Category Archives: spotlight

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

Posted in behind-the-scenes, collections, spotlight | Comments Off

An Epic Summer: 2013

With the start of classes this week, summer is officially behind us. SCPC says good-bye to six students. Continue reading

Posted in behind-the-scenes, spotlight, Student Assistants | Comments Off

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

Posted in ., Collaboration, collections, oral history, spotlight | Comments Off

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

Posted in ., collections, spotlight | Comments Off

Jim Covington: Documentarian Extraordinaire

A remarkable piece of audiovisual history comes to light…thanks to a remarkable journalist and help from MIRC! Continue reading

Posted in behind-the-scenes, Collaboration, spotlight | Comments Off

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

Posted in Collaboration, collections, spotlight | Comments Off

Meeting the Senator: NOAA Hollings Scholars Socialize with their Benefactor

Professor Claudia Benitez-Nelson writes about Senator Hollings’ recent visit to campus to meet with the 2011 and 2012 NOAA Hollings Scholars. Continue reading

Posted in ., collections, events, spotlight | Comments Off

I.S. Leevy Johnson: Inspiration and Achievement

One of the great joys of our work is getting to know our collection donors. During 2013, we will begin to receive the papers of I.S. Leevy Johnson, and we are looking forward to getting to know him better. Continue reading

Posted in ., collections, oral history, spotlight | Comments Off

SCPC Materials on Loan to MUSC for Jim Edwards Exhibit

A guest post by Jennifer Welch, Digital Archivist at MUSC’s Waring Historical Library. Continue reading

Posted in ., Collaboration, collections, exhibits, spotlight | Comments Off

A Letter to Friends and Donors

2012 End-of-Year Wrap-Up Continue reading

Posted in ., behind-the-scenes, collections, events, exhibits, spotlight | Comments Off