Category Archives: behind-the-scenes

South Carolina Political Collections hosts congressional archivists

The ACSC meeting was a great success! Herb recounts some of the highlights. Continue reading

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Tales from the Governor’s Mansion: Anecdotes from the West Family Oral Histories

Graduate assistant Clara Bertagnolli tells stories from the oral histories of the West family. Continue reading

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Whiskey and Watermelons: Anecdotes from the Johnston Years

Chris Fite, one of SCPC’s new graduate student assistants, regales us with tales from an oral history he recently read and cataloged. 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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An Epic Summer: 2013

With the start of classes this week, summer is officially behind us. SCPC says good-bye to six students. Continue reading

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Jim Covington: Documentarian Extraordinaire

A remarkable piece of audiovisual history comes to light…thanks to a remarkable journalist and help from MIRC! Continue reading

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Who ya gonna call? The Conservation Lab!

Sometimes, gems in our collection need some serious TLC. Continue reading

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Life and Times: The Art of the Political Biography

Learn about the work of biographers and journalists Jack Bass and Phil Grose in this enlightening new exhibit created by Caitlin Mans! Continue reading

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A Letter to Friends and Donors

2012 End-of-Year Wrap-Up Continue reading

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Thomas Cooper voted today. Did you?

Join Thomas on a tour of the main floor of the Hollings Library. Continue reading

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