Author Archives: Lori Schwartz

Flynn T. Harrell: Friend of the Archives

On October 10, 2014, the South Carolina Archival Association bestowed on Flynn T. Harrell its Friend of the Archives Award.  He earned this recognition through his long dedication to the South Caroliniana Library and his work in arranging his own … Continue reading

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SCPC Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Goldwater 1964 Presidential Campaign

Kicking off a short series of posts celebrating the anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s 1964 campaign… Continue reading

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“A Great American,” Congressman Joseph R. Bryson

An exhibit is on display in Hollings Library showcasing items from Congressman Bryson’s collection which relate to his support for reinstating Prohibition. Continue reading

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Learning about Agriculture at the National Museum of American History

A summer spent immersed in agricultural history…see what Chris learned in our nation’s capital. Continue reading

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Congressman Jim Clyburn publishes memoir

Clyburn drew a large crowd on Monday, May 5 at the Hollings Library where he spoke about his new memoir, “Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black.” Continue reading

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The Diplomatic Life

Our new exhibit, “The Diplomatic Life,” is now up in the SCPC Gallery. Read all about it and check out some great images! Continue reading

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“Passing the Torch”

Henrie Treadwell spoke recently at USC’s Spigner House on a “Civil Rights Agenda for the 21st Century.” Our Herb Hartsook was there. Continue reading

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The United States Congress: The First 225 Years

Herb Hartsook helps us celebrate Congress Week. Continue reading

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Congress Week Exhibit: Early Congressmen and women in South Carolina

Happy 225th Birthday, Congress! Continue reading

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Judge Matthew J. Perry: In His Own Words

Judge Matthew J. Perry, Jr. had a fascinating legal career and achieved much progress for civil rights in South Carolina, he discussed his experience as a lawyer as well as some aspects of his personal life in a lengthy oral history conducted by Dr. Robert J. Moore. Continue reading

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