Author Archives: Kate Moore

The Inspirational Sarah Leverette

The donor of our 109th collection is a fascinating individual who has several connections to our Library’s namesake. Continue reading

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Investing in the Future: Gov. Robert McNair, the Moody Report, and Funding Change

Doctoral candidate Elizabeth Pearson contributes a blog post on her recent research at SCPC, including her discovery of some interesting exchanges between Governor Robert McNair and Speaker of the House Sol Blatt in 1968. Continue reading

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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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