Research Guides

South Carolina Political Collections includes numerous large, complex collections that document myriad subjects, events, and people. The research guides below highlight issues that might be of interest to our patrons and represent only a small fraction of the topics a researcher could immerse themselves in at our repository.


Civil Rights: desegregation and related events in South Carolina schools

Civil Rights: a broad look at SCPC collections

The Cold War (Part 1)

The Cold War (Part 2)


Equal Rights Amendment


The Middle East

State Education in South Carolina

Women’s History

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