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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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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

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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

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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

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A Letter to Friends and Donors

2012 End-of-Year Wrap-Up Continue reading

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Gov. McNair Recollects: Albert Watson & School Integration Incidents in South Carolina

Herb discusses oral history and how it can be part of historical research, adding to–and sometimes disagreeing with–the documentary record. Continue reading

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Women in Politics

Herb discusses his work writing biographical sketches of South Carolina’s female political leaders, and the resources SCPC has to offer about them. Continue reading

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Reflections of a Biographer

Prof. Jack Roper shares with us some memorable discoveries in the Dorn Papers Continue reading

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The World’s Gone MAD, Museum Advocacy Day That Is!

Recently, Katharine and Caitlin had the opportunity to participate in MAD…here’s Caitlin’s take on the trip Continue reading

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Jack Bass to be honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

January 27th by the SC African American Heritage Commission Continue reading

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