Category Archives: collections

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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Research at SCPC Growing

Herb shares some thoughts about scholarly research being done at SCPC. Continue reading

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Sol Blatt: In His Own Words

Learn about the powerful, former longtime Speaker of the SC House, Sol Blatt, in the latest installment from our “In Their Own Words” series! Continue reading

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Investing in the Future: Gov. Robert McNair, the Moody Report, and Funding Change

Doctoral candidate Elizabeth Pearson contributes a blog post on her recent research at SCPC, including her discovery of some interesting exchanges between Governor Robert McNair and Speaker of the House Sol Blatt in 1968. Continue reading

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The Orangeburg Massacre: Experience & History

A thoughtful post from author and SCPC researcher Jack Roper on the event known as the Orangeburg Massacre has been added to the blog. Continue reading

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Christmas on the Potomac

If you’ve ever enjoyed one of our annual Christmas card exhibits, here’s the backstory of how they began, as told by Herb. And check out this year’s version, now up at the front of Thomas Cooper Library! Continue reading

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