oral histories at the South Caroliniana Library only add to the rich resources on the civil rights movement held by University Libraries, including SCPC. Continue reading

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2013 William Jennings Bryan Dorn Undergraduate Prize Awarded to Bonnie Werlinich

For her paper, “Building Relationships and Institutions: The Founding of a University Center at Spartanburg”. Bonnie’s research materials included SCPC’s McNair collection. Continue reading

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International Collaboration: SCPC Participates in Russian Cartoon Exhibit

Working with the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg on an exhibit of American political cartoons involving presidential campaigns from 1980-2012. Continue reading

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Meeting the Senator: NOAA Hollings Scholars Socialize with their Benefactor

Professor Claudia Benitez-Nelson writes about Senator Hollings’ recent visit to campus to meet with the 2011 and 2012 NOAA Hollings Scholars. Continue reading

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I.S. Leevy Johnson: Inspiration and Achievement

One of the great joys of our work is getting to know our collection donors. During 2013, we will begin to receive the papers of I.S. Leevy Johnson, and we are looking forward to getting to know him better. Continue reading

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SCPC Materials on Loan to MUSC for Jim Edwards Exhibit

A guest post by Jennifer Welch, Digital Archivist at MUSC’s Waring Historical Library. Continue reading

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A Letter to Friends and Donors

2012 End-of-Year Wrap-Up Continue reading

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Gov. McNair Recollects: Albert Watson & School Integration Incidents in South Carolina

Herb discusses oral history and how it can be part of historical research, adding to–and sometimes disagreeing with–the documentary record. Continue reading

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Women in Politics

Herb discusses his work writing biographical sketches of South Carolina’s female political leaders, and the resources SCPC has to offer about them. Continue reading

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Reflections of a Biographer

Prof. Jack Roper shares with us some memorable discoveries in the Dorn Papers Continue reading

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