Category Archives: collections

In Memoriam: Jerry Beasley (1934-2013)

Herb reflects on the recent passing of a great friend to SC Political Collections and the University 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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“Wreaking Havoc: The Art of the Political Cartoonist”

Read about our latest exhibit and public program and check out the video. Continue reading

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A Moore Intern’s Summer Reflections

Karli writes about what she learned during her summer internship at SCPC. Continue reading

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Personal Letters added to the Nick Zeigler Collection

New addition to the papers includes charming family letters from Anne Zeigler to her husband. Continue reading

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Homegoings: The Role of the Funeral Director in the African American Community

Herb writes about a program he attended at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History on the funeral industry…and its connections to SCPC collections. Continue reading

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Oral Histories and Civil Rights Leaders

Newly available oral histories at the South Caroliniana Library only add to the rich resources on the civil rights movement held by University Libraries, including SCPC. Continue reading

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2013 William Jennings Bryan Dorn Undergraduate Prize Awarded to Bonnie Werlinich

For her paper, “Building Relationships and Institutions: The Founding of a University Center at Spartanburg”. Bonnie’s research materials included SCPC’s McNair collection. Continue reading

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John West: In His Own Words

The newest edition of “In Their Own Words” is now online…featuring items from the collection of former governor and ambassador John C. West. Continue reading

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International Collaboration: SCPC Participates in Russian Cartoon Exhibit

Working with the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg on an exhibit of American political cartoons involving presidential campaigns from 1980-2012. Continue reading

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