Category Archives: donor relations

Invaluable Help from MIRC

USC Libraries has four special collections units, each with significant reputations.  The newest of these treasures is our Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC).  MIRC is in the news this month because of its receipt of the United States Marine Corps … Continue reading

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Anita Hill Party 2016

Last night, SCPC attended the 25th Annual “I Believe Anita Hill” Party and presented a parallel exhibit. The Anita Hill Party is an annual reminder of the outrage resulting from Anita Hill’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee during the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: John Drummond (1919-2016)

Former state senator John Drummond of Ninety Six, S.C., passed away on September 3rd. A World War II Air Force fighter pilot and successful businessman, Drummond represented Greenwood County in the Senate for over forty years and led the Senate … Continue reading

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New Frontiers: The South Carolina League of Women Voters in 1921

The papers of the League of Women Voters of South Carolina is a keystone collection here at SCPC.  We often note that the League’s interests, so well reflected in its archives, touch on every issue of consequence impacting government and … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Ray Harris

Republican pioneer Ray Harris of Darlington, S.C., passed away this week.  He served as state Party chairman from 1968 to 1971 and as its Executive Director from 1965 to 1968.  In 2001, he graciously sat for an interview as part … Continue reading

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A Senator’s Devotion: Condolence Letters Written to Ernest Hollings on the Loss of his Wife, Peatsy

This week, we visited Sen. Hollings’ office at MUSC (the Medical University of South Carolina) and picked up more materials for his collection.  Among these were condolence letters he received after the passing in 2012 of his beloved wife, Peatsy. … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Judge Sol Blatt, Jr.

We mourn the passing of our good friend, Senior U.S. District Court Judge Sol Blatt, Jr., on Wednesday, April 20th. The Barnwell, S.C., native was the longest-serving judge in the 4th circuit, having been nominated for the court by President … Continue reading

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SCPC’s future and the changing nature of congressional collections

To celebrate Congress Week, April 1-7, 2016, South Carolina Political Collections (SCPC) is posting daily blogs reflecting on our history and celebrating our 25th anniversary. Work with legislative and particularly congressional collections has evolved markedly over the 25 years in … Continue reading

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SCPC’s Endowment Allows Us to Thrive

To celebrate Congress Week, April 1-7, 2016, South Carolina Political Collections (SCPC) is posting daily blogs reflecting on our history and celebrating our 25th anniversary. Our early years were dedicated to developing procedures for archival work with legislative collections; with … Continue reading

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SCPC Today: 121 Collections and Growing (Part 2)

To celebrate Congress Week, April 1-7, 2016, South Carolina Political Collections (SCPC) will post daily blogs reflecting on our history and celebrating our 25th anniversary.  Today’s post concludes my reflection on how we have developed our holdings. We were very … Continue reading

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