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Road Map of Justice: Judge Robert W. Hemphill

Robert Witherspoon Hemphill (1915-1983) was a towering figure in South Carolina during his life.  He represented South Carolina’s Fifth District in the United States Congress from 1957 to 1964, when he ascended to a federal judgeship on the United States … Continue reading

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SCPC Holiday Schedule

SCPC will be open on Monday, December 22nd, and will then close for the Christmas break.  We will be open for business again beginning Friday, January 2nd. Enjoy your holidays!

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“A Great American,” Congressman Joseph R. Bryson

An exhibit is on display in Hollings Library showcasing items from Congressman Bryson’s collection which relate to his support for reinstating Prohibition. 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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The United States Congress: The First 225 Years

Herb Hartsook helps us celebrate Congress Week. Continue reading

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Judge Matthew J. Perry: In His Own Words

Judge Matthew J. Perry, Jr. had a fascinating legal career and achieved much progress for civil rights in South Carolina, he discussed his experience as a lawyer as well as some aspects of his personal life in a lengthy oral history conducted by Dr. Robert J. Moore. Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Jerry Beasley (1934-2013)

Herb reflects on the recent passing of a great friend to SC Political Collections and the University Continue reading

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Is this the same place? — SCPC’s gallery gets a facelift

A photographic tour of the SCPC gallery. 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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Personal Letters added to the Nick Zeigler Collection

New addition to the papers includes charming family letters from Anne Zeigler to her husband. Continue reading

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