Author Archives: Lori Schwartz

An Evocative Letter from the Trenches of World War I

SCPC is receiving papers of Sarah Leverette, a 1943 graduate of the USC School of Law who served as Law Librarian from 1947 to 1972 and who has been a leader in the South Carolina League of Voters for over … Continue reading

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Summering In Connecticut

From Colt revolvers to Katherine Hepburn, from the Charter Oak to the dramatic story of the discovery of gas as an anesthetic, Connecticut has a much richer history than I expected when I began my internship there at the Connecticut Historical Society this summer. I didn’t know what to expect, but what I got was a small taste of what Connecticut has to offer and what many facets of museum work are like. Continue reading

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One Last Reflection on the Goldwater 1964 Campaign

This entry is the third and final entry celebrating the 50th anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s 1964 Presidential campaign. See the first and second. An exhibit in the Hollings Library’s Brittain Gallery, October 21 through November, titled, In Your Heart, You … Continue reading

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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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