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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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Enriching South Carolina’s Civil Rights History

The papers of civil rights leader I. DeQuincey Newman are now available online in their entirety. Coming soon, the digitized papers of Modjeska Simkins. Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Jim Covington: Documentarian Extraordinaire

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

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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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