Category Archives: collections

“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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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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Remembering Modjeska Simkins

A new publication by the South Carolina Progressive Network tells the story of human rights activist Modjeska Simkins, including great photographs and extensive quotes from Ms. Simkins. Continue reading

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The Diplomatic Life…continued

A few more fascinating images from our exhibit now on display, “The Diplomatic Life.” Come see the complete exhibit in the SCPC gallery at the Hollings Library! Continue reading

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In the Family Tradition

Members of the Olin Johnston family visit SCPC to see the exhibit on the Senator and his daughter, Congresswoman Liz Patterson, documenting their family’s dedication to public service. Continue reading

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Spence and the Sunbelt Caucus

Documenting the career of Congressman Floyd Spence…at SCPC and at the Carl Albert Center in Oklahoma. 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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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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