- “Dear Fritz – I’ve been meaning to send this to you for more than a year…”
- A Senator’s Devotion: Condolence Letters Written to Ernest Hollings on the Loss of his Wife, Peatsy
- In Memoriam: Judge Sol Blatt, Jr.
- The Story Behind a Photograph
- SCPC’s future and the changing nature of congressional collections
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For July and August, SCPC has mounted in our Brittain Gallery a small exhibit celebrating the life of Donald S. Russell (1906-1998). As I have written in the past, few individuals achieve the success that Donald Russell enjoyed, fewer still … Continue reading
This morning, at a few minutes after 10:00, the controversial Confederate battle flag was removed from its position beside the Confederate monument on the State House grounds. Historian John Hammond Moore researched and drafted an article on the history of … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
A summer spent immersed in agricultural history…see what Chris learned in our nation’s capital. Continue reading