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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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The Confederate Battle Flag: A Controversy Re-ignited…and Resolved?

The Confederate Battle Flag was raised over the South Carolina State House in 1962 to commemorate the centennial of the Civil War. It remained there until 2000, and even with its move to a flagpole near the Confederate memorial, its … Continue reading

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Why are Some Collections Closed to Study?

Contemporary political collections differ from traditional manuscripts collections in a number of key ways. *They are big, often hundreds or even thousands of cartons. A typical manuscript collection is usually under ten cartons and often under one. *They are composed … Continue reading

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Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Museum and Historic Site

Bryan Dorn was very proud of his friendship with educator Benjamin Mays. SCPC was delighted to provide from our Dorn collection a recording of Mays’ 1981 speech at the dedication of the Mays Crossroads. That speech is just one of … Continue reading

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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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