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“Well, you can’t refuse a Sister” — Sister Mary Anthony Monahan, Fritz Hollings, and Hunger in South Carolina

One of the great joys in working at the Libraries is the friendships we develop with Library supporters — people who care about history and value what we do.  Our friends support us with their time, money and energy.  One … Continue reading

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“My Library…has unique collections”

Dr. Tim Minchin discusses his research at SCPC in a current University Libraries spotlight. Continue reading

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Remembering Judge Matthew Perry

South Carolina lost a legendary figure with the recent death of U.S. District Judge Matthew J. Perry. An interview with Perry is currently featured on the homepage of the Moving Image Research Collections. Continue reading

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James R. Mann Memorial Exhibit

Greenville native James Robert Mann represented South Carolina’s Fourth District in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 until his retirement in 1979. He is perhaps best remembered for his leadership on the House Judiciary Committee as it considered the impeachment of President Richard Nixon. Continue reading

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Harriet Keyserling Memorial Exhibit

A tireless advocate of the arts, of education, and of environmental concerns, Harriet Keyserling represented Beaufort County in the South Carolina House from 1977 to 1993. She remained an active advocate for these progressive interests in her “retirement.” Continue reading

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SCPC Welcomes Dr. Browder and 'Stealth Reconstruction'

“We chose the title -‘Stealth Reconstruction’-because it seems an intriguing and logical approach for studying overlooked leaders and their service in Southern and national history. Also our main concept-‘stealth politics’- is simply apt, evocative of the ‘quiet, bi-racial politics’ that … Continue reading

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New Discoveries in the Gasque Papers

“The next time you hear anybody say a Congressman does not have anything to do, you can just deny that fact. It is the hardest work I have undertook.” –Allard H. Gasque, March 14, 1924 Check out an updated finding … Continue reading

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Get Zazzled!

SCPC has recently joined other USC library special collection divisions in creating products based on material among our holdings. Using the software at the Zazzle website, we can add our images and text to items such as note cards, t-shirts, … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Resources

In honor of Black History Month, we would like to throw the spotlight on our Civil Rights research guide webpage. From the SCPC home page, this guide can be found by following the left-hand “Resources” navigational link and then clicking … Continue reading

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