Category Archives: Student Assistants

Reflections of a Moore Summer Intern

By Chandler White I became aware of the Moore Summer Internship through my academic adviser at the University of Tennessee, where I am a second year graduate student. I made the decision to apply due to my dual interests in … Continue reading

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Summering In Connecticut

From Colt revolvers to Katherine Hepburn, from the Charter Oak to the dramatic story of the discovery of gas as an anesthetic, Connecticut has a much richer history than I expected when I began my internship there at the Connecticut Historical Society this summer. I didn’t know what to expect, but what I got was a small taste of what Connecticut has to offer and what many facets of museum work are like. Continue reading

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Learning about Agriculture at the National Museum of American History

A summer spent immersed in agricultural history…see what Chris learned in our nation’s capital. Continue reading

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Congress Week Exhibit: Early Congressmen and women in South Carolina

Happy 225th Birthday, Congress! Continue reading

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Tales from the Governor’s Mansion: Anecdotes from the West Family Oral Histories

Graduate assistant Clara Bertagnolli tells stories from the oral histories of the West family. Continue reading

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Whiskey and Watermelons: Anecdotes from the Johnston Years

Chris Fite, one of SCPC’s new graduate student assistants, regales us with tales from an oral history he recently read and cataloged. 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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A Moore Intern’s Summer Reflections

Karli writes about what she learned during her summer internship at SCPC. Continue reading

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Farewell, Laura!

Join me in bidding adieu to Laura Litwer. Continue reading

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Life and Times: The Art of the Political Biography

Learn about the work of biographers and journalists Jack Bass and Phil Grose in this enlightening new exhibit created by Caitlin Mans! Continue reading

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