Category Archives: collections

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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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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“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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