Author Archives: Kate Moore

SCPC Holiday Schedule

SCPC will be open on Monday, December 22nd, and will then close for the Christmas break.  We will be open for business again beginning Friday, January 2nd. Enjoy your holidays!

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Goldwater Nomination Speeches from the 1960 Republican National Convention (Arizona State University)

Arizona State University Libraries holds the Barry Goldwater papers.  Rob Spindler and his excellent staff at their department of Archives and Special Collections, at our request, recently digitized NBC’s coverage of speeches made at the 1960 Republican National Convention nominating … Continue reading

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Researching the Democratic Party at SCPC

South Carolina native and Cambridge graduate student Thomas Hydrick writes about his research for his dissertation at SCPC. Continue reading

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The Passing of a Good Man: Johnnie M. Walters, 1919-2014

Herb remembers Johnnie Mac Walters, who personified “steadfast performance under pressure.” Continue reading

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Women’s History Month: Women in Power in South Carolina

For women’s history month, a new exhibit in the Brittain Gallery features former SC legislators Harriet Keyserling and Candy Waites. Continue reading

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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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